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Autism and ADHD: Do You Know How to Help with Co-Occurring Conditions?

Autism and ADHD: Do You Know How to Help with Co-Occurring Conditions?

Among school-age children, an estimated 11 percent are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  What most parents, teachers, and school counselors may not realize is that children with ADHD may also manifest symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Having two or more co-occurring diseases or disorders is defined as being comorbid or having comorbidities.… Continue Reading

Valuable New Guide Helps Parents Better Understand Autism and Hand Skills From Flapping to Function

Valuable New Guide Helps Parents Better Understand Autism and Hand Skills From Flapping to Function

From Flapping to Function: A Parent’s Guide to Autism and Hand Skills explains why many children, as well as adults with autism, do not use their hands in a functional manner. Flapping the hands and lining up small items often replace natural fine motor experiences that are important for the development of hand skills. Readers… Continue Reading

What’s New on the Bookshelf: When Kids Fly

What’s New on the Bookshelf: When Kids Fly

(2015) Parents of children with sensory integration challenges will finally have access to a clear and concise treatment resource straight from an industry leading professional. With the upcoming release When Kids Fly: Solutions for Children with Sensory Integration Challenges, Sally Fryer Dietz has assembled her unprecedented knowledge from over thirty years as a physical and… Continue Reading