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Simple Tips Single-Parents with an Autistic Child Need to Know

Simple Tips Single-Parents with an Autistic Child Need to Know

For thirteen years I single-parented my son, Thomas, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when he was four.  Now Thomas is a 21-year-old college student.  As I look back on our journey together, I can’t help but realize the progress we’ve made.  Single parenting a special needs child was difficult at times.  I discovered that… Continue Reading

New System to Help Children with Autism Learn Better in a Classroom Setting

New System to Help Children with Autism Learn Better in a Classroom Setting

It’s common for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to experience sensory overload or adverse reactions to sensory input more often than their neurotypical classmates. Some children with ASD find processing stimuli, such as sights and sounds, difficult and exhibit hypersensitivity to being touched. Sensory overload can occur in the classroom when multiple stimuli occur simultaneously,… Continue Reading