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Excellent Ways to Develop Social Skills and Independence at the Store

Excellent Ways to Develop Social Skills and Independence at the Store

The relevance of social skills among autistic people cannot be overemphasized as it has enabled them to interact and be independent in the society. It is crystal clear that contemporary society has failed to provide enough support for people with learning disability as most societal structures assume that everyone in the society is able, and… Continue Reading

Ways a Service Dog Can Change Your Special Needs Child’s Life

Ways a Service Dog Can Change Your Special Needs Child’s Life

Most people are pretty familiar with the saying, “A dog is a man’s best friend.” Dogs are animated, fiercely loyal, and guarded protectors. But their worth goes beyond just being a trusted companion. For many, these furry friends serve a significant purpose as therapy dogs in the treatment of social, behavioral, and cognitive delays common… Continue Reading

Autism Discovery: Some Children with Autism May Benefit from Oxytocin Treatment

Autism Discovery: Some Children with Autism May Benefit from Oxytocin Treatment

A study done by Stanford University of Medicine on the use of oxytocin as treatment for children with autism revealed that children with low baseline oxytocin levels exhibited improved social behaviors. The study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was the first one conducted on how oxytocin baseline levels… Continue Reading

Simple Ways Video Self-Modeling Can Help Your ASD Child

Simple Ways Video Self-Modeling Can Help Your ASD Child

Are you concerned that your child’s challenging behaviors are unchangeable? Are you worried there’s no way to teach your pre-verbal child? Do you have sleepless nights wondering if your child will ever socialize with peers? This may surprise you, but there’s a technique called video self-modeling that works through all of the challenges listed above… Continue Reading