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Expert Strategies You Need to Know for Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Expert Strategies You Need to Know for Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Getting Support for Yourself IS Supporting Your Family Just like most parents, parents of children with autism love and support their kids. They cherish their time together, and take pride in their child’s accomplishments.  And, just as all parents are concerned about their children’s well-being, parents of children with autism worry for their child’s health,… Continue Reading

5 Tips To Balance ASD Kids And Work

5 Tips To Balance ASD Kids And Work

By Aradhana Pandey Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is classified within a ‘spectrum’ of  behavioral disorders that are often diagnosed in early childhood.  Many children with autism struggle with communication, socializing, and exhibit repetitive actions.  As a result, many ASD kids require hands-on parenting in order to meet their daily needs.  As parents, you have to… Continue Reading

New Research: Program Offers Help for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

New Research: Program Offers Help for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is closely aligned with autism in that most individuals on the autism spectrum have significant struggles with SPD (autismspeaks.org). Children with sensory impairments find it difficult to process and act upon information received through the senses, resulting in challenges such as clumsiness, anxiety, and social and behavioral problems.  Additionally, many of them have sensory-related sensitivities… Continue Reading

A Sneak Peek… When Autism Comes to Roost : A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance

A Sneak Peek… When Autism Comes to Roost : A Family’s Journey From Denial to Acceptance

  It was a typical middle class family with two professional parents and four kids when the parents began receiving notes from nursery school about their third child, Max. This set the family on an unexpected journey together as they struggled to accept and accommodate. An illuminating read for any family faced with an emerging… Continue Reading