Sensory Integration Therapy

Sensory Integration Therapy: What is it and who benefits from it?

 

  Sensory integration therapy. Sensory integration refers to the brain’s ability to organize sensory information that comes from our surroundings. Sensations come in as perception […]

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Theory of Mind

Theory of Mind: What it is, evaluate it and activities to enhance it

 

  Have you stopped to think about what your world would be like if you were not able to imagine others’ intentions and thoughts? The […]

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Mirror neurons

Mirror neurons: The most powerful learning tool

 

  Mirror neurons. Imitation has always been a powerful learning tool. The human brain is enabled with different mechanisms that allow us to imitate actions. […]

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Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder: What is it? What are the symptoms, treatments and does my child exhibit any signs? Take the mini quiz!

 

  “Sometimes the noise in my life bothers me. It hurts my ears.” These are common things people with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or Sensory […]

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hyperlexia

Hyperlexia – What is Hyperlexia? Types of Hyperlexia and Autism

 

  If your child is diagnosed with hyperlexia, the first thing you may think to yourself is, “what is hyperlexia?” Some people contend that hyperlexia […]

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Echolalia

What is Echolalia?: Its Purpose and What It Means

 

  Echolalia is a natural part of language acquisition. “It’s a beautiful day!” said the mother, to which the child echoed “It’s a beautiful day!” […]

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Alexithymia: Building Relationships Out of Nothing

 

  Alexithymia. Understanding and expressing emotions are essential parts of human interaction that unfortunately may be confusing for some people. Imagine not being able to […]

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Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

Is Autism The Same In Both Sexes? Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

 

  There have been many different studies conducted about autism in children that makes us believe that girls have a type of genetic protection against […]

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How to interact with an autistic person

How to Interact with an Autistic Person

 

  We already know that autistic people see the world and communicate differently, like we can see in Savant Syndrome. In spite of this, it’s […]

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Link With Schizophrenia and Autism

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Link With Schizophrenia And Autism

 

  Deficiencies in certain vitamins and nutrients can cause certain problems, both physical and mental and different vitamins respond to different systems in our bodies […]

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Immediate And Delayed Echolalia

 

  Amythest Schaber is a popular YouTube persona that makes videos about autism from the point of view of somebody who was diagnosed with autism […]

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Improve Psychometric Abilities In Children

10 Games To Improve Psychometric Abilities In Children

 

  Psychometric abilities are a set of skills that we are continuously developing and improving from birth. They imply the use of other necessary skills […]

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new treatment for autism

New Treatment for Pitt-Hopkins Autism

 

  Researchers as the Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD) have, for the first time, identified a possible treatment for Pitt-Hopkins autism. Pitt-Hopkins syndrome (PHS) […]

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painting is beneficial for autistic children

Painting Is Beneficial For Autistic Children: Iris Grace, The Little Genius

 

  Iris Grace is a 6 year-old autistic girl who is fascinated by three things: her cat, Thula, playing the violin, and painting. There’s nothing […]

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