activities for autism

Activities for autism: List of games for you to have fun!

Did you know that recreational activities with your child with autism don’t have to be an unsatisfactory, chaotic, and unpredictable? One of the biggest challenges […]

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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 Integration […]

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Benefits of Having a Dog for an Autistic Child

There are different types of autism and different autism therapies for each type. While traditional occupational therapy can help a great deal, looking into alternative […]

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Is Autism The Same In Both Sexes? 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 autism. […]

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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 still […]

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Immediate And Delayed Echolalia

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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10 Games To 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 in […]

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New Treatment for Pitt-Hopkins 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) is […]

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

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 more […]

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Keep Your Child Safe: How to Calm an Autistic Child

Keep Your Child Safe: How to Calm an Autistic Child

It’s normal for someone with serious autism to have tantrums or nervous breakdowns when they are annoyed or stressed out. We have to be prepared […]

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Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back

Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back

Shortage of brain tissue sets autism research back. Research on autism is being hobbled by a shortage of brain tissue. The brain tissue comes from […]

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Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections

Autism researchers surprised by impaired brain connections. Local coordination of brain activity is impaired in people with autism, according to a new study. It’s been […]

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Does the brain become unglued in autism?

Does the brain become unglued in autism?

Does the brain become unglued in autism? A new study published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that autism is associated with reductions in the level of […]

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Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging

Clues to autism emerge from brain imaging. Young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) had significant variation in cortical volume, thickness, and surface area compared […]

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Early autism treatment changes social behavior

Early autism treatment changes social behavior

Early autism treatment changes social behavior, brain. Researchers at the School of Medicine’s Child Study Center have demonstrated the effectiveness of early intervention treatments for […]

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Mutant brain proteins linked to autism

Mutant brain proteins linked to autism

Mutant brain proteins linked to autism. Scientists continue to gain insights into the causes of autism, possibly opening doors for potential new treatments. Researchers from […]

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