When you conceptualize autism in your mind, you think about behavioral issues, cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, physical limitations, emotional outbursts, and other stereotypical things, but mostly, you imagine problems.
Many parents observe their child engaged in repetitive, unusual, or frightening behaviors. They endeavor, at all costs, to stop such things as hand-flapping, shaking, bending at the waist, head smacking, and repetitive speech.
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According to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 59 US children has autism.
Family-focused holidays, such as Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, New Year's Day and Kwanzaa can be particularly important events in the life of those with autism.
Most likely, you didn't know November is Autism History Month. That's okay, as few people do. It is important for all of us to understand the history that affects those on the autism spectrum as well as their family, friends and employers. 1910 — The term “autismus” (or “autism”) is coined by Swiss psychologist Eugen [...]
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A couple, both working as professors at prestigious U.S. universities, have found that certain bacteria in the mother’s digestive tract can lead to having an autistic child. They have also found the exact brain location linked to autistic behaviors.
Most autistic children, teens and adults react negatively from sudden, unexpected change. What could be more devastating to them than the loss of their home, pets, and normal way of life?