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.
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.
Meet the marvelous, talented and masterful Chef Max Morrell as he delights the palate while dispelling myths in his kitchen.
According to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 59 US children has autism.
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.
One of the most understood aspects of autism are the meltdowns experienced by those who live with the disorder. These are often confused by others as behavioral, rather than what they really are, releases of emotional overload.
Presently, many psychologist and psychiatrists accept the findings in DSM-V that Selective Mutism cannot be comorbid with autism. Others, however, do not concur with this, and routinely care for children and adults who experience long periods in which their ability to verbalize is either limited or non-existent.
Medical studies of both autism and traumatic brain injury (TBI) have focused primarily on brain injury as a causal factor in the presence of autism in earliest childhood. Few studies have focused on the impact of trauma on autistic adults.
Changes in education for disabled children are being discussed in Washington. Understand what's at stake, and what you can do.
A new study shows statistical correlation between toxic metals and autism.