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The Connection Between Autism And Screen Time: Special Brains, Special Risks

Children with autism are often negatively affected by too much screen time. Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are highly prone to developing negative effects as a result of too much screen time. In fact, children with ASD are likely [...]

What is Asperger Syndrome?

It can be hard for children with Asperger syndrome to engage in everyday activities. Asperger syndrome is a neurobiological disorder that is on the higher-functioning end of the autism spectrum. The symptoms of Asperger syndrome ranges from mil[...]

Pokémon GO Reportedly Helping Individuals with ASD

Everyone is talking about Pokemon GO. What is your ASD child missing out on? Since its release on July 6th, the Niantic and Nintendo app Pokémon GO has taken the world by storm and mainstream media by storm. If you have not heard about Pokémon [...]

Helping a Young Adult with Autism Find Independence

Autism does not mean your young adult won't be able to be independent. For most of your child’s life, you have been doing everything for them. From making their meals to getting them where they need to be for their activities, but for most pare[...]

What is Autism?

Autism and ASDs are a common diagnosis but that does not mean people truly understand what it is. It may seem like being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a common diagnosis these days. But how much do you really know about au[...]

Finding Assistance for Autism Spectrum Disorder

If your child or a loved one has autism spectrum disorder, a common developmental disability, you may have many questions. This is perfectly normal, and luckily for you, many of these questions can be easily answered due to the extensive researc[...]