What Does Your Child’s Autism Prognosis Mean?
Did you know that autism can be diagnosed as early as 2 years old? While that may seem young, the earlier a child receives a diagnosis, the faster they receive proper treatment and support. If your child recently received an autism diagnosis, you might be feeling overwhelmed. Take heart in the fact that they are already off […]
7 Tips for Helping Your Autistic Child Adjust to School
Are you worried about sending your autistic child to school? As a parent of a child with autism, the thought of enrolling your child in school can be both exciting and terrifying. On one hand, going to school can give your child new ways to learn and grow, not limited to the school’s curriculum. But on […]
4 Things All Parents Should Know About ADHD Testing
ADHD, which stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a common mental health condition that affects millions of children in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 million children have been diagnosed with ADHD. Research also shows that boys are more likely to be diagnosed than girls. ADHD testing is […]
How to Diagnose High Functioning Autism
Did you know that compared to peers with other disabilities, young adults with autism are less likely to live independently? However, with the right supports in place, the potential is there. But what’s the difference between someone with autism who can live independently versus someone who can’t? Kids diagnosed with high-functioning autism are more likely […]
What Is High Functioning Autism?
In 2021, a study found that 1 in 44 children was born with Autism. While some children have high functioning Autism and may appear more capable of day-to-day activities, they still encounter obstacles in their personal and social lives. If you want to know more about high functioning Autism, you’ve come to the right place. […]
Autism Diagnosis: 5 Things All Parents Should Know About the Spectrum
According to estimates from the CDC, around 1 in 44 children have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It’s more common than many people realize, and there are still so many misunderstandings and misinformation out there. That’s why parents should know more about the spectrum, including whether to get their child an evaluation. If […]
8 Fine Motor Activities for Children with Autism
Did you know that around 87 percent of people with an autism diagnosis struggle with motor skills? These can range from fine to gross motor skills and impact many areas of life. For children with autism, early intervention is extremely effective. Working with your child in therapy and at home with fine motor activities is […]
The Benefits of Sensory Toys for Children With Autism
Did you know that for children with an autism diagnosis, early intervention can improve social skills, learning, communication, and underlying brain development? As a parent of a child with autism, it’s easy to feel like you don’t know where to start. There are many treatment options for children with autism, but what do you do […]