• What Is Autism?

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a category of developmental disabilities that cause a wide range of symptoms that can vary in severity. In recent years, scientists have identified multiple factors that may contribute to the development of autism. It is believed that some gene mutations may cause autism. However, many individuals are believed to […]

  • Exploring the Benefits of Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy

    Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) deal with a range of challenges, including speech and language difficulties. While some children may struggle to maintain the flow of a conversation, others may only be able to speak a few words, or not speak at all. If your child has communication difficulties, they may benefit from communication […]

  • A Look at Crises & Schools

    When a crisis occurs at school, the school staff has several important responsibilities. Staff members must first ensure the safety of the child with autism. They must also contact the parents, develop an incident report, and evaluate the student’s behavior intervention plan to determine if his or her needs are being met. Parents of children […]

  • Identifying the Signs and Symptoms of Asperger’s Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder which falls on the autism spectrum . Children with Asperger’s generally have a fairly high level of functioning, however, these children can experience challenges across several areas of development including the impairment of social skills. If your child has Asperger’s syndrome, you can find the help your family needs […]