Autism is a complicated disorder that many parents have to adjust to once their child is diagnosed with it. It is one of the disorders that is difficult to pin down, but for which its characteristics can often be observed.
Lawyers have a very common term that they usually use as they address the accused; ignorance is no defense. we can thus borrow from this saying and emphasize the point that we have to understand this disorder first so that we can go to the next phase of taking action against it and if possible cure
According to the American Hippotherapy Association, hippotherapy is indicated for children and adults with mild to severe neuromuscular dysfunction. It aids impairments such as abnormal muscle tone; impaired balance, coordination, and sensory function; postural asymmetry; poor postural control; and
Autism is a brain disorder which affects three main areas of human development: speech, communication, and social interaction. It is a spectrum disorder, meaning that two people with autism may have very different symptoms or characteristics.
It is quite well known that at this point in time there is no actual cure for autism, yet an earlier diagnosis of the disorder will help in selecting a treatment that will help the individual better cope with day to day life. Therapy may be in two different forms, depending on the degree of autism e
Autism is a difficult-to-deal-with condition. It is not standardized and may not be readily understood. Thus, the expertise of specialists and behavior analysts always come in handy when it comes to handling patients who are diagnosed with autism.
One of the causes of autism which researches have identified is the genetic factor. It has been diagnosed that the likelihood of parents to transfer the genes of autism to their children is very high. This fact has been detected and confirmed by many studies.
Occupational therapy takes a somewhat different approach in treating patients in that it uses both the educational, and philosophical, when working with an individual. In fact, the mission of this therapy is to help each patient overcome their obstacles by discovering what experiences, interests, an
When comparing the number of cases of Autism in New Jersey with the rest of the country, New Jersey shows as having the highest amount of cases nationally. The CDC has released statistics that say one in every one hundred and fifty kids is on the spectrum nationwide. The garden state boasts a much h
Autism causes impairment in development of social skills and communication so such children require extra effort and support to learn these skills. Playtime is the best time to make them learn these skills without the pressure of formal learning.
People that suffer from autism seem to live in their own worlds, they reject any contact with other persons and they do not socialize at all. Unfortunately we know so little about this disorder so the only thing we can do for autistic people is to try to understand them
Facts About Autism and a sound knowledge of them go a long way in early diagnosis, and effective treatment. Greater knowledge about autism will definitely help parents and caregivers to develop the correct attitude towards the autistic child.
Autism awareness is becoming common nowadays. We can read articles on autism almost everywhere, from the newspaper, magazines, books and from the internet. We can also hear it being discussed on TV and the radio. This is because experts believe that there is a need for the public to be fully informe
Autism affects children aging 3-5; they need special care and attention. This can be done in the form of various activities and games.
When discussing the integration of Applied Behavior Analysis into school districts, the most commonly heard argument is that the therapy works through rote memorization, or that students aren't actually learning, but instead are simply mimicking behaviors and answers. It is important for school
According to health officials and medical professionals, the exact causes of the Autism disorder are still unclear although there is considerable agreement that there exists some type of genetic link between the disorder and the afflicted person's genes. There are other variables that could be
When your child receives an autism diagnosis, it can feel like your life is over. But it doesn't have to be.
Are ultrasounds for viewing a fetus during pregnancy a wise choice? It appears a few scientists think that these ultrasounds are causing huge medical problems with babies. One scientist in particular has made some rather scary correlations. Not long ago a concerned citizen contacted the Online Think
Learning to deal with life outside a home environment can be tough for regular children, so it is that much more important to find workable ways to help an autistic child have a smooth transition from school to work. We cover tips for helping an autistic child deal with professional life after many
Autism is constantly in the news - what with Jenny McCarthy talking about it with Larry King and Oprah, President Obamagiving priority to autism research and funding, news reports of an autism epidemic etc. - but what exactly is autism? Is every autistic person a savant or like Dustin Hoffman in &qu