ADHD Student Resources

As a massive relief for adult students with ADHD, recent developments in education policies in United States would make it much easier for such individuals to enrol admissions into colleges and build a successful career. Scholarships, grants and other options are now available for those diagnosed with ADHD. Though ADD and ADHD are often deemed as learning disabilities, these … Read more

What is the Average Lifespan of an Autistic Individual

Sometime back, we interviewed Peggy Halliday from the Virginia Institute of Autism, and asked her this question, What is the average lifespan of an Autistic Individual? This is what she had to say in the below video excerpt of the interview: Peggy Halliday explains, “There is no expected difference in the lifespan between individuals with … Read more

9 Ways to Self Manage Adult ADHD Treatment

Like any other repair job, a trusty toolkit is necessary to fix ADHD. The toughest challenges you face head-on is when it comes to managing difficult ADHD symptoms that beat you consistently through years, numbing you while you struggle to handle these challenges but still leaving you in the same rut. Time to shake that numbness … Read more

Autism and Anxiety

Autism is a spectrum disorder carry an entire horde of other symptoms that complicate a complex situation tenfold. Some of these symptoms tend to be severe in their intensities. Compulsive habits, motor and facial tics and above all, social phobias persist, which is often detectable even without an official diagnosis. Anxiety ruins the everyday lives of many … Read more

Autism Relationship Problems

Autism or not, wherever family inter-personal relationships exist, a problem or two must co-exist as well. How often do you feel that you and your partner don’t get along? According to a recent US census, this happens to at least one out of every two couples in a relationship. While the empathy quotient is quite high … Read more

Genetic ADHD From Being A Child To Adulthood

While some children with ADHD (Attention-Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) grow out of the condition while entering adulthood, there are others who keep fighting with the condition well into their adult life. The scientists at the University College London, United Kingdom, wanted to understand the rationale behind the two dissimilar outcomes. They strongly believe the answer may … Read more

Autism Dating Site By Autistic Mom Daughter Duo

An exclusive dating site for those on the autism spectrum is not entirely a new concept. However, the creators of the recently-launched SpectrumSingles.com claim their site to be unique. Olivia Cantu, co-creator of Spectrum Singles, said other dating sites usually “portray autism in a negative light.” At the best, these sites group people with autism … Read more

Microsoft To Provide Jobs For Autistic People

Software giant Microsoft is getting ready to hire people with autism as its full-time employees. The company spokesperson announced the first step would be to launch a pilot program that would include 10 individuals diagnosed on the autism spectrum. The program will begin on May at the headquarter of Microsoft, Redmond, Washington. Microsoft believes in … Read more

New Job Training Program For Adults With Autism

The Bureau of Rehabilitation Services and Department of Developmental Services have proposed a pilot program for job training and employment opportunities for young adults on the autism spectrum. In this program, 100 such individuals will receive job training at Hartford and New Haven, in Connecticut. This proposal has been formulated in a bill and is currently … Read more