Autism Travel Guide

Travelling is dear to many an American. The average national total spending amounts to $644.9 billion (only leisure/pleasure travel). Trips ranged from slipping away for a weekend to enjoying a month long vacation with family. Travelling for Parents having Children with Autism Travelling – unless work is making you – takes away the stress of … Read more

Types of ADHD

ADD Vs ADHD The term ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) is now officially retired. Yep! It’s true. The term ADD finds no place in medical dictionary nowadays. Medicine or psychology, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is now the only term used. The general public is still using the term “ADD. It’s inaccurate to do so now; it … Read more

Physical Therapy for Autism

There’s a difference between quackery and effective measures that are not quite a part of the rulebook. The latter can be said complementary therapies; some of these have shown – when conducted along with mainstream autism treatments – some highly-positive to excellent results. For example, thanks to Steve Dalton for enrolling his son Jaron into a … Read more

How SPEAKall iPad App can Improve Communication

iPads got much more to them apart from making kids indulge into Netflix and play candy crush. Or that’s what Ariana Azzato claims in her recent study. Ariana is a graduate student in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Her studies evaluated a treatment package, which is a combo of an iPad application (SPEAKall, with … Read more

How to Deal with ADHD & Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a neurologically-based condition and there are substantial differences in dyslexic and non-dyslexic brains. ADHD may bring the risk for an onset of dyslexia, a vastly misunderstood language-based learning disability affecting around 17 percent of the population. Take that without any prejudice or doubt. You must get your child diagnosed early, period. Sooner you … Read more

How important is Attention Span for Children with ADHD and Autism?

How tough it is for you to focus on the present? Do you struggle? Or do you find it cakewalk? Attention span: The real story For children, the ability to concentrate on a task for an extended period of time is a very important skill to develop. Recently, attention-span persistence for a bunch of 4-year olds … Read more

Autism Prevention Theory

Special cells discovered! They prevent, they cure. More tests needed before it can be declared officially as an efficient measure, but studies so far exhibited positive outcomes in both treatment and prevention of autism in infantile brains. A dramatic turn-around can thus be anticipated in the lives of millions of individuals  Autism worldwide. A bit … Read more

Autism and Nutrition

You can’t always define the exact what causes Autism in toddlers and children. All that scientists know is it’s the mixed result of anomalies in neurobehavioral brain function, the genetic construct greatly responsible. The normal brain functions often go awry due to genetic factors. Scientists also believe that the environment could also be a suspected cause of Autism. A … Read more