Sleep Problems in Children with Autism or ADHD

Sleeplessness  affects children with autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), Cerebral Palsy (CP) and other conditions, which can cause difficulties in learning and produce challenging behavior in the child.  Most often, poor sleep occurs due to problems in achieving an appropriate sleep-awake cycle. There can be various causes for sleep problems, … Read more

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

Top 5 Autism Myths

It calls for the record to be set straight with myths around Autism. In this post, we will take away certain misconceptions associated with raising a child with Autism. Therefore, without further ado, let’s get straight to the concepts that make an already difficult situation weirder to be dealt with. Before we start talking about … Read more

9 Co-Existing Disorders with Autism in Children

Autism is a spectrum disorder i.e. an umbrella of conditions that impairs social, communication and neuro-behavioral development of individuals (Read: What is Autism?). What it means is that a person diagnosed with Autism will also display symptoms of other disorders that often co-exist with this condition.  MUST READ: Characteristics of Autism Autism Symptoms Checklist Co-Existing Conditions … Read more

Fine & Gross Motor Skills Development Checklist for Age Level 2 to 5 years

How do gross motor skills develop? Come; let’s have a look at its usual progress. But before that, let’s spend a minute to understand what it is and why do we need to talk about Fine and Gross motor skills. Why are Gross Motor Skills Important? Is it for physical fitness and sports? Not just, Gross … 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

10 Ways To Handle Violent Autistic Behaviour

Responding to violent autistic behavior in toddlers and children requires significant parental considerations. Interspersions, not intensities; will worsen the behavior further for the child. For example, lets take Adam, who likes hit the child next to him in school because he likes to hear the other child’s reaction–“He hit me!” Or, let’s talk about Sophie; who, out of jealousy, throws … Read more

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