Autism facts that proves how our understanding of the disorder has transformed over the last decade.

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neuro-developmental disorder characterized by impairment of communication, social interaction and certain repetitive behaviours. It becomes manifest early in childhood between the twelfth and the eighteenth month of birth, and many of these children grow into adults with the disorder. Diagnostic statistics show that autism occurs 4 times more frequently in … Read more

People with ADHD are more creative than the others

Creativity entails using one’s imagination to produce or conjure up original ideas. People can be creative in different ways and in different areas of life. Think of creativity as the ability to form something new under the sun. More often than not, when we talk of creativity our thoughts shift towards areas like poetry, visual … Read more

Handling Meltdowns As an Autistic Adult

Handling Meltdowns as an Autistic Adult Meltdowns. For many high functioning autistic adults, they are their worst enemy. Many autistic adults can “pass” as neurotypical when making friends, having a job, and being in a relationship. However, many adults still don’t know how to handle meltdowns. Meltdowns are an autistic person’s way of treating over-stimulation. … Read more

Physical Activity Reduces Children’s Risk of ADHD

What comes to mind when you think of ADHD? A pack of rowdy, impulsively erratic school kids driving their teachers or parents nuts, I suppose. Well, if that’s your idea of it, then you’ve got another think coming. ADHD measures way beyond an enchanted party of kids playing devilish pranks on older people. If you … Read more

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