Is Hollywood Guilty of Undermining Autism Employment Opportunities?

A recent season 9 episode of “Namaste” saw Larry David pretending to be autistic in a bid to win sympathy from an African-American mechanic he had insulted. Nevertheless, this behavior was widely criticized as being inappropriate and insensitive across the autism community as well as blogospheres surrounding autism. However, in all honesty, there is a … Read more

What the Autism Insurance Reform Needs is Right to Additional Services without Denting your Pocket

Health care services have become an important part of life, and there is no doubt that the prevalence of autism-related cases has increased. Taking this into consideration, U.S. law requires equal insurance benefits for physical and mental health. However, it should be noted that this does not increase any costs. “It was expected well in … Read more

Autism and Divorce – Case Study on How I Helped a Family with Autistic Child Overcome the Challenges

Divorce – Not only a difficult subject, but also a difficult choice for any couple, especially when the marriage involves children. Divorce rate have been on a disturbing rise, especially over the last 2 decades. As per the latest census, one out of 2 marriages in the U.S. alone falls apart. Interestingly, the divorce rates tend to … Read more

Why Autism Diagnosis Standards Must Stop Overlooking Functional Ability of Individuals

There are many ways to highlight behavioral issues related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. It has also been one of the hot topics for discussions over the last four years, regarding the methods that could be adopted to understand and interpret mental conditions. The Diagnostic Elements The three main points to make a note of when understanding a mental condition are: … Read more

Fragile X Syndrome: Causes and Symptoms Continue to Elude Researchers

The rising number of children born with conditions that affect their social behaviour and intellectual development has been increasing alarmingly over the last decade. Caused by genetic mutation Autism Spectrum Disorders have varied symptoms and are becoming increasingly complex in their behaviour. Fragile X Syndrome or FXS has been touted as a suspected cause of Autism … Read more

Classroom Intervention Strategies for ADHD and Other Learning Disabilities

Handling attention deficient disorder in children or those who have hard time learning due to a slightly different brain circuitry throw real challenges to any teacher. In a classroom, the number is usually more than one, so it’s tougher for the classroom teacher to cope with ADHD and learning challenges for multiple students in a … Read more

Early Identification of Childhood Depression is the Need of the Hour

Depression, which means severe despondency, was previously believed to crop up only among adults. It was believed that children are immune to depression, since, they are yet to develop complex emotions and affectations that give rise to such a disorder. However, the new study which targets the present generation and its subtle environments throws a different … Read more

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