Autism on the Rise

Autism: On the rise, but not without help! Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that usually affects children before the age of 3. These children usually have trouble with social interaction, altered communication skills and usually become isolated due to their repetitious interests. Forms of autism can vary in severity....

Techniques To Use When Working With Individuals With Autism

This article gives the reader new techniques to use when working with an individual with autism. The emphasis in this approach is to think about using techniques that emphasize the development of an attachment with the child. It is the belief that the individual with autism is waiting for the attachment process to be...

Hippotherapy As a Way of Fighting With Children Autism

Analyze show that about 8.7 of every 10,000 children are autistic and more than 1 in 300 children have some of the symptoms of autism. These statistics are not very pleasant to hear but they are showing the current situation. Autism is defined as a disorder in the development...

Tips That Help You To Work With Children With Aspergers

Kids with Aspergers syndrome can be hard to work with because they have several problems with social interaction. As a parent it'll be tough to encourage and guide your child through this difficult condition as it may seem like he or she is set on their ways. Asperger's syndrome...

Our Modern Epidemic of Autism, ADHD and Behavioral Problems

The Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, has made it official the CDC now reports that 1 in 100 children are autistic. A study conducted by the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) found a staggering 1 in 63 children were reported to be autistic and the rate climbed...

Should Children With Autism or Aspergers Syndrome Be Suspended From School?

Should children with Autism or Aspergers Syndrome (or other related disorders) be suspended from school? If the child is in a regular public / private school and is overly aggressive toward other students or teachers, what to do? What if they are on an IEP at this school? ...

Autism: Aspergers Syndrome – Beware of Bullies

Our grandson, Ben, was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome when he was 9 years old. This mental disorder is considered to be a high performance form of autism. Children with this disorder have many of the same characteristics autistic children do. Bullying seems to be a common behavior that...

Writings of an Asperger Syndrome Child

We noticed that our grandson Ben, who has Aspergers Syndrome (a high performing form of autism) had pieces of paper folded or in some cases wadded up just lying around the house. We began to read them to see if they were important enough to keep. We discovered that...

How To Live With Asperger’s Syndrome

None of us are considered "normal", none of us live with a sense of normalcy in our everyday lives. Some people are born with more intelligence than others, some are born with more physical strength than others. Whatever the case is, none of that makes anyone any better off than...

Give the Gift of Music to Someone With ASD This Holiday Season

The gift-giving season is here and you may be considering just what to pick-up for your child, grandchild or friend with autism. It can sometimes be difficult to decide what present is appropriate and / or will be enjoyable for someone on the autism spectrum. Here are a few reasons...

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