Articles of May,2014

Using Sensory Toys for Autism Therapy

Posted on May 22, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

The spectrum of autism can be extremely wide, making diagnosis, and therefore, therapy extremely challenging for both therapists and parents. Each child diagnosed presents a different set of challenges since no two children are affected in the same manner.

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Posted in Sensory Toys

How Does Autism Affect the Brain?

Posted on May 22, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a brain development disorder that is believed to affect the social and communication centers of the brain. Many researchers believe that the centers of the brain develop differently and are wired improperly in autistic children.

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Posted in Motor Skills

How Do I Deal with Autistic Behavior?

Posted on May 22, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a brain disorder and affects each child/adult differently. There are several disabilities that fall underneath the ASD umbrella (Autistic disorder, Asperger’s, Pervasive Developmental Disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), Rhett’s disorder /syndrome, and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder).

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Help Me!! My Child Has Autism

Posted on May 21, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

What do you do when you just heard your child’s diagnosis of autism? While those words answer the question of what’s wrong with my child, they also create more questions and an atmosphere of uncertainty for moms and dads everywhere. Often parents are left wondering what type of therapy or resources are available.

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Posted in Sensory Motor Sensory Toys

Coping with Autism

Posted on May 21, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

Autism (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is a complex neurological disorder that prevents normal development of communication and social skills. People affected by ASD have trouble with nonverbal communication, social interactions, and activities that include an element of play or banter.

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Autism: An Enigmatic Condition

Posted on May 09, 2014 by Razia Sanwari

Typical symptoms of autism would include a child showing delays and impairments in terms of language/social skills although cognitive abilities may be present.

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Posted in Sensory Motor