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Rocking The Spectrum

Our favorite thing about Rocking The Spectrum is the honest, but extremely informative content. Hugo and Jasmine have a non-verbal autistic son, Christian, who features in their vlogs. They have recently started a podcast on spreading awareness and acceptance about autism. Jasmine is also a Registered Behavior Technician. Her spirit and positivity manage to shine … Continue reading Rocking The Spectrum

Animal-Assisted Activities for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The use of animals for therapeutic purposes is a fairly recent phenomenon. Animal-assisted activities are emerging as a promising treatment approach, especially for children on the autism spectrum. Animal-assisted therapy can be as simple bringing home a family pet or even include more structured and well planned activities. Animal interactions are said to bring a … Continue reading Animal-Assisted Activities for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Your child could be a great social psychologist

A Yale study from September 2019 asserts that people with autistic traits make good or even slightly better social psychologists as compared to individuals who do not have traits of autism. Social psychology is a branch of psychology that deals with social interactions, along with their origins and effects on the individual. Social psychologists study … Continue reading Your child could be a great social psychologist