Autism symptoms can change in severity during early childhood

The question of whether or not autism symptoms change with age has been a persistent and common one. While it is believed that the severity of the symptoms remains stable throughout a person’s life, recently there has been increasing evidence available that suggests that some individuals encounter a substantial change in their symptoms. A recent … Continue reading Autism symptoms can change in severity during early childhood

Is Music the Best Medicine? – Insights from Indian Researchers

Music is a powerful medium that has proved to provide amazing multi-sensory experiences to children on the spectrum. Music can aid in encouraging self expression, as well as exploring a completely new side of oneself. There are different music programs mapped out to accommodate the different goals and needs of the child. According to the … Continue reading Is Music the Best Medicine? – Insights from Indian Researchers

How to protect your child from sensory overload this Holi

Holi is right around the corner and along with it comes an abundance of colors, lights and endless festivities. This can prove to be disruptive for kids on the autism spectrum. It is very likely that these festivities might trigger a bout of sensory overload. As we know, some children are triggered by noises, while … Continue reading How to protect your child from sensory overload this Holi

5 New Year’s resolutions for moms with ASD kids

The start of a new year is often highlighted by promises and resolutions we set in hopes of accomplishing a goal or breaking a habit. Setting yourself a resolution is a great way to help you reflect on what’s important to you, clear your mind, and focus your energy on things important to you. Here … Continue reading 5 New Year’s resolutions for moms with ASD kids

Common Developmental and Behavioural Issues in Children

A child’s brain develops in response to both genes and the environment. Early environments. There is no more important period in human development than conception through early childhood in maximising the potential for living fully. Case 1 Concerns: Shubham (name changed) is a nine month old baby. His mother is worried that he is not yet … Continue reading Common Developmental and Behavioural Issues in Children