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Essential Online Courses for Parents of ASD Children (Part II)

We are back with new recommendations for free online courses for parents of autistic children! Just like the first part, we’ll dive into a few courses that talk about all things autism. As a parent, these courses will help you gain a greater understanding of autism and learn about a lot of different aspects related … Continue reading Essential Online Courses for Parents of ASD Children (Part II)

Early Intervention Therapy Can Reduce ASD Behaviors in Children

A groundbreaking study published in JAMA Pediatrics sought to answer the question of whether a preemptive intervention could reduce the severity of autism symptoms and the likelihood of an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in infants showing early signs of ASD. The results revealed some remarkable findings that highlight the importance of early childhood when it … Continue reading Early Intervention Therapy Can Reduce ASD Behaviors in Children

Is it Autism or ADHD?

Autism and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are two conditions that are most commonly confused with each other. Since both conditions share some common features, it gets difficult to distinguish them from each other. Although Autism and ADHD are distinct conditions, it is possible for them to occur together. Let’s take a look at some … Continue reading Is it Autism or ADHD?

Tips To Develop a Positive Identity & Self-Esteem in Your Child with ASD

A diagnosis of autism can be a difficult juncture to get through for both the child as well as the parents. Naturally, this period is filled with uncertainty and confusion. As the child grows up, the way that this diagnosis is addressed largely impacts his self-identity and self-esteem. This is, however, only a little (albeit … Continue reading Tips To Develop a Positive Identity & Self-Esteem in Your Child with ASD

Video Modeling: What Is It & How Can You Use It At Home?

Adapting to certain social situations and learning social skills are areas that a lot of children on the autism spectrum often struggle with. While there are a lot of techniques and strategies that help children learn social skills, not all these strategies are feasible or easy to implement at home. Luckily, video modeling is a … Continue reading Video Modeling: What Is It & How Can You Use It At Home?