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
Picky eating is a widespread issue faced by children and their parents quite commonly. This issue, however, is quite complex in children on the ASD spectrum and other sensory issues. Research suggests that children with autism are five times more likely to face mealtime challenges. These challenges may be related to food selectivity, meal-related tantrums, … Continue reading DEALING WITH THE ISSUE OF PICKY EATING IN KIDS
A study published in 2019 suggests that nearly 80% preschoolers, ages 2 to 5, have disrupted sleep. These numbers suggest that sleep problems are twice as common among children with autism as they are among typical children or those with other developmental conditions. These findings point towards one of the most pressing concerns faced by … Continue reading TIPS TO IMPROVE SLEEPING HABITS FOR YOUR ASD CHILD
There is a good chance that these surreal and uncertain times might be scary and confusing for your child. It is extremely important to address this confusion and communicate with your kid effectively about the ongoing pandemic. Autism Parenting Magazine has published an amazing article on just that! The article titled, “How Do I Talk … Continue reading HOW TO TALK TO YOUR CHILD ABOUT COVID-19
The last few weeks have reduced our routines, plans and rituals to dust. Our kids, who rely so heavily on regularity for their peace of mind, are getting increasingly unsettled by all the strange happenings around them. Although we have just begun our 21-day nationwide lockdown, we are by no means alone. Amazing publications, organisations … Continue reading A lockdown shouldn’t lock out learning
Carol is the mom of two amazing girls. One of her daughters, Melanie Beth is on the autism spectrum. Being a working mom, the way she manages her home life and work life is inspiring to see. Through her videos, she propagates celebrating the smallest moments in life and it is evident in the way … Continue reading Raising Raburns
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
To get an idea of the life of Elizabeth Calk, think of all the challenges of raising an autistic child, and then, multiply them by three! Elizabeth has three autistic children, who feature in her vlog wittily titled Our AUsome life. The first thing we noticed about this channel is the honesty with which Elizabeth … Continue reading ‘Ausome’ to the power of three!