The prevalence of ASD continues to increase. There are many thoughts on why this is the case. In this article, we will review the symptoms of autism and break down the potential causes that have been researched and discuss the established risk factors.
Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a diagnosis made for someone who has difficulty processing the sensory information entering their brain from their environment. Our article explains what sensory processing is, the symptoms of SPD and the best treatment options available to help. Read More
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is a common diagnosis in both children and adults. Read our article to learn about the symptoms, treatments, and ways to support children and adults with ADHD. Read More
Do you need gift ideas for a child with autism? We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Gifts, that are both functional and fun for kids with ASD. We've also organized the toys by price range, so you'll find the perfect one to match your budget. Read More
The holidays are stressful times for everyone and can be even more stressful for children with autism. Survive the holidays by being proactive in helping your child handle the changes in routine, busyness, and general sensory overload. Follow the helpful recommendations laid out in this article! Read More
Fragile X Syndrome is a genetic, inherited disorder that can cause physical, emotional, and intellectual difficulties for those affected. Read our article to learn about the signs, symptoms, and treatment options available. Read More
Did you know that serotonin is one factor that researchers link to about 25% of autism cases? Learn about the connection between serotonin and autism, recent research, and potential treatments. Read More
Children with autism have unique learning needs. It's important to be aware of these so that teaching strategies can be adapted and be most effective. In this article, we'll explain the most common challenges and best strategies to help teach kids with autism. Read More
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is a common intervention used for children with autism. It focuses on how the learning process and environment affect behavior. In this article, we will provide an in-depth overview of ABA therapy and discuss how this field of study applies to children with autism and their families.
Autism rates continue to increase and potential treatments to help improve autistic symptoms are continually studied. Research shows that zinc can play an important role in helping reduce autistic behaviors. Learn about the studies that support the supplementation of zinc for individuals with autism. Read More
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, commonly referred to as OCD, is an often misunderstood term in today’s society. The term OCD is often used loosely. However, it is important to know that OCD is a very real disorder. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of OCD and the most effective treatment. Read More
Medical marijuana is being used as a natural alternative to treat or reduce the symptoms of a number of psychiatric and developmental disorders. Could individuals with autism also benefit from the use of medical marijuana? This article discusses the traditional therapies and treatments to help the symptoms of ASD as well as marijuana's history as a medicinal or therapeutic alternative. Read More