Archives for December2015

Valuable Videos for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

For those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), carefully selected programming that can be viewed over and over again, serves as a powerful tool for teaching skills, concepts, and even emotional …

Toys that Help Development for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder

So much science and creativity goes into toy development now that the diversity on the shelves of the toy store is astounding. Our understanding of how the developing brain works …

10 Apps for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Technology isn’t just helping those with ASD learn; it is allowing them to thrive by becoming a more seamless component of their social selves.[1] Tech-minded parents have realized that apps …

Planning Suitable Activities for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Activity time can serve as a bridge between a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and his or her environment, as well as the people in it. However, it is …

Making the Most of Playtime: Buying the Right Toys for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

It’s always fun to discover that perfect present for a special child in our lives. The happiness and excitement it can bring becomes a lasting memory. Selecting the right present …

7 Great Resources for Families Managing ASD

With more awareness about ASD, we can share strategies and offer each other help. The term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an accurate moniker: the condition is so diverse that …

Cutting Edge Research and Interesting Facts About Autism Spectrum Disorder

The cause of Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Rett’s Disorder other conditions on the spectrum are still unclear, but recent science has some promising leads. Our understanding of the brain has blossomed …

Making the Most of Reading Time Together

Reading with a child who has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can be invaluable time spent together. The activity helps the child’s learning and social skills, language development, and listening skills. …

Caring for Your ASD Child, Caring for Yourself: 7 Tips Recommended by the Autism Community

If your child recently received an ASD diagnosis, these suggestions can smooth the transition for you as the caregiver. Let’s be honest: learning that your child has a neurological condition …

10 Books for Children with Autism

Whether your child has mild or severe Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), making reading a fun activity can support learning and social skills. You’ll find that sharing books together is a …