Autistic Sibling – The Things that You should do For Him

A child diagnosed with autism is not a big deal today because autism off late has been on a rise. That is a shocking piece of news but it stands true. A lot has already been spoken about autism, spreading awareness, fighting for the cause, fundraising and trying to improve the medical facilities that are available to cure the impact of autism. In the midst of focusing so much attention on autistic kids what people fail to realize is that siblings of these autistic children go unnoticed. It is important…

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Do You Have Autistic Kids – Best Parenting Tips

It does not come as a big surprise if parents say that they want the world for their children. Isn’t it obvious for parents to want that for their bunch of kids! As parents we all have a lot of hopes and aspirations pinned on our children and what comes as a news that dishearten and crush many of our dreams would be when they know that their child suffers from autism. Autism does imply that you have to say goodbye to your dreams that you had hoped your child…

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Why the term autism has become synonymous with the urban areas?

People at length talk about urbanization and how the process of urbanization is essential for growth and development. The term has become phenomenal and quite a rage because it has all the essential infrastructure to enhance human life. Today urbanization has everything to do with getting proper education , having a fashionably well lifestyle and also a successful stint at our workplace. It has all the necessary ingredients to make us successful and happy. But is that a statement or a point that we are trying to ask ourselves? Because…

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Trust natural remedies to treat Autism in your child and yield faster results!

Your attitude speaks- You cannot simply start with the belief that Autism is incurable. Accept the truth about the disease and equip yourself to fight it. The foremost weapon to  aid you in the battle is to get your attitude boosted, both towards the disease and the patient. Try to develop a patient and accepting attitude while dealing with the child but keep alive the optimism for future progress. Handle him/her with gentleness and provide the child with more space to be as it suits him/ her. With more flexibility…

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Title: What Is Hyperbaric Hyperoxia? – A Neurobiological Insight

Hyperbaric hyperoxia (also know as HBO) treatment has received acclaim for being highly effective in healing traumatic brain injury and stroke patients. Other serious conditions like decompression sickness and carbon monoxide poisoning can also be cured with HBO treatment. HBO exposure regulates blood flow, vasoreactivity and aerobic metabolism in the brain. However, the mechanisms of the treatment have been a subject of recent debates. As a result, investigations have been recently carried out to check the effect of HBO exposure on the distribution of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF). The…

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Awareness and Empathy Helped Grace Kenitz To Attend 8th Grade Dance

This is the story of Grace Kenitz, a girl who suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as Mitochondrial Cytochrome C Reductase Deficiency since her birth. Refusing to see her daughter hooked up to machines any longer, Mrs. Kenitz decided to venture into the world of hyperbaric oxygen therapy. And within the first year of treatment, Grace was showing miraculous improvements. Grace is special. But this is not what just her mom thinks. Recently, Grace had been invited as a special guest to the 8th Grade Dance at Middleton’s Glacier…

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Some Random Facts About Autism

Autism, as it has been defined, is a developmental disorder of the nerves that leads to several impairments, like inability to use language for the purpose of self expression and communication. Moreover, such children are socially awkward, and do not know how to begin a conversation, or continue with one in a social setting. They are generally aloof and are oblivious of the feelings of people around them.   Moreover, they are also unable to remember too many facts and figures. Autistic children generally develop obsessive and repetitive patterns of…

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All You Need To Know About Autism

Autism has always been defined in either one of the following ways: The term is used to designate the symptoms of classical autism. The term is also used to refer to the five disorders caused by autism, and commonly grouped under pervasive developmental disorders or PDD, as found in American Psychiatric Association‘s publication entitled Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Whatever might be the exact definition, there is no single manifestation that can lead parents, care givers and doctors to confirm that a child has autism. However, the multiple…

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Common Myths Related To Autism

Since 2007, the month of April is being celebrated as the World Autism Awareness month. Many non-profit organizations as well as government organizations have been taking firm stance to spread autism awareness across the world, yet, there are haze of misconceptions related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It is time for some old-fashioned debunking and make this world a better place for children and adults who suffer from a series of intellectual and cognitive disabilities. Myth 1: Nutrition has Nothing to do with Autism Autism is exclusively looked at as…

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An Announcement from US President Barack Obama on World Autism Awareness Day

Today, 2nd April 2013, we celebrate the 6th annual World Autism Awareness Day. US President Barack Obama had some special announcements for those who have been diagnosed with Autism. He congratulated the parents, siblings and teachers for showering love and support to those who suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder. However, President Obama was saddened with reports from public health officials which suggested that 1 out of 88 children in the United States suffer from ASD. Moreover, cases of autistic people being discriminated against in getting access to education and employment…

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