This Incredible School Autism Project Is Changing the Lives of Autistic Kids!

Incredible School Autism Project

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodegenerative ailment that impairs the basic functions in individuals such as speech, motoring skills, basic cognitive functions, etc. This occurs due to reduced flow of blood to specific parts of the brain. The symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD can start reflecting in children from as early as 12 to 18 months. Medical experts specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD have been involved in relentless research across the world to find adequate relief or treatment…

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Employees with Autism Can Be an Asset to the Company 

Autism Awareness Month

When times change, so do perspectives! Earlier individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) had limited job opportunities in the corporate world. However, the scenario has changed for the better as medical science has enabled autistic individuals to avail specific treatment plans that focus on their innate strengths and help them succeed in securing jobs in the corporate environment. How can an organization identify the skill sets of autistic individuals? Most job aspirants strive hard to find jobs that match their skill sets. Large organizations have opened their doors to autistic…

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Being Bilingual May be Beneficial for Children with Autism

Bilingual May be Beneficial for Children with Autism

Small children possess an incredible capacity to learn, absorb, and process an immense range of information. Their speech, cognition, social, and behavioral skills grow by leaps and bounds with each passing day. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for children suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorders. Compared to normal children who are very adept at picking up multiple languages simultaneously, autistic children may find it an uphill and challenging task. What is Autism and How It Affects Regular Development A neurodevelopmental disorder, autism affects the way the different parts of the…

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Study Shows High Anxiety Levels in Young Autistic Children

High Anxiety Levels in Young Autistic Children

Young autistic children may find difficult to adapt to regular social activities like other normal children particularly at their school, where there is an increased risk of being oppressed by other students. But there are certain autistic children who have their own strategies to deal with the autistic spectrum and manage the situation better. This makes it difficult for teachers to differentiate those children and also to find the anxiety levels in young autistic children. When these children try to appear normal, that activity requires a lot of energy and…

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Social Behavior in Autistic Children Restored with Brain Stimulation

Social Behavior in Autistic Children Restored with Brain Stimulation

According to new research, neuromodulation can be one of the ways to manage autism spectrum disorder. As per research, the right Crus I (RCrusI) has a significant role to play as far as autism is concerned. This area is not just for co-ordinating movements, but it also affects ASD behaviour. After lots of research, it has been found that any issues with this area can lead to social impairment. According to Dr Peter Tsai, this finding is very important and that though one cannot change the genetic combination of the…

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Can Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy be an Effective Alternative Treatment for Autism?

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy an Effective Alternative Treatment for Autism

When Toros was diagnosed to be autistic at the age of four years, the deepest fear of his mother was confirmed. Toros, at two and a half years of age, had suffered a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury). The development of the child came to a halt and gradually stopped as the early years of Toros went by. By six years of age, Toros faced substantial delay in his concentration ability, memory, and speech. Regression signs were also noticed in his language retention. Toros’s mother was unable to find any effective…

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Larry King to be Honored for Autism Advocacy

Autism-News

Larry King, the famous American radio and television host, will be acknowledged for his immense contribution in the advocacy of autism on the 11th of November 2017 at the D.R.E.A.M gala 2017 of Autism Movement Therapy. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the name given to a group of similar neurodevelopmental conditions that impact the nervous system. The disorder impairs social and communication skills and is characterized by repetitive behavior. ‘Autism’ was first used by a Swiss psychiatrist known as Eugen Bleuler in the year 1911. He used this term while…

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Folic Acid may Reduce Autism Risk in Newborn

Folic Acid may Reduce Autism Risk in Newborn

The latest study, by the Environmental Health Perspectives, has indicated that mothers can reduce the risk of pesticide-related autism by consuming recommended-doses of folic acid during conception and early stages of pregnancy. Pregnancy is one of the most anticipated phases in a woman’s life! The transformation is dramatic, with expectant mothers undergoing physical, emotional and psychological changes. The experience often changes a woman’s view of life and makes her feel responsible for her body, and the health of the child in her womb. In order to ensure a safe pregnancy…

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Do Fidget Spinners Really Aid in Reducing Anxiety and ADHD? Experts Are Dubious

fidget spinner

You must have heard a lot about fidget spinners by now. These are simple toys with small blades, which whirl in speed. The latest Internet buzz on fidget spinners talks about its theraputic benefits on people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism. The surprising fact is no one even knew about fidget spinners six months back. It’s since December when Forbes designate them as “office toys,” they start getting popular. Aren’t you excited to know do fidget spinners really have healing benefits? When Was Fidget Spinner First Invented?…

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Montreal’s School for Children with Autism Hopes to Raise $400,000 through its Valentine’s Day Fundraiser

Montreal’s School for Children with Autism Hopes to Raise

Valentine’s Day is the day of love. In this season of love, Giant Steps school, the only school for autistic children in Montreal, wishes to share the love with kids with autism. The school hopes to collect $400,000 through its Valentine’s Day fundraiser. Administrators, teachers, and parents are joining hands for a fundraiser dedicated to their loved school, Giant Steps. It’s the province’s only autism-specific school, and it requires to collect one million dollars in a year just to fulfill the basic needs and make ends meet. Autism, a neurodevelopmental…

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