Autism Awareness Day: Learn about Effective Autism Care and Management Techniques

Autism Awareness Day

In recent years, more and more people are being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders every year. According to the latest data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in every 59 children born in the US is affected by Autism. Over the past decade, research and clinical studies have suggested that metabolic and physiological factors may be responsible for the manifestation of autism in individuals. Immune dysregulation, cerebral hypoperfusion, mitochondrial dysfunction, and oxidative stress are some of the common physiological issues that have been linked to…

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Corporations Welcoming Autistic Employees for Inclusive Productivity

Corporations Welcoming autism Employees

Organizations and corporate bodies around the world have woken up to the need for having a diverse and inclusive workforce. Such diversity in the talent pool facilitates the generation of new ideas and the effective implementation of corporate policies and solutions. It helps infuse new ideas into the traditional corporate structure, breathing new life into a struggling or stagnant business enterprise. Finding the right career is never easy for anybody. However, until very recently, it had been doubly hard for individuals on the autism spectrum. Persons with autism spectrum disorders…

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Doctors, Parents Choose Hyperbaric Chamber For Autism in Children

Hyperbaric Chamber For Autism

Autism spectrum disorder, often known as ASD, is a type of neurodevelopmental disorder which renders the affected individual incapable of performing various day-to-day functions, such as undertaking social interactions and reciprocal communication with peers and family members. Those affected by this health condition might also display other persistent impairments, such as restricted or repetitive activities, behavioral patterns, and interests. The symptoms of ASD often manifest early in life, typically in childhood or early adolescence. Moreover, these symptoms usually cause some impairments in academic, social, and occupational settings. However, the degree…

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Hyperbaric Clinic in Tampa, Florida Conducts Autism Research

Tampa Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a growing health concern in the nation today. Researchers are constantly conducting clinical studies to discover favorable solutions that instill a sense of well being in autistic patients and aid them in coping with their health in a better manner. The Undersea Oxygen Clinic, a unique medical facility in Tampa, Florida is using hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This clinic is open 24/7 and is dedicated to autism research apart from treating patients with other disorders such as post-traumatic stress…

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“Sit Up For Autism Challenge” Goes Viral On World Autism Awareness Day

Sit Up For Autism Challenge

A new viral challenge has surfaced on the Internet and it is playing a vital role in raising awareness for an important cause. The 2nd of April was World Autism Awareness Day and the online challenge is helping draw the attention of the masses to this neurodevelopmental disorder. The “Sit Up for Autism Challenge” has gone viral within a day of its inception. This challenge asks participants to do eleven sit-ups, in honor of the fact that every eleven minutes, another person is diagnosed with this disorder and another family…

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Corporate Giants are Increasingly Accepting Autistic Individuals Under their Payroll

Acceptance of autism

The corporate world is always seeking a talent pool that can make a world of difference by infusing new ideas to sculpt a solid future for organizations world over. Till a few years ago, individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum syndrome faced many hurdles during their quest to find the right career prospects. Today, the corporate scenario has evolved in a very positive manner wherein candidates with autism are finding career placements in their areas of expertise. This growing acceptance of autistic individuals into the regular corporate fold is being seen…

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The Role of Immersive Virtual Reality In Helping Autistic Children Overcome Phobias

virtual realty for autism

Medical research is evolving at a frenetic pace with new technological advancements being discovered on a daily basis. There has always been a constant quest to find the best treatment solution for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Third Eye Technologies has created an innovative platform in Consett, County Durham, UK, known as the ‘Blue Room’. The ‘Blue Room’ is a concept wherein Immersive Virtual Reality is being used to treat children with ASD. The Newcastle University Team is working in tandem with Third Eye Technologies to provide this treatment….

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Greensburg Police Launches Program to Keep Autistic Kids Safe

police helping autistic children

Special-needs children require more attention than others and must to be kept safe from getting lost or wandering off. It is frightening for a parent to find that his/her child has gone missing, especially if the kid has been diagnosed with autism. To keep autistic children safe and protect these families in a more secure way, the Greensburg police have initiated a new program in Decatur County. This safety program is especially important for police chief Brendan Bridges, as his 5-year old son Jackson has also been diagnosed with autism….

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How did Hyperbaric Therapy Help 7-year-old David Beat Autism? 

David Beat Autism

David, a seven-year-old, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at the tender age of two. He started communicating through hand signals during his infancy and had limited verbal interaction with his family. Soon, David’s parents noticed a considerable drop in his memory retention and with time, he stopped communicating with them almost completely. David’s doctors suggested the inclusion of B12 supplements in his dietary regimen. This evoked a favorable reaction from the child and prompted his doctors to suggest Hyperbaric Therapy (HBOT) as an adjunctive treatment solution. Initially, David…

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Aid for Autism Training for First Responders Included in NYS Budget

Aid for Autism

As per recent research reports, there are an estimated 3.5 million autistic individuals living in the United States currently. The medical fraternity has observed that one in sixty-eight children suffer from autism spectrum disorders or ASD in the nation today. These statistics have prompted the entire community to adopt certain measures to promote awareness about autism spectrum disorders, thereby ensuring that autistic individuals get the required help during times of distress or emergency. It is imperative for individuals in a society to understand that autism is a serious health condition…

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