Is Autism Genetic?

The Genetics of Autism Knowing more about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will help us answer: is autism genetic? Autism is an early childhood neurodevelopmental disorder (meaning that it affects the nervous system and the development of a child) that is defined by abnormal social interactions, difficulty adjusting to change, sometimes...

Applied Behavioral Analysis – A Therapy for Autism

Applied Behavioral Analysis Applied behavioral analysis, or ABA, is a type of therapy for individuals with autism. This article will explain the basics of ABA and how it works for children with autism and their parents.   What Is Applied Behavioral Analysis? The basis of applied behavioral analysis is that...

Asperger’s Symptoms You May Not Know About

Aspergers Symptoms - What you Should Know The term Asperger's Syndrome is a type of neurological disorder, which is also called by other names such as High Functioning Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder. It directly affects different aspects of a person’s character, like their use of language, social interaction patterns,...

5 Fun Activities for Autistic Children

Finding activities for autistic children can be a challenge for a parent or caregiver. Autism includes a range of conditions that pertain to a child’s development and how these conditions may affect how an individual may perceive the world and interact with others.  Understanding this condition can help with developing...

The Early Signs of Autism: Recognizing the Signs 

Understanding the Early Signs of Autism During the developmental years of a child, it is may be challenging to be able to tell whether or not they are demonstrating the early signs of autism. This is especially true if you are unaware of the early signs of autism, especially when...

Autism Testing: Proper Evaluation and Determining Diagnosis

We are often asked what does autism testing (also called Autism Evaluation or Autism Diagnosis) entail. When facing a diagnosis of autism of your child, the process can be confusing. Here, we will provide some information about what is involved in a proper evaluation and determining of an autism diagnosis. Autism...

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