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...

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...

How to Deal with Behavior in Autism

Dealing With Behavior Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorder A large study in 2018 found that around 1 in 40 children (1 in 26 boys and 1 in 93 girls) are affected by autism in the United States. For the parents of these children, daily life can be a struggle as...

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