In individuals of all ages, experts stress the first step before deciding on a treatment course of any kind for ADHD is ensuring proper diagnosis. For the youngest children diagnosed with ADHD, behavior therapy is the first line of treatment.
At the library, one of the most common requests is for help finding children’s picture books about autism. These seven picture books about autism are all very accessible reads for leading children into a discussion about autism.
A karate instructor recently launched a training program for autistic youths to improve their focus, discipline and socialization. One of the key successes of his program is helping his students to concentrate for a couple of minutes. When they began they could barely do it for a few seconds.
The Good Doctor’s representation of autism on-screen has inspired many people with mental health issues to believe that they can achieve their goals. It provides a thoughtful insight into some of the struggles those with autism might face.
Is inclusion the right choice for your autistic child? Many families of children on the autism spectrum struggle with making decisions about inclusion in the school classroom. Here are some questions that may help guide your decision.
A Palm Beach County mom has made it her mission to stop dangerous myths about how to cure autism, something that has no medical cure. She’s helping crack down on medical misinformation. Hear her story.