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.
Working with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities can be complex and challenging even for those with years of training. But one group – law enforcement – often encounters people with these conditions in high-stress situations with little or no training at all.