autism

Asperger’s Disorder: Providing Opportunities and Support for Children With ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects a child’s ability to understand and engage in social relationships and causes them to have... Read full post »

How Can You Help Fight Behavioral Health Stigmas? #starttheconvo

One in five children ages 13 to 18 experiences a significant mental illness, and less than half get the treatment... Read full post »

Fidget Spinners: Don’t Get Injured by This Latest Craze

A couple of weeks ago, during a family visit to an aquarium, a gift shop display caught my eye. Tucked... Read full post »

Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Difference Between Boys and Girls

Children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a growing patient population with 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with... Read full post »

Autism Diagnosis: A Parent’s Perspective

Today is World Autism Day. Today, and every day, my world is autism. The first time a doctor mentioned autism... Read full post »
Should Every Child Be Tested for Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Should Every Child Be Screened?

For several years, most pediatricians have been following guidelines created by medical experts that suggest all children between the ages... Read full post »
Autism puzzle pieces

Do Vaccines Cause Autism?

In our last post on autism, we discussed why the diagnosis of autism has been on the rise over the... Read full post »
Autistic boy playing

What is Autism?

Autism Spectrum Disorder, or more commonly referred to as Autism, is a neurological disability that causes problems with social communication... Read full post »