The developmental differences seen in children with autism in infant, toddler and during the pre-school years

The characteristics of infant and toddler development, and some of the red flags for autism spectrum disorders to watch for         Some of the red flags indicated in infant development include no big smile or other warm, joyful expression by six months of age or thereafter. No [...]

By | 2018-10-14T10:15:00+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Autism|

Evidence-Based Interventions for Children with ASD

Evidence-Based Practices for Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder     Since the autism was described as a human condition by Kanner and Asperger in the 1940s, individuals responsible for education and care of children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have striven to provide effective practices and programs. Such efforts continue today. Many [...]

By | 2018-10-13T23:02:11+00:00 October 6th, 2018|Autism|

What causes autism?

What do we know about autism?           According to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, (usually referred as DSM -V) the standard reference for diagnosing mental disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a condition characterized by deficits in social interaction and communication and restricted, repetitive [...]

By | 2018-10-15T20:02:59+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Autism|

The vaccines and the fear of autism

Exploring the relationship between vaccines and autism; the controversy and confusion surrounding this link One of greatest concern to all parents is their child’s physical and psychological health. Fears over the safety of many things, including vaccines, are understandable. Children will receive up to 14 inoculations by the age of six – [...]

By | 2018-04-08T17:37:59+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Autism|