Halloween is an exciting time for kids of all ages — and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) deserve to have all the fun, too. However, your child with autism may have sensory issues that affect their ability to wear certain types of costumes. Thankfully, workarounds for these issues allow your child to participate in […]
Tips for Creating Routines for a Child with Autism
Routines help us organize our day and complete all of our essential tasks. Daily routines can be beneficial for children with autism who struggle with transitions and change. It also streamlines responsibilities for parents and caregivers. Establishing routines at home for children with autism can help reduce stress, teach life skills and encourage family bonding. […]
What Are the 5 Different Types of Autism?
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that primarily affects communication and social skills. Due to the range of ways autism affects development, several types and diagnoses of autism were once in use. Now, ASD is described as a spectrum that covers the scope and severity of symptoms previously considered to be different types of autism. While types […]