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4 Tips for Helping Your Autistic Teenager Prepare for Holiday Gatherings

It is a joyous time of year, but all of the lights, laughter, strange foods, and loud music can sometimes be a bit too much for your autistic teen. The time for holiday gatherings has come! It is a joyous time of year, but all of the lights, la[...]

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Children with Autism

If your child or another loved one has autism, then you know how challenging it can be to care for them. If your child or another loved one has autism, then you know how challenging it can be to care for them. Fortunately, using a weighted blan[...]

The Value of Art Therapy for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Autism is a neurological condition present at birth, whose precise cause is as yet unknown. It seems like everyone knows someone who is somewhere on the autism spectrum. Autism is a neurological condition present at birth, whose precise cause i[...]

The Connection Between Autism And Screen Time: Special Brains, Special Risks

Children with autism are often negatively affected by too much screen time. Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are highly prone to developing negative effects as a result of too much screen time. In fact, children with ASD are likely [...]

How Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Help With Autism?

How CBT can help those with autism. Every parent of a child with autism wants to make sure they are doing all they can to help. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or (CBT) has been helping treat young children, teens and adults with a variety of ment[...]