• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”

Best Autism Blogs from Dad’s Perspectives

There are many resources for learning more about Autism that can be found online. One of the most useful resources are blogs, where you get a fresh perspective from every-day life and people who live with and raise children with Autism. This list of blogs is unique because they are …

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Practical Help for Adults with Asperger’s

Unfortunately there are very little resources available for adults living with autism spectrum disorders. Adults effected by autism or Asperger’s Syndrome tend to go undiagnosed because they have learned to “blend in” with the world around them. Blending, however, does not negate the fact that these adults experience severe and …

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Temperature Regulation – Why Does My Autistic Child Refuse To Wear A Coat?

Many children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders experience a multitude of sensory symptoms. These sensory processing integration issues or sensory processing disorder (SPD) can include issues relating to temperature regulation.  The person with Autism may not be able to adequately adapt to changing temperatures, and/or may not feel temperatures …

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6 Misconceptions Educators Have About Children with High-Functioning Autism and How You Can Respond

Dealing with the public school system and educators can be challenging. Knowing how to advocate for your child with high-functioning autism can be difficult at best especially because much of the child’s disabilities may be “hidden”. These hidden disabilities, the ones that are not readily seen by adults can be …

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7 Positive Traits of Asperger’s Syndrome

There is so much focus on the difficulties and disabilities of those of us on the autism spectrum, let’s for a moment focus on the positive! Focus Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome are known for their ability to focus on tasks for long period of times without the need for supervision. …

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10 Things Your Autistic Child Wants You To Know

Many autistic children remain misunderstood both by the world around them and even by their parents, teachers, and caregivers. Accurately expressing their thoughts and feelings is an inherent problem for those with autism spectrum disorders; therefore, it can be difficult to understand their behaviors. I am not having a tantrum …

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Autism and Special Interests

One characteristic or autistic trait that is commonly seen in individuals with autism spectrum disorders, or Asperger’s Syndrome is a preoccupation with areas of “special interests.” So common is this trait of autism that it is listed as one of the diagnostic criteria of the disorder. Special Interests as a …

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Clumsiness Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders—Poor Proprioception

Why do some children and adults with Autism have difficulty keeping their feet underneath them, or applying the correct amount of pressure when lifting an object? Why do they seem to walk into a room like an elephant in a china shop, or send the milk container flying across the …

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Online Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Many autistic children find it difficult to navigate the mainstream classrooms in public schools. They can be distracted easily by all the sensory stimuli that the school environment provides. A child with autism may not be able to listen to fast speech, take notes, and absorb information in the timeframe …

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    Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed by Jeannie Davide-Rivera

    Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed

    by Jeannie Davide-Rivera

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