CategoryAutism

What is Autism When people refer to “Autism,” they are usually talking about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a brain-based disorder that is characterized by social-communication challenges and restricted and repetitive behaviors, activities and interests. Autism is about four times more likely to affect boys than girls, and is found in all racial, ethnic, and social...
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What is nonspeaking autism?  As nonspeaking autism is not a specific diagnosis, definitions vary. Some people consider nonspeaking autism to mean that a person does not spontaneously speak in sentences or words that others can understand. Others consider it as having the ability to speak meaningfully at times but not being able to speak at all...
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Language development in autistic children All children start developing language from the day they’re born. This happens through relationships and play with other people. It can be harder for autistic children to learn and use language than it is for typically developing children. Autistic children might have difficulty learning language because they tend to show less interest in...
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What is the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule? The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) generates accurate assessments of autism and development disorders across all ages, language skills, cultural backgrounds and developmental levels. The ADOS is a standardized diagnostic assessment of social, imagination and communication skills of individuals who may have autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The Basics The ADOS...
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Exercise and Physical Activity for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Exercise is an important component to maintaining a healthy lifestyle for all children. In the United States, over 16% of children between the ages of 2 and 19 years of age are considered overweight or obese. For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), this percentage is...
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Autism and Exercise For kids with autism, studies show that vigorous activity for more than 20 minutes can help decrease stereotypical behaviors, hyperactivity, and aggression. Exercise not only helps children with autism better engage in the environment, but it also helps promote weight loss and leads to better overall health. Full-body exercises are best for...
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Symptoms of Autism Autism is a condition which affects the way a person responds to the world around them. The label is given to people who have untypical social interactions, communication and have some restrictive and/or repetitive behaviour. It is called a spectrum condition because the symptoms of autism can vary such a lot from...
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Why early intervention makes a difference in children with autism Do you think your toddler is missing some important milestones, such as forming words and enjoying his relationship with you? If your bundle of joy isn’t responding as you think he should, your parent’s intuition shouldn’t be ignored.  If your baby isn’t babbling and pointing,...
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What is autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by the following: Difficulties in social communication differences, including verbal and nonverbal communication. Deficits in social interactions. Restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests or activities and sensory problems Many of those with ASD can have delayed or absence of language...
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Types of Autism Autistic Disorder Autistic Disorder, also known as the ‘classic case of Autism.’ This is the typical case that people think of when they think of an individual with Autism. These individuals may have issues with verbal and non-verbal communication, which can cause them to either have a delay in speech, lack of facial...
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