Common Speech Disorders in Children

As children begin to speak and learn language, there may be a variety of disorders or conditions which could hinder them along the way. It's important to become familiar with some of the most common, so that you know what you may expect, or what type of action should be taken. Here's a guide to […]

Entering Their Imaginative World

In dealing with children with autism spectrum disorders, its all about relationship. These children are within a realm where they feel and respond much differently than others. There has been much focus on trying to eliminate certain behaviors or to evoke particular responses in children which actually become rote and repetitive for them without context. […]

Music Review – All He Has to Say – Autism Song, by Aika Hirahara

In late 2009, award winning singer / songwriter, Aika Hirahara released a heartfelt single called "All He Has To Say" (Autism Song). This song carries the listener through a mothers emotional journey and realization of her one wish, to hear her son speak. The piano ballad is beautifully arranged by Nicolas Farmakalidis with a piano, […]

Educational Special Needs And Autism

The costs of educating Autism kids is a huge burden on our school districts and it costs literally millions of dollars in each school year and many of these special educational need classes go on all-year overwhelming budgets. Autism kids require all sorts of costly evaluations and professionals such as psychologists, dieticians, neurologists, speech pathologists, […]

Autism Signs and Symptoms – How to Know If Your Child Has Autism

What is autism? Autism is a neurological disorder, meaning you are born with it. It affects the way the brain develops. Autism has a few other name–sometimes called infantile autism or autistic disorder. But regardless of what you call it, autism is something you are born with and something that you will live with for […]

The Benefits of Physical Therapy for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

In 2016, it is estimated that 1 in 45 children will be diagnosed with autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Children with ASD can experience delays in not only social skills, but basic life skills are necessary to successfully participate in their day-to-day life. Early intervention helps set these children up to become successful adults, but also […]

How Apps Are Helping Autistic Children to Communicate

The varied use of technology for children with autism spectrum disorder, continues to receive only limited attention. Although researchers have proven the usefulness of autism apps for kids, most teachers and parents remain unaware of the developments in this domain. As a result, new apps made for autistic kids fail to reach the target group, […]

Treatment of Low Blood Sugar for Autism

Low blood glucose levels on blood tests is something I have seen from time to time in children on the Autism spectrum. Glucose is a fuel source, in the form of simple sugar, that our body and brain need to function appropriately. And while most test results come back in the normal range, which is […]

How To Improve Communication And Learning Skills Of Your Autistic Child

Autism comes with a lot of challenges in your child’s life. When you look for the right way of encouraging your autistic child to enhance communication and learning abilities, you need to deal with him very patiently and then, focus on his overall growth. A healthy nutritional diet is important followed by a regular exercise […]

Apps to the Help of Special Needs Children

Portable electronic devices like tabs and iPads are providing to be invaluable resources to impart communication and social skills to children having developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder or Asperger's syndrome. Hundreds of specialized apps are available for download that can run on these devices. Apps like What's the Expression and All Sorts! are […]