There is no law that states that a child affected by autism should not be allowed to enjoy a sport of his or her interest. Limits are only applicable to the physical, developmental and communal skills of the child when it comes to sports and autism. A child’s developmental age and his or her interest […]
Yes, immediate and extended family members can support them through many means.
Physical tools, social tools, relaxation tools and special interest tools are a few such tools in the toolkit.
ASL is an augmentative and alternative (AAC) communication therapy should be properly implemented by a trained therapist or trainer who should have a good command of the signs and psychology of the children.
It is a plus if a caregiver has previous experience in caring for a child with autism, but it is not the sole deciding factor for a parent. There are also caregivers who have no experience with children with special needs but are willing and able to learn the basics and are able to care […]
Low-Functioning Autism (LFA) refers to individuals in the spectrum who mostly cannot independently do things that are normally expected of their physical age. They need constant care to be able to complete activities of daily living, such as bathing, eating, brushing teeth, and so forth. They do not have the natural ability to process emotions, […]
High-Functioning Autism (HFA) is a term used to describe a child who manifests symptoms consistent with the spectrum disorders but is more likely to rise above his/her disability with the help of proper therapy compared with others in the spectrum (Stanton, 2000).