My first conversation with Claudie was the most incredible conversation I have ever had in my life; it gave me hope for a better future for myself and for the world. It shed a light onto the dark times we are currently going through with the global pandemic.
Fathers play a vital role in the development of their children with or without developmental disorders such as autism, and science is there to prove it.
Autism cases in California are on the rise. The need for autism treatments and autism therapies for California is more and more evident. The California Department of Developmental Service (DVS) autism cases have skyrocketed from 3,262 in 1989 to over 80,000 today (only cases deemed severe, not counting any cases that are mild according to their system). About
Thanks to their extraordinary declarative memory people with autism can learn almost anything, including social rules
A recent paper published by the Simon Foundation for Autism Research Initiative reviews research on declarative memory and considers the possibility for declarative memory to compensate for emotional and social deficits in autism. Declarative memory allows us to link past information to new information in order to create useful combinations. Declarative memory is anchored in visual
With spring break just around the corner, now is the perfect time to plan sensory and brain-enhancing activities to do with your child. Below are six great ideas you can do on a shoestring budget in any weather! Homemade paper plate puzzles. They are fun to make, and can be adjusted to suit the individual
Scientific American™ reviews the pilot study of Sensory Enrichment Therapy that activates the mechanisms of brain plasticity to treat autism.