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Mendability TV commercial – developmental delays

Mendability is seeing great results in children with developmental delay. Mendability is the creator and tele-health provider of Sensory Enrichment Therapy™

Developmental Disabilities and Autism in California by the Numbers

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 […]

Grandin discusses clinical trials 2

Sensory Enrichment Therapy is an evidence-based, patent-pending treatment that uses sensory experiences to enable the brain to reduce the symptoms of autism. The treatment involves sensorimotor exercises that stimulate concurrently two or more senses such as olfactory, tactile, visual, balance, motor systems, etc.

Autistic Person or Person with Autism

Online Poll: Which language are you most comfortable using? Autistic Person or Person with Autism? Or Both?

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 […]

Six homemade sensory toys and activities for your child with autism

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 […]

Environmental Enrichment may help treat autism, as provided by Mendability

Scientific American™ reviews the pilot study of Sensory Enrichment Therapy that activates the mechanisms of brain plasticity to treat autism.

Stay objective, hone your observation skills.

Being a parent of a child with autism is challenging enough without having to worry about how things look to others on the outside. It’s tough some days not to feel that you are the bad parent some of the people around you may think you are. It’s not fair and it’s not true. Today, […]

A new study reviews the effectiveness of Environmental Enrichment as a therapy for neurological disorders

A review of a study published in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience[1]. People used to think that past a certain age, you could not change the way your brain works. They would even say your abilities diminished over time with the loss of thousands of brain cells every day. Thankfully, this is no longer the case. More […]

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