Five visual processing problems and crowd anxiety

5 Visual Processing Problems and Holiday Crowd Anxiety with autism

Because of visual processing problems, crowded public places can easily overload individuals with autism, making them feel stressed and anxious, resulting in a meltdown. In today’s article we outline five of these aspects of visual processing that you may not have thought of.

Four simple tests for early warning signs of autism: eye contact and tracking

4 Simple Tests to Check 1 Autism Warning Signs - Eye Tracking

Parents want to know as early as possible if their child has autism, especially if they already have a child with autism.

With some training, you can play an active partnership role with your family doctor or pediatrician to observe and record your child’s development.

Included in this article, you will find 4 simple tests you can do at home when your child is as young as 2 months old.

Thanks to their extraordinary declarative memory people with autism can learn almost anything, including social rules

Mendability - Declarative memory may help autistics learn social skills

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 …

Read moreThanks to their extraordinary declarative memory people with autism can learn almost anything, including social rules