Several recent studies have concluded that children with autism, severely non verbal or partially verbal improve in both cognition and language when exposed to pleasant music, which has great implications for the development of speech therapy. Music also increases their attention and focus.
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Some parents see an increase in their child’s anxiety during the summer. It can be exhausting for parents to convince their child that everyday tasks
Dr. Michael Meaney’s research turns the old nature-versus-nurture debate on its head. His work shows that a mother’s touch can trigger genes that shape her child’s stress response.
Tragedy may hit anyone, anywhere at some point in life and this article is about three techniques to help your child with autism recover after a tragedy.
Multisensory therapy is all about doing short, gentle sensory exercises that help the brain. It’s not about repeating things over and over for hours, hoping
Children on the autism spectrum usually have difficulties with the sense of touch, or tactile defensiveness. This may lead to rituals or aversions in clothing, food, flooring.
The following check list can help you observe your child and recognize anxiety. If you recognize with certainty at least five of those traits, you need to help your child: