Taking anti-depressants during pregnancy provokes ASD


Pregnancy is a beautiful and stressful time for every woman. As we are all unique, our bodies and psychology react to this condition in a unique way. Moms know that alcohol, Tylenol, viral infections can influence on the fetuses’ development … Continue reading

Weighted Blanket: What Is It & How To Make It?


Difficulty communicating is one of the first signs of autism. Social, communicating and language skills develop differently and more slowly in children with autism in comparison to “regular” children. Autism can be diagnosed at as early as 18 months old. … Continue reading

Myths And Facts About Autism


Human psychology is a weird thing… We are not afraid of the darkness itself, but afraid of what could be hidden in it. We are not afraid of height but we are afraid to be fallen and die. When you … Continue reading

What Is It Like to be Autistic?


There is a law enforcement response training for police officers (ALERT), organized by Stephanie Cooper in Florida and Louisiana. Looks like Los Angeles supported this initiative and arranged a test for Sheriff’s deputies. A group of LA Sherieff’s deputies took … Continue reading

New Café and Employment Opportunities for Young Autistics


According to the recent statistics, 90% of the individuals with autism are unemployed or underemployed, 56% of young adults with autism only graduate high school and only 14% start college. And 100% of the adults with autism would like to … Continue reading

Can You Screen Your Child for Autism at Home?


As autism gets turns into real epidemic and more children get diagnosed with autism every year, it’s very important to recognize autism at its earliest stage. Early intervention and timely treatment can minimize some of the side effects of the … Continue reading

The Cat Is Magical And The Bringer Of Good Luck


We have been already writing about dogs helping families with autistic children. Four paws is another “helping hand” nowadays and recent research shows that animal therapy makes a positive influence on those who have autism and other special abilities by … Continue reading

Autism Law Enforcement Response Training for Police Officers


Everyday life throws us into the situations we may be prepared and may be not. Not all regular people know about autism and how people having this diagnoses can act in different situations. Unfortunately, as usual their actions can be … Continue reading

An Inspiring Story Of A Boy, Who Used To Be “That Kid”


Morgan Wolfers is a 10-year boy from Conifer, Colorado, who loves nature, photography and has autism. National Geographic selects his photos often for their issues and even Joe Biden has one of his photos displayed at home. He also has … Continue reading