Category Archives: Treatment

Obsessive Behaviors Can Be a Resource

As more research comes out on Autism and as we better observe children who have it, therapists, parents, and educators alike are coming to realize that certain behaviors that we may as abnormal may actually be behaviors that are beneficial … Continue reading

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The Basketball League for Children with Autism.

    Sport therapy is important for kids with autism and at the same time it could be a great challenge for them. Some of the issues are motor functioning problems, difficulty in planning and low motivation. Exercise and team sports, … Continue reading

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Extreme Sports Camp for Individuals with Autism

Aspen, Colorado is home to many popular skiing, hiking and snow-boarding resorts and programs. Now it is also home to Extreme Sports Camp- a sleep-away camp for children and teens with autism. Continue reading

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Dog Helps Girl with Autism Surf

Gina Gill, a 9-year-old girl with autism from San Diego, has struggled with socializing and self-confidence for most of her life. Fortunately, Gina has been able to boost her self esteem by learning how to surf: her teacher being a 5-year-old golden retriever name Ricochet. Continue reading

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Mother of Missing Teen Gives Back

A mother of an autistic teen works to create job opportunities for the ASD community. Continue reading

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Town Raises Funds to Give Boy Service Dog

Residents of Hackettstown,New Jersey are raising money for a local, 3-year-old boy with autism in need of a service dog. Continue reading

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Glasgow Program Helps ASD Young People Enter Workforce

A program called SEARCH, based in Glasgow, Scotland, is assisting individuals with disorders- like autism- ease into the workforce. Continue reading

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Court Allows Boy with Autism to Keep Therapeutic Chickens

The DeBary City Council is letting J.J. Hart, a three-year-old boy from Florida, keep his therapeutic chickens. Continue reading

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Autistic Boy Denied Right to Keep His Therapeutic Chickens

A three-old boy with autism, J.J. Hart, has greatly improved by having pet chickens, but now his Florida town has ordered him to give them up. Continue reading

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