New Café and Employment Opportunities for Young Autistics

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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

Fear of Parents: autism and related developmental disorders.

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Expecting a child is a magical and worrying period of every parent time. Parents are very concerned about health and welfare their future child. Unfortunately, autism is turning into a real epidemic since the numbers of children diagnosed with ASD … Continue reading

The Value of Contributing This December

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This month you will view many videos, read a number of articles and scroll past endless advertisements all pointing in the direction of the same destination. A common goal; to raise money for additional funding in 2017. We are aware … Continue reading

How seasons influence the risk of developing autism in children?

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Winter is a magical season… We usually wait for the holiday and for the presents, no matter how old we are. We start to believe in all good things, believe that this season will be special, our dreams will come … Continue reading

Taking anti-depressants during pregnancy provokes ASD

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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

Our Children’s ART

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Art therapy is a something our children enjoy. It’s not about professional skills development but about developing social skills using this non-verbal method. Through the colors, paint, and shapes, children and adults can express themselves and can translate their feelings from … Continue reading

With Autism, the More Languages the Better

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While there is no data to support that learning more than one language is harmful to an autistic child’s development, a handful of studies show that children with autism can learn two languages just as well as one language and may even thrive in multilingual environments. Continue reading

Effective Treatments for Autism?: Gluten-Free, Vitamins, and Other Alternatives

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There is some evidence that certain treatments are helpful. Continue reading

Making Live Shows More Autism-Friendly

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Many performance companies are changing the perception of live theater for children with ASD, making it more inviting and comfortable for them. Continue reading