Autism Recovery and the Power of Thought

Fun in the Sun - Fun helps to recover from Autism

Having fun in the sun!

The Stresses of Autism

For parents out there that are new to Autism Spectrum Disorders and have just had your child diagnosed, the impact of realisation can be quite traumatic, however things could be worse – much worse.

For parents out there with children on the Autism Spectrum that have been struggling to keep some semblance of sanity with years of therapies, supplements and lifestyle change, there is hope!

For anyone having to deal with caring for a child within the Autism Spectrum of Disorders, don’t be disheartened, there are many, many other persons in the same or similar boat – you gotta have faith! Continue reading

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Pet Therapy for Children with Autism

Pet Dog Therapy for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Pets are great therapy for children with or without Autism

Are Dogs Good Therapy For Children With Autism

Yes, pet dogs are very good therapy for children with or without an Autism Spectrum Disorder / ASD, in fact for any one! Continue reading

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Ten Best Books for Autism.

Best Books For Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Ten Best Books for Understanding and Treating Autism

We have done a great deal of research and reading over the years to get the best knowledge, understanding and methods for treating our daughter with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Continue reading

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Exposing an Autistic Child to Social Events and Outings

Social events and outings with Autistic children - Adelaide Royal Show

Having fun and progressing slowly is essential to success

Autism Related Social Melt-Downs a Real Challenge

As many of you may already know, exposing an autistic child to social events or outings can be a real challenge. Continue reading

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How to Teach an Autistic Child Conversation Skills

Teach Child with Autism Conversation Skills

Having Fun is the Key to Teaching and Learning

Teaching Conversation to a Child with Autism

Teaching conversation to a child or adult within the Autism Spectrum of Disorders can be a challenge. Whether it be an individual with severe Autism or a high functioning individual with Asperger Syndrome, conversation and social skills would have to be the two skills that are the most difficult to teach. Continue reading

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Biomedical Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Biomedical Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders

What is Biomedical treatment?

There is a lot of hype about treating Autism Spectrum Disorders with Bio-Medical treatments. So what are Biomedical treatments and how do they help with the common traits and symptoms of an Autism Spectrum Disorder? Continue reading

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New Autism and Special Schools Directory

Autism Special Schools Online Directory

New Autism and Special Schools Directory

We constantly see posts in Autism related forums about people searching / researching for Special Schools and Schools that cater for Autsim or ASD children. There is certainly schools out there that cater for children who are with the Autism Spectrum of Disorders and or Special education needs however finding them can be tricky and at times elusive. Continue reading

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RDI – Relationship Development Intervention

Relationships Development Intervention for ASD

What is RDI Relationship Development Intervention

RDI is a systematic intervention style program designed to help children with difficulty in forming and retaining relationship competence in their natural environment such as children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD) or in general within the Autism Spectrum of Disorders. Continue reading

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Ten Things To Know About Autism

Ten Things to Know About Autism And Autistic Persons

FAQ About Autism and Autistic Persons

Here is a list of the most FAQ (frequently asked questions) with answers in respect to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Autistic children and or persons. Continue reading

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Scotson Technique Can Help Children With Autism.

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Linda and Doran Scotson - Technique Can Help Children With Autism

Linda and son Doran.

Linda Scotson (The Scotson Technique) is currently researching a link between neurological disorders and breathing problems. Linda began a PhD program at University College London while trying to determine the cause of her newborn sons brain damage at birth. Linda discovered that children who had neurological problems – cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, ADD, epilepsy or even dyspraxia and dyslexia had abnormal breathing problems. Continue reading

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