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Robotic Hugs – How a Hug Can Help Your Autistic Child

Robotic Hugs – How a Hug Can Help Your Autistic Child

Robotic Hugs: How a Hug Can Help Your Autistic Child Autistic children and adults often seek pressure in a variety of ways to calm themselves and cope with sensory overload. Oftentimes, hugs and squeezes from other people can cause more distress because autistic children or adults are often unable to communicate their needs by indicating a particular amount or length of pressure.…

A Gift of Sight – Visual Perspective Treatment for Autistic Children

A Gift of Sight: Visual Perception Treatment for Autistic Children Autism effects every child differently, so it is difficult to find the exact treatments your child needs to cope with his or her symptoms. One thing that effects some autistic children (though, not all) is problems with visual perception.…

The Terrible Teens – Dealing with Autistic Teenagers

The Terrible Teens – Dealing with Autistic Teenagers For most parents, one of the most trying times in their lives is during their child’s teenage years. When puberty hits, young adults go through serious changes in their bodies and minds, and parents have little or no control over many situations.…

When Lying isnt a Problem – Theory of Mind Difficulties

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties There are many symptoms that an individual with autism may experience; however, one of the most frustrating and hard to understand is what has recently been named Theory of Mind. Within the last few decades, this problem has been more thoroughly discussed and studied, but it is still largely a mystery.…

Eliminating the Source – What Causes Autism

Eliminating the Source: What Causes Autism Many parents hope that in finding a source of autism, this disorder can be cured or prevented. Unfortunately, scientists have yet to find one single reason why children develop autism. It is possible that someday autism will be linked to a specific gene abnormality, but the more likely source is not one thing, but a number of factors in a child’s world.…
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