Treatment Options for Autism

Treatment Options for Autism

Dealing with a diagnosis that says your child has an autism spectrum disorder can definitely present a challenge. For some parents, it can come as a complete surprise right out of left field, but for others such a diagnosis can be somewhat expected. Whatever the case...
Potential to Rewire Autism Brain Exists

Potential to Rewire Autism Brain Exists

Signs of autism generally begin to appear around 18 months of age and can include ritualistic movements, impaired social skills, repetitive actions, along with a number of other symptoms that that initially may go undetected. It is believed autism is the result of...
Study Shows Increase in Autism and ADHD Cases

Study Shows Increase in Autism and ADHD Cases

The ratio of children and teenagers in America who have a developmental disability such as autism, learning disorders or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has grown 17% since the late 1990s, according to a new study conducted by the U.S. Centers for...

Treatment of Autism

Noticing Autism The first step to treating autism is recognizing it. Parents typically become concerned with their children roughly starting at ages 1-2, when they notice certain problems. Development of speech may suddenly slow down or stop, and the child may start...