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Two Boys & Their Pup
Brothers Sam and Jasper were both diagnosed with autism at the age of six. Sam used to bolt frequently, and Jasper had intense social anxiety. Teddy has changed everything!
Sensory Integration Therapy
An occupational therapist discusses how he uses sensory integration therapy to help children with ASD obtain skills that they may not be able to successfully develop by themselves. Learn more!
Four Miles of Hope is a run-for-funds event that seeks runners and donations to make a difference in the lives of people who have been affected by autism. Alex and Jamie Schneider, twins on the autism spectrum, saw Four Miles of Hope as the perfect opportunity to combine their love of running with their desire to help their compeers 0n the autism spectrum.
Speaking is something that many of us can take for granted. However, for some people on the spectrum, learning to speak can be a challenge — sometimes a lifelong one. And for those on the severe end of the spectrum, they may remain nonverbal their whole lives. Isabella is a beautiful little girl with severe...
The first comic superhero with autism has arrived! Created by Dave Kot, “Face Value” is a comic book centered around a hero named Michael with a special superpower — autism. The comic has been a huge hit since it hit the shelves, and fans are finding a superhero they can relate to. Kot, who is on...
James Hobley was diagnosed with autism as a child. Growing up, he wore orthopedic boots and splints on the back of his legs to help him walk, due to his inclination to walk on his tiptoes. One day, his mother got a flyer in the mail about a dance activity for kids, and she decided...
Currently, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is diagnosed by a clinician, who observes the patient's behavior and developmental history to determine whether he or she may have ASD tendencies. However, researchers are working on a more objective approach to diagnosing ASD, by measuring brainwaves and comparing them to the classical behavioral and developmental diagnoses.