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"I am a NT. After dating my boyfriend for about a month, his mother told me not only was he autistic, but he also had Asperger's. To add to that, his younger brother and sister are autistic as well and his sister has Sanfilippo."
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Involving play in Jack Riley's therapy has always been an important key in his learning process. His therapists have been working with Jack on functional play, and then for the past couple months have been working on socio-dramatic play.
Cats help reduce stress — and any cat owner will tell you that! When stressed people were put in a glass box with a sweet bunch of kittens, something magical happened…. Check out this cool video!
Oftentimes, children on the Autism Spectrum can have difficulties communicating -- at least in the classical sense of communication. For Justin and Serena, who were both diagnosed with ASD at a young age, words were not an effective way for them to express their emotions. Their mother, Monica, tried several different therapies with very little success -- that is, until she brought her children to piano lessons.
“Yes I Can” is an inspirational song that was written and performed by Amber, a Canadian singer/songwriter. She wanted to send a positive message about carrying on even during our lowest moments. It’s a song that will resonate with caregivers as well as those on the spectrum. The kids in the video are all from...
Kreed is learning to communicate via his AAC device — even when he’s angry. He uses a Dynavox t10 with Compass, and it’s helped him immensely. In the following video, Kreed was upset he couldn’t go out to eat and started self-injurious behavior. His mom used an ABA approach to this situation: using differential reinforcement. She...