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Autism and Sleep: An Extraordinary Exploration of Rest!

Autism and Sleep: An Extraordinary Exploration of Rest!

Did you know that restful sleep is essential to raising a healthy child on the spectrum? It's so critical that many autism experts believe sleep can be a vital key to unlocking a neurodivergent child's full potential. When children on the spectrum get enough sleep,...

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Autism and the Holidays: A Joyous Guide for Parents!

Autism and the Holidays: A Joyous Guide for Parents!

The holiday season is often a time of great joy and happiness for most people. However, for parents of neurodivergent children, autism and the holidays can be complex and include many unique challenges. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects how people interact,...

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12 Amazing Tips for An Autism-Friendly Thanksgiving!

12 Amazing Tips for An Autism-Friendly Thanksgiving!

It's that time of year again! The leaves on each tree are changing color, the air is getting colder, and families are preparing for Thanksgiving Day. For many families with neurodivergent loved ones, this can be a challenging time. Preparing for an autism-friendly...

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The Global Increase in Autism Rates: What is the Impact?

The Global Increase in Autism Rates: What is the Impact?

There has been a substantive increase in autism rates over the years, making it a global matter that affects every community worldwide. According to the CDC, 1 in 44 children will be identified as being on the autism spectrum. Considering these trends and research,...

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Sensory Issues and Autism: 10 Ways ABA Therapy Can Help!

Sensory Issues and Autism: 10 Ways ABA Therapy Can Help!

Sensory issues and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affect many children and families daily. These children struggle with sights, smells, tastes, and textures. This can make everyday life very difficult for them and their families. ABA therapy is an approach that is...

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Thriving as a Teenager with Autism: Top 5 Transition Tips!

Thriving as a Teenager with Autism: Top 5 Transition Tips!

Raising a teenager with autism can bring on a lot of anxiety and uncertainty for many families. This period of life is often full of significant changes, like moving out of a childhood home to starting college or finding a job. It can be difficult for those on the...

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10 Autism Facts You Might Not Know!

10 Autism Facts You Might Not Know!

There's a lot of available information on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), but we've compiled 10 important autism facts you might not know! We hope these facts help you understand an autism diagnosis in a new way. You can also check out our companion article, 10 Autism...

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Receiving an Autism Diagnosis: Powerful Advice On Next Steps

Receiving an Autism Diagnosis: Powerful Advice On Next Steps

If you suspect your child may be neurodivergent, you may wonder what to do if they receive an autism diagnosis. For some parents, the news of an autism diagnosis can come as a complete shock. Others expect the diagnosis, and some even feel relief upon receiving it....

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Mindfulness and Autism: Its Amazing Impact on Families!

Mindfulness and Autism: Its Amazing Impact on Families!

Mindfulness and autism may not seem to have much to do with each other, but the practice of quieting the mind and becoming present, known as mindfulness, has become more prominent in every level of our society. From kindergarten teachers to Google executives,...

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6 Amazing Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Make Friends!

6 Amazing Ways to Help Your Child with Autism Make Friends!

Helping your child with autism make friends can be a challenging experience for a parent. Kids on the autism spectrum, even those who experience milder symptoms, often struggle to make friends and establish relationships. Some people believe that children with autism...

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7 Amazing Types of Gadgets, Games, and Toys for Autism!

7 Amazing Types of Gadgets, Games, and Toys for Autism!

Gifts, gadgets, and toys for autism spectrum disorder can be challenging to select. You want your neurodivergent loved one to have something helpful but still enjoyable! This article is a guide of awesome toys and devices to help individuals with autism navigate life...

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Picky Eaters with Autism: 6 Savvy Tips to Help!

Picky Eaters with Autism: 6 Savvy Tips to Help!

Picky eaters with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often struggle with atypical eating behaviors, food rejection, and aversions. These emotional, behavioral, and physical problems go beyond simple unwillingness or dislike of food. They are a facet of autism that is not...

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Stimming and Autism: A Centered Exploration of Behavior

Stimming and Autism: A Centered Exploration of Behavior

Many people with autism display self-stimulatory behavior known as stimming. When most people consider autism and those who stim, they often think of children who are non-verbal and engage in stereotypical behaviors such as spinning around in circles or flapping their...

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The Eagles Autism Challenge: Inspiring Families

The Eagles Autism Challenge: Inspiring Families

In response to the growing need for quality autism services and events, Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie created the Eagles Autism Challenge. The annual fundraising event presented by the Philadephia Eagles football team was designed to help support the growing...

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Disorders Co-Occurring with Autism: Aware and Conscious.

Disorders Co-Occurring with Autism: Aware and Conscious.

Autism Spectrum Disorder can be challenging on its own, but conditions co-occurring with autism can make treatment complex. In fact, people with autism are often at higher risk of having co-occurring conditions or comorbidities as they are called. This blog post will...

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Symptoms of Autism: Does My Child have ASD?

Symptoms of Autism: Does My Child have ASD?

You're not alone if you're worried your child may be showing symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism and neurodiversity are becoming more and more prevalent, especially in children. The good news is that early screening and select treatments can help improve the...

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