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Do I Have Autism? 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

Do I Have Autism? 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

Did you know that there are millions of people in the United States who have autism? The CDC estimates that 5,437,988 people in the country have autism. That means that it's more common than you thought for you or someone you love to have autism. If you're unsure if...

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Autism Facts and Statistics That Might Surprise You

Autism Facts and Statistics That Might Surprise You

Autism is one of the most common disorders in the U.S. More than 5 million people in the U.S. have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Despite the prevalence, autism is often misunderstood. In an attempt to provide understanding, many organizations have launched campaigns...

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What Is a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst)?

What Is a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst)?

When you're looking for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)  therapy for your child, it is important that you choose a program that has a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst). While there is no cure for autism, therapies have come a long way. BCBAs are essential in...

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Is There a Cure for Autism?

Is There a Cure for Autism?

The short answer is no. There is no cure for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Autism is the range of developmental disorders associated with challenges in social skills, verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. According to the CDC, autism affects...

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7 Best Books for Children With Autism

7 Best Books for Children With Autism

Reading is a non-confrontational way for your child or teen with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to develop an understanding of ASD. This helps them develop coping and social skills. Children and adults with autism benefit from reading books as part of their treatment....

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Should I Worry About My Autistic Child Becoming an Adult?

Should I Worry About My Autistic Child Becoming an Adult?

When you hear the word autism, most people think of children. But the truth is, those children eventually become adults, and adulthood doesn't replace autism. Have you ever wondered what happens when your autistic child becomes an adult? Let's get down to the facts on...

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Best Mobile Apps for Autism

Best Mobile Apps for Autism

Having a child with autism can mean having a child that may need extra support with daily tasks. Thankfully, in the world of technology we live in today, there are resources parents can use to be the best parents they can be for their children. Resources range from...

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How Does ABA Therapy Work?

How Does ABA Therapy Work?

If you have a loved one with autism and you’ve researched treatment options, you've probably heard about ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapy and what it can do to help your family. One of the main reasons ABA therapy is so effective is that it's meant to change...

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Controversy Over Elon Musk’s Autism Revelation

Controversy Over Elon Musk’s Autism Revelation

Mainstream media and the online autism community have been examining tech billionaire Elon Musk’s May 8th announcement as host of Saturday Night Live that he is on the autism spectrum. Some sites praise Musk for bringing autism into the spotlight and being a potential...

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