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Babies with Autism

Babies with Autism

Infants are, obviously, incapable of speech yet. As such, they resort to other methods to communicate their feelings, wants, or needs. One of these methods is smiling. It is a sure-fire way of getting their caregiver’s attention and care. After all, who can resist a gummy smile from a babies with autism, right? However, this may be a problem for babies with autism. According to a new research, babies who would...

Helping Children with Autism Sleep Better

Helping Children with Autism Sleep Better

It is normal for babies and children to have trouble settling or falling asleep. Many infants are fussy about falling asleep, and it may take some time before they ease into a normal sleep cycle. As time goes by, the number of daytime naps they have to take decrease, while their nighttime sleep regularizes, stretching to longer periods. However, for children with autism, developing sleep disorders is unfortunately...

Autism and Emotions

Autism and Emotions

Discussions about disorders like autism and emotions often are rife with stigma and criticisms. There is a persistent belief held that people with autism, due to their limited emotional capacity, unable to feel empathy or feel any emotion at all. However, this is simply not true, and the persistence of such beliefs can be harmful as it creates a barrier that keeps people from trying to understand the disorder, and...

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Mild Autism?

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Mild Autism?

Autism is not a single disorder; rather it is a spectrum of closely related disorders that share certain symptoms. This is why it is more accurate to refer to these disorders as ASD, or autism spectrum disorder. The spectrum reflects the acuteness of the manifested symptoms, ranging from severe to mild. There is no blood test or scanning procedure that can diagnose symptoms of mild autism. Instead, the doctor will...

How Do You Raise an Autistic Child?

How Do You Raise an Autistic Child?

How do you raise an autistic child? For most parents who suspect that their child may have autism, the best thing you can do is to start knowing about the condition, and seek treatment as soon as possible. You don’t have to wait for a couple of years just to see if the child will get better or if he/she will “outgrow” the problem. How do you raise an autistic child? According to most professionals, you don’t have...

Can Autistic People Work?

Can Autistic People Work?

Can autistic people work? Yes indeed. People with Autism Spectrum Disorder need to choose jobs that make use of their strengths and unique abilities. Can autistic people work? Typically, both low and high – functioning patients have very poor short – term working memory. They however, have a better long – term type of memory than most normal people. In this article, you’ll learn can autistic people work? You’ll...

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