High Functioning Autism

High Functioning Autism

High functioning autism is not a single disorder; rather it is a spectrum of closely related disorders that share certain symptoms. It is also better conceptualized as a scale of varying degrees and severities instead of just a categorical diagnosis. There is no blood...
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...
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...

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