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3 Tips to Keep Lines of Communication Open with a Non-Verbal Child

Did you know that nearly twenty-five percent of people with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) are non-verbal? A person who is non-verbal doesn’t use speech to communicate at all.   338 more words

Do You Have a “Twice Exceptional” Child?

In school settings, “exceptional” can have two very different meanings. On one hand, an “exceptional student” might refer to a child who has above average abilities or demonstrates a mastery of academic material beyond what is expected for their age. 389 more words

We're not alone in our struggle...

​A few months ago I saw an article on the Redditch Advertiser website, where I read about fellow ‘warrior mum’ who was fighting a battle “to prove her innocence after being accused of faking her son’s autism.” Source: Redditch Advertiser 24/08/16. 2,302 more words

Our Journey

Dyspraxia: but are your bowels awkward as well?

Ruby replies:

I have often wondered about this, as 90% of everyone I know with dyspraxia in real life seems to have really sensitive stomachs- including me. 791 more words

Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Happy Thanksgiving! 3 Tips for Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Big family gatherings can be fun, but they can also be a source of stress. This is even more true for children on the autistic spectrum and their families. 358 more words

Autism Awareness Month: Sensory Issues and Social Awareness

April as Autism Awareness Month! To support this campaign and help raise awareness, we’re dedicating our blogs this month to issues in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 289 more words

Communication Issues in Autism: How Therapy Can Help

Did you know that based on the most recent reports, an estimated 1 to 1.2 million children have been diagnosed with autism in the United States alone? 417 more words