Signs and Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Toddlers

Signs and Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Toddlers Autism is a developmental disability that happens within a person’s brain. Nobody knows for certain what causes this difference, but these differences don’t make your child look any different. Since there isn’t anything about how an autistic toddler looks that sets them apart, it’s important to…

Helping Your Child with Autism Thrive

Helping Your Child with Autism Thrive Parents work hard to help their autistic children be successful in life. However, there are so many things that you must do to ensure that your child thrives that it can be easy to overlook some of them sometimes. With this in mind, here are some of the most…

What is Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD) and Diagnostic Criteria?

What is Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD) and Diagnostic Criteria? Childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD – a.k.a. Heller’s syndrome, disintegrative psychosis, dementia infntilis) is a rare condition with only one case in 100,000 children. One of its main characteristics is the late onset of developmental delays, but some children will suddenly or severely reverse in these areas…

Helping Activities for Autistic Teenager in Home

Helping Activities for Autistic Teenager in Home As your autistic child becomes a teen, you’ll want to do everything within your power to help them feel “normal” so they can have a successful life. Fortunately, there are many things that you can do around your home to make this happen. Have Your Teen Read Simple,…

What Are the Early Signs of Apraxia? How to Overcome It?

What Are the Early Signs of Apraxia? How to Overcome It? Apraxia is a neurological condition that isn’t well understood currently. This also means that treatment modalities haven’t been fully investigated either. As such, therapists are still trying to determine what approach will work best. Partially this is because there’s still some debate as to…

How to Overcome Receptive Language Disorder

How to Overcome Receptive Language Disorder Receptive language disorder occurs when a child has difficulty understanding what’s being said to them. This is because they have a difficulty in processing and retaining auditory information. For this reason, they struggle to follow instructions or directions. Although therapy is highly recommended to help your child overcome receptive…