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…

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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…

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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…

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What is the Difference Between Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism?

What is the Difference Between Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism? There are two disorders that children are commonly diagnosed with today that are seemingly one in the same: sensory processing disorder and autism. While this may seem true to you, there are some differences between these disorders that you should know about. Understanding Sensory Processing…

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