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,…

Early Signs of Autism

Autism is rooted in early brain development. However, you won’t notice any of its most obvious signs and symptoms until a child is between 12 – 18-months-old. In fact, a lot of children will develop normally up until that point when they’ll suddenly lose skills and develop autism – something that’s commonly referred to as…