Getting through to their child with music proved so successful it became the beginning of their journey of activism in the world of autism, and how other children diagnosed with autism would benefit from learning how to speak through music.
In individuals of all ages, experts stress the first step before deciding on a treatment course of any kind for ADHD is ensuring proper diagnosis. For the youngest children diagnosed with ADHD, behavior therapy is the first line of treatment.
An estimated half a million young Americans with autism will transition to adulthood over the next decade. Many will find themselves losing access to much-needed therapy and healthcare services they had growing up. One brother is demanding more.
At the library, one of the most common requests is for help finding children’s picture books about autism. These seven picture books about autism are all very accessible reads for leading children into a discussion about autism.
A karate instructor recently launched a training program for autistic youths to improve their focus, discipline and socialization. One of the key successes of his program is helping his students to concentrate for a couple of minutes. When they began they could barely do it for a few seconds.
The Good Doctor’s representation of autism on-screen has inspired many people with mental health issues to believe that they can achieve their goals. It provides a thoughtful insight into some of the struggles those with autism might face.