The causes & symptoms: Asperger’s Syndrome | Infographic...

The downside is that people who have asperger’s often don’t get diagnosis till much later in their lives. Most people who are diagnosed with are older children and adults. So what is Asperger’s Syndrome and what do we know about is today? (more…)

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Celebrities Who Are on the Spectrum...

Even though large-scale public conversations around autism awareness didn’t start till late in the 20th century, autism is not new. What has changed is the stigma that surrounds both the diagnosis and openness with which people talk about it.

In fact, a lot of the celebrities we see on TV were diagnosed as being somewhere on the spectrum! Here’s a list of celebrities who are autistic. (more…)

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What Popular TV Shows Get Right and Wrong About Autism...

Representation is important. It’s important because when you’re part of a marginalized community, seeing yourself on screen helps you realize that there are more people out there like you. This is as true with autism as it is with any other group of people who are underrepresented. (more…)

Shining Stars: 4 Tips to Ensure Children with Autism Succeed At School...

For parents raising a child with autism, school matters can be extremely stress-inducing. Here’s a list of some core tips that you may utilize to help your child overcome academic and social difficulties and excel at school: (more…)

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5 Extracurricular Activities That Will Help Your Autistic Child’s Social & Motor Skills...

Participation in extra-curricular activities helps in developing new skills and building character in children. For those on the spectrum, extra-curricular activities can prove to be a fun way to engage and explore their surroundings.

However, it is important to find an activity that your child is comfortable with, so they can thoroughly enjoy themselves while getting the physical and mental exercise they need. Here’s a list of some activities you could try: (more…)

7 Things You Didn’t Know Were Ableist Till You Raised Your Autistic Child...

There are so many things we take for granted till we have intimate experiences with them ourselves. Whether that’s not taking the massive problem sexism at the workplace seriously till someone is sexist to us, or not truly understanding the depth of how far racism goes till a close friend of color narrates their experiences to us, this runs true. (more…)

How to Make School Easier For Your Autistic Kid...

Finding the right school for your autistic kid is really hard. A lot of us don’t even have a choice in picking a school that is friendly to kids on the spectrum, especially if your child is going to a public school.

The reality is that private schools, especially for differently-abled kids, are really expensive. Most people can’t even think of affording them. Having said that, here’s what you can do to make going to school easier for your autistic kid. (more…)

Teacher’s Guide: Understanding Autism – Infographic...

Autism prevalence in United States is estimated at 1 in 59 births (more…)

Why We Need After-School Programs...

Every 1 of 59 children in the US is affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. This can severely impact a child’s social skills and interfere with their natural developmental process.

After-school programs are designed especially for children with autism to help them connect, learn, and enjoy in a safe and fun environment. They are organized and led by a highly trained staff and have a number of therapeutic benefits for children who attend these. (more…)

Living With A Partner With Asperger’s Syndrome...

Making a success out of a relationship can be a challenge for anyone, more so if one of the partner’s in the relationship has Asperger’s Syndrome.

Stress, repeated misunderstandings and anger are quite commonplace in such situations when the two parties are unable to understand and therefore cater to the needs of their other half. (more…)

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