Sensory Supported Swimming has been supporting autistic children from the age of 4 to 17 and teaching them how to navigate the water.
Relationship Development Intervention is an emerging therapy that focuses on parent- child interaction. The foundation of RDI is the importance placed on dynamic intelligence.
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A federally funded project will seek researchers from several universities to study prevalence of autism among 4 and 8 year olds. The study hopes to procure accurate data on how widespread autism is in the U.S.
There have always been college students with ASD who slip by unnoticed as they struggle silently to get their college degree. Certain programs have been created to help these students.
For parents of children with autism, there have been many unresolved questions on how to best provide treatments for their child. Prior to pinpointing the effects of autism and being able to put a name to it, many children with autism were placed in institutions due to lack of information, research, and treatment.
Scientists are now stating that a specific extract from broccoli sprouts may be used to curb symptoms associated with autism, creating a first step in providing effective treatments.
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Researchers recently discovered that giving autistic kids occupational therapy using the principles of Sensory Integration (OT-SI) produced better results than giving them standard care.
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A new study has shown that children with autism suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) upsets such as constipation, diarrhea and sensitivity to foods six-to-eight times more often than other children. The study conducted at the UC Davis MIND Institute has found that these stomach problems in autistic children are related to behavioral problems such as social […]