The robots are coming – and they’re here to help.

Being close with a person on the spectrum means that we’ve all experienced that moment where a toy, game or technology gets picked over spending personal time together. It can be difficult, but that’s the reality of living with autism. Many autistic people have a harder time understanding others, so sometimes it’s just less stressful […]

Types of long-term behavioral therapies

What types of therapy? There are many types of therapy for autistic children. Doctors often refer to or recommend occupational, speech, physical, and music therapy. Each therapist will complete a thorough assessment of your child and then decide the amount and frequency of therapy. Usually, a child attends therapy on a weekly basis and receives […]

Early Intervention for High Functioning Autism is Key

Intervention as early as possible is key for those diagnosed with high-functioning autism/asperger’s syndrome. Treatment for HFA deals with improving social skills, utilizing their strengths and finding success. Keep in mind that a therapy that works for one area might not be effective for other behaviors. It is not a one size, one fit approach. […]