Month: December 2015

Autism and Sensitivity

Understanding the world that autistic children and adults live in can be difficult for someone that lives a normal life. Even the parents or relatives of an autistic individual may become frustrated at times… This video allows non-autistic individuals the opportunity to realize the hidden side of autism, to understand better the autism world and their…
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Using antidepressants during pregnancy increases risk of autism by 87%

“Our study has established that taking antidepressants during the second or third trimester of pregnancy almost doubles the risk that the child will be diagnosed with autism by age 7, especially if the mother takes selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, often known by its acronym SSRIs.” “The variety of causes of autism remain unclear, but studies…
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Inspirational quote!

Do you agree with this statement?

Paper Heart Penguin Craft

Many kids are crazy about penguins… Paper Heart Penguin Craft is a perfect activity for your kids. You will need: -a piece of orange, black, and white construction paper -a pair of big googly eyes -glue -scissors Cut a black oval out for the body, one skinny white heart for the tummy, and three orange…
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Why I think Elsa from ‘Frozen’ has autism?

Rochelle O’Connor, a mom of sons Maxwell and Kingston with severe autism, has supposed that Elsa has autism, reading Frozen. “Elsa’s parent’s worried that people would fear Elsa’s powers. To keep her gift a secret, they surrounded the castle with walls and never let anyone inside. But whenever Elsa had strong feelings, the magic still…
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The Chocolate Christmas Tree Cookies

What are your favorite cookies? Maybe, you haven’t tasted Cocoa Christmas Tree Cookies! We promise you will fall in love with these Chocolate desserts!  Ingredients: -cup butter (softened) -2/3 cup of sugar -1 egg -1 tsp. vanilla -2 1/4 cup flour -1/3 cup baking cocoa (we used hershey’s) -1/2 tsp. salt How to Make Christmas…
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Have you been inspired by autistic people?

Autistic children are unique. They have unique views, thoughts, their own world. They inspire us to be better. To learn new things. To create masterpieces. To make the world better. Inspired by twin brother with autism, 14-Year-Old boy scout builds ‘Sensory Room’ at North Carolina Middle School! 15-year-old Melissa performs an original song “”Puzzle Piece”…
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Meet Julia: Sesame Street’s First Character With Autism

Sesame Street Introduces Its First Autistic Character, Julia. The newest autistic muppet will help kids better understand autism, reduce bullying and learn how to communicate with autistic peers. The lack of understanding can result in discrimination, verbal abuse, just physical violence. Recent studies have shown that children with autism are five times more likely to…
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Chemical in broccoli can improve autism symptoms

Recent study has found that broccoli can ease some symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Its extract contains a chemical called sulforaphane, famous for its unique anti-cancer benefits. The new study has tested sulforaphane as an autism treatment. New research was hold by researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, the University of Massachusetts…
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Inspirational quote!

Everyone needs strong motivation. Get inspired with our cute quote!