Take Care: What to know about children with autism

Take Care: What to know about children with autism

For children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), navigating the world around them can be challenging. Joel Desotelle, licensed pediatric occupational therapist and program director of Keystone Pediatric Therapies in Chambersburg, sheds some light on sensory problems and treatment for children living with ASD. How the senses affect children living with ASD In order to […]

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Can Dogs Help Someone with Autism?

Can Dogs Help Someone with Autism?

Introduction Dogs can help with a variety of illnesses, anxiety disorders, depression, and now dogs are believed to help with children who have autism as well. Having a pet in the house can provide much-needed companionship and love that children with autism need.  However, it is important to keep in mind that all children who […]

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The world of autism: first signs!

Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the United States. In fact, nearly 1 in 45 children is on the autism spectrum disorder. Despite its prevalence, research shows that vast majority of parents have poor knowledge regarding the autism signs. It’s immensely important to learn first signs of autism and take immediate action. Early […]

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