Category: Tips

Icelandic boy creates large Titanic replica with Legos. How it helps with his autism ?

A huge replica of the Titanic went on display Monday at a Tennessee museum. It’s 26 feet long and 5 feet tall – and made of Legos. The creator: A 10-year-old boy from Iceland. Brynjar Karl Birgisson built the model over an 11-month span using about 56,000 of the toy pieces, according to a Q&A session he…
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Take Care: What to know about children with autism

How the senses affect children living with ASD In order to do everyday tasks, our brain needs information to be able to think, problem solve, plan and organize. That information comes in through our senses (sight, hearing, touch, taste, smell, balance and movement), and is quickly sorted and distributed throughout the brain. Each brain center…
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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…
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8 Reasons Why You Should Hire Someone With Asperger’s Syndrome

When you hear the word Asperger’s, what kind of person do you think of? Asperger’s Syndrome (ASP) is a type of mild autism that affects an average of 1 in 88 children in the US. In popular media, there are certain stereotypes attributed to people with Asperger’s (just think of Sheldon Cooper from TV’s Big Bang Theory).…
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Tips to Declutter and Organize Your Home for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs

Aside from making modifiable renovations to a home to better accommodate equipment such as wheelchairs or walkers, some simple decluttering and organizing can help ensure your home, or that of a loved one, remains a safe, comfortable, and familiar place of them to live long-term. A disorganized, or cluttered home on the other hand, could pose serious…
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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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How to help your non-verbal child with autism learn reading.

Oftentimes, people think that kids who don’t speak can’t learn to read. It’s a delusion. Discover tips to teach your child read: 1. First of all, it’s recommended to spend a lot of time reading with your little-ones. Notwithstanding verbal abilities, you should read to your children. It will encourage them. 2. Use nonverbal interactive…
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