Essential Ingredients to Maintaining a Successful Relationship: The ASD Edition

Autistic people are unique and interpret the world differently from other people. Their difference is most evident in their social interactions and ways of communication. Autistic people have their own language and implement systems that match them. If you are in contact with a child or adult who has been diagnosed with autism – ASD, it is important that you learn his / her language so that you can communicate with him and approach him in the right way.

In order to best address these problems of social interaction, it is necessary to clearly identify their nature. They have nothing to do with extreme timidity, nor are they the result of voluntary social withdrawal. The best way to understand is to observe the evolution of an adult completely.

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Autism Assessment and Diagnosis

Assessment and Diagnoses of Autism

Finding out that somebody close to you may require assessment into whether they have autism is never an easy process to go through. But it is one that is best done as early as possible.

Early diagnoses of the problem, especially in children, can lead to vital interventions that could be potentially life-altering.

Children, Therapy & Treatment

The DIR Floortime Model

“Let’s help our children become the poets of their inner lives. “ -Stanley Greenspan (photo: Dr. Greenspan; DIRFloortime®)

Play is a voluntary activity and is differentiated from social skills training in which specialized skills are methodically taught. These skills are learned subtly through assistance and exchanges with others. Floor Time is based on child initiations that are supported by adults. In this model the child is the center of this universe.

Lifestyle, Resources

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Autism

Autism is a disorder which affects the ability to communicate and in a way which is considered to be normal or typical. Nowadays, number of children diagnosed with autism is constantly increasing. It lead to the fact that one in 68 children suffers from a disorders of some spectrum. However, autism is multifarious since there is no only one type and symptoms can vary greatly. Here, I have listed five things every person should know about autism, since it is common, and affects many people around us.

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