Traveling With Autism: Tips To Combat Motion Sickness
Traveling with children is a challenge. Lots of bathroom stops, boredom, motion sickness, and tantrums. For parents on the spectrum, the challenge goes to a whole new level. Sensory overload, closed spaces, constant movement, and disrupted schedules can cause autistic children to feel stressed and dizzy. Today, we will share with you a few tips…Read More
Routine Boundaries: Is It Okay To Push Them?
Quarantine and lockdown have set the world upside down. Schools, parks, museums, and even pools are being shut down. Most activities that we were used to, have changed, and are being implemented at home. While this can be upsetting for anybody, it can take the challenge up to a new level for families in the…Read More
Screen Time: The Pros and Cons for Autistic Children
The pandemic lockdown has deeply affected us all. With schools, museums, and even parks closed it can be difficult to entertain children. According to recent data, the average American family has increased its screen time exposure from 14 to 74%. Translated into hours, this can represent up to 8 hours in front of a screen…Read More
Stem Cells For Covid-19: What We Know So Far
During the last decade, Stem Cell Therapy has become a groundbreaking alternative to offer recovery and health improvement for conditions that were previously known as untreatable. Diseases from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, COPD, Lyme disease, Stroke, and even Autism, are now treatable with Stem Cell Therapy. However, Stem Cell Therapy is now taking a bigger step. Current…Read More
Most Autistic Children Can’t Tolerate Face Masks. Here’s How To Manage It!
Since early April, the California State commanded all citizens to wear facemasks every time they venture outside their houses. For most people, this represents just an extra task to follow up with. Unfortunately, for parents on the spectrum, putting a mask on their child’s face becomes a nearly impossible task. Today we will analyze the…Read More
Immune System: 5 Ways To Boost Your Children’s Defense
With the Covid-19 situation, we can not help but wonder what measures we can do to protect our children from it. Of course, hand washing, and staying away from crowds are basics, but when it comes to protecting your children‘s health, preventing, and boosting their defensive mechanisms is a must. Today, we will share with…Read More
Covid-19: How To Explain it to ASD Children + Quarantine Activities
Since last week, the WHO (World Health Organization) has declared Covid-19 a pandemic. Most states across the US and other countries have declared quarantine and are highly encouraging people to stay at home. This means that most public places like schools, parks, museums, pools, and even public gatherings will be closed or canceled until new…Read More
Hypertonia and Hypotonia: Overcoming Motor Disorders in Autism
Children with autism are often challenged by motor skill problems that can affect their abilities to walk, run, play, and even write. According to a recent study, up to 83 percent of children with autism spectrum disorder were identified as below average in motor skills development. Today we will analyze two of the main motor/muscular…Read More
Autism Aggression; What To Do When Your Child Hits You!
Biting, kicking, and even punching are some of the things that most parents on the spectrum report as common conducts during meltdowns and tantrums. Today we will analyze, the reasons for aggressive conduct, as well as effective tips to handle them properly! Why Do ASD Children Hit? For autistic children, aggressive behavior is a physical…Read More
Easy School Lunches For Picky Eaters
Picky eating is found in up to 80% of the Autism cases. Most parents report that their child would only eat the foods they are familiar with or they would not eat at all. This can make the lunch meal preparation challenging because you must find nutritious, sensory-friendly, easy to carry options for your child.…Read More