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A New Study Shows That People With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Have A Hard Time Distinguishing Truth From Lies

By |2018-06-18T17:09:44+00:00June 18th, 2018|Autism Article|

Researchers, led by Professor David Williams of the University of Kent, found that lie detection ability is 'significantly diminished' in those with a full ASD diagnosis. It is also related to how many ASD traits people in the general population have the more traits, the poorer the deception detection ability. Professor Williams, of Kent's School [...]

Best Sports For Kids With Autism

By |2018-06-12T17:34:56+00:00June 12th, 2018|Autism Article, Autism Facts|

Some sports can be challenging for kids with autism. That doesn't mean they should stay away from physical activity, but it is important to help your child to choose sports that they are likely to enjoy and excel at. Autism creates specific challenges when it comes to sports, but it also opens up some exciting [...]

4 Ways To Help Your Child With Autism This Summer

By |2018-06-11T13:51:01+00:00June 11th, 2018|Autism Article, Autism Facts|

Summer. School-free weeks are a great time for most kids. Parents don’t mind the lighter load that comes with no homework or after-school activities. But a relaxed schedule can be a challenge for children with autism and their parents. Here are 4 ways you can improve your child's day this summer: Use a calendar to [...]

5 Movies About the Struggles and Hidden Gems of Autism 

By |2018-04-30T19:06:20+00:00April 25th, 2018|Autism Article|

Wretches and Jabberers - This is a fun documentary that takes base all over the world. Starring two adults with Autism; Larry and Tracy, travel the globe sharing the story of Autism and the spectrum country to country. Using their own words and describing the travel experience from their point of view, Larry and Tracy gives the audience a look inside the spectrum from a [...]

FSBA Director Aishah Thompkins Publishes Children’s Book: Maya and Her Behavior Therapist”

By |2018-04-05T17:25:13+00:00April 5th, 2018|Autism Article|

Parenting and teaching a child with autism spectrum disorder is challenging and rewarding. Parents living with children with autism have change and adapt their environment to make it a pleasant place where these kids can thrive. Caregivers have to understand the characteristics of kids on the spectrum and know what the children are trying to communicate [...]

10 Things you should know about Autism

By |2017-12-18T14:59:55+00:00December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

1. Signs of autism are not clear, or specific, in infancy. Rather, they emerge, usually gradually, and become more obvious in the second and third year of life. Awareness of the red flags of autism can help parents stay on top of their child's development so that, at the first signs, they may discuss concerns [...]

Everyday life with Autism

By |2017-12-18T14:48:06+00:00December 18th, 2017|Autism Article|

Daily Routine: One of the fundamental ways to improve everyday life's struggles with autism is to focus on a daily routine. Many children with autism rely on a routine and may become agitating or overwhelmed when something does not follow the routine. • Get up and go to bed around the same time each day. [...]

7 Things you should NEVER say to someone with depression

By |2017-12-18T14:43:33+00:00December 18th, 2017|Depression|

“Shake it off” – Instead, you could say – “I'm sorry you're not feeling well. Is there anything I can do to help?" “It’s all in your head” – Instead, you could say - "I will try my best to understand." “No one ever said life was fair” – Instead, you could say - "I [...]

10 Things you should know about eating disorders

By |2017-12-18T14:48:59+00:00December 18th, 2017|Eating Disorders|

1. The eating disorder is not your fault. You are not to blame for your child’s eating disorder. Genetic and environmental factors are largely uncontrollable. 2. The eating disorder is not your child’s fault, either. Your child came into this world with many unique traits and tendencies. Traits commonly associated with eating disorders include [...]

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