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

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 of Psychology, and researchers from [...]

By | June 18th, 2018|Categories: Autism Article|0 Comments

Best Sports For Kids With Autism

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 possibilities. Team Sports That Could [...]

By | June 12th, 2018|Categories: Autism Article, Autism Facts|0 Comments

4 Ways To Help Your Child With Autism This Summer

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 label “typical” summer days Weekends, [...]

By | June 11th, 2018|Categories: Autism Article, Autism Facts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

5 Movies About the Struggles and Hidden Gems of Autism 

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 fresh and unique way of [...]

By | April 25th, 2018|Categories: Autism Article|0 Comments

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

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 by their unexpected or different [...]

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