Tag Archives: autism spectrum

The Female Autism Crisis

How and why do bright autistic females fly under the professional radar?

2ScaredFemale autism is a new and complex area of research, with information in this area of autism growing exponentially. Both empirical studies and qualitative differences are starting to show that females ‘meet the diagnostic criteria’ in different ways from males.…

20 Suggestions to Make Learning Easier for Students with Autism

April Autism AwarenessMany educational approaches can significantly improve the quality of life of persons on the autism spectrum and their families. Interacting with children with autism at school can be a very enriching experience for all involved. Integration of a child with autism into the school community may help address the core deficits children with ASD have in social and communication development.…

Does My Daughter Have Autism?

Sometimes there are clear signs that a child is experiencing significant challenges in reaching “normal” developmental milestones. For example, a child may have been born with a significant physical or cognitive impairment. Other times it is not as easy to tell if a young child is “at-risk” of falling behind her same-age peers due to “invisible” developmental challenges, including autism.…