autism and diet
Autism and Diet: A Guide for Parents

Children with autism often face challenges related to food and eating. A study indicated that children with ASD exhibited more food refusal than typically developing children, with 41.7% of foods offered being rejected compared to 18.9% for typically developing children. 

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autism and stress
Understanding Autism and Stress

Autism affects how individuals communicate, interact, and perceive the world. For those on the autism spectrum, everyday experiences can often be overwhelming, leading to heightened stress.  Understanding the relationship between autism and stress is crucial for creating supportive environments.  In

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can autism worsen with age
Can Autism Worsen With Age?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex, lifelong condition that affects how people communicate, interact, and process information. While early intervention and therapies can help manage symptoms, many wonder if autism can worsen with age.  Understanding the progression of autism

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oppositional defiant disorder and autism
Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Autism

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is a behavioral disorder that affects a significant number of children and adolescents. It is characterized by a persistent pattern of defiant, disobedient, and hostile behavior towards authority figures.  ODD is typically diagnosed during childhood, with

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how to stop autistic child from biting
How to Stop Autistic Child From Biting

Autistic children may resort to biting as a way to communicate their needs and feelings, even if they are capable of speaking. Due to communication deficits, they may struggle to express themselves verbally. This can ultimately lead to frustration, anxiety,

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how to stop mouthing in autism
How to Stop Mouthing in Autism

Mouthing behavior, which involves placing non-food objects into the mouth, is a common occurrence in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). While mouthing is typically seen in early childhood as part of sensory exploration, it can persist in children with

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how to stop autism rage attacks
How to Stop Autism Rage Attacks

Rage attacks can be a challenging aspect for both individuals on the autism spectrum and their caregivers. Due to that, it’s crucial to have a deep understanding of the behaviors and triggers associated with autism rage, as well as the

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worst dog breeds for autism
Worst Dog Breeds for Autism

As far as choosing a dog breed goes, it’s important to understand the behavioral variations that exist among different breeds. After all, each breed has its own unique characteristics, temperament, and tendencies.  If you’re planning to get a dog for

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