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Autism

The latest news, tips and discussions on Autism Spectrum Disorders. The stories published here aim to provide informational support for adults and parents who raise children with autism.

Autism and Video Games, Good Playmates?

Autism and video games

A hallmark of autism is difficulty with social interaction and communication, and therapy typically involves trying to boost these skills. But what if activities that seem antisocial, namely screen-based technology such as video games and computers, can help children with autism spectrum disorder? Could video games be good playmates?

Potty Training Tips for An Autistic Child

Toilet training a child is sometimes difficult to do even in the best situations. But add on top of that challenges such as autism, and parents can be overwhelmed by the task. Obviously, becoming independent with bathroom habits is critical as the child becomes older. With all the skills and resources parents have at their disposal, the most important for toilet training is patience.

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