Accepted As I Am – An Autism Awareness video

Accept Me As I Am. An Autism Awareness video by Positive Autism

Accepted As I Am. An Autism Awareness video. This short film (video) aims to raise Autism acceptance among non-autistic audiences, and stimulation inclusion, tolerance, and understanding. It was created to be discussed and shared by people with ASD, parents, teachers, therapists, or friends of people on the spectrum. PLEASE SHARE!

What is Autism?

Tired boy at school

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological condition that can affect a person’s social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. It is characterized by presenting fixed interests and repetitive behaviors. It generally appears during early childhood and affects people for life. People with autism see and feel the world differently than other people. Autism […]

Being bilingual allows autistic children to make up for certain deficits.

Being bilingual allows autistic children to make up for certain deficits

Bilingual families with an autistic child are often advised to use only one language, to facilitate the development of their child’s communication skills. But now new researches show otherwise.   Link to the Article Click below to open the article on a new tab. When done, close that tab to return to our page.  👉 […]

Why is exercise important for people with autism?

Exercise can benefit kids with Autism

Can exercise help them have a better quality of life?   Introduction In this article from US NEWS, we will see the importance of exercise in people with Autism. We all understand the importance of exercise, but exercise can be especially beneficial to people with Autism. New studies show that exercise can help people with […]

(NT) Can Yogurt with Probiotics Help People with Autism?

Would you like to know if probiotics included in some Yogurts could be used to treat your children with Autism? A very encouraging study of probiotics, show that these may help in treatment of Autism. This article will reveal what the study is about, how good their findings are, how the scientists came to occlusions, […]

Autism: Is the Pandemic Affecting Diagnosis?

Pandemic and Diagnosing Autism

Why diagnosing a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may be more difficult in times of a pandemic? Can the effects of the pandemic be confused with symptoms of Autism when they possibly are not? What should parents do? Pandemic and the Diagnosis of Children with Autism Some of the early signs to diagnose a […]

When to see the doctor?

Autism. When to see the doctor

Each baby develops differently, at their own pace. Many do not follow the chronology that the books show us. However, children who are on the autistic spectrum do not usually show signs of developmental delay before age 2. If you are concerned about your child’s development or suspect that it may be on the autism […]

Do you think your child is not evolving normally? ¡Trust your instincts!

Autism Parents

If you have any concerns about how your child plays, learns, talks, acts, or moves, talk to your pediatrician. Remember, you know your child better and your concerns are important. Together, you and your pediatrician will find the best way to help your child. If you’re not comfortable with your pediatrician’s advice, seek a second […]

How do autistic people see the world?

How do autistic people see the world

Some autistic people say that the world feels overwhelming and this can cause considerable anxiety. In particular, understanding and relating to other people, and participating in the daily life of family, school, work, and social life, can be more difficult. Other people seem to know intuitively how to communicate and interact with each other, but […]

Do people with Autism have digestive problems?

Autism digestive problems

Children with autism (ASD) tend to have gastrointestinal problems such as abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea when compared to their peers. Many children with ASD eat only a few foods (selective feeding), eat fewer fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. For this reason, children with ASDs may have a low nutrient diet and may have weight-related […]

Can Autism Be Prevented?

Autism Prevention

There is no way to prevent autism spectrum disorder, but there are therapies that help them a lot. Early diagnosis and intervention are essential, and can improve language, behavior, and skill development. Despite the fact that your child may be diagnosed late, the intervention will still be very useful. In general, children do not stop […]

What are the Autism symptoms?

Autism symptoms

The symptoms of Autism can vary from person to person, however, the main two currently used to diagnose autism are as follows: Persistent deficiencies in communication and social interaction. Restrictive and repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities. Some children may develop normally during the first months or years of life, but then suddenly they […]

What causes Autism?

Autism scientist

Autism is a spectrum or range of conditions, and the exact cause is still under investigation. Research on causes suggests that a combination of factors, genetic and environmental, may explain differences in development. Autism is not caused by the received education, nor its social circumstances, and is not the fault of the individual with the […]