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The Spectrum: Myths and Misconceptions

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a common topic that is often discussed. From a simple Google search, you can find unlimited information about ASD that is scientific, as well as opinion based.  With the power of the internet, and it giving people the ability to...

The Spectrum: Art Therapy

In our previous blogs, we’ve discussed different forms of therapies that are often used to treat those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  From music to cognitive behavioral therapy, treating ASD can come in many different forms, and each can be effective in their...

The Spectrum: Transition into Adulthood

As a parent, you want the best for your child.  As a parent of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), you may have concerns about how your child will make the transition into adulthood.  While many children with ASD can lead generally normal lives, it’s not...

The Spectrum: Understanding Routines

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are likely to show signs of favoring rituals and routines.  Routines tend to be an extremely important part of a child’s ASD world, as having a routine can help them feel more consistent and in order.  While relying too...

The Spectrum: Homework Strategies

Homework is a task that can sometimes be stressful for parents and their children to get through.  For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), homework can often be more difficult than enjoyable.  If you have a child with ASD you are likely sitting down with...

The Spectrum: Helping Your Child Develop Relationships

Making new friends and creating new relationships can prove to be difficult for any child.  Children often need to transition to learning how to get to know others in order to work on building new relationships.  For this reason, as parents, it’s likely that you’re...

The Spectrum: Top Toys and Gifts for Children with Autism

Toys and interactive play are incredibly beneficial for a child or adolescent with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Playing with certain toys and engaging with others are great ways to help foster your child’s cognitive, as well as social and emotional development....

The Spectrum: Holiday Guide

The holidays are quickly approaching as 2018 is coming to a close.  Families are preparing for travel, budgeting for gift buying, and organizing holiday gatherings to celebrate this exciting time of year.  However, as exciting as they may be, the holidays can come...