SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION

Sleep Problems in Children with Autism or ADHD

Sleeplessness  affects children with autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), Cerebral Palsy (CP) and other conditions, which can cause difficulties in learning and produce challenging behavior in the child.  Most often, poor sleep occurs due to problems in achieving an appropriate sleep-awake cycle. There can be various causes for sleep problems, [...]

2018-06-15T04:12:56+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: ADHD, SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION, TOP|0 Comments

Study Reveals How Autistic Children Feel when Talking about Emotions

Researchers from the University of Vermont studied how autistic children (between the ages of 6 and 12) respond to conversations, especially around the ones that involve emotional exchange. The results thus obtained are thought to be of immense help to speech therapists, who need to interact with kids on the Autism spectrum on a regular [...]

2018-06-14T02:10:06+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Categories: NEWS FEED, SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION|Tags: |0 Comments

Fine & Gross Motor Skills Development Checklist for Age Level 2 to 5 years

How do gross motor skills develop? Come; let’s have a look at its usual progress. But before that, let's spend a minute to understand what it is and why do we need to talk about Fine and Gross motor skills. Why are Gross Motor Skills Important? Is it for physical fitness and sports? Not just, Gross [...]

10 Activities for Children with Autism that are Awesome Fun

What should Activities for Children with Autism Look Like? In this post, we will talk about 10 such activities for children with Autism that are full of fun! On a second thought, it would be wrong to call them just fun. Any activity should teach something but what more important is that the learning out [...]

2018-06-13T07:17:00+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: RESOURCES, SCHOOLING & LEARNING, SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION, TOP|Tags: |0 Comments

How SPEAKall iPad App can Improve Communication

iPads got much more to them apart from making kids indulge into Netflix and play candy crush. Or that’s what Ariana Azzato claims in her recent study. Ariana is a graduate student in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Her studies evaluated a treatment package, which is a combo of an iPad application (SPEAKall, with [...]

2018-06-13T05:47:56+00:00 March 11th, 2016|Categories: FOR PARENTS, NEWS FEED, SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION|0 Comments

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

An Overview of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Autism This article will tell you everything a parent or an educator needs to know about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (or CBT).  The first years of life demonstrate cognitive manifestation of an individual through modes of developments in communication skills, play skills, imitation and participation in daily routines. Cognitive Development largely influences an [...]

2018-06-12T06:25:12+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Categories: SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION, SHOWCASE, TOP|0 Comments

The Missing Link between Autism, Intelligence & Genetic Variants

Two Autism related studies, conducted in two different parts of the world may provide clues to one common question - What is the relationship between Autism, its Genetic Variants, and Intelligence. Autism & Intelligence Many scientists today believe that genes connected with Autism boost above-average intelligence in those who are not impaired by the disorder. [...]

Pottery for Autistic Individuals May Improve Intellectual Abilities

Alice Darlington, a pioneer of Art classes targeted towards Autistic Patients Meet Alice Darlington, a local woman with a passion for creativity and a will to help others, who has just started art classes specifically designed for individuals with Autism in her community.  Darlington is the coordinator of Create and Sell classes and was [...]

2018-06-06T06:12:09+00:00 January 27th, 2015|Categories: NEWS FEED, SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION|Tags: |3 Comments

Pets For Autism

RECOMMENDED READING: Autism Service Dogs and their life-changing impact. For those of you still wondering whether to have a pet or not, you now have a very important reason to get one. A recent study conducted by the University of  Missouri has confirmed that having a pet (like cats, small dogs or even a rabbit) [...]

2018-06-06T05:40:53+00:00 January 17th, 2015|Categories: SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION|Tags: |0 Comments

Activities for Autistic Children

One of my favorite therapy activities for Autistic Children is called Floor Time Play. This is a therapy that promotes interaction between parent and child and can be done by you at home. Therapists use this as a tool to bring your child into the world of play which you get to be a part of…if invited! [...]

2018-06-05T06:19:19+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Categories: SENSORY, COGNITIVE & COMMUNICATION, TOP|Tags: , , |3 Comments
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