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Being able to distinguish between relevant sounds and background noise is so important for learning a language. The post Autism Language Problems May Be Exacerbated by Inability to Pick Out the Sound of One’s Own Name appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
2 hours ago · From The Autism Site
Understanding Love and Autism By Laurie Kennedy I’m sure a lot of people have heard of the prominent stereotype that people with autism struggle to feel emotions, empathise or understand emotions in general; I want to share my perceptions on this take and I’m going to be referencing my experie…
2 hours ago · From Geek Book clubs
By Samantha Craft I am a neurodivergent individual. The modern-day term of what it means to be neurodivergent is extremely fluid in nature. Mood disorders, such as PTSD, are appearing under the neurodivergent umbrella, as are brain injuries that cause cognitive impairments or differences. Neurodiver…
2 days ago · From The Art of Autism
“I’m often the first to hear alarms. I can differentiate sounds quickly and more easily. My sensitivity to touch helps with palpation during a nurse exam. I can feel if something is different or off.” An interview with Ron Sandison Like many women, Nurse Jackie Anne Blair was diagnosed w…
2 days ago · From The Art of Autism
Since Liam was struggling so much, his mom wanted to do something to make that first day special. The post Police Surprise Autistic Boy By Escorting Him To His First Day Of School appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
Since the onset of the pandemic, it turned into the only food that she could stomach, but stores were running out. The post Autistic Girl Will Only Eat SpaghettiOs So The Community Helps Stock Her Pantry appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
2 days ago · From The Autism Site
This sensory enrichment therapy helps people with autism become comfortable with new sensations, tastes, and tasks. The post Virtual Cooking Class for Autism Introduces New Tastes and Textures, Teaches Life Skills appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: The Autism Site
4 days ago · From The Autism Site
"These masks also helped the shelter save more dogs, as we were able to spend more resources on our animals and less on PPE. Thank you Greatergood!" The post GreaterGood Is Donating Thousands of Masks to Help Animal Shelters Stay Open During COVID-19 appeared first on The Autism Site News. Source: T…
5 days ago · From The Autism Site
By Gretchen McIntirePhoto of Gretchen by GhoZt Studioz Photography I decided to try something bold this past month. I decided that for a couple of weeks I would delete my Instagram and Facebook (and messenger) and I would focus on a course that Yale offers (via Coursera) called “The Science of We…
5 days ago · From Geek Book clubs
Helen Eaton identifies as autistic and has three funny, enthusiastic, creative and neurodiverse children. She’s spent the last 15+ years delivering leadership and business skills training to some of the UK’s leading finance and technology companies. After one child was diagnosed as autistic, she beg…
7 days ago · From Geek Book clubs