What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? It is rather ridiculous to assume the adults pictured actually have autism. And NO the vaccine connections has NOT been ruled out. In fact the studies that are cited to "prove" vaccines are not linked to autism have been discredited. Link here: http://www.ageofautism.com/2009/04/fourteen-studies-only-if-you-never-read-them.html
A friend of mine sent me this picture the other day. Unfortunately I don't know the originating source (if you do please let me know so I can give the correct credit), but I thought it portrayed my message of what I Am Super capes is all about.
Most children have this inate sense of danger that keeps them relatively safe. Our children with autism lack any sense of danger which inherently puts them in more danger than the average child. As with most skills , you have to approach it from a developmental standpoint . What you can not do is to neglect teaching this skill regardless of the age of the person with autism. I Read more
Get more information and signs on High Functioning Autism. You would be surprised of how many kids have this but are often misdiagnosed or judge for just being a "bad kid". autism, high functioning, high functioning autism #autism #highfunctioning
Ideas for various squishy balloons. If E could take a walk outside with an adult and fidget with one of these, would it be enough to help him reset? Also, how about a matching activity where he would guess what is inside?