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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Food and Autism: Four Ways to Help a Picky Eater

If you have a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and is a picky-eater, know that you are not alone. Studies found that children with autism are five times more likely to have mealtime challenges compared to those who have not. The...

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ABA Therapy: How Does It Help Kids Thrive in School?

Most of the time, the school setting provides an extremely challenging environment for a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or related conditions. With so many distractions and other factors to consider, their educational progress can...

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Health Conditions Common in Autism

Autism is primarily a disorder of communication and behavior. However, parents may also need to navigate some common health conditions that may co-occur with autism. According to research, more than half of people on the spectrum have four or...

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Sleep and Autism

If your child with autism has trouble falling or staying asleep through the night, you are not alone! In fact, over half of the children with autism – and possibly as many as four in five – have chronic sleep problems. These sleep issues...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Checklist

Although there are no clinical or blood tests to diagnose autism spectrum disorder, parents and caretakers can monitor child milestones to check for early behavioral signs that are indicative of ASD. Early detection means early intervention...

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ABA Therapy for Children with Autism

Before a child can attend kindergarten, chances are they will undergo developmental assessment. Usually, the assessment consists of tests on different developmental areas of a child such as language, communication, and motor skills. How a child...

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