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Why Visual Support Strategies Are Important for Children with Autism During COVID-19
COVID-19 has brought plenty of changes that make life particularly difficult for individuals with autism, who often benefit from structure and routine in their schedules. As the loved one of
How Asperger’s Syndrome Support Groups Can Help Individuals and Their Families Thrive
Asperger’s Syndrome is a disorder that is part of the autism spectrum. Professionals classify Asperger’s as a high-functioning disorder, meaning that an individual’s symptoms are often less severe than other
What Are Some Well-Suited Career Paths for Individuals with Autism?
Choosing a career path can be a difficult decision for anyone to make. Individuals with autism may find that they have an increasingly difficult time identifying a profession that they
Is Group Housing for Autism the Right Choice for my Loved One?
Parenting can be both a rewarding and challenging task, particularly if you’re a parent of a child with special needs. If your child has autism, you may worry about whether
Finding Support for Autism Families – How Can Family Members Help After an Autism Diagnosis?
Over 1 in 59 children in the U.S. has autism. Autism, also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder, is a disorder that affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact
Mindfulness Exercises – Coping Skills for Individuals with Autism During the Pandemic
Focusing on an autistic individual’s strengths is one of the best autism coping skills to draw on during the pandemic. While lots of people may find that social isolation is
Check out the NEW ShineLight Connect Foundation formed to help bridge the gap in services for people with ASD.