Autism Fact Sheet Autism Fact – Autism affects the lives of thousands of families in Canada. Here’s are some important autism facts: Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys Autism prevalence figures are growing Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the U.S. Autism costs a family
Here’s a post about autism parents that we wanted to reshare from a great blog called The Mighty (more info on the blog below) The word autism entered my heart as a whisper. It later entered my brain as a possibility. Later still, it entered my life. I worried, bought a book on autism, devoured
5 Early Signs of Autism Understanding early signs of autism can help you provide your child with the help and resources that they need from as early an age as possible. Here are 5 early signs of autism that we’ve sourced from Autism Speaks. You can find a link to their entire checklist at the
Raising a Child with Autism We wanted to share a short story for parents raising a child with autism who be able to relate. Whether their diagnosis is from the low functioning end of the ASD spectrum to the high-functioning Aspergers end. After all, we’re all in this together. This spring we spent months in and
There are many community and creative autism resources that can help ease the challenges of raising children living with autism. Music therapy, occupational programs and activities like like Play Inc basketball and soccer programs, are great ways to help autistic persons deal with their condition. You can find a great list of autism resources in
If you’d like to read more about autism, there’s ongoing research in the field. Autism research is being conducted by several organizations such CAMH. For example, “CAMH has been partnering on a project, with various other agencies across Ontario, that aims to better understand health service use among teens and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder”.