Is my Child Autistic

Is my Child Autistic
Autism is a popular topic in the news right now. Several celebrities have came out and told the world about their Autistic children. This is causing more people to be aware of Autism, and to question whether their child is Autistic. Nobody wants to think that something could be wrong with their child. Then they watch a news report, or hear someone talking about a child that has Autism and they start to question their own child. The symptoms

How Autism is Diagnosed

How Autism is Diagnosed
The signs and levels of Autism vary in each child. This can make getting a diagnosis difficult. Children on the higher level of the Autism spectrum may go years without being diagnosed. There are may factors that go into an Autism diagnosis. We will go over some of the criteria being used to diagnose a child with Autism. Doctors have a checklist that must be met before the possibility of Autism is suspected. Some of the signs on the

Dealing with Asperger Syndrome

Dealing with Asperger Syndrome
Asperger Syndrome is a relatively mild form of autism that effects people in different ways than regular autism. Because it usually does not affect language, many people with Asperger Syndrome go undiagnosed. This is the one form of autism that is usually not caught at an early age and is instead a disorder that develops later in life. Asperger Syndrome, however, can be a very difficult condition to have, so as soon as you suspect yourself or your child

Autistic Forms of Teaching and Tolerance

Autistic Forms of Teaching and Tolerance
Understanding how autistic children learn is key to teaching them with the same intensity as you teach other children. This may seem like a straightforward idea, but autistic children learn so differently that understanding autism itself is a must when you teach autistic children. By becoming educated in the disorder, teachers can effectively learn to deal with autistic children and adults both in and out of the classroom, creating a more understanding world for everyone Autistic children are often

Are We There Yet? Family Vacations with Autistic Children

Are We There Yet? Family Vacations with Autistic Children
Although planning a family vacation with children may make any parents pull out his or her hair, it can be a rewarding experience for everyone in the end. It is no different if you have an autistic child in the family. The important thing to remember is that you need to be prepared for whatever life throws your way. To an autistic child, vacations can be scary and confusing, or they can be a great learning experience, leaving behind

Achieving Self-control with Autism

Achieving Self-control with Autism
Self-discipline is a skill that most autistic children have trouble acquiring. This includes not only inappropriate outbursts, but also habits that can be potentially dangerous, such as being aggressive towards others or causing harm to themselves, such as banging their heads off walls. To prevent these and other behaviors, one technique parents and educators can use to control autistic tendencies is self-management. Giving the child power over him- or herself is often the key to keeping control over violent

Accepting the Diagnosis of Autism

Accepting the Diagnosis of Autism
Receiving a diagnosis of Autism can seem overwhelming. You may be left with a lot of unanswered questions about the diagnosis. You might be thinking the diagnosis is wrong. This cannot be happening to your child. There are different feelings and emotions you will experience when dealing with a diagnosis of Autism. Here are some of the ways you might be feeling, and ways to come to terms with the diagnosis. Denial Denial is a common feeling when dealing

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties
There are many symptoms that an individual with autism may experience; however, one of the most frustrating and hard to understand is what has recently been named Theory of Mind. Within the last few decades, this problem has been more thoroughly discussed and studied, but it is still largely a mystery. Because of Theory of Mind problems, social interactions are even more strenuous for autistic individuals. Theory of Mind causes these social behavior difficulties in almost every aspect, from

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties
There are many symptoms that an individual with autism may experience; however, one of the most frustrating and hard to understand is what has recently been named Theory of Mind. Within the last few decades, this problem has been more thoroughly discussed and studied, but it is still largely a mystery. Because of Theory of Mind problems, social interactions are even more strenuous for autistic individuals. Theory of Mind causes these social behavior difficulties in almost every aspect, from

What is Persuasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified

What is Persuasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
Persuasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified is also known as PDD-NOS. This is where a child only shows some of the signs of Autism. They may not show these signs at all times, or in all places. Usually PDD-NOS is first seen in children three or four years of age. Yet some children show signs while still an infant. There are different areas that the signs could be present. We will look at two of these. Social Interaction The

Tips for Getting your Autistic Child Photographed

Tips for Getting your Autistic Child Photographed
The needs of an Autistic child can be photographing them very difficult. They can have a hard time sitting in one position, or have sensory issues with bright lights. Here are some tips for getting the perfect picture of your Autistic child. 1. If you are going to a photographer make sure you let them know ahead of time your child is Autistic. Let them know of any issues with bright lights, or problems sitting still. This will give

Anger Management Therapy

Anger Management Therapy
Anger management programs offer the individual plenty of information regarding techniques and strategies for dealing with anger. Is there anger management therapy available for those who feel the need to take their treatment a step further? In the early 1970's, a psychiatrist named Aaron T. Beck, M.D, developed an anger management therapy focusing on problem-solving. This therapy initially called Cognitive Therapy is now also known as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy or CBT. Beck worked with patients for years using his psychiatric

The Unfortunate Epidemic: Sexual Abuse in the Autistic World

The Unfortunate Epidemic: Sexual Abuse in the Autistic World
One of the most perverse problems in an autistic individual's life is the threat of sexual abuse. This can come in the form of rape or simply be in an abusive relationship. Because autistic people spend much of their lives feeling different and left out, they often enjoy sexual experiences for one reason: it puts then on a playing field equal to others. It is very easy for this to become a controlling part of a relationship. The most

The Terrible Teens – Dealing with Autistic Teenagers

The Terrible Teens – Dealing with Autistic Teenagers
For most parents, one of the most trying times in their lives is during their child's teenage years. When puberty hits, young adults go through serious changes in their bodies and minds, and parents have little or no control over many situations. In an autistic child, puberty is no different. Although your autistic child is not experiencing puberty in quite the same ways as others his or her age, major hormonal changes still occur in the body. This can

Copywriting Procedures

Copywriting Procedures
Within this article on copywriting procedures, we will look at how to structure your copywriting when working for a client. There has been a great deal of copywriting done through the years and it is not necessary to reinvent the wheel every time you want to write copy. We will specifically be focused upon the sales letter because this could have the greatest impact for you, especially if you decide to do SEO copywriting. One particular school of thought

Copywriting Rates

Copywriting Rates
Within this article on copywriting rates, we'll look at how much you can make both employed as a copywriter as well as what type of copywriting rates you can charge if you are a freelancer. If you are employed as a copywriter, you can make a small amount or large amount of money depending on your expertise and how you sell yourself. The average writer in 2005 earned roughly around $60,000 including bonuses, according to Advertising Age. This was

Counseling to Save A Marriage

Counseling to Save A Marriage
Marriage counseling is helpful in resolving conflicts and misunderstanding and help save a marriage. It is a type of therapy carried out by trained psychotherapists and is a popular method to save marriages nowadays. Marriage counseling aims to resolve the conflicts, improve the relationship and save the marriage. The marriage counselor cannot solve the problems in your married life but will help to find ways you can work towards resolving them. Marriage counseling helps to make your marriage bond

Island Holidays: Salt Spray Getaways

Island Holidays:  Salt Spray Getaways
There is just something about the ocean breeze and salt spray that makes a holiday on an island something you won't soon forget. Because islands can be found in every ocean and near every continent, island holidays can vary widely. You can lay on a beach or watch whales, study botany or shop native craft stalls. It's all up to you when you plan your island holidays. North American islands include the Canadian east coast islands of Prince Edward

Six Easy Steps for Writing a Personal Wedding Song to Your Wife

Six Easy Steps for Writing a Personal Wedding Song to Your Wife
Husbands can create a loving environment and successful marriage by showing their wives how much they are loved and cherished. In his ground-breaking book, "Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars," John Gray outlined the important differences between men and women. One of his key findings is that wives love to be touched and held. Wives love to be told, in a gentle and humble way, how important they are to their husbands. One of the most

Relationship Blog – Fun – Helpful – But Possibly Dangerous

Relationship Blog – Fun – Helpful – But Possibly Dangerous
There are basically two times in our relationships where we really want to talk to others about them: when they are really good and when they are bad. Sometimes it's nice to find out what other people think on various topics, the advice of a stranger can be very helpful since you know they don't have an agenda, for that reason checking out a relationship blog can be fun and helpful. If you would like, you can take it