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Category Archives: Autism

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How to Find a Respite Worker for an Adult with Autism

For the primary caregivers of an adult family member who has autism, things can get quite hectic on some days. For those occasions, you definitely need a break. You need to take a breath of fresh air so you won't burn yourself out caring for...

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Dealing with Meltdowns and Autism

Emotional self-regulation or the ability to adapt behavior when faced with situations that induce negative emotions is difficult for individuals who are diagnosed with Autism Disorder Spectrum (ASD). This can be due to different factors, such...

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Invaluable Resources About Autism You Can Use

If your loved one has just been diagnosed with Autism Disorder Spectrum (ASD), working through accepting their condition can be difficult, and so is figuring out where to begin. As an autism service provider in Maryland, we at American...

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 Delayed Diagnosis of Autism  

Early detection of any condition is always better. For children who are found to be on the autism spectrum, early social skills training can have a big positive impact on his or her later development. But misdiagnosis is not uncommon among...

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Caring for Children with Autism: Communication

If you know a child who has ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), you also know that communication is one of the challenges that they face every day. As an autism provider, we know how communication difficulties can both affect the child and their...

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Children with Autism: Tips for Compassionate Care

Finding out your child has autism can be an emotional and overwhelming experience. We all want the best for our children and it is never easy to hear they have a developmental condition. However, there are still many things you can do as a...

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