True Stories of Autism: Real Stories About Real People

The following inspirational and heartwarming story is from a reader story posted on The Autism Site* (the Autism Site is one of many helpful resources on the internet for those whose lives have been touched by autism).  The story… Read More

Communicating with your Child with Nonverbal Autism

April has been designated national Autism Awareness Month and provides the perfect opportunity for individuals and organizations across the nation to educate their communities about autism.   Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can… Read More

Autism Sparks – Great Resource for Connecting with Your Child with Autism

April has been designated national Autism Awareness Month and provides the perfect opportunity for individuals and organizations across the nation to educate their communities about autism. Autism is known as a complex developmental disability. Experts believe that Autism… Read More

April is Autism Awareness Month

The month of April is Autism Awareness Month, an entire month devoted to raising awareness about this disease.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one in every 88 children is diagnosed with some form of autism – 1 in… Read More

Medical IDs for Kids Just Got a Whole Lot Cuter!

So the doctor recently told you that it would be a good idea to get your child a personalized medical ID bracelet or pendant to wear just in case of an emergency? More and more doctors are recommending… Read More

Give the Gift of Peace of Mind this year with Medical ID under $30!

Are you still wondering what to get that special person in your life? Whether it is a close family member or a good friend, giving the gift of an engraved medical ID for Christmas really says you care!… Read More

Making Halloween Enjoyable for Children with Autism

With a little preparation and forethought, your child with autism can have a safe and enjoyable Halloween.  The Autism Society has compiled a list of great Halloween tips from their readers that we’d like to share (full article here)…. Read More

NBC’s ‘Parenthood’ Takes on A Missing Child With Asperger’s Syndrome

As a parent, it is not hard to imagine the fear and panic that sets in when a child goes missing. Where to look, who to call and the police at your door are all quick and common… Read More

Closely Spaced Pregnancies Increase Risk for Autism

In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that one in roughly 111 children from certain testing sites across America have a form of autism. This includes classic autism, pervasive development disorder and Asperger’s syndrome…. Read More

Safety Concerns for Children with Autism

We’ve all heard of stranger danger and the importance of looking both ways before crossing the street, but children with Autism bring a whole new pool of safety concerns into the mix. If you see signs that your… Read More