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5 Tips For A Vacation With Autism

5 Tips For A Vacation With Autism

Undoubtedly, for families traveling with a child who has autism, a family vacation is something that requires a considerable amount of planning and preparation in order to serve the purpose of being a fun-filled and memorable event for all involved. So, where does one start in planning a vacation... Read More

January 10, 2014

Travel

Mounting Evidence Implicates Cerebellum In Autism

Mounting Evidence Implicates Cerebellum In Autism

“There’s an emerging body of data that the cerebellum is important for a lot more than regulating your motor movements,” says William Dobyns, professor of genetic medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, who cares for children with malformations of the cerebellum. “It regulates... Read More

January 6, 2014

Research

How A Service Dog Changed An Autistic Boy’s Life

How A Service Dog Changed An Autistic Boy’s Life

While the first reports on the positive effects of dogs on socially withdrawn children date back to the 1960s, the field of study has gained ground in the past decade. Researchers at the universities of Guelph, Calgary and Alberta found that dogs do more than protect the physical safety of... Read More

January 4, 2014

Service Dogs