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35 Things People With ADHD Want Everyone Else To Know

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We recently asked members of the Autism Community Page Facebook living with ADD/ADHD to tell us what they wish other people understood about the disorder. Here are some of the best responses. Pratical Cures / CC / Via Flickr: practicalcures Quick note: ADD/ADHD is a neurological disorder characterized by difficulty sustaining attention, …

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How to Help an Autistic Child

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Helping an autistic child can be frustrating because they need continuous, intensive and multifaceted assistance. Autistic children in the 60 to 70 IQ range tend to have a better outlook, as do those who have spontaneous speech by age 5 or 6.   Make your child a part of your …

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18 Secrets No One Tells You About Dating With Autism

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1. Many of us don’t start dating until later on in life. 20th Television It’s not just things like driving and self-independence that take us a bit longer to achieve – the confidence to go out and start dating usually takes its time to come too. 2. But you don’t …

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17 Things People on the Autism Spectrum Wish Others Would Stop Saying

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As a society, we’ve taken some significant steps towards greater acceptance of individuals with autism spectrum disorder in recent years — from mainstream television portraying characters on the spectrum, to large corporations finding ways to better support the community. But despite increasing information and awareness, many people still may not know …

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What Is the Difference Between Asperger’s & Autism?

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Autism and Asperger’s are both conditions that are considered autism spectrum disorders. It can be difficult to distinguish differences between the disorders and requires a trained clinician to make an official diagnosis. Typically, the diagnosis is not made until after the age two because the development of verbal language and …

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How To Support Children With Autism With Exams

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How To Support Children With Autism With Exams Hi folks! One area that I received many requests about was how to help those with autism during exams. As a teacher, I see many pupils struggle in a variety of ways, and, whilst these suggestions may not help all pupils (we all …

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