Parents of Children With Autism Experience Less Stress With a Dog in the Home!

Owning a dog is a rewarding experience for families that want a furry addition to the family. A study published in July 2016 states pet dogs can actually reduce stress for families who have children with autism. It’s the first research of its kind to correlate dog ownership with easing the difficulties of having a child who thinks differently from others. Previous …

These 8 Inspiring People Will Change The Way You Think About Autism And Asperger’s

In 2009, a shy, 47-year-old Scottish woman touched the world with her breathtaking rendition of Les Misérables’ “I Dreamed A Dream” on Britain’s Got Talent. After the performance, Susan Boyle catapulted into a singing sensation, selling more than 14 million records worldwide. But despite her meteoric rise over the past few years, Boyle has, more recently, been coming to terms with a more …

8 Disorders Your Child Might Have in Addition to Autism

Disorders do not always appear alone; another one might sidle up alongside it. For example, those with anxiety disorders may also suffer from depression. In the medical world, this phenomenon is known as comorbidity. Science has discovered that those with autism may also experience a variety of co-morbid disorders and conditions. That is, they not only meet the diagnostic criteria for …