Myths About Autism

By |2021-09-09T23:52:18-04:00August 11, 2021|Autism and Other Special Needs|

Over the past years, so much has been written about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that at times one is unable to distinguish between truth and fiction. Because autism is characterised in different ways, many believe in a lot of myths and misconceptions. Let's debunk some common myths related to autism. Myth: Autistic people can't feel emotions Truth: People often believe that autistics are unable to feel emotions; however, this is not the case. Autistic people do feel emotions, but struggle to communicate them, and have a different way of expressing. Autism can impact a person's ability to communicate, because of which [...]

Autism – Signs and Symptoms

By |2021-09-09T23:55:00-04:00November 10, 2020|Autism and Other Special Needs|

In the world of early childhood education, we have become very familiar with developmental disabilities in our students. Some of these children are diagnosed prior to starting school, while others first exhibit noticeable symptoms during the beginning of their academic years.    Autism is one of the most common developmental disabilities, with more than 3 million new cases diagnosed each year, occurring in 1 out every 54 births. Both boys and girls can have autism, but more often it is found in boys.    As teachers and mothers who want the very best for our children, it’s important to be aware [...]

What is Autism?

By |2020-05-01T06:36:51-04:00April 25, 2020|Autism and Other Special Needs, Recent|

Sickness is a part of life. Some we face while developing, and some are inborn illnesses. The ones we face while developing are mostly curable or easy to identify. While the inborn ones are sometimes challenging to locate and have fewer chances to get a cure. One of the inborn medical conditions we often hear about is Autism.  Below is the information about what Autism is and if it is curable or not. Autism: Autism or medically known as ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is one of the inborn illnesses. Symptoms of Autism usually started to get visible by the age of [...]

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