in children

Autism in children

I was concerned that he would become frustrated
with the process and not want to continue but the opposite happened. [He] felt empowered because he began to recognize that he was in direct control over how his time with the games went.

— Father of 10 year old son

What is ASD/Autism?

Children with ASD/autism often display emotional regulation challenges. Symptoms may include aggression, disruptive behaviors, irritability, anger, or anxiety. Mightier can help with these symptoms. Our randomized controlled trials of the fundamental technology showed improvement in aggression and disruptive behaviors. We also saw improvement in emotional regulation.


Mightier & Autism


Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder vs Autism

A large part of parenting involves distinguishing between our imagined fears and the real issues our child may be facing. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell if a concern is valid -- children go through a wide variety of developmental stages and have a range of...

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The 17 Best Toys for Kids with Autism

For every child, toys have a universal purpose––play. While it may seem like some toys are more valuable than others, it really depends on your approach; learning toys may offer more opportunity to expand the horizons of your child's academic ability, but toys that...

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Exploring The Best Children’s Books About Autism

Around 1 in 54 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Since autism is so common, there’s a good chance that you or your child knows someone on the spectrum.  Your child might have questions about what exactly ASD is and how it can impact...

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How to Recognize Early Signs of Autism in Toddlers

Recognizing early signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders(ASD)  can lead to early diagnosis, intervention, and long-term positive results. In some kids, signs of autism are recognizable as early as infancy. Other kids may not show noticeable early warning...

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5 Sensory Activities for Children with Autism

5 Sensory Activities for Children with Autism

Children on the autism spectrum sometimes have difficulty interpreting and responding to their sensory experiences. This can result in an over-response to some sensations and an under-response to others. Sounds, textures, sights, tastes, and smells can have a powerful...

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Harrison’s Story

Harrison is a 20-year-old college student who lives in the Eastern United States with his parents. He has a sister and brother who are older and living on their own. Harrison’s mother, Louise, describes him as very intelligent, funny, friendly, and engaging. Harrison...

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Brooke’s Story

Brooke is a clinician in the Northwest United States who provides individual counseling to children and adults. Brooke’s practice has clinicians who usually have sessions with their clients once a week, and behavioral health specialists who are available to see...

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Emmett’s Story

Emmett, an 11-year-old, lives in the midwestern U.S. with his dad Rob and his older brothers Elliott and Gavin. Emmett is a great problem-solver with a brilliant mind. His dad describes him as “so articulate you wouldn’t know he’s 11. He sounds twice his age.” Emmett...

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Easy Ways For Parents to Better Connect With Kids With Autism
Interview with Dr.Jason Kahn of Mightier


Having three children on the autism spectrum, I understand the struggles of emotional regulation all too well.
Review: Mightier helps Reduce #Meltdowns in Kids with and without #Autism
Autism and Anxiety: The Mightier app can calm your child.