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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

Mightier as a Treatment Option for Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects between 1% and 2% of the U.S. population.1 ASD symptoms and behaviors vary, though symptom sets typically include communication impairments, social interaction challenges, and restricted and...