10 Ways to Support Autistic College Students

According to George Washington University’s Health Resource Center at the National Youth Transitions Center, autistic students comprise an estimated 0.7-1.9% of the national college population. It’s vital that college and university faculty and staff support autistic students as they navigate higher education systems built for neurotypical minds. Here are 10 ways to support autistic college students. Read more.

Home Modifications for Seniors and People with Disabilities

A significant number of American people are living in trouble with the problem of disability. The infrastructure of their house is not such that it can provide enough convenience for a disabled person to move and work. If we look at the report of the U.S. Census Bureau, we see that more than 40 million people in the U.S. population are …

Guide to Moving with Children who have Autism

Packing up all your possessions, loading the truck, making payments, and transitioning to a new, unfamiliar place, can take a massive mental toll. While most adults can handle this stress in stride, it can be distressing for children and overwhelming for kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Thankfully, there are ways you can reduce the stress of an upcoming move for your …

Best Schools for Students with a Learning Disability

The biggest challenges students with a learning disability face include a lack of tailored courses, educational support, and extracurricular activities. Some schools are better at addressing these differences than others, and while students with a learning disability may need more support, with the right resources they can truly thrive in a higher education setting. Read more

20 Best Apps for Kids with Autism

About 1 in 54 children worldwide has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), so it’s not surprising app stores are filled with products marketed specifically for them. However, I found many autism apps are difficult to use, overstimulating, or even riddled with loud and inappropriate ads. Using them could be extremely frustrating to your kids rather than provide the developmental support you’re looking …

Tips on Living an Active Lifestyle as a Disabled Senior

Having a disability as a senior poses its own set of issues, but for the nearly 50 million Americans estimated by the National Service Inclusion Project living with a disability, some of the biggest challenges come in the smallest packages. For instance, finding new and different ways to stay active without the routine becoming boring can be extremely difficult, especially …

Bullying Resources for Educators and Parents

Bullying is formally defined as unwanted aggressive behavior by another youth or group of youths (not siblings or dating partners), involving a perceived or observed balance of power . These behaviors are continuous and can inflict harm on communities, individuals, families and schools. Up to 90 percent of students report they have experienced bullying by the time they reach eighth grade. Our comprehensive list …

Autism and Sleep: Empowering Children with ASD for Better Sleep

Coronavirus has had an enormous impact on all Americans’ sleep habits, but COVID-19 has been especially hard on children with autism who already deal with sleep-related issues.  It’s an especially critical issue because a new 2020 CDC report analyzing 2016 school data shows that autism is on the rise. The biennial update reports that one in 54 children is diagnosed with autism …