Autism and Travel

Traveling with Autism Traveling is a bit more complicated when you have a child on the autism spectrum, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. With some advance planning and a good safety strategy, you can make transitions and time in transit a lot more manageable. Read more.

Planning a Move with Autism

Moving with Autism | YourStorageFinder If you have a loved one with autism, you know how important predictability and routines are. All of that goes out the window when you have to pack up your house and move. Whether it’s around the corner or to a new country, relocating can be especially difficult for a family member who is on …

Creating an Autism Friendly Home

Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder | BigRentz When you have a child or family member on the autism spectrum, creating a safe and functional home environment is an important task. Autism can have a huge impact on an individual’s development, lifestyle, and social connections. People on the spectrum can be particularly sensitive to lights, sounds, and …

Helping Children with Autism Sleep

Autism and Sleep: How to Help Your Child With Autism Sleep Soundly It can be difficult for children with autism and other special needs to fall asleep and stay asleep at night. Those lost hours of slumber not only take a toll on the children – who may be more irritable and prone to behavior problems – but also on …

Creating a Home Atmosphere of Solitude to Help Cope with Adult Autism

When you’re on the autism spectrum, the qualities that make up a soothing home atmosphere require a lot more consideration. As those diagnosed in childhood grow into adults, they may discover that the specific daily challenges they run into are changing, but the need to have a tranquil living space remains ever-important. In this guide, we will discuss the modifications …

Sleep Help for those diagnosed with Autism

Between 44 to 83 percent of children with autism spectrum disorder also experience sleep issues. Most commonly, children with autism have difficulty falling asleep and experience disturbed sleep once they do. Problematically, their sleep problems tend to exacerbate other issues characteristic of the disorder. For instance, daytime sleepiness from lack of sleep often results in hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and aggression during …

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sleep

Given that studies have shown upwards of 80% of young people diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder (and that number is equally bad for adults) aren’t getting the necessary amount of sleep, Tuck Sleep created a comprehensive overview of ASD, how it affects sleep and expert sleep management information. Read the Article Here

5 Factors raise hospitalization risk for kids with Autism

A new study identifies which factors put young people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at high risk of being hospitalized for inpatient psychiatric care—including factors both related and unrelated to ASD itself. Read the Article Here