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How Rubik’s Cubes Helped Max Park with His Autism

How Rubik’s Cubes Helped Max Park with His Autism

https://youtu.be/7Su2kiNIX5g Mark Park holds several titles by being gifted in terms of playing Rubik's Cube. He holds the title for being the quickest to unravel the cube and the fastest duration to decipher it with one hand. What is more surprising is that Max Park has been identified with autism. Miraculously, instead of hindering, cracking Rubik's cubes aided Max from the diagnosis of autism.  How Rubik's Cubes Helped Max Park with His Autism and Became a Record-Breaker During his early years, Max's parents looked for several ways and opportunities for therapy. Many things were difficult for Max as he had not mastered…
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Three Difficulties Faced by People with Autism While in Prison

Three Difficulties Faced by People with Autism While in Prison

Just as people with autism face challenges at school, work, and social environments, they’re also likely to face prison difficulties. This can make life in prison extra challenging.  Difficulties Faced by People with Autism While in Prison  In 2021, a study of male prisoners in the US found that about 4.4% had autism (double the regular population). This doesn’t account for prisoners who haven’t been diagnosed.  While autism itself isn’t associated with crime, factors like unemployment and homelessness increase the risk that someone will end up behind bars.  Stay in Touch With Autistic Friends and Family in Prison (e.g., in…
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4 Key Tips for Designing Homes for Autistic Children

4 Key Tips for Designing Homes for Autistic Children

Autistic children live in a different world because of certain impairments in their processing of sensory information. They may fail to notice or overreact to an environmental stimulus. This is why as parents or caretakers of Autistic children, you need to be careful about the averment they are placed in. Key Tips for Designing Homes for Autistic Children Childproofing the home for an autistic child is not easy as every parent is aware that there are no easy solutions. There could be risks due to curious and nosy neighbors or those kitchen appliances or even those stairs. The truth is…
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Sleep and Autism: 5 Ways to Help Your Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep and Autism: 5 Ways to Help Your Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Children with autism often suffer from disrupted sleep. This can harm both their health and overall well-being and their parents and caregivers' health and well-being. Sleep and Autism: 5 Ways to Help Your Child Get a Good Night's Sleep The causes of these sleep issues vary, and they can range from neurological conditions to anxiety or inefficient melatonin production. As this is the case, my first piece of advice is to consult your child's doctor to ensure there is nothing else you could be doing to help them sleep better. Once you've determined everything is okay and they are just…
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5 Ways AI Will Impact Education For Autistic Children

5 Ways AI Will Impact Education For Autistic Children

5 Ways AI Will Impact Education For Autistic Children Children with autism have been stigmatized and ostracized in society because of the lack of understanding of this condition. In the pursuit to understand children with this condition better, Artificial Intelligence (AI) developers have started brainstorming possible solutions for teaching students with autism.  5 Ways AI Will Impact Education For Autistic Children Progress in this progress has offered more profound insights into this condition in general and the best way to interact with children with autism. AI is anticipated to change the ball game soon when passing instruction to students with autism.…
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Financial Assistance Resources For Parents of Autistic Children

Financial Assistance Resources For Parents of Autistic Children

Financial Assistance Resources Autistic Raising kids is an expensive affair at the best of times. It’s pretty much non-stop costs, from the day they come into the world, through school and their teenage years. For many of us, life wouldn’t be complete without our children, and the commitment wasn’t some lifestyle choice – it’s something deep within us and arguably why we’re here in the first place.  Yet, suppose your child has special needs. That puts an even more significant strain on your finances, and even though it’s not your primary concern in that situation, money influences the quality of everything…
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Utilizing The Garden To Support Your Child With ADHD

Utilizing The Garden To Support Your Child With ADHD

ADHD garden As the parent of a child with ADHD, adapting the home to meet their unique needs is vital. While a winning bedroom, lounge, and space to relax are all vital, there is another area that could become your secret weapon—the garden. When the garden is used to its full potential, it becomes the perfect place for connecting with teens and younger children alike. In the post coronavirus era, the proposed benefits are even greater. By the end of this guide, you'll be ready to unlock the best situation for your family finally. Why The Garden Deserves Your Attention Spending time…
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Creating a Better Home Environment for Children with Autism

Creating a Better Home Environment for Children with Autism

When living with a child with autism, it is imperative to create a safe, functional, and comfortable home. The environment in which an autistic child grows can significantly impact their development, social connections, and lifestyle. Creating a Better Home Environment for Children with Autism Autistic individuals can be sensitive to different sounds, colors, and light, among other stimuli. Understanding their symptoms is very important when you want to help them and make them feel comfortable. If you are looking to create a conducive environment for the optimal growth of your child, you will want to pay attention to the following:…
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Autism and divorce: Dispelling popular myths

Autism and divorce: Dispelling popular myths

autism and divorce rates Although it is unfortunate, divorce is a reality for many families. It can be incredibly tough for the family to adjust to the new reality. However, it is better to stay healthy apart than to be in a relationship that makes it difficult for the two of you to function. Hence, in some cases, divorce may be the best route not just for yourself but also for your family. Autism and divorce Breaking the news regarding divorce to your children is difficult as is. However, children with special needs and autistic children require extra care and…
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Connecting with Teens with ADHD

Connecting with Teens with ADHD

Teens with ADHD Though hyperactivity levels decrease from childhood to adolescence, teens with ADHD still tend to make impulsive decisions and struggle to pay attention. However, these symptoms can develop into behavioral issues during adolescence. Their distracting behavior can cause a rift with teachers and result in detention, lower grades, or even expulsion. This can cause them to lash out in frustration, argumentativeness, and even violence. Connecting with Teens with ADHD However, understanding where ADHD comes from and how it manifests in teens can lead to solutions that benefit the whole family. Where Does ADHD Come From? The American Psychiatric…
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