Sexuality, for the neurotypical individual, is often a topic learned through informal channels. For those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), they have a harder time to learn about it through the same channels as the neurotypical individual. This situation poses a challenge, especially for their parents, since misinformation and misunderstandings may arise and may be learned by their special child. […]
Some perceive that individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) don’t like to get involved with other people romantically. The truth is they also experience those feelings the same as the neurotypical individual. They may feel attraction and love.
Living with someone who has an autism spectrum disorder or ASD is completely challenging. You have to understand that marriage is going to be difficult to handle. Notwithstanding this difficulty, it is still possible to live a happy life. There will be problems and struggles along the way, but as long as you keep your […]
The thought of introducing your boyfriend to your parents is terrifying. What if they will not like the person that you are currently dating? What if your teenage lover ends up making a big mistake in front of your mom or dad? What if something goes wrong during the introduction? These are just some of […]
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the common mental illnesses in children. Kids with this kind of condition have difficulty in connecting with others. They experience different challenges, which prevent them from building friendships or relationships with their family members, schoolmates, and teachers. Most of the time, these young ones […]
One of the developmental disorders common in children is autism spectrum disorder or ASD. Unfortunately, there are several misconceptions about this mental health problem. Not everyone is aware of the implications when a child is diagnosed with ASD. In this article, we are going to provide some of the necessary information about this […]
There are several ways on how to deal with a difficult situation in your life. For example, you can talk to a family member or a close friend about your problem. At the same time, you can also try to engage in exciting activities that will fuel your passion or desire. Another effective way […]
My vision started to get blurry. I was having a hard time processing what this guy in front of me was saying. My mind starts wandering, thinking about what would happen to my poor child now. I felt terribly helpless for my kid.
Studies show that around 30 to 90 percent of people with autism ignore or overreact to familiar sights, sounds, smells, and other sensations. The Simons Simplex Collection autism research project showed that 68% of children who participated had unusual sensory interests and about 65% have sensitivities to noise. Your child may […]
Our world is so vast – the intensity of everything that we have seen, in education, exploration and perhaps within ourselves. As we go on facing what the future lies for us, we gain insight into things, wisdom, and understanding of what we may have or need to be learned. And the toughest fight […]