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Five Important Revelations From The 2016 Denver Autism Conference

    The 2016 Denver Autism Conference was conducted to bring more light to autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is a mental health condition that affects a person’s communication skills, interests, and behavior. The most common symptoms of ASD is a learning disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), tic disorders, generalized anxiety disorder, and depression. […]

Ways To Shield An Autistic Person From PTSD

  If someone asks for examples of people who are more likely to acquire post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than anyone, what will you say? The most common sufferers, of course, are the soldiers who have gone to war and back. They have seen so much violence in the battlefield that it’s almost impossible for them […]

Autism And Savantism

Laurence Kim Peek, an exceptional savant, was the inspiration of the autistic character of Raymond Babbitt in the movie Rain Man.   He was diagnosed with autism with an extraordinary memory being able to memorize every book he reads.   Despite his exceptional ability, he still experienced social anxiety brought by his disability.