wilderness therapy for boys on the autism spectrum

Wilderness Therapy for Boys on the Autism Spectrum

Boys on the autism spectrum are often hyperaware of their surroundings and sensory input, which can make it feel like they are living in an intense world that they cannot escape. This can lead to emotional meltdowns and retreating from others and their responsibilities.  As social support and healthy recreation activities are often barriers to …

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autism and aspergers tips

Aspergers and Autism tips for first day of school from Industry Professionals

Each year, families with Aspy’s or kids with Autism prepare for the school year ahead.  Even though it is summer we want to offer tips for first day of school help parents find success.  We had the chance to speak with two of the leading programs in the nation about preparing families for the year. …

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autism spectrum disorders

Helping Autism Spectrum Disorders at blueFire

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is an all-encompassing term that refers to all qualifying developmental disorders, which fall under the symptomatic guidelines of mild to severe autism. Because autism disorder varies greatly in presentation from child to child, there are is wide range and variation of symptoms, skill levels and disability levels that can occur. The term ASD was developed …

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