Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder and the fastest-growing developmental disability among children. Learning that your child has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be a shock, and it is overwhelming to parents who do not yet understand what the diagnosis will mean for their child and how they can help. Even
As parents, we use casual phrases with our children that are largely second nature: “quiet voices,” “no touching,” and “play nice.” But what do these phrases really mean to a child with autism? Social situations and the accompanying expected set of behaviors are challenging for children with autism, and “play nice” simply doesn’t offer all
Guest post by Jane Butler Jane is a freelance writer and editor. She has written for both digital and print across a wide variety of fields. Her main interest is exploring how people can improve their health and well being in their everyday life. And when she isn’t writing, Jane can often be found with
A guest post by Charles Carpenter, founder of Healing Sounds. Charles believes in the power of music and sound as a healing tool. Music therapy can help people with a wide variety of health conditions, from children on the autism spectrum to seniors with Alzheimer’s disease. It may be used to soothe mothers
Autism Alliance of Michigan Partners with AngelSense to Distribute Innovative GPS Based Monitoring Solution to Families in Need
Initiative Grants Autism Families a personal monitoring solution (which includes a GPS Device and app for guardians) Designed By AngelSense to Keep Children with Autism Safe [Michigan, January 23rd, 2018] The Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAOMI) Sean Taglione Memorial Global Positioning Program has partnered with AngelSense, an innovative GPS & Voice-Monitoring solution designed specifically for
Parenting a child with special needs comes with its own set of unique challenges. For families of children with special needs, safety is always a concern. AngelSense is honored to help parents keep their children safe, and bring peace of mind. As we look back at 2017, we’re very proud to have helped thousands
There’s nothing quite like the festive cheer that fills a shopping center during the holiday season. The smell of pumpkin spice, the sparkle of shiny tinsel, and Jingle Bells blasting over the speakers is one of those not to be missed experiences for some. But for those with autism, this is a sensory nightmare.