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5 Water Safety Tips for Your Autistic Child

Swimming is a favorite summer activity, but if you have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), there are extra dangers that need your attention. Children with autism are more likely to wander, and in those cases, they are often drawn to water. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children with autism, and

The Prevalence of Autism: New Statistics

The Prevalence of Autism: New Statistics

According to the latest data available, the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children has increased 15%, from 1 in 68 to 1 in 59, according to a new report from the Center for Disease Control released April 2018. Among boys, the prevalence of ASD is 1 in 37 Among girls the prevalence of

Why Are Children with Autism Drawn to Water?

Why Are Children with Autism Drawn to Water?

It is easy to see why many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are captivated by water. The number of stimuli associated with water hits all the senses! The feel of water, the sounds of waves and splashes, the visuals of light reflecting off the surface, and even the smell can all be so enticing.

What Does Kevin and Avonte’s Law Mean for My Child with Autism?

After years of bipartisan legislation, Kevin and Avonte’s Law has finally passed. This law was named in honor of two young boys with autism that wandered from their homes and drowned in nearby bodies of water. For the growing population of children diagnosed with autism, this law is an incredible step forward in improving quality

NEW AngelSense GPS Features: Summer 2018

NEW AngelSense GPS Features: Summer 2018 These New AngelSense Features Will Give You the Peace of Mind You Deserve This Summer Here at AngelSense, we’re special needs parents, too. When we develop new features, they’re born out of a need for solutions to real life problems that we face, and that we know from your messages to us that you face

Asperger’s Syndrome vs. High-Functioning Autism: Understanding the Difference

Asperger’s Syndrome vs. High-Functioning Autism

Note: At the time of this article Asperger’s was a separate diagnosis, however, it is no longer used and falls within the broader ASD diagnosis with a higher functioning level.  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)

Why Social Stories are so Important for Children with Autism

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

5 Celebrity Parents Who Are Open About Raising a Child with Autism

Autism knows no boundaries. It should come as no surprise then that even children of some of Hollywood’s glitziest celebrities have been impacted by this condition.

A Response to Black Mirror’s Representation of GPS Tracking for Kids

A Response to Black Mirror's Representation of GPS Tracking for Kids

So what’s it like to be an autism parent? Let’s start with the fact that autism parents have the same cortisol level as veterans with PTSD. Just take a minute to imagine what your daily life must look like to create those levels of stress hormones. Have you ever lost your child for a minute,

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