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Mood Disorder – Bipolar Disorder in Children of Determination

Previous studies have shown that bipolar disorder is common among children of determination. Some studies depict that 27% of children with autism also display symptoms of bipolar disorder. However, it occurs in around 1 out of 4 individuals in general population.   Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder It is a little difficult to diagnose bipolar disorder […]

Autism Therapy for Autistic Children with Empathy Impairment

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have shown impairment in empathetic ability due to abnormal neural connectivity. Many autistic individuals seem to be find difficulty in understanding the emotions and thoughts of the other person. Moreover, what is interesting is that autistic adolescents were found to be able to empathize with other people when they […]

Aquatic Therapy: Prospective New Autism Treatment in Dubai

Physical activities are a vital part of the wellbeing of children- with and without autism. However, autistic children face a little difficulty in exercising because of motor impairments, or lack of motivation and confidence. Aquatic therapies can keep children physically fit and keep them from obesity. Autism treatment in Dubai provides various therapies to individuals […]

Behavior Therapy and Overcoming Gastrointestinal Problems

Gastrointestinal (GI) problems are very common in children with autism, mostly followed by lack of sleep. The rate of prevalence differs across various research studies from 9% to 91%. The most common gastrointestinal symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal pain and constipation. Apart from these, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), disaccharidase deficiencies, abdominal bloating and inflammation of the […]

Behavior Therapy Programs and Using the Silent Treatment

What is the Silent Treatment? Silent treatment is when a person is not willing to communicate with the other person verbally. People, who make use of it, tend to ignore the presence of the other person. Autistic individuals may use this often to manipulate others, but also due to multiple other reasons. They prefer to […]

Silence and Speech Delay in Individuals on the Spectrum

Autistic individuals often go through a silent phase, which is when a person avoids all modes of communication with others. An autistic person might go through said phase because of speech delay, causing difficulties in communication. Due to this reason, they prefer to remain silent than to speak. Autism is derived from the word ‘autos’ […]

Importance of ABA Therapy in Transitioning to Adult Life

Role of ABA Therapy in Transitioning for Autistic Young Adults Transitioning to adult life is a challenge for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) because of the special healthcare needed. Autistic people need support to help them plan and enter adult life. Planning for the transition process should begin in school for an autistic child. […]

Baron Cohen: Theory of Mind in Autism and Development Delay

Baron Cohen, a British researcher, conducted a study on autistic children and hypothesized that males are more likely to have autistic characteristics than females, and they are either underdeveloped or lack theory of mind. Theory of mind is a cognitive mental process that allows understanding of the emotions and intentions of other people. Relating it […]

Child-Centered Play Therapy and Development Delay in ASD

Child-centered play therapy is used to help children with autism. Many autistic children are granted tremendous strengths. They may have an inborn ability to remember things or facts. However, one of the major challenges they face is development delay and speech delay, which can become a hurdle for them in communicating with other people. Development […]

Behavior Therapy: Same Effect on Autistic Males and Females?

According to a study, autism is found four times more in males than in females. It is also examined in the previous researches that the intensity of symptoms diagnosed and difficulties also differ on the basis of gender. The brains of males and females are designed differently; therefore, both genders do not behave in the […]