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Autistic Child Treatment in Dubai: Supporting Literacy Skills

Autism is generally defined and understood as a neurological disorder characterized by impairments in communication and the inability to form relationships with others.  The main difficulty is with the language and the understanding of abstract concepts. To improve autistic child treatment in Dubai, we have noted that autistic children often learn and develop differently than […]

The Pros and Cons of Virtual Learning for the Autistic Child

One can say that school is a storm of challenges for children on the spectrum, as the autistic child may have various sensory issues, which could be triggered by anything on campus. However, it also provides the best environment for enhancing behavioural and social skills. Recently, virtual learning has impacted many families and educators, especially […]

Preparing the Autistic Child for their New Sibling

Introducing a new member to the family always entails a mix of emotions. Children might find it difficult to adjust to sudden changes and adjustments in their daily routine, especially in the case of an autistic child. Based on the child’s functioning level and the unique traits associated with his or her Autism Spectrum Disorder […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the Many Benefits of Physical Exercise

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Physical deficits Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) points to several neurodevelopmental shortcomings, which may cause deficits in an individual’s motor activities. According to a study published in 2015 by Memari et al, whereby 83 children from the ages of 6 to 15 with autism spectrum disorder diagnoses were investigated, only 12% of […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Further Developments in Relevant Research

What do we know at present? Exhaustive research has proven that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a range of neurodevelopmental conditions affecting social, intellectual, communicative, emotional, and cognitive development, with varying levels of intensity. It can manifest differently for everyone. While the cause is still unclear, scientists have reason to believe that it is the result of […]

The Heritability of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Can Autism be Inherited?

What is Heritability? Definition Essentially, heritability is an estimate of the contribution of genetic factors towards a particular trait – be it external (for example, height, hair color, complexion, etc.) or internal (such as intelligence) – or a specific disorder, like autism spectrum disorders or ADHD. Scientifically, it is defined as a statistical concept represented […]

Does Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy Help with Learning Difficulties?

Learning Difficulties in Autism Spectrum Disorder Where Autism Spectrum Disorder affects language and social skills, it poses learning difficulties as well. Similar to Specific Learning Disability (SLD), ASD can cause academic challenges in areas like reading, writing, and mathematics. The following characteristics of autism may bring about learning challenges: Narrow focus The reason autistic children […]