I suspect all parents have concerns about the impact of electronic games on their children. Pokemon Go is sweeping the world and some parents say it is getting their Aspergers and Autistic children outside, engaging with the real world. This article provides a good overview, and spells out the dangers and costs. Please share. ... See MoreSee Less
Tearful mother thanks Pokémon Go for improving autistic child’s life I saw this headline on a news site. It’s great to hear stories like these. There are a lot of articles on the web about Pokémon Go, so the purpose of this one is to consolidate the essential information for the Aspergers and Autist...
Marisol CuevasMy kid broke her leg and has not wanted to leave her room but this app has helped get her out.
1 years ago · 2
Stephanie Caleb Vaughn WixI agree.... people are so against kids and games! My son has a Sensory processing disorder And ADHD. The only times I can keep him calm is using lego games. He has exceeded high math skills and motor/eye/hand coordinations
Tricia BowringHe is definitely getting out more but we have had some stressful times when the servers went down. It has the potential to be addictive and obsessive if not very carefully managed. We have had some great conversations about it which have been lovely.
Natalie HolroydI think it's dangerous to be on electronics while outside need to focus on roads etc I have two autistic children and autistic nephew take them out without electronics it's tough work but they need a break from technology playing on park not say on a bench staring at a tablet lazy parenting to me
Mindy JamesI go play with my kids. We are out at the park a lot more then we were before. My kids love when I play with them and it makes for lots of family bonding. But also meeting people. There is an area where there are always people playing. I could see where it could be an issue. But in our house it is a win.
Trinda CookeI bawled like three times watching this with my daughter thinking about my autistic son at home. It definitely hit home a few times.
1 years ago · 5
Tracy SteinmanI sat between my two boys (both have autism) as we watched the movie and bawled like a baby. Now I REALLY know why. Beautiful article.
1 years ago · 2
Honey F BraunSome people would say Dory is just funny, silly and very forgetful... But for some of us that can relate and see similarities in our children and in ourselves as parents, this movie takes a whole new meaning. I loved it💗
Lyndsey AllisonMy daughter and I still await a formal diagnosis, but it's assumed she has ASD, asbergers, and I've always said that she's like Dory x
1 years ago
Michelle Lisa Malt💕💕 so beautifully written. My little boy Caleb is still awaiting his formal diagnosis and we watched this last night. until reading this I knew I always felt a link with dory now I know why she has my sons heart and spirit X
Stephanie MathisMy son LOVES this movie. Watching it I realized Dory is just like him. I cried watching her struggle and cheered through her triumphs. It taught me to start being more patient or him and to start giving him a little more freedom.
1 years ago · 3
Kristen MarieI went to see this movie on a double-date, and it taught me a very important lesson: never be embarrassed to ask for a helping hand. I "suffered" from a learning disability, OCD & a speech impediment (12 years of therapy) growing up!! I LOVED the first movie, Finding Nemo which came out when I was 11!! :)
A model for early intervention and support in rural communities. This is the "only regional autistic learning centre in Australia". It extends its reach by providing satellite support services in other rural towns in the region - and it is working. If you know of similar stories please let us know. ... See MoreSee Less
Words really can’t describe this - it is simply inspiring. With one arm, Bethany Hamilton just eliminated Tour leader Tyler Wright in the Fiji Pro event. Bethany is a 26-year-old mum who lost her arm in a shark attack when she was 13 years old. ... See MoreSee Less
A consistent message about Aspergers and Autism is that early diagnosis and early application of therapies "improves outcomes - often dramatically". This test that may help parents that have concerns. ... See MoreSee Less
Autism can be an emotional rollercoaster. This article is about the grieving and coping process - the importance of the family support network and reminder about caring for the carer. Concludes with 15 tips for family members. ... See MoreSee Less