Can a pet improve the social skills of an Autistic Child?

A recent study suggests that having pet like cats, dogs and other animals may help autistic children with their social skills.  Their study was done by a researcher from the University of Missouri.  Previous studies had only studied the positive impact that dogs might have had on their pets.  The subjects in the survey ranged…

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Could a chemical in broccoli help treat a child with Autism?

Could a chemical call sulforaphane find in broccoli help treat kids with Autism? According to a clinical trial done by John Hopkins University School of Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, this chemical called sulforaphane is delivering positive results in improving some behavioral symptoms of autism. The findings are that this particular chemical could…

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Sick

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]et me relate this back to some of the things I have been dealing with over the past few years. If you have been actively reading my blog posts then you will know that my wife and I had to deal with my son’s autism. Events like these can change the whole dynamic of a…

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Autistic Boy

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]ts tough enough having a child with Autism. It can also be pretty tough when deciding to take them out to a public place. They run away without warning and the sprint of your life begins. I can remember my son when he was about six years old just sprinting away from me once he…

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