How Autism Can Impact Hearing

Alternative Communication Techniques

It is commonly known that Autism Spectrum Disorder can come alongside a multitude of additional disorders and symptoms. When these additional symptoms are noted extensively enough to be considered part of a separate disorder, they are often referred to as comorbidities. Autism itself, as well as comorbidities such as Sensory Processing Disorder, can have profound […]

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Would Residential Care Be The Right Fit For My Child?

Willow Tree Park

When you are taking the time to decide whether residential care is the right fit for your child, there are many different factors to consider. This is an incredibly difficult decision to make so there is no need to rush. Every child is different, there is no solid answer. Ultimately you are the person who […]

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Social-Emotional Toys

Water Toys

Toys, like play itself, serve multiple purposes for children. They provide entertainment while fulfilling an educational role. Toys enhance cognitive behaviour and stimulate creativity. They aid in the development of physical and emotional skills which are necessary in later life. Whether playing with an adult or with another child, toys provide lessons in sharing and […]

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Fixations and Repetitive Behaviours

Light Up Toys

Autism is a condition that can impact many aspects of day-to-day life. While each person who receives a diagnosis of autism may be affected in different ways, difficulties in regard to communication and development are commonplace. It is because of these challenges, that fixations can often become a part of life when it comes to […]

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Creativity At Bright Futures Care

young adult completing sorting task

At Bright Futures Care, we care about making sure our residents get the best education that they can. Sometimes, this means helping them to get excited about school and academic studies, and for others, it means putting together an activity that’s a little different. We love getting involved in creative activities, from paper mache to […]

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Autism Diagnosis: Next Steps

young boy playing with train with two woman next to him

Reaching a diagnosis of autism is a challenge in itself, but discovering the best steps to take after this has happened can also be a daunting task.  When you first receive a diagnosis of autism, it can be a daunting word. Suddenly, your hopes and life may feel as if they have been changed forever. […]

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Sensory Gift Ideas For Children With Autism

Specialist Autism Care

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comes in many shapes and sizes, but often one of the most challenging aspects for those living with ASD is how best to respond to their sensory needs. Often, children with ASD will find it difficult to function and concentrate for long periods in social environments. They can find it more […]

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Top 5 Blogs to Help People With Autism

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Learning how to cope, understand, and communicate with your which when they are on the autism spectrum can be a challenging, albeit very rewarding aspect of a parent’s life. And, what better way to learn about the challenges, intricacies, and differences of each case of autism than by hearing from the people who have and […]

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Autism Associated Disorders

Specialist Autism Care

Autism is an identifiable disorder in itself. However, it can come alongside numerous different illnesses, all of which are important to identify.  While some are more common, and, as everybody is different, it is important to recognise that different people may struggle with different areas. It is vital that person-centered support is tailored around all […]

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