Heat Intolerance and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Summer

As Summer quickly approaches, most of us are excited to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. But for those people on the autistic spectrum, heat waves and warmer weather can bring a host of challenges. So, as you are looking for your beach towels and sunglasses this spring, why not add a few more […]

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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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Autism in Adult Females

Young people sitting together

At Bright Futures Care, we offer residential housing and schooling opportunities to people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and learning disabilities. Autism can present in many different ways, and symptoms do sometimes depend on the gender of the person diagnosed. So how does autism in females differ from males? We have put together some differences […]

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