The Benefits of yoga therapy for kids with autism Although Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 68 children, the spectrum itself is pretty broad. ASD can vary in terms of the effects on communication skills, social skills, anxiety, and repetitive behaviors. This makes every child with autism unique and none of us [...]
Recognizing mental health at an early age. As our awareness for mental health grows, so does our knowledge of how to detect the signs of mental disorders. Recognizing mental health at an early stage is important to better ensuring a good quality of life for those with mental illness. With one in five [...]
The Language of Music Music is a great therapeutic tool for people with different abilities and ages, more so for children with autism. Medical experts have shown its calming effects and how its helped autistic kids integrate into society. A study done in 2004 by the Journal of Music Therapy showed that ASD [...]
18 year old Lauren was diagnosed with autism, severe anxiety and depression at age 16. She created a brand of clothing and accessories, promoting diversity and individuality, which has helped her heal.