Big crowds and loud noises make it especially hard for children with autism to go through airports and fly on airplanes. Some major airlines have found a unique way to help. Kris Van…
How music can help children with autism connect
As little as 15-20 minutes of exposure to music three times per week has demonstrated activation changes in the brain, two medical experts explain.
How Parents Can Help Their Children With Autism: Study
A therapy focused on parents can help them communicate better with their children
10 Tips to Help Children Make a Move
Here are 10 popular tips behavioral experts typically suggest to help you prepare your children to make a successful transition.
10 Fun Activities for Children with Autism
Give kids who are autistic activities that stimulate attention, foster calm, and create loads of fun! Here are 10 great autism activities.
10 Autumn Activities for Children with Autism
It’s finally cooling down–or maybe you live where it’s already cold! Either way, this is my favorite season of the year. I LOVE the colors, the crisp cool air, and honestly, I think fall is the best time of year to enjoy the outdoors. For kids with special needs and sensory challenges, the outdoors is... View Article
Why Children with Autism Need Family Holiday Traditions
“But it’s not time for lunch!” I could see Calib beginning to go into hysterics. He began to pace and flap his arms as he continued to tell me it was, in fact, not time for lunch. First grade always went to lunch at 11:30am. “Calib,” I gently took his shoulders so he would stand …
Learn how ChildServe Helps Children
ChildServe partners with kids and young adults with a variety of special healthcare needs. Come read our feature stories about their amazing journeys!
Audiobooks help children learn to read
Viviana Cortez, 11, admits she sometimes has a hard time reading.
Children with autism learn to surf at Belmar beach bash
Autism Family Services of New Jersey hosted its 9th Annual Beach Bash in Belmar today, as surf experts taught autistic children the ways of the water.
Sesame Workshop and Autism Speaks "See Amazing in All Children"
Sesame Street's Abby Cadabby and Autism Speaks co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright team up in a new message calling for more acceptance and inclusion for peop...
Tips for explaining autism to younger neurotypical children
Some tips for explaining autism to younger children, including example behaviours and explanations with easier vocabulary.
4 Tips for When Children With Autism ‘Shut Down’
How to Plan Successful Outings for Children on the Autism Spectrum
"Outings for our family require a lot of planning and preparation. For a long time we didn’t go out often, and that wasn’t good for any of us."
7 Tips to Help Children Develop Healthy Habits
Helping your child develop healthy eating and living habits is crucial when they are young.
How to Help Children Ages 12-18
Adolescence is already a challenging time for young people, who have so many changes happening in their bodies. They struggle with wanting more independence from parents, and have a tendency to feel nothing can harm them. Traumatic events can make them feel out of control, even if they act as if they are strong. They …
How to Help Children Cope with Fear and Anxiety
Parenting tips for helping children cope with anxiety caused by violence, crime death, trauma, or disasters.
New study suggests how children with autism see the world
Read New study suggests how children with autism see the world childcare and the latest childcare & early years news & best practice on Nursery World
10 Things Parents of Children with Autism Wish Teachers Knew
1. I'm sorry. I will be saying this to many of you many times over the next 10 years... probably weekly. And I really am. I'...
5 Keep Cool Travel Tips for Parents of Children with Autism
Manage stress while traveling with special needs children during the holidays.
Scientists discover method to detect autism in children via blood test
The study was published in the journal PLOS Computational Biology