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Music to help children with autism and SPD

I know a case of a boy who had autism and couldn’t seem to learn to speak as a child. He was sent to speech and language therapy and it didn’t help. Finally, he was signed up for piano lessons and this was the breakthrough: he began to sing. And by singing, he learned to…


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Is sensory processing disorder the same as autism?

Autism is often confused with SPD, but they are actually different conditions. While children with autism often have symptoms of SPD, the underlying cause is different. It may also influence the treatment. SPD’s in the brain Sensory processing disorder occurs when there are lasting abnormalities in a child’s brain. The condition is incurable and the…


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Savant syndrome – the upside of autism

For many parents, learning that their child has autism is a crushing news. Those parents will focus on the difficulties the child will face, starting with sensory processing issues, and ending with problematic social skills. However, autism isn’t only accompanied by difficulties. Autistic children are often very intense about pursuing their passions and interests. And…


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Autism in children can be easily detected

In many cases, their early detection will even guarantee their complete elimination. The longer distressing symptoms will be ignored, the less chance of a baby returning to health and full normality. There are many symptoms that must not be skipped or ignored. Some things do not go along with age. What are the early symptoms…