Services and Therapies for individuals living with Autism

When I was very young and lived in Brooklyn, NY, I received early intervention services and various kinds therapies. I had them every single day, seven days a week! Plus, I still had some therapies throughout my education in NJ. I would not be where I am today if my parents did not get meContinue reading “Services and Therapies for individuals living with Autism”

Classroom placements in Education

When my family and I moved to New Jersey, I was three years old at the time. One of the biggest reasons that we moved from Brooklyn, NY to New Jersey was because of me; There were not much services and therapies left that the state could offer me after I reached that age. AfterContinue reading “Classroom placements in Education”

High Functioning Autism (HFA) and Asperger’s Syndrome?

High Functioning Autism (HFA) and Asperger’s Syndrome are part about living with Autism. They have their similarities and differences. After reading this blog story, you will be able to understand more about different behaviors and skills in individuals with Autism throughout the spectrum. High Functioning Autism (HFA) is an individual living with Autism who progressedContinue reading “High Functioning Autism (HFA) and Asperger’s Syndrome?”

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental, lifelong disability. Autism affects communication and behavior of individuals living with it, thus affects everyday functioning. The picture above shares common signs and symptoms of living with Autism. It is important to remember though that Autism is different in every individual living with it. More and more individualsContinue reading “What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?”