Unfortuantely, my plans to develop a simple Web- and app-based autism evaluation tool for concerned parents has hit a snag: the American Psychiatric Association denied my request to use their DSM criteria for autism as the basis for the tool. … Continue reading
Today I took C to a sensory gym. His favorite activity, by far, was rolling around in the ball pit. It was truly joyous to see him so happy.
What do you envision when someone says, “autism spectrum”? Like most people, you probably imagine a line going from mild to severe, or good to bad, or something similar. At one end would be neurotypical (non-ASD), at the other severely … Continue reading