I started working with 3 year old [boy] M last May. At that time he was working on simple sorting, matching, and stacking tasks. We worked on joint attention, eye contact, and his ability to point to familiar family members. He was unable to communicate his wants and needs, socialize with his twin brother, or toilet independently. He would also chew on small items which was a choking hazard. Seven months later…Read More
As mentioned in our last Center Update, our Arlington Heights Center will now be occupying nearly three full suites. And we want to take you along with us through the construction of our expansion! Talk about delivering real progress, check these out!Read More
Jessy McCulloch, Events & Social Media Marketing Coordinator, AHSS
It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is already here next week! And as we know, holidays can be tricky for those we love with autism. Add a dash of routine disruption and stir in a pinch of general family noise and you potentially have a recipe for real struggle. But with planning and preparation and these holiday tips, your plans don’t have to be stressful!
by Steve Kaufman, Founder AHSS
I believe this 8 1/2 minute video discusses a development that will profoundly affect the autism community.
As this video explains, analyzing the genome of family members with and without autism will lead to extremely early diagnosis. Doctors may even be able to diagnosis a child while they are still in their mother’s womb.Read More