Autism

Some tips for starting school

By |September 9th, 2013|

Starting school is a particularly stressful time for kids who have spent the last couple of months enjoying their freedom. For the right-brained child, school represents a particular harsh dose of reality, which can often bring about severe behavioral changes in your child. Many times, the only draw that school has, for the kinds of children I work with, is that they get to once again reunite with their friends. Beyond that, there is usually only suffering implied by the beginning of school. Right-brained children almost always have issues sleeping, and their fears can many times be more intense, than […]

Why we are seeing so much more Autism

By |August 6th, 2013|

Autism is definitely on a meteoric rise. Autism, actually resides, on the extreme right end of the learning spectrum. Most of us have the gene for autism, buried somewhere in our genes, and with most people, it will never emerge. However, I remember a time, some thirty years ago, when autism was called Kanners Syndrome, and was considered to occur in about 1 in 5,000,000 people. It is certainly true that there were many Autistic people that were labeled as something else, but it is also unquestionably true, that in the last 5 or 10 years, autism rates have increased […]