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iPad App Review of Alphabet Zoo

iPad App Review: Alphabet Zoo

Alphabet Zoo iPad app is an entertaining way to help your autistic child learn the letters of the alphabet and their corresponding sounds.  The interactive […]

Autism Signs and Symptoms

Autism Signs and Symptoms

Autism Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of Autism A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z More information coming soon! 3-MCC Deficiency 3-Methyl-Crotonyl-CoA-Carboxylase Deficiency 3-Methyl-Histadine 4-Hydroxynonenal Protein Adducts 4E-BP2 6-Sulphatoxymelatonin (See also Melatonin as an […]

Autism Genetics

A2BP1 Gene and Autism

Autism Genetics: The A2BP1 Gene

Autism and the A2BP1 Gene A2BP1 Gene Background Info Where is the A2BP1 gene located? The A2BP1 gene is located on chromosome 16 What does […]

Resources for Understanding the Genetics of Autism

Resources for Understanding the Genetics of Autism

Resources for Understanding Autism Genetics Alleles Wikipedia: Allele Encyclopedia Britannica: Allele Scitable by Nature: Allele Chromosomes Genetics Home Reference (U.S. National Library of Medicine): What […]

Autism Treatments

Autism & the iPad

Screenshot of Counting Basketballs from Toddler Counting iPad App

iPad App Review: Toddler Counting

Check out this iPad app that will help your child with autism learn to count.  Toddler Counting is a simple, yet efficient app that teaches numbers and counting.  Utilizing a large variety of objects, this iPad app will entertain your child while teaching them to count.  It’s interactive nature helps reinforce the child’s action, thus accelerating […]

Letter School iPad App Helps Children with Autism Learn How to Write Letters and Numbers

iPad App Review: Letter School

Looking for an iPad app that combines writing, letters, numbers, phonics, and counting?  Then look no further than the Letter School iPad app.  This intelligently designed app will captivate the iPad user through entertaining animations and an easy to navigate interface.  The iPad app brilliantly teaches how to write each letter and number through simple […]

AlphaTots iPad App Review

iPad App Review: AlphaTots

Is it challenging to help your child with autism learn the letters and sounds of the alphabet?  Then take a look at AlphaTots for the iPad!  AlphaTots is a creative and beautifully designed app to help children learn the alphabet in a fun and interactive way.  Each letter is reinforced by an entertaining activity.  AlphaTots […]

Autism Blogs

Review of Life with Max Autism Blog

Autism Blog Review: Life with Max

Autism often brings out the best in people.  Although autism can be a hard and difficult road, those that travel the road often find themselves better able to help other people.  The autism blog called Life with Max is a perfect example of this.  Life with Max tells about a mother’s determination to understand her […]

List of Highlighted Autism Blog Posts

Outstanding Autism Blog Post: A Hair-Dryer Kid in a Toaster-Brained World

Few autism blog posts exist that explain the differences between a typical child and an autistic child in a powerful, succinct, and uplifting way. The autism blogging world is filled with many gifted writers.  Hours and hours could be spent reading the varied experiences of families affected by autism on the multitude of autism blogs […]

"Fixing" Autism by Lou's Land Receives the Outstanding Video Blog Post Award

Outstanding Autism Video Blog Post: “Fixing” Autism

  Silence can often be more powerful than spoken words!  It forces the listener to formulate his or her own thoughts rather than draw from the tone and inflection of the speaker.  Sometimes words are just a distraction that diminish the impact of a message.  A recent video blog by Lou’s Land illustrates this idea perfectly. The video […]