Blog for Autism Awareness! | Message From The Archives 2008

Mar 4, 2008, 7:50 AM | Newsletter Sent Out  Did you know April is Autism Awareness Month? Join me in blogging for autism awareness. I'm trying to gather up a large group of bloggers to share their stories and help educate the world at large. If you're not familiar with autism, come join us anyways. Do a search on autism and then post …

Why Educating Autistic Children About Sexual Safety Matters – Learn From Autistics | TRIGGER WARNING!|  Madison Cannon Beresford

The following article is written by Madison Cannon Beresford and is published here with his permission. Madison is writer, autistic advocate, PhD clinician, husband, and father of three boys, one of whom is also on the autism spectrum. Madison enjoys working to support autistic individuals and their families through emotional and practical care as a family…Read …

Drowning remains a top cause of death for children with autism — ScienceDaily

Many families beat the summer heat with trips to swimming pools, beaches, and water parks; but water safety concerns are particularly heightened for families of children with autism. In fact, drowning remains a leading cause of death in children with autism because they often become overstimulated with crowds and escape to unsafe environments.Source: Drowning remains …

The Three Main Causes Of Early Death In Autism

The risk of early death in Autism is 2.5 times higher for people with autism spectrum disorder than for the rest of the population. Three Main Causes Of Early Death in Autism#1 Epilepsy: For those with autism and a learning disability, epilepsy is the leading cause of premature death. The Epilepsy Society has started an “Avoidable Deaths” campaign and sites a …