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5 Autism Parenting Tips

Autism spectrum disorder or ASD covers a wide range of behaviors. ASD can cause issues with communication, anxiety, social interaction, and repetitive behaviors. This can make parenting children diagnosed with autism a challenge. Ascend Autism understands that every child with ASD has unique needs requiring support geared specifically to them. However, some broad autism parenting…

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Autism Telehealth Therapy Programs

Autism telehealth therapy allows the experts at Ascend Autism to provide individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their parents or caregivers with real-time interactions, support, and treatment no matter either party’s location. Being able to reach out via desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone to our clinicians gives caregivers and parents a resource to turn…

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Autism Therapy Programs

Autism Therapy Programs

Autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is becoming more and more treatable through various autism therapy programs. This is good news, as screening for ASD improves and more families than ever are facing an ASD diagnosis for their child, leaving these families and caregivers looking for therapy options. Here at Ascend Autism, we embrace Applied…

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Helping Children With Autism During Covid-19

Stay-at-home orders and social distancing practices arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted us all. However, for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their family, and caregivers, the pandemic has created numerous challenges. It’s important during this ongoing crisis that we all come together to establish ways of dealing with these challenges. Also, we…

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Diagnosing Autism

Autism or, more correctly, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that currently has no medical test to make a diagnosis. As such, diagnosing autism has always been a challenge. For many, a diagnosis came late in life or not at all. There have been some individuals who have been misdiagnosed yet still have a…

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What Is the Autism CARES Act?

According to the most recent estimates by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects an estimated 1 in every 54 children. But presentations of ASD vary widely on the spectrum. For instance, some individuals exhibit impairments in social communication and interaction, while other individuals with ASD may engage in repetitive patterns…

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Support for Autism Caregivers

With 1 in every 54 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there are countless parents and caregivers that find themselves facing new challenges at almost every hour of the day. This can lead to exhaustion and excessive stress. Thus, there needs to be support for autism caregivers, as well as those diagnosed with ASD.…

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