Category Archives: Autism

Fidget spinner craze: Help or hindrance?

Over the last few months, fidget spinners have become all the rage among children and adults in the United States. Fidget spinners are hand-held devices containing ball bearings that can … Full Entry »

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SPARK for autism

When my son, Cason, was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on his third birthday, we knew it was coming. Our family had sought out therapies and support and got … Full Entry »

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A Gut Feeling: Unlocking The Mysteries Of Autism

Autism spectrum disorders are one of the true medical mysteries of our time. From the scientists trying to discover the underlying cause, to the parents trying to find the best … Full Entry »

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Video: Learn All About Texas Children’s Neuroscience Center

Did you know there are approximately 1.7 million children in the Houston area? Statistically, that means there are approximately 8,000 children with intractable epilepsy, and approximately 170,000 children with autism. … Full Entry »

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14 Years And 1,120 Miles: A Mother’s Story About Her Son’s Journey With Autism

My story ends at Texas Children’s Hospital in 2011, but it started much earlier and over a thousand miles away in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. My first son, Grayson, was born in … Full Entry »

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