Asperger’s or Autism: What’s the Deal?

In the past few years, the term Aspergers has been removed from psychologists’ diagnostic language. Why was this? What Was Aspergers? Asperger’s syndrome (AS) is a form of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that affects social interaction and communication. It is characterized by impaired social interaction and communication skills, as well as repetitive behavior and restricted …

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Social Anxiety in Adults with Autism

Neuroimaging studies show that a person’s amygdala, a part of the brain responsible for emotional memories, is associated with social anxiety disorders. Lifestyle treatments and alternative therapies for individuals with autism can help manage anxiety symptoms. However, learning the causes and triggers of a person’s anxious behavior is crucial in prescribing appropriate treatment plans for …

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Neurofeedback for Autism

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) vary in terms of severity and deficit level but in general experience trouble with social interactions and communicating with others. Early intervention is key for children with autism to improve their symptoms, scholastic abilities, and attention levels. Many different therapies and behavioral strategies are utilized by parents and caregivers …

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Play Therapy for ADHD

Therapy for Children vs Adults Childen and adults process events and experience emotions differently. Adults who go through traumatic events or struggle with mental health disorders would benefit from therapy sessions such as CBT or psychodynamic therapy. Sitting in a chair and having a whole forty-five minutes to delve into your innermost thoughts and worries …

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