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Autism and Anxiety – Part 3 – tips for dealing with anxiety.
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Autism and Anxiety – Part 3 – tips for dealing with anxiety.

The previous two articles in this series looked at anxiety in people with autism, and how it can affect them. This article will try and look at some of the things that can be done to either stop anxiety, or lessen its impact. The tips might not work for everyo...
Should Prozac be Prescribed for Autism?
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Should Prozac be Prescribed for Autism?

Fluoxetine hydrochloride was the first selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for obsessive compulsive disorder and depression in 1987. While it has many different brand names, Fluoxetine is mostly...
Pets Impact Happiness for those on the Autism Spectrum
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Pets Impact Happiness for those on the Autism Spectrum

Science has proved that interacting with animals especially pets can have a deep impact on the physical betterment of human beings. Animals have been known to help in the lowering of blood pressure and cholesterol and are also effective in reducing tension...
Studies find video games can help individuals who have depression, anxiety, and autism
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Studies find video games can help individuals who have depression, anxiety, and autism

Studies have found that despite the negative impression video games have on most people, they can actually help improve the conditions of individuals who have depression, anxiety, and even autism. Game developer Zoe Quinn, who has been suffering from an...
Opinion – New Year –  The return back to school, a difficult time for children on the autism spectrum
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Opinion – New Year – The return back to school, a difficult time for children on the autism spectrum

Well, this week heralds the start of a new school term and for many parents who have children on the autism spectrum,. This week will be an extremely anxious one for then, as well as for their children. Anxieties will be high with many children having great di...