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Autism Wandering

Tools Give Families Peace of Mind When Children with Autism Start Wandering

Parents who have a child with autism know their job is harder than the average mother or father. In addition to dealing with sensory issues, routines, and therapy, many children with autism have a habit of wandering. Despite the parents best efforts to keep eyes on the child at all times, it only takes a ...
Autism Service Dogs

Autism Service Dogs Save Lives

Meet the furriest superhero you will ever come across: the autism service dog. Did you think service dogs were reserved for the blind? Did you know these heroes also serve children who have been diagnosed with autism? While autism holds a wide spectrum, there are devastating cases where children are completely non-verbal or are at ...
Autism Service Dogs

Autism Seizure Alert Service Dogs Save Lives

Service dogs have been rising in popularity in recent times, mostly due to a new understanding of the diverse skills that dogs are capable of. Autism service dogs have been steadily gaining recognition for their assistance of people with autism. These dogs provide tactile stimulation, companionship, physical assistance, and security – besides all that, some even save lives ...
Ady's Wings

Ady’s Wings Makes Air Travel Feasible And Comfortable For Autists And Their Families

On May 11th, 2015, ABC News posted an article detailing the incident in which the Beegle family was escorted off a United Airlines aircraft. The reason: the captain was not comfortable having Juliette Beegle, a fifteen-year-old autistic girl, on board. According to the article, Juliette’s mother, Donna, asked the flight attendants for hot food for ...
Autism Service Dogs

Autism Service Dogs Are So Very Important

Autism service dogs are much more than just dogs to the families they serve; they are an irreplaceable part of those families’ everyday lives. These wonderful animals can help an autistic child focus and get acquainted with their surroundings without being so overwhelmed by sensory overload. By helping the child more easily adapt to their surroundings, the dog is ...
Autism Blogs

Revised: Five Autism Blogs for the New Year

After the stress of the holidays and all of the change and tumult they bring, January has its own claim on depression for many people, including those with autism. We’ve selected some worthy autism blogs to help you through the winter. Learn to Speak Your Autistic Child’s Language: Is it a challenge to talk about goals for the ...

The Benefits of Autism Service Dogs

If you or a loved one have have a diagnosis that is somewhere on the autism spectrum, then you undoubtedly want to do things for yourself or your loved one that will make your lives better. One way you can do this is through Autism Service Dogs. There are many benefits to having an autism ...

The Strength and History of the Autism Puzzle Piece

The Autism Puzzle Piece is widely known symbol across the internet, gaining attention as people post pictures of it on their social media pages, design t-shirts showcasing it, and even sport tattoos of it. However, while it is gaining attention, very little of the history behind it is widely known. The puzzle piece originated as a logo ...

Prevent Autism Wandering Accidents with a Tracking Device

There are few moments more heart-stopping than turning around and realizing that a loved one who suffers from autism has wandered off. Autism wandering is something that no parent or caregiver ever wants to experience, but it occurs frequently and sometimes has tragic results. In an article issued by Autism Speaks, Senior Executive Director Bob Lowery of the ...

Severe Autism Support with Service Dogs, Birmingham AL

Bond Bond has severe autism. At eight years old, his twin sister is the model of health and well-being, but Bond has been battling developmental delays since he was born. At two and a half, Bond’s few words stopped coming, and his face went blank. He was diagnosed with autism. After relentless rounds of occupational, ...
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