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Managing Screen Time for Children with Autism

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Ky’ra Myers, Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director Ky’ra Myers, Licensed Master Social Worker – Camp Worth Clinical Director read more Published: December 4, 2021 Updated: January 21, 2022 Technology has put the world in our hands. You…

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What Is High-Functioning Autism?

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 29, 2021 Updated: September 3, 2021 Perhaps you’re the parent of a child that may be demonstrating signs of an autism spectrum disorder. You may have had a doctor give tell you your child may have high-functioning autism. But, what is…

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Can Medication Treat Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 22, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 There is currently no medication for autism that can cure this mental disorder. Still, certain medications can help mitigate some of the symptoms that prohibit the development of physical and mental skills that many teens…

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How to Help a Child with Autism Amid Social Distancing

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 1, 2021 Updated: December 1, 2021 When it comes to social distancing, many parents recognize the benefits of keeping their children with autism protected from coronavirus. That often means pulling them out of educational programs and in-person therapy sessions. It was…

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What You Need to Know About Autism Parenting Support Groups

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 30, 2021 Updated: April 28, 2021 Information is easily obtained today for parents who have children with autism. However, that does not mean all of the information out there is accurate or even applies to your child. A valuable resource can…

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How Your Child with Autism Can Qualify for Social Security Benefits

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 25, 2021 Updated: April 28, 2021 The Social Security Administration provides access to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for children who are under the age of eighteen and who meet specific requirements. It is important for parents of a child with autism…

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How You Can Support Autism Treatment Programs

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 12, 2021 Updated: November 30, 2021 When a family learns that their child has autism, it can feel like a lonely and difficult road ahead. The family may question what happened or if they did something wrong. Yet, supporting children with…