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What Are Some Functional Skills for Autism?

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 16, 2022 Updated: May 9, 2022 Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, affects one in forty-four children in the U.S. today, with boys being four times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with ASD. Functional skills for autism can help teens…

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Helping Autistic Children with Self-Care

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 26, 2022 Updated: April 22, 2022 Children who are living with autism struggle with self-care for many reasons. They can have sensory issues, do not have a set routine, or simply not understand the importance of activities of daily living (ADLs).…

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Social Groups for Children With Autism in Fort Worth, Texas

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 25, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Helping your child develop their social skills is a critical element in allowing them to lead a more independent life. Social groups for children with autism offer a safe and encouraging environment where your child…

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3 Positive Strategies for Mealtime with an Autistic Child

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 22, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Forming positive strategies for mealtime can significantly improve your child’s chance of leading a healthy and independent life. One common symptom of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is mealtime issues such as trouble with new foods…

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The Risk of Self-Harm in Children with Autism

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 10, 2022 Updated: March 14, 2022 Self-harm in children with autism is a serious symptom of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that needs immediate attention before leading to a serious medical emergency or death. A behavior analysis program can help identify triggers…

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Helping Your Child with Autism to Show Empathy

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 11, 2022 Updated: March 8, 2022 Showing empathy is an essential social skill that can help build stronger relationships for children with autism. Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) do not have the natural ability to understand and show empathy…

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Managing Bedtime for Children with Autism

Added By Discover Camp Worth Discover Camp Worth Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 8, 2022 Updated: March 8, 2022 Getting your child with autism to sleep can sometimes be a struggle if you do not have a set routine in place for bedtime. Managing bedtime for children with autism can create tense moments if…

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Teaching Body Language 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 20, 2021 Updated: January 21, 2022 Children with autism have difficulty understanding body language, which…