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Autism Facts and Figures

  Studies from professionals have revealed causes, facts, and figures related to Autism. We here at Applied Behavioral Consulting, are here to spread awareness about Autism and answer any questions that you may have. The facts are found below:   Prevalence: In 2018 the CDC stated that approximately 1/59 children are diagnosed with Autism; more specifically 1/37 boys and 1/151 girls. The reason boys are more likely to be diagnosed is not yet determined.   The Causes: A vast majority of cases show that genetics are involved in the development of Autism. Children who are born to older parents have
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Children with Autism & Hypersensitivity- Tips to Help Communicate

  Does getting caught in a rainstorm and having to walk in wet clothing make you feel uncomfortable? When you hear skid marks from tires on the road does it make you shriek? In those types of situations you have experienced hypersensitive sensory dislike.   Some children with autism suffer from Sensory Processing Disorder where messages from their senses do not get regulated properly. Because they are not regulated properly, some children get frustrated and angry when they cannot accurately explain their experiences. At Applied Behavioral Consulting, we understand and are here to give you some solid tips to help
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6 Myths About Autism

Not everything out there today is true about autism, but we want to make sure you know what in fact is true and false about it. We have put together 6 myths about autism to help end misconceptions and spread knowledge.   Myth number one: people with autism don’t want to have friends. Some children with autism may suffer from social skills which make it seem that they are unfriendly or shy. It is not because they don’t want friends that they do not talk, but because he or she is unable to communicate the way you do.   Myth
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Autism – It’s Different in Girls

Autism – It’s Different in Girls Throughout recent years, scientists have diligently worked toward formulating explanations for autism’s lopsided gender ratio. They have found social and personal factors that often hide symptoms of ASD in females more so then men. Other research states that biological factors may actually prevent development in the first place. Francesca Happ, a cognitive neuroscientist from King’s College London, and her colleagues conducted a study in 2012 that compared autism traits and their occurrence and formal diagnosis in a sample of more than 15,000 twins. What they found was quite interesting; if boys and girls had
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