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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. People with ASD have trouble with social interaction, communication, and repetitive behaviors. ASD is a lifelong condition, but with early intervention and support, people with ASD can live happy and fulfilling lives. Signs and Symptoms of Autism The signs and symptoms of …

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects an individual’s social communication, behavior, and sensory processing. One common challenge that individuals with ASD face is motivation. Low motivation can impact daily life, from academic and work performance to participating in activities and social interactions. However, there are several strategies and interventions that can …

How Can Motivation be Increased for People on the Autism Spectrum?    Read More »

Maintaining a healthy relationship can be challenging, even for neurotypical individuals. When one partner has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it can add an extra layer of complexity to the relationship. However, couples therapy can be a beneficial tool for partners with ASD to learn new communication skills and build a stronger relationship. Couples therapy is …

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Self-diagnosis is becoming increasingly common in today’s society. People are turning to the internet and social media platforms to gather information and to diagnose themselves with various conditions. While self-diagnosis can be empowering for some, it can be dangerous for others, especially when it comes to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is …

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If you have a child with a disability in Colorado, you may have heard of Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and 504 Plans. Both are legal documents that provide accommodations and support for students with disabilities, but they have different purposes and requirements. Here, we will explore the differences between IEP and 504 Plans in Colorado …

What is the Difference Between and IEP and a 504 Plan in Colorado?  Read More »

Depression and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are two very different mental health conditions, but they can present with similar symptoms. In some cases, Depression may mimic ADHD, making it difficult to distinguish between the two. Here, we will explore the similarities and differences between depression and ADHD and why it is important to get a proper …

Can Symptoms of Depression be Mistaken for ADHD?  Read More »

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