Health problems associated with autism
Difficulty communicating is one of the most common side effects of autism, with some people remaining mute throughout their entire lives.
To compensate for the inability to speak, a medical alert bracelet is a valuable tool.
When people think of this kind of bracelet, they might jump to the conclusion that the only folks who wear them are elderly or diabetic.
Although those are very common reasons to wear a medical alert bracelet, that idea is a completely false one.
The benefits of wearing one of these bracelets are countless, and people with all kinds of conditions use them every day.
Let's discover some more reasons to wear a medical alert bracelet.
There is a long list of health issues that autism can cause. Every person who suffers from autism is a unique case, so there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treating it.
We have always believed that
Medical bracelets are a day-to-day form of protection for autistic people who suffer from some of these conditions: Continue reading
Videoing his son participating in Cross Fit began as a way to fill the time for Mark Behrman—but it has become a beautiful chronicle of growth and success in the company of autism. It demonstrates that autism and exercise go together and produce benefits. Behrman also wanted to be able to show his son, Ivan, the progress he was making while also letting others know that the program is adaptive.
After noticing that one side of Ivan’s body wasn’t as strong as the other, Behrman knew it was time to Continue reading
Blog: Keeping it Together When Your Child is Chronically Ill
When your child is diagnosed with a chronic illness like diabetes, asthma or cystic fibrosis for example, your world is suddenly like the inside of a snow globe... everything is moving in a flurry of activity and constant change. But eventually, when the fear and panic subside and your child's condition is more or less under control, you as a parent are left with the task of guiding your family's return to "normal" life. Continue reading