Tag Archives: Inclusive Family

Behavior Analyst: The Importance of Siblings on the Autism Journey

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect social communication and behaviors. ASD is considered a “spectrum” disorder because it can involve a range of symptoms that can vary in severity, presentation and impact on one’s daily life. When a child is diagnosed with ASD, it is the beginning of a journey that can affect the entire …

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Rare Disease Day: What Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is (And Isn’t)

A girl holding her elbow. She is wearing a grey plaid dress.

Flexibility is usually described as a positive trait in children. They might be able to do party tricks like bend their pinky backwards or always hit a split in gymnastics. But, if those skills come with chronic pain, your child could be living with a disability without even knowing it. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (or syndromes) (EDS)—which affects the range of mobility …

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