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Autism

Browse tips by speech therapists and autism parents on autism signs, therapies, causes, speech development, stimming, and food aversions.

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Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Parents, caregivers, and teachers need to know the signs of autism in children who have been diagnosed as being on the spectrum. As with any…

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Floor time Play Therapy for Autism Kids

Floor time play therapy (FTP) is a type of intervention for autistic kids that addresses specific areas of weakness. However, there are very few studies…

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An Autistic Filmmaker’s Tale of “Hardship, Perseverance, & Hope”

This is truly one of our favorite podcasts! Award-winning autistic filmmaker Scott Klum recently spoke with Speech Blubs host Jaka Z.! This podcast tells the…

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Is There a Link between Synesthesia and Autism?

What is Synesthesia? Synesthesia is a condition where one sense (for example, hearing) is perceived at the same time as if by one or more…

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Turn Autism Around Podcast: The Speech Blubs App for Autism

This podcast was created and published by Mary Barbera. Mary: You’re listening to the Turn Autism Around podcast episode number one hundred and two, I’m your…

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Causes for Autism - Genetics, Toxins and More

Now science believes there is no one single cause to autism. Instead, it’s believed environmental and biological factors influence the development of autism. Although many factors…

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Stimming Behavior and Autism: What it is, Causes And How To Manage It

Stimming is any behavior that involved movements or sounds that are repeated to self-stimulate and soothe.  Most stimming behavior involves activating all five senses for…

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Will My Nonverbal Autistic Child Ever Talk?

For children with autism, the rate of development is slightly different.   Many children with autism are behind in speech and language development. This often…

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Is Your Child A Sensory Seeker Or Avoider?

Sensory Avoider (hypersensitive) A sensory avoiding child who struggles with processing environmental stimuli will become overwhelmed.  This results in the child being overly sensitive to…

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Customize A Picture Exchange Communication System For Your Child

But every child is different.  To make PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) work for your child, it needs to be customized.  Now that I’m starting…

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My son was diagnosed with bilateral hearing loss in both ears last year, and after his surgery, Speech Blubs is the best app to get him on track with kids his age.

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Autism and Food Aversions: 5 Tips for Introducing New Food

While a picky eater may not like broccoli, children with autism develop food aversions that go beyond picky eating. Scientific studies have found children within…

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All about Stimming in Kids with Autism

Stimming is one diagnostic criterion for a child undergoing testing to see if they have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Stimming isn’t necessarily a bad thing…

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What is the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)?

The picture exchange communication system, known as PECS allows a person to still communicate without the use of words.  Essentially, it gives a “voice” to…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Therapy Principles & Goals

First things first, don’t panic! Each child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is unique, and so speech therapists tailor all therapy techniques and goals…

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How is Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosed?

This blog outlines the steps for how to determine if your child is diagnosed for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and what the typical evaluation is…

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Sensory Bottles for Autism : A Simple Guide

Children with autism struggle with processing sensory information around them such as tastes, movement, brightness, smells, and textures.  Sensory bottles provide a calming sensory experience…

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