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Girls on the Autism Spectrum

Contrary to popular belief, there are millions of girl jelibeans too!  Yes, don’t listen to anyone who tells you it is a BOY thing!

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Sleep Issues

Most jelibeans have difficulty either getting to sleep or staying asleep. Many of them stay up through the night! But how to correct it?

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What is the Autistic Spectrum all about


Q.What are Autism Spectrum Disorders?

A. Autism Spectrum Disorders are a developmental neurological difference. You can find the diagnostic criteria in DSM IV or in ICD 10. They invove three main difficulties: those of social communication (in the diagnositc criteria as social difficulties AND language difficulties, which we think are more or less the same thing), those of inflexibility (leading to insisting on routines and some obsessions and perseverations), and those of unusual sensory perceptions (not listed in the diagnostic criteria, but referred to in the original criteria as described by Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger).

 

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