autism research

Dr. Temple Grandin: A Special Breed of Hero (INFOGRAPHIC)

Dr. Temple Grandin is an inspiration to people with autism and their families all over the world. A highly accomplished professional in the field of animal science — she is a professor at Colorado State University and has designed over half of the livestock processing facilities in North America — Temple has written numerous books

The Power of Play: “Floortime Therapy” for Children with Autism

The importance of playtime for children is a given. The benefits of bonding, having fun, and opportunities to learn new concepts, like sharing, are essential to the parent-child relationship. But how does it affect the brain? According to research conducted by York University in Toronto, playtime has the ability to help children with autism. Children