Exercise and Physical Activity for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Exercise is an important component to maintaining a healthy lifestyle for all children.  In the United States, over 16% of children between the ages of 2 and 19 years of age are considered overweight or obese.1 For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), this percentage is even higher with 19% of … Read More

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Featured Parent – Allison

We have a new Featured Parent to introduce you to! Fun and Function: Who are you and your kids? Allison C. Douglas: I’m Allison C. Douglas and my kids are Tia, 9, Mike, 5, and Jakim, 3. FF: What is the nature of their special needs? ACD: Tia is typically … Read More

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Featured Parent – Jen

We have a new Featured Parent to introduce you to! Fun and Function: Who are you and your kids? Jen B.: I’m Jen B., and my kids are T., 11 years old, and J., 17 years old. FF: What is the nature of their special needs? JB: T. has PDD-NOS, … Read More

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