What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are a complex set of neurological disorders that severely impair social, communicative and cognitive functions. Though a thorough understanding of the science behind and treatment methodologies for autism is difficult, the basic understanding of these concepts is paramount to spreading awareness of ASD.   Read More

What is Sensory Integration?

Children and adults with autism, as well as those with other developmental disabilities, may have a dysfunctional sensory system. Sometimes one or more senses are either over- or under-reactive to stimulation. Such sensory problems may be the underlying reason for such behaviors as rocking, spinning, and hand-flapping.   Read More

Early Signs of Autism

Early signs of Autism can be difficult to spot.  Every child is different, and every child develops at his or her own pace.  There are specific developmental milestones that all children should be reaching by specific ages. If your child is not meeting milestones or you are concerned about your child’s development, don’t wait! Talk to your doctor.  Read More

Resource Links

We partner with a variety of organizations to guarantee that children with special needs and their families have the  resources they need. Below is a list of organizations in Tennessee, and Mississippi that you might find helpful.  Read More