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By Maureen Higgins, Eden II Marketing Intern Searching for autism information on the web can be overwhelming. The word “autism” alone results in over 64 million hits on Google. So, where do you turn to for the most relevant information and resources  when there are so many different options? We polled...

BY Chris Sommerfeldt | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS When 11-year-old Christopher Cornelius returned to school earlier this month, his teachers asked the class to write down their names, ages, favorite foods — and who their friends were. Next to the line asking about friends, Christopher, who is autistic, wrote "no one." The New...

Written by Christian Nordqvist. Autism is known as a complex developmental disability. Experts believe that Autism presents itself during the first three years of a person's life. The condition is the result of a neurological disorder that has an effect on normal brain function, affecting development of the person's communication and...

Originally Posted on Autism New Jersey - The Power of Connection What is autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or autism is a developmental disorder that affects a person’s social communication and interaction. Individuals with ASD also have restricted and repetitive behavior,interests and activities. These characteristics fall across a “spectrum”...

[caption id="attachment_15887" align="alignright" width="424"] A teacher helps her students in the classroom[/caption] ABA is the applied use of behavioral principles to everyday situations with the goal of either increasing or decreasing targeted behaviors. How this translates into practical application will depend on the specific situation. Nevertheless, all ABA programs share similar...