“Treating” Autism: Animal-Assisted Therapy

Although every case of autism is unique, many overarching therapies can be used to help autistic children anywhere on the spectrum. A fairly successful therapy called animal-assisted therapy can greatly aid autistic children in overcoming many autistic related obstacles. Animal-assisted therapy is a “treatment” in which autistic children interact with some form of animal which can be […]

Global Perceptions of Autism: Iran’s Cultural Understanding

When asked about autism in foreign countries, most people assume that autism is less prevalent in underdeveloped countries than in Western ones due to the lack of data available for developing countries. Furthermore, The cultural differences in these underdeveloped countries often cause a divide between countries on the view of autistic children. Iran, a developing […]