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The Symptoms and Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is a range of conditions that affect a person’s behavior and ability to communicate. Most individuals face challenges with their speech and social skills, along with repetitive actions. As a result, many of them take...

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Tips for Communicating to Adults with Intellectual Disability

Intellectual disabilities (ID) are neurodevelopmental disorders defined by impaired intellectual and adaptive functioning. Also known as mental retardation, it includes adults with below-average IQ and other adaptive behaviors that affect daily...

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3 Tips for Communicating with Individuals with Autism

Do you have a family member, classmate, co-worker, or neighbor who is on the autism spectrum? If so, you may find that it can be challenging to communicate with them at times. If you want to be able to communicate properly with someone on...

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Chapter 6100: Definition, Benefits, and Applicability

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is instituting system-wide changes in the way that autism and intellectual disability services are provided and funded in Pennsylvania. As one of the leading home healthcare agencies in Philadelphia,...

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Top 3 Advantages of Respite Care

Caring for an adult or raising a child with autism comes with many joys. However, there is no doubt that it can be difficult and, at times, exhausting. Many carers put aside their own physical and mental health, hobbies and interests, partners,...

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Adult Autism Waiver: The Eligibility Requirements

How can the AAW (Adult Autism Waiver) benefit you if you have a loved one diagnosed with autism? The AAW allows for adults with Autism to receive care services while integrated into their homes or living communities. The waiver is a special...

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