MEDICATIONS AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

A number of medications are used for the management of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in conjunction with therapeutic intervention. Medications have been proven to have effects on irritability, hyperactivity, and repetitive behaviours associated with ASD, however, they may also have associated adverse effects and are recommended to be prescribed only when a severe impairment or risk of injury [...]
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MEET OUR MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM

Amanda Wood, our Principal Psychologist of course continues to supervise all the team members and oversee and support all the care and services provided by Real Disability care. As a Board Approved Supervisor she provides fortnightly clinical supervisions to all staff in the area of supporting children and adults with a disability or autism and ensuring as team we continue to provide high [...]
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SLEEP PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

I have decided to write this weeks blog on something a little close to home. Sleep problems, after my 6 year old has started waking at night with night time fears. Many parents can recant stories and situations of sleep deprivation, especially in the first 12 months of their child's life. However for some parents it goes beyond this. Children can experience sleep disturbances for many [...]
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