Autism Spectrum Disorders can be confusing. No two children are alike. No two cases are the same. Doctors are still figuring out the ins and outs of the spectrum. Misinformation is plentiful. It can definitely be a beautiful mess to navigate. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.
Autism Spectrum Disorder & Music - It been shown how constructive music education is in all areas of cognitive development, but it also proves to be especially helpful to those with ASD. As showcased by this infographic, it basically boils down to the two most indicative symptoms across the spectrum of those with autism. Those being that ASD can be characterized mainly by poor ability to communicate and interact socially, along with being prone to repetitive behaviors and specific interests.
This pic is so neat to study and I am baffled that they know so much about which part of the brain is affected but it feels like they should be able to help with treatments. Autism research and treatment has come a long way in the 12 and 1/2 years since Jacob was diagnosed. They are so complex and interesting children and adults; you can't help but to love them.