The Autistic Spectrum is a Beautiful Rainbow
Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are general terms used to describe complex brain development disorders. These disorders are generally diagnosed during early childhood, and people live with them for the rest of their lives.
Watch this great video about autism, and you may change your perception of the disorder and get some tips to interact better with someone who is neuro atypical!
Learn more about Autism
Did you know that Mozart, Tim Burton, Temple Grandin and Lewis Carroll have or had autism? Retire-At-Home Halton recognizes that people with autism can offer a lot to society, and become experts in their fields, such as computer programming, film, literature, science, and music.
HBO (Home Box Office) made a biopic about Temple Grandin, the scientist who revolutionized the way meat is produced all over the world because she could see things differently. Check out the trailer.
The challenges of Autism
It’s so important to celebrate the positive aspects and advantages that come with having autism, but it can also present some challenges, including:
- Difficulty sleeping, eating and toileting
- Awkward social interaction
- Nutritional deficiencies and gastrointestinal problems
- Behavioural problems
- Difficulty with communication and language
How Home care can help
Retire-At-Home Halton can help by offering the following services:
- Morning and bedtime care
- Bathing and toileting
- Companionship in small or larger social settings
- Speech therapist
- Caregiver services
- Meal preparation to ensure proper nutrition
- Grocery shopping
- Nursing services
Retire-At-Home Halton provides home care and health care services to the following areas: Burlington; Milton; Mississauga North; Oakville; and Halton.
Contact Retire-At-Home Halton for a complimentary consultation.