Category Archives: Autism

Invisible Challenges

Most people have met or interacted with at least one child on the autism spectrum. At the very least, you have seen movies or stories depicting people with autism. Based on these things you probably have a pretty good idea … Continue reading

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A New Look At Autism

For many years the focus in any discussion of autism has been about causes and ‘cures’. However, more recently, as strong case has been made that this approach actually isolates and stigmatizes people on the spectrum. Obviously and most especially … Continue reading

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Work With Horses Can Help With Healing

We love seeing so many programs, all around the world, offering a path to healing through work with horses. From traditional ‘therapeutic riding’ programs, that focus on physical and cognitive challenges to traveling programs that help people by bringing miniature … Continue reading

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Sky Rocketing Autism Rates

It would be safe to say that not sol long ago, many people knew little or nothing about autism. I don’t think that is as true anymore. What is interesting is that there is still a lot to learn about … Continue reading

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Work With Horses Offers So Much!

At N.E.A.T. we are addressing social, emotion, behavioral and mental health issues.  However, all across the country there are other programs focused on the other wonderful benefits of working with horses. There is lots of evidence supporting a variety of … Continue reading

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New Information about Autism

There are many, many different views on the hows and whys of autism. New information comes out on a regular basis. The more we know the better able we are to provide appropriate services. This interesting article in Time talks … Continue reading

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How do I know it is Autism?

Being a new parent is always a challenging time. There are so many things to think about. There is anticipation of all the special moments to come, but there is also anxiety about things that may go wrong. You watch … Continue reading

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What do ADHD and Autism have in common?

Right off the bat, you probably think that ADHD and Autism have nothing in common. They are VERY different. You are right. They are. However, in this really interesting article from Huffington Post, we can see that in fact there … Continue reading

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Early Intervention is vital

Thankfully, in this day and age, there is so much information available, that most people are at least aware of what Autism is. There is more understanding and less judgement by others. However, there is still a lot to learn … Continue reading

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The importance of mental health

We all know that if we are injured and in pain it is more difficult to focus on anything else. With physical issues, we often get sympathy and support that allows us to perhaps do less until we recover. Others … Continue reading

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