autism

An Open Letter to my Son With Autism

I’ve always dreamed of being a mother. I pictured all the details of my future child’s face: his father’s eyes, my smile, his grandmother’s hair, his grandfather’s height… Motherhood has always seemed as natural to me as breathing. But when…

Robots and Children With Autism

Robots are getting so advanced that some of them are starting to become a normal part of our lives (cooking robots, vacuum robots). Plus, some of them have already started to look more human. With that in mind, it can…

Autism Is Nothing to Be Ashamed of, But Ignorance Is

Autism is classified as a developmental disorder that affects communication and social relationships. A child with autism has a more limited repertoire of interests and activities, with a tendency towards repetition and stereotypy. Given the great variability of symptoms, both…

8 of the Best Films about Autism

Autism spectrum disorders are a group developmental disorders with chronic symptoms that appear in childhood. They affect behavior, communication, and interaction with others, sometimes leading to social rejection. There are multiple associations fighting this rejection with awareness campaigns, often supported by…

An Extraordinary Brain: Autism and Einstein

The human brain is an organ as complex as it is mysterious. Neuroscience moves forward and every day exposes more new information about the functioning of the brain. But there is still a lot to discover about it. The human…