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Category: Exercise and Autism

Why do children with autism love jumping and climbing so much?
11/05/201911/05/2019
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Why do children with autism love jumping and climbing so much?

Children love jumping and climbing, there is no denying it. However, children with Autism, also known as ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), can at times jump and climb excessively – to a point where parents end up frustrated and exhausted. So why do so many children with autism jump and climb excessively? The answer to this...

03/05/201403/05/2014
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Exercise and autism

The most widely used intervention programs for Autism focuses heavily on developing communication, social and general cognitive skills in our children. But new research suggests that alternative activities should be included such as sport, exercise and/or any other physical activity such as dancing or walking. Research is showing that exercise and autism go hand in...