In seeking a way to help her autistic daughter cope with her stress and anxiety, longtime yoga practitioner Sharon Manner turned to her practice for guidance.
Why your child should be doing yoga. Not only can it help kids relax, but pediatricians say the ancient practice may also be a helpful treatment for asthma, autism and more.
Child Mind Institute
A yoga teacher for over 20 years, Manner had often taught her own daughter, also on the spectrum, yoga postures and breathing techniques. Seeing the positive effects they had for Kerri, now 21, she launched Ashrams for Autism
Autism After 16
Treatments for autism come in all shapes and sizes, and as families well know, what works for one autistic person doesn’t always work for another. An increasingly popular choice is yoga.