What is Autism

A Mother Shares What to Say and What Not to Say to an Autism Parent

In a blog post written on Today Moms, author and New York Collaborates for Autism Board Member Karen Siff Exkorn wrote a piece on ... More...

When Medical Issues Complicate Autism's Eating Challenges

Our daughter (who has autism) had a feeding tube for her first two years of life due to laryngomalacia. Now she fears swallowing. What’s a family to do when feeding challenges are complicated by medical conditions?

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DSM-5

On May 18th, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) released a new version of the Diagnostic an... More...

Autism Acceptance

We know that autism acceptance is something many in the autism community are also advocating for. ... More...

The Salt Lake Tribune: Lack of Autism Insurance Driving Families Out of State

SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake Tribune reporter Julia Lyon examines how the lack of autism insurance reform in Utah is driving some families out of state to obtain benefits. Read the story ... More...

World Autism Awareness Day 2012

World Autism Awareness Day 2012

This page has media recaps and a roll up of all of the coverage of the events. 

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DSM-5 News and Updates

DSM-5 News and Updates

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Prevalence FAQ

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Prevalence

Merriam-Webster defines the word epidemic as "Excessively prevalent. Affecting a disproportionately large number of individuals within a population, community or region at the same time." With the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention numb... More...

Autism and GI Disorders

Please use independent judgment and request references when considering any resource associated with diagnosis or treatment of autism or its associated medical conditions. The following information is solely for educational purposes, not medic... More...

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