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Pediatrics Supplement on Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

November 01, 2012

(Nov 1, 2012) Today, the journal Pediatrics published a special supplement on the health and medical treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

ATN and AIR-P Publications

1. Adkins KW, Goldman SE, Fawkes D, et al. A pilot study of shoulder placement for actigraphy in children. Behav Sleep Med. 2012; (manuscript accepted for publication).

2. Coury D, Jones N, Klatka K, Winklosky B, & Perrin J. (2009) Health Care for Children with Autism. Curr Opin Pediatr; 21(6): 828-832.

3. Coury D. (2010) Medical Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Curr Opin in Neur; 23(2):131-6.

4. Coury D. Very little high-quality evidence to support most medications for children with autism spectrum disorders. J Pediatr. 2011; 159(5):872-3.

Autism Speaks Provides Strategies to Help Parents with Difficult Behaviors When Their Child has Autism

Three New Tool Kits from the Autism Treatment Network Provide Valuable Guidance for Parents on Behavioral Health Treatments, Applied Behavioral Analysis and Toilet Training

Autism Speak today released An Introduction to Behavioral Health Treatments, Applied Behavior Analysis and Toilet Training parent&rs

June 21, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 21, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today released An Introduction to Behavioral Health Treatments, Applied Behavior Analysis and Toilet Training parent’s guides.

ATN/AIR-P Parent's Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis

This tool kit is an informational guide to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). It is designed to provide you with a better understanding of ABA, how your child can benefit, and where/how you can seek ABA services. ABA is a set of principles that form the basis for many behavioral treatments. ABA is based on the science of learning and behavior.