Social Skills

Playground Designed to Help Children with Autism Build Social Skills

(July 28, 2014) - The Shafer Center, a school for children with autism ages 2-8, in Owings Mills, Md., opened a new playground designed specifically for children with autism. Such playgrounds are becoming more common aro... More...

TEDx Event Features Young Adult with Aspergers

Daniel Wendler recently gave a presentation at a TEDx Event entitled "My Life with Asperger's."

Daniel in his presentation shares his journey focusing on how he went from a shy kid who was an outcast growing up to a confident ... More...

Peer Training Outperforms Traditional Autism Interventions

Training classmates produces greater gains in social inclusion than even one-on-one training between therapist and child 

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Researchers Launch Study with Oxytocin Nasal Spray

A large clinical trial will test the safety and... More...

Going Out to Eat

Going out to eat at a restaurant can be difficult for any family, but especially for families of individuals with autism. This page was designed to provide you with tips and resources to help make dining out a successful and enjoyable experience f... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Over $1 Million in Family Services Community Grants in U.S., Canada

NEW YORK, NY (January 24, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism advocacy organization, today announced the award of over $1 million in grants to directly support the innovative work of autism service providers in dozens of co... More...

Interventions and Treatment Options

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“A treatment method or an educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common deno... More...

Treatments & Therapies

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