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Can Hemp Oil Reduce Seizures Related to Autism?

“I read about hemp oil for preventing seizures in children and adults with autism. Is there research to support this?”

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Food for Thought: Why Does our Son Cover Everything in Ketchup?

“What is it about autism and food condiments? Our adult son covers pretty much everything he eats in ketchup. Now we’re hearing that this sort of thing is fairly common with individuals on the spectrum. Is it okay to indulge it... More...

The Transition to Autism BrainNet: Your Questions Answered

“Congrats on the launch of Autism BrainNet. Will Autism Speaks remain involved in br... More...

Autism and the Gluten/Casein-Free Diet: When Can We Stop?

 “My son has been on the gluten-free casein-free diet for two years. How do I know when to take him off?”

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Managing Anxiety in Children with Autism

My eight-year-old with autism rips his clothes when he gets nervous at school. How can I manage my son’s anxiety?

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Adult with Autism Overeats to Self Soothe, Seeks Healthier Approach

“This is a question about me. Some of us on ... More...

Is There a Connection between Autism and Bipolar Disorder?

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes ... More...

A Parent Wonders: Are New Repetitive Behaviors OCD or ‘Just Autism’

“Our 25-year-old son, diagnosed with PDD-NOS, has always had some repetitive behaviors. Lately, though, he's wanting to redo things such as getting undressed or showering right after he's done. He’ll insist we back... More...

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