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Tips for an Autism-Friendly Fourth of July

Last year our Assistant Director for Dissemination Science Lauren Elder offered some advice about an autism-friendly Fourth of July. See her advice below and find holiday travel tips ... More...

Pregnant mom seeks advice on reducing toxic exposures

“If exposure to toxic substances during pregnancy can increase the risk that my child will develop autism, what can I do to reduce my exposure?" 

 

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The Pica-Autism Connection: Help & Perspective in "Got Questions?"

“Our teenager continues to eat the strangest things. Is there a connection between autism and pica or other eating disorders?”

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Will the Supreme Court Gene Patent Ruling Affect the Autism Community?

Posted by Dan Smith, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director for discovery neuroscien... More...

Can exercise improve behavior? Help encouraging a child who has autism

“Can exercise improve our son’s autism-related problem behaviors? What can we do to increase his activity?”

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Helping Families Safely Manage Behavioral Medicines

The author of our newest AS-ATN/AIR-P tool kit describes how it grew from the needs and desires of families 

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How Can We Help Our Daughter Transition to College?

“How can we help our daughter, who has autsm, transition to college? In high school, she’s in a special classroom and receives 20 hours of additional help per week.”

 

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Five Things to Do While Waiting for an Autism Evaluation

We have to wait two months for our child’s diagnostic evaluation. How can we prepare? 

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What's the connection between autism and depression?

This week’s “Got Questions?” answe... More...

Why Has Our Daughter Become Violent?

Our daughter has been loving and affectionate for twelve years. But since she’s reached puberty she’s been biting, scratching and completely checking out when she gets her period. What is known about girls with autism at pubert... More...

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