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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?

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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...

10 Steps to Help your Teen with Autism Navigate Dating

What advice can you give parents on how we should talk about dating and intimacy with our teens who have autism?

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Autism, Old Grandpas and Mom's Childhood

Two new research reports shine light on multi-generational influences on autism. Here's some much needed perspective on what they mean - and don't mean...

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How Early Can Autism Be Diagnosed?

Is my 18-month-old son too young to be evaluated for autism?

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Horseback Riding as Autism Therapy

I’d like to know more about equine therapy. Can horseback riding really help people with autism?

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Behavioral Medication Side Effects

One of your recent blogs described a study aimed at manag... More...

Finding Information on Autism-Related Genes

My 2.5-year-old daughter has a deletion on the short arm of her X-chromosome (Xp22.31). What do researchers know about the relationship between autism and genetic changes? How can I find  researchers who are studying this particular d... More...

Relationship Development Intervention

When my granddaughter was diagnosed with autism at age 5, she ignored other people. After Relationship Development Intervention (RDI), she’s a different person – seeking interaction and initiating conversation. Why don’t ... More...

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