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Autism & Anxiety: Parents Seek Help for Extreme Reaction to Loud Noise

Our 12-year-old son has autism, mild intellectual disability and anxiety attacks so severe that we end up in the emergency room. Loud noises are the worst – for example the school fire alarm, thunderstorms, a balloon popping, fir... More...

Autism Speaks Science Interns Report on Adult and Latino Communities

Post by Autism Speaks summer interns Marissa Solbe... More...

Physical Discipline & Autism: A Parent Asks for Guidance

“When I physically discipline my 6-year-old son [who has autism], he starts to hit himself. Should I use physical discipline? Do I just let him hit himself?”

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Can Probiotics Help Teen with Autism and Lactose Intolerance?

“Our 17-year-old son has autism and has developed diarrhea that we think is related to lactose intolerance. Would probiotics help?”

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Everyone Wins When We Invest in Optimal Outcomes for Autism

By developmental-behavioral pediatrician Paul Wang... More...

VideoBlog: Meet Autism Speaks’ Summer Science Interns

Autism Speaks science interns Marissa Solberg and Martin Florimon discuss their summer research projects -- investigating autism prevalence among adults and access to service... More...

Tips on Autism and the Back-to-School Transition

“At the end of last summer, our twins – who both have autism – had a terrible time switch... More...

More than Prenatal Genetics: The Search for Autism’s Origins

Guest post by pediatric neurologist Martha Herbert, of Harvard Medical Scho... More...

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