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New Pica Tool Kits from the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network!

This is a post by David B. McAdam, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics at the U... More...

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...

Scientists Discuss Gene-Environment Interactions at IMFAR

Posted by Alycia Halladay, Autism Speaks senior directo... 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...

Why Is Brain Tissue Donation Vital to Advancing Autism Treatment?

“I read about BrainNet and your new push to increase postmortem brain donations. Why? What has brain tissue research done for the autism community?”

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Help! 10 Year Old with Autism Gorges Till He Throws Up

Advice on breaking the cycle from specialists in the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network

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