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Important Recent Advances in Autism Research

Geraldine Dawson works with the scientific community, stakeholders and scie... More...

The DSM-5: A Clinician's Perspective

This is a blog post by Stephen Kanne, PhD, executive director of the University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. The Thompson Center is a proud member of... More...

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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Embrace the DSM-5; Then Transform It

The new edition of psychiatry’s “bible” remains crucial for diagnosis and treatment; but it also needs constant updates with research on the underlying causes of mental disorders ... More...

Teacher Turned Journalist Reports on Autism in China

 

Guest post by journalist Nick Compton, of China’s G... More...

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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