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Ireland’s Autism Community Helps Shape National Registry

Posted by Amy Daniels, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant directo... More...

Tips for an Autism-Friendly Fourth of July

“Our family loves the Fourth of July. But the noise and hubbub can produce sensory overload for our son who has autism. Advice?”

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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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Countdown to the Conference: Spotlight on Speaker Paul S. Carbone, MD

This is a post by Dr. Paul Carbone, a pediatrician and the proud father of a child with autism, who will be speaking at the Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals next month! Click ... More...

Partnering with Black Churches to Raise Autism Awareness

Posted by Amy Daniels, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director for pub... More...

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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New Technology Enhances Autism Research and Therapy

Posted by Shanise Owens, project manager for Autism Speaks Autism Geneti... More...

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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