ASD

Social Communication Disorder: Parents Seek Guidance

“Can you explain the new DSM-5 category of Social Communication Disorder? Who would receive this diagnosis, and what therapies would help?”

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Parents Seek Help Easing MRI Process for Child with Autism

"How can we ease the MRI process for our 3-year-old who has autism? Would full sedation be better than conscious sedation?"

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Oxytocin for Treating Autism? Not So Fast …

Posted by developmental-behavioral pediatrician Paul Wang, ... More...

Perspective on Increased Diabetes Risk with Antipsychotic Medications

 Posted by developmental pediatrician Daniel Coury, medical director of ... More...

Ireland’s Autism Community Helps Shape National Registry

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

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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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...

Is There a Connection between Autism and Bipolar Disorder?

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes ... More...

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