This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from psychiatrist Jessica Hellings, MD, and psychologist Andrea Witwer, PhD, program directors at Ohio State University’s Nisonger Center, which is part of Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network.
“Can exercise improve our son’s autism-related problem behaviors? What can we do to increase his activity?”
We have to wait two months for our child’s diagnostic evaluation. How can we prepare?
This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Lauren Elder, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director of dissemination science
This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Christopher McDougle, MD, director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Lurie Center for Autism, a member of Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network.
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 puberty?
Posted by Andy Shih, PhD, Autism Speaks senior vice president of scientific affairs
Posted by Clara Lajonchere, PhD, Autism Speaks vice president of clinical programs
I’d like to know more about equine therapy. Can horseback riding really help people with autism?