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Your Dollars@Work: Accelerating Development of New Autism Medicines

By developmental pediatrician Daniel Coury, medical director of the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network. Dr. Coury is also the chief of developmental-behavioral pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio.

Autism and Special Talents: How Can We Help our Son Find His Passion?

We’ve read many stories on your website about families who discover a special talent in a child, teenager or even adult with autism. How can we help our son find his special gift or passion?  

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 backtrack if we drive through the neighborhood a different way because we didn't go the "right way.” Can you offer guidance on whether these behaviors are obsessive compulsive disorder or just part of his autism? What might help?”