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Helping Families with Feeding Issues

Below is a guest post by pediatric psychologist Jayne Bellando, Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  Along with her colleagues, Dr. Bellando co-authored the newly released AS... More...

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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Parents Seek Help Recognizing Dyslexia in Child with Autism

“How early is too early to recognize dyslexia in a child with autism?”

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Parents Seek Help for Son with Autism and Recurring Behavioral Crises

“Our child – soon to be a teenager – has autism, and there are times when we find ourselves in a true behavioral crisis. What can we do besides call 911?”

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Parents Ask: What Should We Look for in an Evaluation for Autism?

“We’ve been told our child should get evaluated for autism. How do we get a good evaluation?”

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What Is It about Autism and Food?

“What is it about autism and food? It seems to provide our son with such comfort. But his narrow focus becomes an obsession that leads to meltdowns.”

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Easing Separation Anxiety in a 4 Year Old with Autism

“When my aunt is at work, I take care of my 4-year-old cousin who has autism. Her doctor says that developmentally she’s like an 18 month old. I’m writing because she has really bad separation anxiety. Every few minutes s... More...

Perspective on Increased Diabetes Risk with Antipsychotic Medications

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

Parents Seek Autism App to Help Child Transition with Less Anxiety

"Is there an app that can help our child move through the day with less anxiety? The tension is worst when there’s something “big” on the schedule like a doctor’s appointment.

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