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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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Teen with Autism Gets Help with Hygiene & Appropriate Behavior: Part 2

“How can we help our teenage daughter improve her hygiene and understand the difference between public versus private behavior?” 

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Empowering Parents to Help Children Sleep

Posted by neurologist and autism sleep specialist Beth Malow, of Vanderbi... More...

Teen with Autism Needs Help with Hygiene & Appropriate Behavior

“How can we help our teenage daughter improve her hygiene and understand the difference between public versus private behavior?”

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Training Pediatricians to Fill Need for Earlier Autism Diagnosis

Guest post by clinical psychologist Zachary Warren, director of the Treatme... More...

2013 National Conference: A Monumental Educational Experience

This is a blog post by Chris Childers, single dad of three (one with ASD). Chris is engaged to be married to a single mother of three (one with ASD). He is striving to expand his knowledge of treatments and programs available to improve his ab... More...

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