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Autism Speaks Science Interns Report on Adult and Latino Communities

Post by Autism Speaks summer interns Marissa Solbe... More...

Physical Discipline & Autism: A Parent Asks for Guidance

“When I physically discipline my 6-year-old son [who has autism], he starts to hit himself. Should I use physical discipline? Do I just let him hit himself?”

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Can Probiotics Help Teen with Autism and Lactose Intolerance?

“Our 17-year-old son has autism and has developed diarrhea that we think is related to lactose intolerance. Would probiotics help?”

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VideoBlog: Meet Autism Speaks’ Summer Science Interns

Autism Speaks science interns Marissa Solberg and Martin Florimon discuss their summer research projects -- investigating autism prevalence among adults and access to service... More...

Tips on Autism and the Back-to-School Transition

“At the end of last summer, our twins – who both have autism – had a terrible time switch... More...

Getting Evaluated for Autism as an Adult: Where to Go? Who to See?

“Our 6 year old has been diagnosed with autism, and I’d like to get evaluated, too. Problem is, I can’t find anyone who knows how to diagnose adults. All the tests seem to be designed for children.”... More...

Your Dollars@Work: Insights into Early Brain Development in Autism

Researchers funded by Autism Speaks share findings, seek participants for study of infants in families affected by autism

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Can Hemp Oil Reduce Seizures Related to Autism?

“I read about hemp oil for preventing seizures in children and adults with autism. Is there research to support this?”

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