This month we’re excited to introduce a new weekly blog series featuring the families and healthcare providers of the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN).
This is a post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Kim is also the author of a blog about her two children with autism, at autismmommytherapist.wordpress.com.
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.
By neurologist Beth Malow, of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and psychologist Terry Katz, of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Both centers are part of the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network.
This post is by Ann Gibbons, regional director for Autism Speaks, who recently visited a local supporter.
Halloween is an exciting holiday for kids, but it may offer certain challenges for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
"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.
Posted by Autism Speaks Vice President for Clinical Programs Clara Lajonchere. Dr. Lajonchere was the chair of the organizing committee for Autism Speaks’ 2013 National Conference for Families and Professionals, held in Columbus, Ohio, this past weekend.