Autism Speaks

Colgate University Students Host Learn to Skate Program!

This guest post is written by Caroline Potolicchio, a member of the Women’s Hockey Team at Colgate University.  The team is involved with Autism Speaks U, an initiati... More...

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 back... More...

Is It Safe to Sedate our Son During his Dental Appointment?

"Is sedation safe for a dental visit? Our 25-year-old son has autism, and it’s so upsetting to see him strapped into a jacket for procedures."

... More...

Oxytocin for Treating Autism? Not So Fast …

Posted by developmental-behavioral pediatrician Paul Wang, ... More...

Parents Seek Help Recognizing Dyslexia in Child with Autism

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

... More...

Autism Speaks Launches Webpage for Autism Professional Development

Posted by Lauren Elder, Autism Speaks assistant director for dissemination scienc... More...

Notes From The Hill

By Autism Speaks President Liz Feld: 

... More...

Parents with Nonverbal Child Seek Advice on Preparing for Pet’s Death

“Our 7 year old daughter has autism and is nonverbal. She adores our ve... More...

Syndicate content