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Help Sought for Adult with Autism and Reflux

“My adult autistic son has been spitting up. It seems to be triggered by anxiety, will last a day and then stop as quickly as it started. He’s on medication for gastric reflux and had endoscopies to open up a narrow esophagus. He also takes medication for seizures and has a hiatal hernia. Any suggestions?” 

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 services in Latino communities. Learn more about Autism Speaks' special relationship with College of the Holy Cross, alma mater of co-founder Bob Wright.

 

 

Your Dollars@Work: Investigating Early Influences on Autism Risk

Guest post by genetic epidemiologist Christine Ladd-Acosta. In her research, Dr. Ladd-Acosta collaborates with Dani Fallin, director of the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Autism and Special Talents: How Can We Help our Son Find His Passion?

We’ve read many stories on your website about families who discover a special talent in a child, teenager or even adult with autism. How can we help our son find his special gift or passion?