autism spectrum disorder

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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Managing Anxiety in Children with Autism

My eight-year-old with autism rips his clothes when he gets nervous at school. How can I manage my son’s anxiety?

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Is There a Connection between Autism and Bipolar Disorder?

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Why Is Brain Tissue Donation Vital to Advancing Autism Treatment?

“I read about BrainNet and your new push to increase postmortem brain donations. Why? What has brain tissue research done for the autism community?”

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Partnering with Black Churches to Raise Autism Awareness

Posted by Amy Daniels, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director for pub... More...

Helping Families Safely Manage Behavioral Medicines

The author of our newest AS-ATN/AIR-P tool kit describes how it grew from the needs and desires of families 

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Inspiration and Progress on Autism in Southeast Europe

Posted by Amy Daniels, PhD, Autism Speaks assistant director for public health... More...

Understanding Sex Differences in Autism

Posted by Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks senior director of environ... More...

What's the connection between autism and depression?

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