autism spectrum

Your Dollars@Work: Empowering Parents to Help Children Sleep

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 ... More...

Social Communication Disorder: Parents Seek Guidance

“Can you explain the new DSM-5 category of Social Communication Disorder? Who would receive this diagnosis, and what therapies would help?”

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Parents of Child with Autism Seek Help Handling Public Meltdowns

“You recently posted two blogs on managing recurrent behavioral crises. This isn’t a chronic problem for us. But there are times when our son has public meltdowns. Can you offer some effective strategies for handling the situat... More...

Parents Seek Help Easing MRI Process for Child with Autism

"How can we ease the MRI process for our 3-year-old who has autism? Would full sedation be better than conscious sedation?"

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Sensory Integration: Changing the Brain through Play

Posted by occupational therapist Alison Wheeland, a doctoral student at th... 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?”

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Autism Speaks Launches Webpage for Autism Professional Development

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

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