autism spectrum

Parents Seek Help Discussing Autism with Newly Diagnosed 9 Year Old

"Our son, age 9, was recently diagnosed with autism. He knows something's up, but we’re not sure how to explain. Advice?"

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Parents Seek Autism App to Help Child Transition with Less Anxiety

"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.

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A Grandmotherly Clue in One Family’s Autism Mystery

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How Can We Help our Child Have a Successful Play Date?

"How can we help our child have a successful play date? Some of his autism-related behaviors can produce problems."

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Teen with Autism Gets Help with Hygiene & Appropriate Behavior: Part 2

“How can we help our teenage daughter improve her hygiene and understand the difference between public versus private behavior?” 

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Empowering Parents to Help Children Sleep

Posted by neurologist and autism sleep specialist Beth Malow, of Vanderbi... More...

Teen with Autism Needs Help with Hygiene & Appropriate Behavior

“How can we help our teenage daughter improve her hygiene and understand the difference between public versus private behavior?”

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Training Pediatricians to Fill Need for Earlier Autism Diagnosis

Guest post by clinical psychologist Zachary Warren, director of the Treatme... More...

Family in Remote Area Seeks Autism Treatment Guidance

“I live in an area without access to intensive early intervention therapies for autism. What can I do to help my child?”

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African American Physicians Embrace Autism Speaks Early Access to Care

Posted by Autism Speaks Senior Director for Environmental and Clinical Scie... More...

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