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Behavioral Medication Side Effects

One of your recent blogs described a study aimed at managing the weight gain associated with the antipsychotic medicines used to treat autism-related irritability. We’re considering one of these medications for our child. Are there other side effects?

Videoblog: Amy Hess & Lisa Goring at the National Conference

“Putting It All Together” for Your Child with Autism: Amy Hess, ATN site coordinator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Lisa Goring, Autism Speaks vice president of Family Services, discuss key points for successfully orchestrating family-centered care and coordinating care across providers. Hess and Goring both have children on the autism spectrum.

 

Videoblog: Managing Challenging Behaviors

From the Autism Speaks National Family Conference in Columbus, Ohio, Daniel Coury, MD, discusses three ways that families can better manage challenging behaviors of their child with autism. Dr.

Videoblog: Discussing GI Issues at the National Conference

Alessio Fasano, MD, professor of pediatrics, medicine and physiology and director of the Mucosal Biology Research Center and the Center for Celiac Research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses the three most exciting breakthroughs in gastrointestinal issues in autism at the Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals in Columbus, Ohio. Dr.