autism

Son Frustrated by Clumsiness: Just His Autism? What Can Help?

“Our 10-year-old son has high-functioning autism. He really wants to play with other kids at recess but has a hard time catching and kicking balls. We tried soccer to improve his skills. But he comes home angry because he keeps missi... More...

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...

The Double-Edged Sword of Stereotypes

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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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Colgate University Students Host Learn to Skate Program!

This guest post is written by Caroline Potolicchio, a member of the Women’s Hockey Team at Colgate University.  The team is involved with Autism Speaks U, an initiati... More...

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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