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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...

A Parent Wonders: Are New Repetitive Behaviors OCD or ‘Just Autism’

“Our 25-year-old son, diagnosed with PDD-NOS, has always had some repetitive behaviors. Lately, though, he's wanting to redo things such as getting undressed or showering right after he's done. He’ll insist we back... 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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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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