Imagine trying to make new friends when you have a tough time understanding body language or figures of speech. This is the challenge for children with autism — but parents can help.
A joke, a laugh, subtle body language — understanding these social cues doesn’t come easily for people with autism.
Aggression toward a sibling or classmate. Self injury. Wandering off without warning. Many children with autism exhibit this challenging behavior. What can parents do?
When aggression, self-injury or other symptoms get in the way of your child’s social and academic development, medications offer extra help.
Nearly a year ago, the world of autism diagnosis changed. Find answers to five common questions about what the changes mean for your child.
With the right training and planning — tailored to their capabilities — teens can find a path to a job and, in some cases, college.
How to ease fears by building two-way communication with teachers and others who work with your child.
A study finds that boys diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders or ADHD spend much more time playing video games than their peers. Learn how to set limits and make video games a positive.
With the right understanding and practice, you can play a major role in your child’s education. Start with the basics — just as your child will.