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.
Autism diagnosis numbers are higher than ever. Find out how many kids are on the autism spectrum — and what the numbers say.
With the right training and planning — tailored to their capabilities — teens can find a path to a job and, in some cases, college.
A wandering gaze and avoiding eye contact are hallmarks of many autism spectrum disorders (ASD). And according to recent research, they may appear earlier in children than previously thought.
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.
Researchers are using a brain-mapping technique to study how changes and differences in the brains of people with autism.
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.
Expectant mothers who take the epilepsy drug valproate may face an unexpected side effect: an increased risk of autism for their babies. Two experts weigh in on a new study.