As children with autism grow to become teenagers, parents face some very common questions. Will they be able to get a job? Will they be able to get into college? How can I best help them prepare to get there? The answers depend on where a child falls on the autism spectrum, but with the right training and planning tailored to their capabilities, teens can find their path to a great job — and in many cases go on to college.
Pandemic life doesn’t have to be stressful for kids with developmental disabilities. Learn how to make things easier from a clinical child psychologist.
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Sometimes autism symptoms don’t show up in girls the same way they do in boys. In some cases they are more severe; in others, they’re less obvious. A pediatric psychologist explains what autism research has uncovered in recent years.
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Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series “The Short Answer.” Behavioral psychologist Cynthia Johnson, PhD, explains how to know if your child has autism.
Not sure if your toddler’s behavior is cause for concern? Pediatric behavioral health specialist Veena Ahuja, MD, explains the early signs of autism spectrum disorder — and explains what parents should do if they notice these signs in their child.
No one wants to think about it, but emergencies happen. If your child has autism and you ever need to call for an ambulance him or her, this article offers practical tips to help you advocate for your child.
Does autism spectrum disorder (ASD) run in families? Learn the truth about whether autism in one child raises the risks for brothers and sisters from autism specialist Thomas Frazier, PhD.
An autism diagnosis triggers tough questions and difficult emotions for parents. As the number of children diagnosed with autism has risen, so has the amount of misinformation about autism spectrum disorders (ASD). An autism expert helps you separate fact from fiction.