You hear about the growing numbers of children diagnosed with autism. But is it really an epidemic? Learn the truth from about this spectrum of disorders 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.
The autism risk index is a new tool that may make autism diagnosis easier and more objective. The index shows a child’s risk of having autism based on eye gaze.
Parents of children with autism face special challenges as their child transitions to young adulthood. Here’s what you need to know.
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If you have a child with autism, you seek every way to nurture your child’s development. Sometimes, you might neglect your own needs as a caregiver. Here’s how to give more to yourself so you have more to give to your child.
With some planning, parents can offer their children with autism a satisfying experience with Santa. Here are five tips for making the trek to see Santa a merry one.
There is no known cure for autism. But recent research might make parents wonder if it ever goes away — either through therapy or through a child simply growing older.
Few breakthroughs have been as beneficial as vaccines. So why is there so much misinformation out there about them? Don’t believe the myths.
When Thomas Frazier, PhD, works with parents of children with autism, he knows what they’re experiencing firsthand. And he has plenty of empathy and advice to offer.
To ease your fears and set your child up for success, take action. Start with a few simple tips to build two-way communication with the people who work with your child, from teachers to counselors.