How Acts of Kindness Can Ease Your Social Anxiety

For those who struggle with social anxiety, just the thought of getting out of the house and interacting with others can be a cause of stress. If this is you, recent research is shedding light on how you can take an active role to defeat your anxiety.

5 Ways Family Can Get Involved in Autism Care

Contributor: Thomas Frazier, II, PhD  For parents raising a child with autism, an offer of help from a grandparent, aunt, uncle or other family member means a lot. The good news for families: If you want to help, you can. Whether you live nearby or far away, there are ways for extended family members to … Read More

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5 Ways to Help Your Child With Autism Make Friends

Contributor: Thomas Frazier, II, PhD  Making new friends can be challenging for any child. There’s always a bit of anxiety in approaching people, introducing yourself and building a new relationship. Now imagine trying to make friends when you have a tough time reading social cues: figures of speech, body language, hand gestures and facial expressions. … Read More