What can we learn about autism from studying those with more severe symptoms of it? One project is starting to answer that question.
One in four youth with autism admitted to a hospital for psychiatric care had been abused, and some had PTSD, a study has found.
One fourth to a third of people with autism have little or no speech. Why do we know so little about them?
Why do many people with autism have an all-consuming interest or perform certain movements, such as hand flapping, finger flicking, spinning or rocking, over and over again?
Connie Anderson, PhD, an autism researcher at Towson University, discussed “Easy Targets: Bullying and ASD” in this recorded webinar.
How can families ease the back-to-school transition for their students with autism – and themselves? Professionals and parents shared their top tips for making this time of year less stressful for everyone.
Ruth Dunigan is proud. Her son, David, is excelling at a full-time job and managing his money well enough to buy his first vehicle, a silver Jeep Liberty. Those may seem like ordinary things for a 25-year-old, but David is not ordinary. He is among a tidal wave of people with autism who have made the transition from school to adulthood recently. Follow his journey.