This research report looks at the parents’ concerns about their teens’ online networking and purchasing behaviors, as well as their concerns regarding online bullying (cyberbullying).
ADHD and autism
Studies estimate that from 3 to 25 percent of children with autism lose their diagnosis. Some wonder: did those who recover really have autism at the outset? Were they truly free from autistic symptoms? What separates those who lose their diagnosis from those who don't? Explore this controversial topic.
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and IAN have published a study that addresses two questions: Do Omega-3 fatty acids reduce hyperactivity in children with ASD? Is it possible to test low-risk therapies via the Internet to reduce the time and costs involved?
A boy with autism fidgets as he struggles to stay focused and calm in class. Is his behavior due to autism alone, or does he also have ADHD? New recommendations call on doctors to consider other conditions in patients with ASD.
New data from the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), a project collecting information online from families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) from throughout the United States, show t
An overview of the medications commonly prescribed to people with autism, including antipsychotics, antidepressants, stimulants, and anticonvulsants.