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.
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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 average things for a 25-year-old, but David is not average. He is among a tidal wave of people with autism who have made the transition from school to adulthood recently. Follow his journey.
Dr. Susan Hyman, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at University of Rochester, discussed "Diet and Autism" in this recorded webinar on July 25, 2018.
A decade ago, Sarah Mire got to know families affected by autism when she worked for a research project. Seeing the hardships they experienced, and their resilience, inspired her current research into stress and coping. She asks, can schools and service providers do more to help?
Identical twins have identical genes, but sometimes only one may have autism. What affects the way our genes function?
Why do parents and doctors sometimes disagree on whether a child's delays point to autism?
Why does one person have trouble learning and speaking, while another person with the same condition speaks fluently and has an advanced degree? Is the answer buried somewhere in our genetic code? Some researchers want to find out.
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We hear a lot about DNA, but what is this molecule, really, and what can it tell us about autism?
Research on the subject may be limited, but children and adults with autism do not need to suffer silently with an anxiety disorder. Learn about anxiety treatments – medications and cognitive behavior therapy – for people on the spectrum with anxiety.