Articles containing: ASD

Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 24, 2017

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Christopher Keary, MD; Lisa Nowinski PhD; Christopher McDougle, MD

Sam is an adorable 5-year-old boy with curly brown hair and large inquisitive eyes. As a baby, Sam was easy! He rarely cried and seemed to entertain himself for hours – the perfect first child. But by his 1st birthday, Sam was not yet talking.

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My Experience Helping Children With Autism: A Story Of Hope

April 12, 2017

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This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness.

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Autism Has Changed Explains Dr. Ellen Braaten from The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

April 15, 2015

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BOSTON, Mass. – April is Autism Awareness Month and Ellen Braaten, Ph.D., from The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has published an article today that highlights changes in the autism spectrum.

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DSM-5: What Happened to Asperger’s?

April 15, 2015

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Billy was an intelligent, 12-year-old boy who excelled at math, and loved Japanese anime.  He could talk incessantly about World of Warcraft, and impressed adults with his knowledge of geography.

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Choosing Not To Vaccinate

February 9, 2015

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I grew up before the oral polio vaccine; my mother wouldn’t let me go to swim parties for fear of my contracting the awful disease. Her brother had polio as a child, and for many years was partially paralyzed.

So, it shocks me to think that some parents would choose not to vaccinate their kids.

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