Articles containing: autism

Shrinking It Down: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? (Season 1, Episode 11)

April 4, 2018

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A lot has changed over the years in the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including that we’re getting better at understanding how to recognize it early in kids.

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Emerging Technologies and the Frontiers of Autism Research

March 26, 2018

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Many parents these days are worried about their children’s use of digital media. One of the most common concerns is that using tablets and smartphones to communicate with others will result in loss of social skills.

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day: Parent Resources

May 4, 2017

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The internet provides a seemingly endless amount of information about almost any topic you could imagine. Parents are as likely to turn to the internet as they are to well-worn “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” books.

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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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Blunt And Nuanced: The Pain Of High-Functioning Autism

April 18, 2017

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The above video entitled “Fireflies” is courtesy of Jubilee Project (learn more about them at the bottom of this post). “Fireflies” is a simple reminder that we each have beauty and can connect with others in unique ways.

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My Experience Helping Children With Autism: A Story Of Hope

November 21, 2016

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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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How Is Special Education Eligibility Determined?

February 2, 2016

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If you have a child with learning, behavioral, or attentional issues, you may be eager for him to receive special education services through your local school system.

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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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