Bullying is an elusive problem affecting children on the spectrum more frequently than typical peers with potentially serious consequences.
Autism affects females differently. Girls and women are often better able to "fit in" and develop effective coping mechanisms but lack of awareness can result in unmet needs and untapped potential.
Sixteen simple and effective tips to support teens and adults who are hypersensitive to what they see, hear and smell.
Sensory integration disorder (SID) is common but often misunderstood and unrecognized in autism, Asperger's, and PDD-NOS. Learn the facts about SID and autism.
Speech therapy can make a big improvement in communication skills for children with autism if you know how to find the right therapist.
Does your child with autism cry inconsolably and you don't know how to help them? This article reviews commonly overlooked reasons for constant crying and offers suggestions to solve the problem.