• Autism Spectrum Disorder—Behavioral Issues in Child Care and Schools

    Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have challenges with social interactions, language development, and sensory experiences, and they can engage in repetitive patterns of behavior or have highly focused interests. Research estimates indicate that at least 1 in 59 children (1.7%) have ASD, with

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  • ASD—Developmental and Behavioral Interventions

    Developmental and behavioral interventions are interrelated and are the mainstay for educating and supporting people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about these interventions.

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  • ASD—Joint Attention Skills

    How can we help children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) learn important social skills? Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about learning joint attention skills in 4 stages.

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  • ASD—How is the Diagnosis Made?

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is complex, and symptoms are different for each child. Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about how ASD is diagnosed.

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  • ASD—Effective Education Programs and Public Programs

    Many different strategies and techniques help children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) learn to interact with others and acquire new skills that may help them talk, play, participate in school, and care for their needs. Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about educational

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  • ASD—Teen and Adult Years

    Teens and adults living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have special concerns. Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about improving the quality of life for teens and adults with ASD.

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  • ASD—What Causes Autism Spectrum Disorder?

    Many factors may lead to symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). If a family already has a child diagnosed as having ASD, the chance that a sibling might also have ASD is 10 to 20 times higher than in the general population.

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  • ASD—Family Support and Support in School

    Families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may experience stress before, during, and after a diagnosis. Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about support available for families of children with ASD.

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  • ASD—What Are the Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder?

    Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may show developmental differences throughout their infancy, especially in social and language skills.

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  • ASD—About Medications and Integrative, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine Treatments

    Treating children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often involves a comprehensive program that addresses the education, development, and behavior of the child. Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about the different treatments for ASD including medications and alternative

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  • ASD—What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurologically based disability that affects a child’s social skills, communication, and behavior.

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  • ASD—Communication, Social Skills, and Sensory Motor Interventions

    Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulties navigating everyday situations. Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about communication, social, and sensory interventions.

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  • ASDs Family Handout—Medications and Your Child

    While medications will not change your child’s autism spectrum disorder (ASD), they can be helpful when added to other treatments to help your child’s development and learning.

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  • ASDs Family Handout—Sibling Issues

    Siblings might ask about autism if they’ve heard you use the term, but they’re more likely to ask about what their brother or sister is doing (ie, behaviors). There is no “perfect time” for these conversations, but starting early and revising your description for age appropriateness can be very

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  • ASDs Family Handout—Wandering Off (Elopement)

    Research shows that about 1 in 3 young children with ASD has tried to wander off. This behavior may continue to happen in older children and even teenagers and adults with ASD. This is concerning since many people with ASD may not be able to share their names, addresses, or phone numbers if they get

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  • ASDs Family Handout—Seizures and Epilepsy

    About 1 in 4 children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has seizures. Seizures usually start in early childhood or the early teen years. Children with ASD who have a lower IQ or cannot speak have the highest risk for seizures. Epilepsy is defined as 2 or more seizures when the child does not have a

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