As kids head back to school, special needs parents have more to worry about than buying the right backpack and getting their children on the school bus. Here are some tips to make that first week go a little easier. Published August 30 2011
Building on traditional social skills teaching, therapists are incorporating Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking programs in their strategies for teaching social competence to kids with autism. Published August 19 2011
Characters with autism are becoming more common on television. Ryan Cartwright, who plays Gary Bell on Syfy's new show "Alphas," talks about how he helped create TV's newest autistic character. Published August 2 2011
When Jean had her first child in 2001, "autism" was about the scariest word she could think of. Six years later when her second child was diagnosed with PDD-NOS, a form of autism, she was just happy to have a ...Read More
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