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What Are the Symptoms of Autism?

Your child isn't talking -- yet.  Does that mean he's autistic?  Your sister seems unable to make friends.  Is that a sign of autism?  Here's what autism does -- and doesn't -- look like.

Get to Know the Signs and Symptoms of Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorders Spotlight10

How to Avoid Autism Scams

Avoid these traps to avoid autism scams.

Use This One Amazing Therapy Daily to Help Your Autistic Child

Provide this one amazing intervention every day, and watch your child's abilities and engagement improve.

What's So Confusing About Autism?

It's not easy to come up with an "elevator speech" to describe autism. Here's why (an what to do about that).

Is School Inclusion Right for Your Autistic Child?

Is an inclusive classroom right for your autistic child? It all depends... not only on your child, but also on your district. Here are some questions to help you consider your best educational option.

Why Your School District May Not Be Ready for Inclusive Education

School inclusion is not always easy to achieve, and your district may not be ready to make it a success. Why not? Here are six of the most common reasons.

What Is an Autistic Meltdown?

What is an autistic meltdown? It's not quite the same thing as an ordinary temper tantrum. Learn about warning signals and how to interpret them.

Stop Learning About Autism!

Yes, it is possible to learn too much about autism. To avoid burnout, take these suggestions!

Are You Letting Autism Ruin Your Marriage?

There are many reasons why autism can put strain on a marriage. Do any of these reasons sound familiar to you?

How to Avoid Autistic Meltdowns

Autistic meltdowns can be upsetting to everyone -- including the child with autism. Here are some tips for actually preventing those meltdowns from happening.

Should We Move to Find Better Autism Resources?

Many families think about moving to find better services and resources for an autistic child. Is it worth considering a move? Here are some tools to help you make that decision.

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