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Genetic testing and autism

Genetic testing cannot diagnose someone with autism, but it could help a family understand how or why someone has autism.

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Is it okay to raise a child with autism to be bilingual?

In recent years, research has shown benefits — such as better executive functioning — of raising a child with autism in a bilingual home.

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Halloween tips for children with autism

For children with autism spectrum disorders the sights and sounds that accompany Halloween can be a lot to handle.

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Executive function basics videos for parents

These short, engaging, videos and animations are designed to give practical parenting advice that can be used immediately to support a neurodivergent child’s executive functions

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Keeping summer safe for children with autism

Here are some resources and strategies families can use to help keep their children with autism safe during the summer.