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Preparing your child with autism for a medical visit

Our Autism Behavioral Communications support team shares some tips to ensure your child has a positive experience.

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How to use inflexibility to teach flexibility

Kids with autism are very good at “getting stuck” and being less flexible. Although we often need to help our kids to be more flexible, getting stuck can be a great strength in many situations.

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Understanding autism in girls

Although much has been accomplished in identifying autism in boys, research regarding autism in girls is lacking.

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What you need to know about autism spectrum disorder

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication as well as by unique strengths and differences.