The Children’s National Autism Behavioral Consult team shares some tips for preparing your child with autism for a medical visit.
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.
Although much has been accomplished in identifying autism in boys, research regarding autism in girls is lacking.
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.