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Recognizing Signs of Autism in Your Daughter

The famous poet E.E. Cummings once wrote of his daughter, “You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars.” If you are a parent of a daughter, you know exactly what he meant.   Like every parent, you want your child to be healthy and to provide the best support for them to develop… Continue reading Recognizing Signs of Autism in Your Daughter

Recognizing Signs of Autism in Boys

If you are a parent, you know the joy of watching your child develop both mentally and physically. As they grow, children acquire the skills that they need to eventually become successful and well-adjusted adults. However, especially if you are a parent of a boy, you might be concerned that he might not be developing… Continue reading Recognizing Signs of Autism in Boys

New Autism Guidelines

New Autism Guidelines For the first time in more than a decade, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a full clinical report on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including new guidelines for the identification and treatment of children on the spectrum. The full report, Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder,… Continue reading New Autism Guidelines

Early Signs of Autism

Detecting the early signs of autism is essential to being a conscientious parent. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a wide range of conditions challenging an individual’s social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and/or nonverbal communication.  Autism Speaks stresses the Center For Disease Control’s (CDC) report that one in 59 children are on the autism spectrum. Once… Continue reading Early Signs of Autism

How to Diagnose Autism

If you’re a parent or guardian of a child, you always strive to do what’s best for them. You need to understand how to best support them as they grow up. A medical test can diagnose some disorders and help direct parents in treatment.  However, when you ask how to diagnose autism, you’re not given… Continue reading How to Diagnose Autism