Do teens with autism, especially girls, hide aspects of themselves to fit in socially? A study with SPARK participants had some surprising results.Read More
Read more about: Autism characteristics
There are many levels of ability in people with autism. The word “spectrum” expresses this variability. Autism affects social communication and social interaction, as well as restricted repetitive behaviors, interests, and activities. In this collection of articles and webinars, we explore many facets of the autism experience.
How are people with autism coping with the anxieties and changes caused by COVID-19? The answer, like autism itself, is complicated.Read More
In this webinar, Ericka Wodka discusses the challenges children with autism often have focusing, maintaining attention, and planning and organizing their environment.Read More
Finding information about, and services for, autism seemed like a mystery to Cara Stepanian. Her family took steps to shed more light on ASD.Read More
Researchers have found that most young children with autism spectrum disorder and severe language delay developed “phrase or fluent” speech by age 8, with almost half achieving fluent speech.Read More
Researchers have taken notice of parental stress in families of children with autism. More than a few studies report that parents of children with autism experience more stress than parents of typical-developing children and parents of children with Down Syndrome.Read More