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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.

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When Does Autism Begin?

What if almost everything we assumed about how autism begins is wrong? New studies call into question some assumptions about regression in autism.

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Stress and the Autism Parent

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.

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