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In the articles and webinars that follow, researchers, clinicians, and community members share their knowledge and experience about the behaviors that accompany autism.

Special Interests in Autism

Special interests can offer people with autism opportunities to socialize and to highlight their strengths. These interests can sometimes even grow into a career.

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Anxiety and Autism

In this webinar, Antonio Hardan, a psychiatrist, discusses recent research into anxiety and autism. He also discusses ways that children and adults with autism can manage anxiety. This webinar is 60 minutes long.

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Finding New Treatments for Autism

Testing new therapies for autism can be a challenge. Psychiatrist Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele reviews available treatments, outlines some promising options on the horizon and describes how to get involved in research.

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Teaching Safety Skills to Children with Autism

In this webinar, Bridget Taylor, Psy.D., BCBA-D, cofounder and executive director of Alpine Learning Group, a school for students with autism, reviews skills and techniques that help to ensure the safety of individuals with autism. This webinar is 45 minutes long.

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A Father’s Tale

John Smigle says that participating in typical activities, like boy scouts and baseball, has helped his son Christopher, who has autism, develop social skills.

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