How are people with autism coping with the anxieties and changes caused by COVID-19? The answer, like autism itself, is complicated.Read More
Read more about: Mood issues and disorders
Mood issues and disorders, such as anxiety and depression, occur fairly frequently in people with autism. This collection showcases information from some of the leading researchers, therapists, and physicians who help us understand mood disorders and autism.
Why do many people with autism hit, bite, or otherwise hurt themselves? What can be done to help?Read More
The most common psychiatric issues found were anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Read More
In this webinar, Roma Vasa and Elizabeth Wise share information about research on anxiety and depression in autism. They also provide information about various treatments for anxiety and depression.Read More
Some researchers believe that conditions such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), anxiety disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and depression are “under-recognized” in youth with autism, which, in turn, “hampers clinical care and treatment.” After all, how can you treat what you don’t diagnose?Read More
The speaker for our fourth webinar is Jed Baker, Ph.D., director of the Social Skills Training Project, a private organization serving individuals with autism and social communication problems. In this webinar, Baker discusses how to manage tantrums and frustration in children and teens with autism. He also offer practical tips for dealing with anxiety and teaching social skills. This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More