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Tips for involving your child in the kitchen
Cooking as a family this Thanksgiving can be an enjoyable experience for all parents and children, including those with challenges related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) such as food aversions or sensory issues. With a bit of planning, the experience can be fun, and help strengthen important skills. View the Holiday Cooking Tips
When your child has autism and a sleep disorder
Sleep problems are among the top concerns for families who are also managing their child’s ASD. Find out more about the relationship between autism and sleep disorders – and ways to manage both. Read More
Is gene therapy ready to treat some forms of autism?
Gene therapies replace, repair, activate or silence a gene sequence underlying a condition, rather than addressing its traits. Gene therapies are now moving into the autism space, and recent trials may be a sign of things to come. Learn More
Coming up: Autism 101
Join us Nov. 24 for an online workshop for caregivers of children who are newly diagnosed with ASD. Register Today
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