Raising a kid with autism has its own set of concerns and challenges. Here's what you need to know about diagnosis, screening, and living with autism. Get the advice and support to help your child thrive.
Want to learn more about autism symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment? Here are online resources that have been carefully evaluated for Parents.com by a team of academic professionals from Tufts University in Medford, MA
Kids with autism thrive on set schedules, and vacations in new places far from home can cause discomfort and disrupt routines. With proper planning and organizing, you can help your child adjust so everyone in the family can travel together.
Children with autism used to be given one of four different diagnoses, but that's no longer the case. Autism includes a wide spectrum of symptoms, and each of these symptoms range in severity. Our guide can help you identify and understand your child's place on the autism spectrum.
One of the most popular alternative treatments for autism is the gluten-free casein-free diet (GFCF). It has not been proven to work, and many doctors are cautious about it, but if you're wondering if it could help your child, read the facts below.
Learn more about what some of the very first signs of autism are, get up-to-date on common and newer treatments, and find out why early intervention is crucial to helping the development of your little one.
Bill Davis and his wife have had to fight every step of the way to get their autistic son, Chris, the help he needs -- and they won't take no for an answer. Meet this determined family, then get our exclusive guide to top resources on autism.