Autism

There are different degrees of Autism, a developmental disorder that affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills. Learn to spot the signs of autism and find out what you can do to treat it.

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6 Early Autism Intervention Activities for Babies

Experts are discovering that everyday playful interactions with babies ages 9 to 12 months can help reduce symptoms of autism—and boost any child’s development.

Early Signs of Autism in Babies

Learn about the signs and symptoms of autism in babies from 0 to 12 months.

A Hearing Test Could Help Detect Autism at Birth

A new study finds an in-depth hearing test could help doctors and parents know right away if a child is at greater risk for autism.

Jenni 'JWoww' Farley Reveals Son Greyson, 2½, Has Autism After Opening Up About His Speech Delay

While Greyson is still presently “non-verbal” according to his mom, she says that he’s currently on a path of “positive, positive” progress.

When Getting the Gear Isn’t a Given

The gift of essential baby items from the Good+ Foundation helped one family manage homelessness, high-risk pregnancies, and their child’s special needs.

Autism Looks Different in Boys and Girls, New Study Finds

A new study in Molecular Autism tackles the question of whether or not there are quantifiable differences in repetitive and restrictive behaviors between boys and girls with ASD. 

More Autism

5 Reasons to Read the Autism Book Everyone's Talking About

Steve Silberman's NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and The Future of Neurodiversity, is the book I wish I'd read first when my son Liam first got his diagnosis 4 years ago. 

Yes, Kids With Autism Can Be Creative (But You Knew That!)

New research has proven what plenty of parents already know: people with autism can have good creativity.