Autism

According to the CDC, 1 in 88 kids in America now have autism. Learn how to recognize the signs of autism, what it means to have a child who is on the spectrum, and more.

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How I Battle the Hidden (& Overpriced) Costs of Parenting a Child With Autism

Here are the real costs that parents of children with autism are saddled with—plus tips for how to make the most of your money if you're shopping for sensory needs.

How Parenting a Child With Autism Can Affect Your Friendships

As a psychiatrist, I treat children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and know how much their parents struggle with adult friendships. Here's why that needs to change.

CBD Oil and Autism: What Parents Need to Know

CBD oil is becoming an increasingly popular treatment option for a variety of health conditions – including autism. But is CBD oil a safe autism treatment for kids?
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What Sesame Street's Julia Wants Your Kids to Know About Autism

Find out how the story behind Sesame Street's first muppet with autism is getting even more special this National Autism Awareness Month.

How to Tell Kids About Autism

"I decided that I could either let her sit and cry and feel terrible, or I could tell her why this was happening." One mom shares her story of telling her child she had autism.

PBS Kids & Zappos Debut Line of Gender-Neutral Clothes for Children With Sensory Issues

The new collection—which comes in dinosaur, rainforest, ocean, and air travel designs—aims to "empower children, encourage independence and promote creative expression.”