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Autism / Asperger’s

Were You an Intense Child?

People’s brains vary. Research has shown that some people are born with a neurological make up that can make them more emotionally or intellectually intense, sensitive, and more open to…

Have We Lost Touch?

Teachers aren’t allowed to hug students. Often, students aren’t allowed to touch each other, either. Parents see their kids only in the mornings and evenings, and on weekends. We spend…

Treatment of Autism

There is no single best treatment package for all children with ASD. One point that most professionals agree on is that early intervention is important; another is that most individuals…

Medications for Autism

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two drugs for treating irritability associated with the autism (risperidone and aripiprazole). The prevalent behavioral problems associated with autism spectrum disorder, including…

Adults with Autism

Adults with autism spectrum disorder — particularly those with high functioning autism or Asperger syndrome — can live healthy productive lives with the proper structure and guidance. While social difficulties…