Tag: behavioral interventions

April 2018
News

Children with autism bear brunt of antipsychotic drugs

by  /  18 April 2018

Children with autism are more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medications earlier and for longer periods than are their typical peers.

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Features / Deep Dive

Ask me first: What self-assessments can tell us about autism

by  /  4 April 2018

With a growing acknowledgement of self-awareness in people with autism, self-report questionnaires are gaining popularity in research and clinical practice.

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March 2018
Multimedia / Webinars

Roundtable: Debating diagnostic criteria for autism

17 April 2018

Watch the complete replay of our roundtable on the utility of the DSM-5’s diagnostic criteria for autism. 

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Opinion / Viewpoint

New tool may speed up drugs to ease need for sameness in autism

by ,  /  13 March 2018

Using a new task to test resistance to change in autism, we are developing leads for treatments for this troublesome trait.

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Opinion / Viewpoint

Peer partners help students with autism join playground fun

by  /  6 March 2018

In a new program, teachers recruit typical students to help children with autism play during recess.

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News

Parent training boosts language in nonverbal children with autism

by  /  1 March 2018

Children with autism who speak few or no words improve in their verbal abilities after their parents learn to engage them in conversation during play.

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February 2018
Multimedia / Webinars

Webinar: Will Spooren describes European effort to find biomarkers for autism

28 March 2018

Watch the complete replay of Will Spooren discussing an European effort to find biomarkers for autism.

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Multimedia / Webinars

Webinar: Mayada Elsabbagh discusses autism research on global stage

28 February 2018

Watch the complete replay of Mayada Elsabbagh discussing autism research on the global stage.

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January 2018
Features / Deep Dive

Weighing up autism’s obesity crisis

by  /  24 January 2018

Autism’s underlying biology, associated behaviors and treatments can all put people on the spectrum at serious risk for obesity.

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Features / Deep Dive

France faces down its outdated notions about autism

by  /  10 January 2018

After lagging behind other countries for decades, France is working on a new national plan for autism.

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