- Q How is autism diagnosed?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineA professional who has experience in evaluating children to determine whether they have autism spectrum disorder (ASD), such as a child psychologist, child psychiatrist, pediatric neurologist, developmental-behavioral pediatrician, or... Full Answer
- Q How can an IEP help a child with an autism spectrum disorder?
An Individualized Education Plan, or IEP, is a tool that teachers, therapists, and parents can use to help a child with an autism spectrum disorder succeed in their educational environment. An IEP can provide important guidance for educators so that the... Full Answer
- Q How can I help my child with autism do well at school?
Chantal Sicile-Kira, AutismParents should, as much as possible, include or relate their child's special interest in any homework or projects. If this is not possible, use the special interest as a motivator (i.e., "When you are done with your homework, you can do this for... Full Answer
- Q Why is early diagnosis of autism critical?
Dr. Ronald Leaf, PsychologyWatch as licensed psychologist and autism specialist Dr. Ronald Leaf explains why an early diagnosis of autism can be critical. Full Answer