Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Autism may begin during the second trimester of pregnancy
1 in 42
The odds a boy in the US has an
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Autism Action Plans

If your child is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, use these Action Plans as a guide.

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Nurturing Self-Control

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Helping Your Child Learn to Wait

Children with autism need to understand the concept of waiting. Learn how autism expert Chantal Sicile-Kira taught her son this skill.

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Nutrition Tip

How to Help a Picky Eater

Kids with autism spectrum disorders often are easily bothered by food textures and colors. Here are some ways to broaden the menu.

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Autism Rates Continue to Rise

Autism rates in children rose from 1 in 88 in 2008 to 1 in 68 today. Researchers at the CDC say the spike could be due to the way autism is diagnosed and treated.

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