Selective Mutism and Autism: Is My Child Mute or Autistic?
Nonverbal Autism and Communication Skills

Selective Mutism and Autism: Is My Child Mute or Autistic?

Delayed first words and speech irregularities are some of the most common symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). If your child only talks with close family members and friends but shuts down at school or with extended family, you might suspect that autism is the reason. When a child finds themself unable to speak to

Macrocephaly: Unwrapping Autism and Head Size
Autism Health and Medical Info

Macrocephaly: Unwrapping Autism and Head Size

Have you ever heard of macrocephaly? This big word has a very simple definition: it means that a person has a large head. But is this condition a problem for children, and does it have any connection to autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? Let’s take a look at these questions and more. What is macrocephaly? Macrocephaly

What Happens to Autistic Adults When Parents Die?
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What Happens to Autistic Adults When Parents Die?

Autistic children sometimes need more support than neurotypical children as they grow up. Autism can come with challenges in school, social interactions, the professional world, and daily life, not to mention the various medical issues that may occur alongside being on the spectrum. Parents and caregivers of autistic kids know they are especially important to

Co-occurrence of Autism and Eating Disorders https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/co-occurrence-autism-eating-disorder/
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Co-occurrence of Autism and Eating Disorders

As parents, you want your children to be at their happiest and healthiest, and that includes their diet. Unfortunately, kids on and off the autism spectrum can have problems with food, appearance, and self-esteem. Eating disorders are some of the most complex and dangerous mental health concerns. How common is it for autistic people to

Effective Autism Aggression Treatment: Ideas to Consider Effective Autism Aggression Treatment: Ideas to Consider Effective Autism Aggression Treatment: Ideas to Consider https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-aggression-treatment
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Effective Autism Aggression Treatment: Ideas to Consider

Aggression is a common issue for both children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It may be verbal (shouting, screaming, cursing) and/or physical (hitting, kicking, biting, destroying property, self-injury).  Some research suggests that children with autism are more likely to show aggressive behaviors than typically developing children and children with other developmental disabilities. People