autism

  1. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism: Kiss my Asperger's

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    Trouble. You can make it. You can stir it. You can find it. You can get in it. You can keep out of it. You can cause it. You can...
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    Autism: I am your child

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    Urban Dictionary , that bastion of dubious knowledge, defines “Fanilow” thusly: 1) A Barry Manilow fan. Thus, Fanilow; and 2) A...
  3. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    No more Asperger's: What it means for your child

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    When the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is published in 2013, it will no longer...
  4. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism and The Naked City

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    You might hear positive, upbeat stories about children with autism or you might hear negative ones.
  5. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    The truth about love… and autism

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    As Valentine's Day approaches, we can all learn a little lesson about love from a 7-year-old boy with autism who knows how to love...
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    Autism rocks the house

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    Sometimes, not often, though, I do wish that I was born incredibly gorgeous and wealthy, rather than incredibly brilliant. To me,...
  7. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    An ode to the birthday girl through the eyes of autism

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    It can't be easy being the sibling of a child with autism. But this little girl not only copes, she thrives. She's the light of her...
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    Autism: You gotta be in it to win it

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    The winning lottery ticket. Each time a company or person introduces a new autism study, a new autism “therapy” or new uses for...
  9. Kids with Special Needs

    The first sleepover for your child with special needs

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    It’s OK to be nervous about your child with special needs having his first sleepover. Learn how to make this big first a gentle...
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    Which exit for autism?

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    Despite all the research and data, endless debate continues about why New Jersey has a high rate of autism diagnosis. Is there...
  11. Television

    Miss Montana's in good company: Celebs with autism

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    When Miss Montana, Alexis Wineman, sashays onstage at Saturday's 2013 Miss America Competition , she will be making history as the...
  12. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism: Breaking up is hard to do

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    About half of marriages end in divorce, and for parents of children with special needs, the divorce statistics are even more grim....
  13. Special Needs

    What parents want you to know about kids with Asperger’s

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    Many kids with a high-functioning form of autism called Asperger’s syndrome are mainstreamed in regular classrooms at school. Learn...
  14. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism and the special, special education

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    The burials began Monday, Dec. 17, just three days after evil rained down upon Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut. On...
  15. Special Needs

    Online resources for children with special needs

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    Parents and therapists share their favorite online resources for finding the best tools and toys to help build skills in children...
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    Autism in tragedy

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    In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, many news outlets have reported the shooter may have had autism. Regardless of...
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    Autism: What I really want to do is direct

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    If you were one of the 10,000 people who read last week’s column — and by 10,000 people, I mean my husband, my mom and my dad —...
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    Autism and television: The big turn on

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    In 1951 reel life, I Love Lucy filmed its pilot episode. In real life, Lucille Ball was pregnant (and showing) with her husband...
  19. Special Needs

    Holiday tips from parents of children with autism

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    Whether you have a special needs child or you're simply looking for ways to streamline the holidays for your family, these tips will...
  20. Celebrity Gossip

    Kelly Preston: Food & antibiotics caused son's autism

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    Kelly Preston has only spoken publicly about the tragic death of her son Jett Travolta a few times — but now the mom and actress is...