autism

  1. Pregnancy

    Do sonograms cause autism?

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    Could obstetric ultrasounds be a risk factor for autism? With parents of autistic children looking for an answer, any theory could...
  2. Celebrity Gossip

    Jenny McCarthy to bare boobies in Playboy for autism

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    Sexy actress and model Jenny McCarthy started her career by stripping down for Playboy. Now, she's returning to where it all...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Autistic boy wears a wire, abuse revealed

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    A formerly sweet and easygoing autistic boy started to misbehave at school. So his dad put a wire on him, only to discover he was...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Sleep hormone improves sleep disruption in children with autism

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    The hormone melatonin may improve sleep issues commonly found in children with autism and as a result, decrease bedtime and next-day...
  5. Food & Recipes

    Healthy recipes for picky eaters with autism

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    Children with autism spectrum disorders often have symptoms that lead to picky eating or difficulty eating certain foods.
  6. Healthy Recipes

    Autism diets: Eliminating additives and synthetic ingredients

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    The relationship between diet and autism has been a controversial topic for years. For parents who aren’t interested in...
  7. Healthy Recipes

    Gluten-free/casein-free autism diet ideas

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    Can autism be treated with a special diet? Scientific research isn't conclusive, but many parents swear by the results they’ve...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Sensory Processing Disorder basics

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    It's not uncommon for children who are on the autism spectrum to also have Sensory Processing Disorder. SheKnows has several helpful...
  9. Tips & Advice

    Celebrities with autistic children

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    The statistics are surprising: Autism affects one out of every 88 children in the U.S. Many celebrities have been affected by this...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Tips for visiting theme parks with kids on the autism spectrum

    Share the magic of visiting a theme park with your child on the autism spectrum with these simple tips. Plan ahead and hit the park...
  11. Living

    Best apps for the iPhone: Apps for children with autism

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    Between the useful functions your iPhone serves and the entertainment it provides, you might have your iPhone glued to your hand...
  12. Children's Health

    Autism awareness: How you can Light It Up Blue

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    Did you know that in the last two decades there has been a 600 percent increase of children diagnosed with autism? The increase is...
  13. Children's Health

    Living with autism: Now what?

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    For one out of every 110 children, autism isn't just a word they hear on the TV or a disorder they might learn about in school, it's...
  14. Music

    Inside Toni Braxton's "I Heart You" video shoot!

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    Toni Braxton is back with a sexy new music video -- and SheKnows was there to capture all the behind the scenes action during the...
  15. Cooking & Entertaining

    The Lindt Gold Bunny is giving back

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    Waking up on Easter morning and running out to see what the Easter Bunny left you is a memory that most people have. Along with...
  16. Celebrity Gossip

    Lindt Chocolates teams with Autism Speaks for celeb auction

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    Want to get a celebrity autograph, eat chocolate and support autism awareness? Now you can with the Lindt Chocolate Bunny celebrity...
  17. Parenting

    How Toni Braxton is fighting son's autism

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    Grammy Award winning singer Toni Braxton has teamed up with SheKnows to bring awareness and raise money for a cause that is close to...
  18. Celebrity Gossip

    Toni Braxton on autistic son: I knew he was different

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    Toni Braxton is campaigning for autism awareness with a little help from one of her favorite websites, SheKnows! See how her son's...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Safety tips for kids with autism

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    Kids with autism present specific challenges when it comes to safety. Discover tips for working with caregivers, teachers and...
  20. Parenting

    Autism diagnosis: Are more kids said to be autistic just because interpretations have changed?

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    Is something as simple as a different diagnosis for the same symptoms behind the meteoric rise in cases of autism recently? Find out...