Is autism a part of your life? What are the signs of autism? Find advice, tips, research results and information about an autistic diagnosis here -- plus learn what you can do to help your child and to simply cope on an everyday basis.Read Full Story
The American Diabetes Association Alert Day is a one-day "wake-up call" asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they have high odds for developing type 2 diabetes. In addition to encouraging you to Join the Million Challenge on March 22 by taking the risk assessment, we’re also providing new information on the recently identified US “diabetes belt” as well as tips to manage diabetes, diabetes prevention tips, and healthy diabetes-friendly diet tips and recipes.Read Full Story
Could your child be autistic? Unfortunately, it can be really tough to tell. There is no simple way to diagnose autism -- it is determined by a combination of behaviors, some more intense or problematic than others. In addition, the definition of autism isn't simply based on the presence of certain behaviors, but also the absence of many typical traits. Find out about them here.Read Full Story
You've just learned your child has autism. On top of dealing with your own feelings of shock -- or even relief that you finally have an answer -- you also have to find a way to explain the autistic diagnosis to your relatives. Here's some help.Read Full Story
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