This time of the year can be very challenging for autistic children. Holidays can be unsettling. Trying to understand how autistic kids experience holidays and being flexible with our expectations can make holidays joyous times for everyone.
The American Academy of Pediatrics issued its first new autism treatment guidelines in 12 years aimed at helping doctors identify at-risk children and getting them the care they need as early as possible.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law telehealth bill AB 744, which mandates that payers reimburse healthcare providers for telehealth services as they cover in-person services. California becomes one of roughly a dozen states to require payment parity.
Halloween should be fun. For children with autism, particularly nonverbal autism, it can be frustrating and nearly impossible. One mom’s efforts to introduce a blue bucket to signify a child has autism is catching on. Learn more about how you can incorporate the blue bucket into your Halloween plans.
A birthday party or any event that is out of the ordinary for an autistic child needs to be thoroughly planned for optimal success. Here are some great tips to help with, instead of worry about, your next fun event.
The Autism CARES (Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support) Act was signed into law on Monday by President Donald Trump. Setting the stage for research into the disorder, it provides $1.8 billion in funding for Autism programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and Health Resources and Services Administration.