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Pets May Help Improve Social Skills Of Children With Autism

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.04.2015 | Science

Having a family pet can be beneficial for child development in a number of ways, including keeping kids active and promoting empathy, self-esteem and ...

Why These Neuroscientists Are Prescribing Video Games

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.29.2014 | Science

Video games as therapy? While most virtual reality falls under the category of mindless entertainment, a group of researchers believe the gaming world...

Catherine Pearson

Small Study Eliminates Autism Symptoms In Babies | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents

A small new pilot study has found that parents can help significantly reduce symptoms of autism in babies who haven't even reached their first birthda...

If I Could Turn Back Time: The Top Regrets of Parents With Children Who Have Autism

Roy Dittmann | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Roy Dittmann

In the 21st century, many parents are slowing down, questioning what they've been told, and discovering that preparing themselves for having a baby can save them from a lifetime of regrets.

Catherine Pearson

Evidence For Treating Autism In Teens Is Weak: Report | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.29.2012 | Parents

A new government report confirms what many parents of teens with autism have long suspected: There is little scientific evidence backing up the curren...

The Curious Case of Autism and MMS

Todd Drezner | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Todd Drezner

I'm going to say something radical, something that may shock you. Are you ready? Here goes: It's not a good idea to make children drink bleach. If you're not familiar with the autism community, you may wonder why this statement would ever be considered controversial.