Research suggests that individuals with autism experience some conditions―including underlying medical issues, neurodevelopmental differences, and mental health issues―more frequently than the general population. Learning about these potential
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Challenging behaviors can be disruptive to daily life for individuals with autism. These include, but are not limited to, self-injury, aggression, property destruction, tantrums, disruptiveness, noncompliance, and
Toe walking refers to a gait cycle/walking pattern in which the heel does not contact the ground; this is a common developmental variation in young children (aged three
The mean age of autism diagnosis in the US and UK is 4 to 5, though later diagnoses do occur (Zwiagenbaum et al., 2019). Age at diagnosis
Whether you’re a parent preparing a child for grade school or an adult transitioning into or out of college, the back-to-school season can present unique challenges for
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For more than 50 years, ARI has dedicated its efforts to pioneering groundbreaking research and sharing free educational resources with people around the world. One of our
If you find yourself shopping for a child with autism spectrum disorder, you might wonder about if there are certain toys and gifts are better than others.
A new book, titled Understanding and Treating Anxiety in Autism, is now available from Jessica Kingsley Publishers. The book is edited by ARI's executive director, Stephen M.