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Help Needed: Finding Health Care Providers for Patients with Autism

The parents thought they had hit the jackpot. They found a mental health clinic that was in their town and was covered by their insurance plan. More than that, the clinic was associated with a psychiatric medical center in a nearby city. Now their child could get much-needed help in controlling behavior problems. But when
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How to Plan a Special Needs Playdate

If your child has autism, scheduling a playdate can feel a bit overwhelming. Children with autism tend to have a difficult time interacting with their peers. As a parent, you want to help your child build important social skills but you don’t want to put your child in a situation that you later regret. It
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Autism Support Groups in San Diego

San Diego Autism Support Groups Whether you’re a parent raising a child with autism, a friend of an autistic individual, or coping with your own autism diagnosis, it’s important to find a community that can offer some respite and support. We’ve come up with a list of autism support groups available in the San Diego
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Knowing the Early Signs of Autism in Babies

There’s an old saying about Autism, “If you know one child with Autism, then you only know one child with Autism.” Autism affects children and adults in so many different ways that trying to come up with a general pattern of behavior can be nearly impossible. Every case of Autism is entirely unique. There’s no
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What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Basics Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), often simply referred to as ‘Autism’, is a term for a range of neurodevelopmental disorders which appear during infancy or early childhood. According to the Center for Disease Control, about 1 in 68 children are affected by ASD, with more and more being diagnosed each year.
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What Causes Autism?

The search for what causes autism is ongoing. Scientists and researchers have not been able to pinpoint the specific causes of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) despite numerous theories. Most scientists generally agree that autism results from a series of abnormalities in a child’s brain development and function. Autism causes might also be hereditary, with certain
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