What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old?

Related video What is autism? Signs and symptoms in a 3-year-old Social detachment Differences in emotional expression Communication difficulties Behaviors Other signs Signs of autism as children get older Autism in girls vs. boys Diagnosis Management Summary Parents and caregivers who notice particular changes or challenges in a 3-year-old may wonder if these could indicate […]

Parents of autistic adolescents are a critical partner in preparation for learning-to-drive process

Related video Autistic adolescents need the support of their parents or guardians to prioritize independence so that they are prepared for learning to drive, according to a study of specialized driving instructors who have worked specifically with young autistic drivers. These findings were compiled by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and recently published […]

Classification system based on co-occurring conditions may provide insight into autism

Related video Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often affected by co-occurring conditions, such as epilepsy, immune disorders, gastrointestinal problems, and developmental delays. According to research published in Autism Research, creating a classification system for ASD based on co-occurring conditions could provide useful insights into the underlying mechanics of ASD and these conditions. The […]

Children of both young and old parents share risk for certain neurodevelopment disorders

Related video Results of a new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that parental age is linked to the risk for the development of neuropsychiatric disorders in children, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD); attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); and Tourette’s disorder/chronic tic […]

Parental age linked to children’s risk for neuropsychiatric disorders

Related video Results of a new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that parental age is linked to the risk for the development of neuropsychiatric disorders in children, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD); attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); and Tourette’s disorder/chronic tic […]

Can Medical Marijuana Help Kids With Autism?

Related video All News Consumer Pro New Drugs Pipeline Clinical Trials FDA Alerts More FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 — Medical marijuana extracts appear to help children with autism, reducing their disruptive behavior while improving their social responsiveness, a new Israeli clinical trial reports. Kids treated with either a whole-plant cannabis extract or a pure combination […]