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No single treatment protocol can treat autism but highly structured behavioral programs can help. This site offers a detailed look at the different programs.
A news report on a website that provides video clips of autistic behaviors in children. Get links to the website, watch a clip and get more information.
Early detection is key in getting the right help for autism. Learn about social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, the three key areas that are impaired by autism.
Time Magazine article deals with the challenges faced by siblings of autistic children and provides info on handling them. This article is both engaging and easy-to-read.
This pamphlet provides parents with useful info on explaining autism to siblings of autistic kids. Provides insight into the sibling perspective and tools, activities and tips for parents.
Autism Society of America
Autism affects the entire family, siblings included. Read more about the impact of autism, get helpful advice on coping, find online resources, get tips on safety and more.
Child Autism Parent Cafe
Explore your thoughts and feelings and start a dialogue. This short survey provides an excellent way to start talking with siblings of autistic kids on how autism affects their lives.
What tests and screening tools do doctors use to diagnose autism? Find out here, and learn about other conditions that produce symptoms similar to autism.
The Sibling Support Project
Sibshops are workshops for siblings of people with health concerns, such as autism. Browse the links to get more info on the Sibling Support Project.
The Natl. Autistic Society
New to autism? This is a good place to start to learn about some aspects of autism including characteristics of autism.
A study shows that siblings of autistic kids might be at risk for delayed verbal, cognitive and motor development. However, these problems usually resolve themselves at a young age without any intervention.
No one cause has been linked to autism, and most of the causes propounded, such as vaccinations, food allergies and immune deficiencies, are controversial. Read more here.
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