Many people take for granted that their children will participate fully in their religious communities. But the same may not be true for families affected by autism. Some wonder if their children will be included in classes and services. Will they be accepted?
Children with autism spectrum disorder may have restrictive and ritualistic behaviors that affect their eating habits. Some of them limit what they eat, in some instances so severely that it results in nutritional deficiencies.
A boy with autism fidgets as he struggles to stay focused and calm in class. Is his behavior due to autism alone, or does he also have ADHD? New recommendations call on doctors to consider other conditions in patients with ASD.
For some people, there is a moment when they realize what their vocation will be. For Robin Goin-Kochel, a visual reminder of that moment hangs in her office: a drawing of tangled black lines by a little boy whose differences fascinated her.