Changes due to COVID-19 can be stressful for everyone, but especially for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families. Here are some tips from a CHOC psychologist on helping your child with autism understand and cope with COVID-19. Some families may be worried about going to a healthcare facility or doctor’s office during […]
How can parents help their child with autism understand what’s going on day-to-day during COVID19? A CHOC pediatric psychologist offers tips.
A study recently published in the Journal of Child Neurology suggests that children may outgrow autism. A pediatric neurologist explains.
CHOC and the Thompson Family Foundation recently unveiled a new collaboration that expands our capacity to serve children with autism.
By Kelly McKinnon-Bermingham, director of behavior intervention and Anna Laakman, director of education and training, at The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders April is Autism Awareness Month. According to the Center for Disease Control, one in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders has […]
By Dr. Julie Youssef, developmental-behavioral pediatrician and assistant clinical professor at The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Every child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has unique strengths and weaknesses that change throughout their lifespan. One therapeutic approach many families consider is social skills intervention programs. Often led by behavioral specialists, these programs offer […]
In recognition of national autism awareness month, check out these tips from Kelly McKinnon-Bermingham, director of behavior intervention at The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders, to include more interactive and educational play in your child’s routine. Social play is the core of social development for children. Delayed or undeveloped social skills are often a […]