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Medical Reference Related to Autism

  1. High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

    Whether it's labeled high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome, the condition presents daily challenges. WebMD examines the treatments, challenges, and ways families can help.

  2. Tips for Parenting a Child With Autism

    If you are parenting a child with autism, learn more from WebMD about treatment options and special challenges you may face in the future.

  3. The Latest on Autism

    WebMD reviews the latest information about autism, including research into the causes of the disorder.

  4. Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Autism

    WebMD examines the role of occupational therapy in a treatment plan for autism.

  5. Autism Therapies: ABA, RDI, and Sensory Therapies

    WebMD explains three effective autism therapies: ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Training, RDI (Relationship Development Intervention) Training, and Sensory Therapy. Find out what each one is, what happens, and if it's right for you or your child.

  6. Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for Autism

    WebMD explains Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with autism, including elibility requirements and the process of creating an IEP.

  7. Helping Your Child With Autism Get a Good Night's Sleep

    Children with autism may have trouble sleeping -- and that affects the whole family. WebMD explains ways of help your child get a good night's sleep.

  8. Gluten-Free/Casein-Free Diets for Autism

    WebMD explains the theory behind the gluten-free/casein-free (GFCF) diet for autism.

  9. Asperger's Syndrome

    Learn more from WebMD about Asperger's syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder that affects language and behavioral development in children.

  10. History of Autism

    Where did the term autism come from, and how has knowledge about autism changed over the years? WebMD gives you the background you need to have a better understanding of the history, types, diagnosis, and treatment of autism.

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