Articles for Tag: "autism"

Are weighted blankets right for you? 
Are weighted blankets right for you?
Read this to find out what one occupational therapist thinks.
Music to a mother’s ears 
Music to a mother’s ears
A speech-language pathologist tackles a little boy’s inability to communicate effectively, giving him the courage to speak.
‘Sesame Street’ introduces its first Muppet with autism 
‘Sesame Street’ introduces its first Muppet with autism
Your favorite long-running PBS show introduces a topic you might not know much about.
This condition is 4 times more common in males  Featured
This condition is 4 times more common in males
A new study explores one reason why it may affect the genders at such different rates.
Autism Treatment Program achieves remarkable results 
Autism Treatment Program achieves remarkable results
More than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. Learn more about a program making a difference.
Is man’s best friend the ultimate stress reliever?  Featured
Is man’s best friend the ultimate stress reliever?
Dog lovers don’t need scientific proof their pets help brighten a bad day. But research shows a powerful effect.
‘Love hormone’ gene may be the key to your social life 
‘Love hormone’ gene may be the key to your social life
New research provides hope for finding more effective treatments for a variety of social disorders.