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Exploring Sleep In Children With Autism

Exploring Sleep In Children With Autism

One of the most consistent complaints of parents of children with autism is that their children have significantly disrupted sleep. And increasing evidence suggests that children with the disorder have a much higher prevalence of sleep problems than typically developing children do. These sleep disturbances may exacerbate autism symptoms, such... Read More

July 30, 2013

Research Sleep

J. Cole Apologizes For Autism Lyric

J. Cole Apologizes For Autism Lyric

Drake released the track last month, but Cole was soon feeling the heat from his last-minute addition to the project. Some fans were upset over that "autistic" lyric. It led to a petition asking for an "apology to families and individuals with autism" and for Cole to change the lyrics.... Read More

July 23, 2013

Celebrities & Autism

Hip Hop Artist With Autism Finds His Voice

Hip Hop Artist With Autism Finds His Voice

To watch him move beneath the stage lights to the rhythm of the music and hear him unleash a string of lyrics in rapid fire - you would never know what doctors once told his parents. When Justin Fisher was two year old doctors diagnosed him as having Autism. ... Read More

July 23, 2013

Autism & the Arts

Dear Less-Than-Perfect Mom

Dear Less-Than-Perfect Mom

Dear Mom, I've seen you around. I've seen you screaming at your kids in public, I've seen you ignoring them at the playground, I've seen you unshowered and wearing last night's pajama pants at preschool drop-off. I've seen you begging your children, bribing them,... Read More

July 2, 2013

Family Matters Parents