On the Spectrum

An increasing number of children are being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. But what causes them? How should they be treated? And what do we still have to learn?

Stigma and the “Othering” of Autism

By Lynne Soraya

Should we hate autism, or accept it?

Affluence and Autism: Cause and Effect?

By John Elder Robison

Are affluent parents really more likely to have autistic kids?

Asperger's and Violence: The Blame Game

By Helen M Farrell M.D.

Pinning Violence on Asperger’s is Unfair

Mind, Emotion, and the Spectrum of Autism

By Daniel J. Siegel M.D.

Science inspires a practical approach to nurturing social skills.

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By Victoria L. Dunckley M.D.

Does infant video dependence cause autism?

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.

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By Susan Heitler Ph.D.

Drumming for Development: How Drumming Helps Children with Special Needs

By Kimberly Sena Moore Ph.D.

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By Elena Bezzubova

Can You Divorce Music From Communication?

By Kimberly Sena Moore Ph.D.

A Theory About Introversion, Extroversion, and Autism

By Sophia Dembling

Playing in the Spaces

By Mark O'Connell LCSW-R

Autistic Kids Train Service Dogs While Healing Themselves

By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC

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By Renee Garfinkel Ph.D.