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Study reveals one-in-four moms wonder if a special needs evaluation is needed for their child

Study reveals one-in-four moms wonder if a special needs evaluation is needed for their child

Parents magazine has revealed exclusive results from a study of moms of children with special needs and those whose children are typically developing, comparing their opinions on the health and happiness of children in their communities.

Smart technology helps doctors spot autism

Smart technology helps doctors spot autism

Someday your doctor may be able to examine your infant, notice a telltale physical characteristic and say, “Your child has autism — but we’ve caught it early, so don’t worry.” For now, that kind of autism biomarker doesn’t exist, and most autism is not discovered until a child is 4 or 5 years old, when the brain is fairly set in its ways.

Dealing with Tantrums, ABA style

Dealing with Tantrums, ABA style

We’ve all seen it. We’ve all heard it. Some of us have experienced it directly. In the grocery store. In the library. In the restaurant. The dreaded screaming, kicking, crying child. As a behavior analyst, tantrums are the number one complaint that I hear from parents.