Research hints at a nutritional strategy for reducing autism risk

Research hints at a nutritional strategy for reducing autism risk

Folic acid has long been touted as an important supplement for women of childbearing age for its ability to prevent…

Recognizing the Special Talents of People on the Autism Spectrum

Recognizing the Special Talents of People on the Autism Spectrum

Pictured above: Theater production of “Cats” by Artful Impact By Nancy Maes Rachel Gossan, a board-certified behavior analyst at North…

Looking For Autism

Looking For Autism

By Claire McCarthy, M.D. Autism isn’t exactly something parents want to find in their child, so it’s understandable that parents…

The Blue Man Group Goes for a Hit with Autism-Friendly Show

The Blue Man Group Goes for a Hit with Autism-Friendly Show

By Nancy Maes When some of the staff members of Blue Man Group read a newspaper article about a special…

Brightness on the Spectrum

Brightness on the Spectrum

While autism’s numbers rise, new treatments provide hope By Tom Mullaney Photo above courtesy of CARD, Inc.   Cases of…

Health Mastery

Health Mastery

Living in the Is: One Family’s Journey with Autism By Kathleen Aharoni I know an amazing woman. She—without all the…

Adults with Autism and Brain Injuries

Adults with Autism and Brain Injuries

Image courtesy of The Julie + Michael Tracy Family Foundation When faced with medical or developmental challenges, it helps to…

The Environmental Link to Autism and Intellectual Disability

The Environmental Link to Autism and Intellectual Disability

By Tom Mullaney In the largest environmental study of its kind, scientists from the University of Chicago have found a…

The Second City Training Center Gives Doses of Laughter to Autism

The Second City Training Center Gives Doses of Laughter to Autism

Photo above: The Second City Training Center Artistic Director Matt Hovde By Nancy MaesWhen Nick Johne, who teaches improv at…