Alternatives to Medication for Autism with ADHD [Video]


Dr. Robert A. Lowenstein, M.D., Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, talks about alternatives to medication in the treatment of autism with ADHD.

Medication Controversy #autismawareness


I recently got in a rather uncomfortable discussion with a stranger. She was visiting a friend who I was helping. My friend and I were working on a school assignment to observe and create and IEP for a child with disabilities. In the process I managed to stumble into a conversation about why there are so many children with autism and ADHD, and how we are over medicating kids and shouldn’t be doing that. There was difficulty with a language {Read More}

Autism/Asperger’s Biomedical Workshop at ASU in Tempe

Phoenix metro area parents interested in learning more about biomedical treatments for autism should plan to attend a one-day autism seminar on September 17 at Arizona State University in Tempe. Conference Date: September 17, 2011 Conference Location: Tempe, Arizona Conference Venue: ASU, Coor Hall, Rm 174, 976 S Forest Mall Conference Speaker: James B. Adams, Ph.D., is a President’s Professor at Arizo-na State University, where he directs the Autism/Asperger’s Research Program. He has conducted many research stud-ies on the causes {Read More}

Temple Grandin Adds Q&A Section to Her Website


Dr. Temple Grandin is one of the most well recognized names in the world of autism. She is a frequent speaker at Future Horizons autism conferences and has a feature-rich website. Her website just got better, though, with the addition of a new question and answer section.

6th Annual US Autism & Asperger Association World Conference in Seattle


The U.S. Autism & Asperger Association’s 6th Annual World Conference is scheduled for October 27-30, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. While details are still being ironed out for the big conference, the USAAA recently sent out a press release announcing the conference. For your information, I’m including a copy of the press release here. As more details become available, I will be sure to post updates. In the interim, please take a minute to browse through my list of Autism Conferences {Read More}

Gene Variants in Autism Linked to Brain Development


The following press release provides information about the results of a study of the genomics of autism conducted by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Gene Variants in Autism Linked to Brain Development – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Study Shows Extensive Complexity of Autism Genetics–