Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism is the First Step in Early Intervention  There is considerable evidence that autism is on the rise. Prevalence rates are estimated at six cases per 1,000 births. Contrary to common underst...

Treatments But Not Cures For Autism

by Pat Blackwell, Ph.D. Multiple Challenges, Multiple Treatments In general, people on the spectrum have sensory sensitivity, speech and communication challenges, and social cognitive difficulties—includin...

When Children On The Spectrum Are Victims of Bullying

  Ethan Marengo is a 10 year old with Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder. He is a smart, fun-loving kid in the fifth grade at a middle school in Covington, but his mom Shelley says he still gets ...

Autism Resources In New Orleans

We worked hard to find the resources you may need to take your next step, whether you think your child may have autism or be on the spectrum, or if he has been diagnosed and you're looking for the best local an...