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Autism

mental health
mental health

Autism and Eating Disorders Often Go Hand in Hand

“I eat a lot of coin-shaped licorice. I love that all the pieces of licorice have the same shape, because it gives me a consistent sensation in my mouth.”
Carleen de Jong
2.1.18
Living With It
Living With It

Doctors are Finally Figuring Out How to Treat My Brother's Rare Disease

At the first-ever clinic that treats adults with 22q, we'd received more information in a two-hour period than we had in the previous 18 years.
Brianne Spiker
11.10.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

TV Is Obsessed With an Unrealistic Portrayal of Autistic People

The savant character in 'The Good Doctor' is insulting to the large percentage of people on the spectrum without genius abilities.
Sarah Bradley
10.25.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

Older Dads Have Geekier Sons

Geeky in a good way.
Jesse Hicks
6.20.17
Legalize It Already
Legalize It Already

The Compelling Case for Treating Autism with Marijuana

These Israeli moms are fighting for the only treatment that's worked for their children.
Caitlin Murphy
5.8.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

What It's Like to Be a Personal Trainer for People With Autism

Fitness tends to be a low priority for those diagnosed with ASD.
Kristen Dold
3.3.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

A Common Bug Killer May Be Causing Problems in Kids

High levels of exposure are linked to both autism and ADHD.
Nick Keppler
3.2.17
Whoa
Whoa

We Can Now Detect Autism in Brain Scans

A new MRI technique is 80 percent accurate at diagnosing the condition.
Jesse Hicks
2.17.17
Whoa
Whoa

Doctor Writes Anti-Vaccine Post, Everyone Freaks

It was a busy weekend for the Cleveland Clinic.
Alexandra Ossola
1.9.17