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What to Do When Potty Training Efforts Have Stalled

Potty training takes persistence and patience on the part of any parent, but this goes double for the parents of children challenged by autism and autism spectrum disorders. Your child may have

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Understanding the Difference Between Meltdowns & Tantrums

Tantrums and meltdowns are hard to understand, tough to prevent, and seemingly impossible to handle when they happen. Meltdowns and tantrums can look alike at first glance, especially when your

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A Special Message To You From Bears About Volunteers!

Dear Son-Rise Program Moms & Dads, Please read and share with your volunteers – this will inspire and reaffirm how working with your child with autism will also be life-changing for

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Fully Recovered From Autism: Jake’s Son-Rise Program Journey

Brian and his wife, Susan, came to the Autism Treatment Center of America® in 1998 to attend the Son-Rise Program Start-Up. Since Jake’s recovery in 2002 Brian and his wife joined the staff here

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Top 7 Autism Books We Recommend for the Entire Family

We have families reach out to us all the time looking for books or resources to really help them understand and ultimately find ways to better support their children with Autism. We have listed

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Is My Child Autistic?

Suspecting that your child may have autism can be both frightening and overwhelming. Find out whether you need to make an appointment with your pediatrician.

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Early Signs of Autism

If you are the parents of a child you think might be on the autism spectrum, the first thing for you to know is that you don’t have to be afraid. There is help out there that can really change

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Autism Parenting: Should We Do the Opposite of What Everyone’s Telling Us?

Article by: Raun K. Kaufman Director of Global Education Autism Treatment Center of America® Facing the turmoil of an autism diagnosis, it’s totally understandable for us to feel pressured

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Tantrums No More

TANTRUMS NO MORE. (REALLY!)By: Raun K. KaufmanDirector of Global Education, Autism Treatment Center of America®Does your child scream, hit, pinch, or throw objects when things don’t go