• Easing the Stress of Autism Caregiving

    Parents of children with autism typically experience more severe and more persistent stress than other parents. In fact, researchers have discovered that mothers of children with autism display a level of chronic stress that is comparable to that of combat soldiers. It’s important for parents to be proactive about their well-being, just as they would […]

  • Tips for Discussing Your Child’s Autism Diagnosis

    Life is often a balancing act for parents, particularly those of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). When it’s time to discuss your child’s autism diagnosis with him or her, it can be difficult to know how to explain the challenges of autism while still preserving his or her self-esteem. It may also sometimes be […]