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Navigating the Challenges of Dental Care for Children with Autism

For children with autism, going to the dentist can be a challenge. Through preparation and practice, parents can help their child feel more comfortable.

Encouraging Empathy: How to Teach Apologies to Children on the Autism Spectrum

Apologizing may not come naturally to children. Behavior analysis can support empathy building for children on the autism spectrum.

Interventions for Girls and Women on the Autism Spectrum

Girls experiencing symptoms of autism are likely to be diagnosed later or less frequently than boys. Behavior analysis can help address the unique needs that girls and women have, and tailor interventions.

Planning Trips for Children With Autism

Caregivers for children with autism need to be able to expect the unexpected. How can they prepare for new experiences?

Strategies for Long-Distance Caregivers

Between five million and seven million people are long-distance caregivers for a family member. Even from afar, these caregivers remain a pivotal part of their loved one’s care team.

A Clinician’s Role in Climate Change Awareness

To deliver quality care, clinicians need access to evidence about the influence of climate change and opportunities to share it with their communities.