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Fidget-Friendly Finds for Older Kids With Autism and Sensory Challenges

It can be tough to keep your mind on task when your body wants to stay in motion. These gadgets help teens and tweens keep on track.

Tips for Young Adults with Autism on Finding Employment

For those on the autism spectrum, it isn't always easy to find a job. Here are five practical pieces of advice on employment for people with autism.

Asperger’s Syndrome Support for Parents

Have a child with 'high functioning autism'? Here are resources and Asperger's support groups for parents to help, both online and in southeast Michigan.

Top Autism Centers in Southeast Michigan

Find autism centers in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for support, autism resources and education.

Metro Parent’s Living with Autism Workshop

Metro Parent welcomes parents and professionals to a workshop dedicated to unlocking the puzzle of autism on April 7, 2017.

Study Finds Link Between Herpes Infection and Autism

A local pediatrician weighs in on what parents should know about this new research.

Autism Could Be Predicted in Babies, Study Says

New research used MRIs to predict which babies would develop autism spectrum disorder.

Getting Help with Autism

Did you recently find out your child has autism? An expert offers first steps on how to help your child with autism and where to find resources.

Signs and Symptoms of Autism in Kids

One in 68 kids have an autism spectrum disorder. Think this could be your child? Read up on signs of autism in kids, including early signs of autism.

The Autism Parent's Bucket List

Our list of 101 things every child should do or learn before they grow up didn't cut it for parents raising a child with autism. Here's an amended list.

What is ABA Therapy?

A behavior analyst with Henry Ford explains Applied Behavior Analysis therapy that's commonly used for kids with autism.

Events Offer Social Opportunities for Teens with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

The Friendship Club Autism Social gives teens and young adults on the spectrum a chance to socialize in a safe place. Find out more here.

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