Autism 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.

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.

10 Reasons Autism Awareness is Needed Every Month

Why is autism awareness important? Leaders of two local autism therapy programs weigh in on how awareness can help ensure better services and support for people with autism and their families.

Kids with Autism Photo Gallery

Flip through this photo gallery of cuties who learn, grow and live wonderful lives with an autism diagnosis.

App for Parents of Kids with Autism Made in Detroit

Designed for iPhone and Android, the Birdhouse for Autism app and website helps parents of kids with autism log details about their child's day.

Intestinal Germs May Impact Autism, According to a Study

Research from Arizona State University found kids with autism have different concentrations of certain bacterial-produced chemicals than those without autism

Easter Seals Story: Finding The Right Therapy for Autism

Therapy caused frustration for the Terry family. But with the help of Easter Seals Michigan, they found a program that has opened up a whole new world.

Canadian Shopping Malls Offer Special Visits with Santa for Kids with...

For kids with autism, busy and loud Santa visits can be overwhelming. Canadian malls - and a southeast Michigan mall - help by offering quieter, less stimulating visits for the holidays.

New Studies Uncover Possible Early Detection of Autism

Two recent findings may help identify autism in the first few months of life - and assist in reducing its prevalence. A local autism expert weighs in.

Easter Seals Story: Connecting and Communicating with My Son

Danielle C. Dallo of Southfield felt lost and alone in her efforts to connect with her son, Daniel, who has autism. But with help from Easter Seals Michigan, she and Daniel have made huge strides.

Making Southeast Michigan Attractions More Autism Friendly

How can we make everyday places and people more hospitable? The Autism Alliance of Michigan is teaming with The Henry Ford - and, it hopes, others - to help make this happen for kids.

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