Behavioural Therapy to Help with Pica in ASD

Behavioural Therapy to Help with Pica in ASD

Pica, or the consumption of non-edible substances, is particularly common in individuals with ASD. This can cause numerous problems for the individual and their families and carers, as well as being potentially very dangerous. A recent study, appearing in the Journal...
Saliva Test to Diagnose Autism?

Saliva Test to Diagnose Autism?

With cases of autism and ASD increasing significantly over recent years, and early intervention leading to significantly better outcomes for the individual, a reliable method of early diagnosis is becoming vital. Currently, diagnoses are based solely on observations...
Early Intervention for Babies at High Risk of Autism

Early Intervention for Babies at High Risk of Autism

Significant research is being carried out on possible causes of autism, as well as treatment methods. However, little research is being done as to whether it is possible to prevent from developing autism that is considered to be at high risk. A team of researchers...