Is autism different for girls?

Is autism different for girls?

Current research seems to indicate that autism can present very differently in girls than it does in boys. This could explain why the current rate of diagnosis for girls is so much lower than for boys – doctors are using the diagnostic criteria developed to...
Regression – actually a step forward?

Regression – actually a step forward?

Something that most of us have dealt with at some point is the subject of regression. Our child develops a new skill, triggering feelings of pride and hope, only to apparently ‘lose’ a skill they have had for some time. This, far from being a step...