Parental Scaffolding of Play in Children with Developmental Disabilities: Comparing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Authors: Julia T. Mattson, Hannah M. Mikus, Natalie H. Stagnone, John C. Thorne & Sara T. Kover3 Introduction: Play is considered the ‘homework’ of childhood,

Supporting Children and Youth with Autism and Intellectual Disability and their Families during COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in extraordinary challenge and stress, yet calls us to hold onto hope and press forward. AIDE Canada has created

Participants Needed! Parents Empowering Neurodiverse Kids

Personalized Parenting Support for Families of Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Children with brain-based developmental disorders often face emotional and behavioural difficulties. These challenges can negatively

Difficulty with sleep: Strategies to improve sleep from Autism Speaks.

Many children with autism [and FASD] have difficulty with sleep. This can be stressful for children and their families. This informational booklet is designed to

Why are there so few autism (FASD) specialists?

When Natasha Marrus started her residency in general psychiatry in 2007, none of her 11 classmates ever mentioned autism. They eagerly discussed schizophrenia and bipolar

Higher autism prevalence in children prenatally exposed to alcohol: pilot study

Marlene Leung, @MarleneLeung Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:01AM EDT A pilot study found that the prevalence of autism among children prenatally exposed to

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