A dual diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder and Down syndrome can present unique challenges. This information will clarify the issues and identify positive responses.
Autism: For Practitioners – Down Syndrome
Autism: Family & Friends – Evaluation
Assessment and evaluation information to help families understand how a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder is made, and how it might apply to their child.Read More
Autism – resources
Alternative Names Resources – autism Information The following organizations and links are good resources for information on autism: Association for Science in Autism Treatment | www.asatonline.org Autism Society of America | www.autism-society.org Autism Speaks | www.autismspeaks.org CDC’s Autism Information Center | www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism National Institute of Mental Health | www.nimh.nih.gov National Library of Medicine MedlinePlus | www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/autism.htmlRead More
Medications Some medications can help reduce symptoms that cause problems for your child in school or at home. Many other medications may be prescribed off-label, meaning they have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a certain use or for certain people. Doctors may prescribe medications off-label if they have […]Read More