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What to Expect When Your Child is Diagnosed With Leukemia

Monday, September 26, 2016
Topic(s): Cancer

Every year, our physicians and staff work with nearly 200 patients and families fighting leukemia and lymphoma. Treatment is a long and challenging process, but it is one that is highly effective and our team is here to support you throughout this process.

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Helping Your Kids Cope with a Traumatic Event

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Living in a world where there are a number of ongoing conflicts, terror, and acts of violence close to home, it seems that children are exposed to an increasing amount of intense events. With endless news coverage, it is becoming harder to protect children from these realities.

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How Anxiety Can Impact Autism

Friday, June 10, 2016

It’s well known that children with autism (ASD) have a higher chance of also being diagnosed with anxiety. At the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, we’ve been researching to discover why this association exists so people with autism can get more specialized, targeted treatment if they need it. 

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Understanding and Identifying Girls with Autism

Friday, June 10, 2016

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) impacts an individual’s ability to communicate or act. Though much has been accomplished to identify autism in males, research regarding autism in females is lacking. CASD recently has uncovered clues as to why girls with ASD may not get as much attention and treatment as boys with the same condition. 

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