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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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