This e-newsletter provides obstetricians, pediatricians, and nurses with links to the latest research on ways to understand and to help children and adults on the autism spectrum. Please feel free to send us your comments and feedback email us.
Mental health issues associated with autism has received growing interest in the autism community over the past decade. These conditions include anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation. In addition, these issues can lead to sleep disturbances, OCD behaviors, substance abuse, and self-harming behaviors.
The current pandemic may very likely exasperate such mental health conditions. Several articles listed below report on the increased prevalence of these challenges.
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Stephen M. Edelson, Ph.D. and Lenny Schafer
This newsletter is in honor and in memory of Dr. Bernard Rimland, autism pioneer and advocate. Learn More