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Autism Myths & Truths

Autistic child girl holding ribbon symbol of colorful pieces of jigsaw together for day of raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as “a developmental disability that is caused by differences in how the brain functions. People with ASD may communicate, interact, behave and learn in different ways.” About one in 59 children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum …

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Help for Back-to-School Anxiety Students and parents may feel anxious at the start of a new school year and that’s OK. Here are some strategies for managing back-to-school anxiety.

It’s normal for students and parents to feel nervous at the start of the new school year. Kids may wonder, ‘Will I like my teacher? Will I make friends? Will I keep up with my studies?’ Parents, too, may echo their kids’ academic and social concerns, as well as feel …

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