diagnosing autism

physical therapy evaluations

Physical Therapy Evaluations and Autism | Interview with Dawn Meller

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autism during covid

Diagnosing Autism During COVID19 Pandemic | Interview with Dr. Catherine Lord

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diagnosing autism

Diagnosing Autism: An Interview with Developmental Pediatrician Dr. Cheryl Tierney

#114: Diagnosing Autism: An Interview with Developmental Pediatrician Dr. Cheryl Tierney Who can diagnose autism or evaluate apraxia? For almost 20 years, Dr. Cheryl Tierney has been diagnosing autism by taking information from parents and talking to…


worried about autism

Casey Was Worried About Autism... Here's What She Did

#113: Casey Was Worried About Autism… Here’s What She Did When Casey’s son was 16 months old, he could say words like “mama” and “duck”, and he could point at things that he wanted. During the pandemic, Casey began to see some regression…


autism parent interview

Autism Parent Interview with Eileen P.

#110: Autism Parent Interview with Eileen P. For this autism parent interview, Eileen is here to talk about her experiences with autism.  Eileen P. has a set of twin girls followed by a son. As her son’s second birthday began to approach, Eileen had…


Autism and IQ Scores

Autism and IQ Scores | Supporting Children with Intellectual Disabilities

Autism and IQ Scores | Supporting Children with Intellectual Disabilities There seems to be a lot of confusion about autism and intellectual disabilities, which is an IQ score of under 70.  What does it mean if a child is diagnosed with both autism and an intellectual disability? Do we need to be…


best autism podcast

Top 10 Best Autism Podcast Episodes of 2020

#104: Top 10 Best Autism Podcast Episodes of 2020 As my second year of podcasting comes to a close, I wanted to take some time and reflect on some of the best autism podcast episodes from this year.  I recently was able to survey over a hundred of my…


adhd and autism

ADHD and Autism | Interview with Holly Blanc Moses

#101: ADHD and Autism | Interview with Holly Blanc Moses Holly Blanc Moses has always been interested in people – what they do and why they do what they do, starting at a very young age. Holly’s fall into the autism world came when she became a…


autism detection

Autism Detection: A Summary of Dr. Ami Klin’s Autism Work

#093: Autism Detection: A Summary of Dr. Ami Klin’s Autism Work When we emphasize very early autism detection and treatment, we can literally change the trajectory of a child’s diagnosis. I wanted to share some of Dr. Ami Klin’s work so that you can…


ados test

What is the ADOS Test?

What is the ADOS Test? The autism diagnostic observation schedule – or the ADOS test – is a standardized diagnostic tool for testing for autism in children. Today, I’m going to be talking about this test and what to expect from it. There is no blood test or brain scans to detect…