CARD's Articles en-us Traveling With Autism Ive seen and heard my share of children's tantrums in the autism clinic over the years, but Ive never thought about the obstacles that families traveling with an autistic child have to deal with. What happens if a child with autism starts a tantrum at a... 24th February 2011 Teenagers and Exposure to Their Special Needs Peers Recently, Ive begun working for an autism treatment provider, but Im no stranger to autism. As an adolescent in Chicago, I attended a high school that offered special education classes and I volunteered on weekends for a local organization dedicated to... 07th February 2011 Dont Worry, He Will Grow Out of It! When parents talk to pediatricians and educational professionals about an undesirable behavior, it is not uncommon to be told that many children will grow out of that behavior. This is often reassuring for parents because it means, 1) other children als... 05th February 2011 Throw Them Into Heavy Traffic? I recently read a letter penned to 'the future' by the father of an autistic child. In this letter, the father expressed profound anxiety about his son's future despite his considerable efforts to prepare him for it: "Were waiting for you the future. I... 05th February 2011 Challenging Behavior and Symptom Severity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders In a recent study, CARD researchers Jina Jang, Dr. Dennis Dixon, Dr. Jonathan Tarbox, and Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh found a relationship between symptom severity and challenging behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Children with ASD are... 25th January 2011