All Articles in the Category ‘General’

Ask Dr. Emily – ADHD and Autism

Welcome to the April edition of Ask Dr. Emily!

We often receive questions that we want to share with all our readers. To help with this, Dr. Emily Neuhaus, a clinical psychologist at Seattle Children’s Autism Center, will share insights in a question and answer format.

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Autism 204: Perspectives on Psychiatric Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

This month’s Autism 200 series class is Autism 204: Perspectives on Psychiatric Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Instructor: Hower Kwon, MD

Although psychiatric medications are not typically prescribed Read full post »

Transforming Into the Next Decade of Autism Care

Ten years ago the Seattle Children’s Autism Center was no more real than a dream.

But in the time since that dream has become a reality, the Center has served over 13,000 unique individuals through over 150,000 patient visits. How is that for transformation? Read full post »

Today is World Autism Acceptance Day

Today, this month and always, we at the Seattle Children’s Autism Center and Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center celebrate Autism Acceptance and Inclusion.

We look to this day and month to encourage people and communities across the world to take time to learn about the breadth of what autism can ‘look’ like, to understand that Autism Spectrum Disorders Read full post »

What Are Explicit Visual Teaching Methods and What Can We Learn from Eye-tracking Research?

Studies involving the visual pathway in ASD offer a window into a better understanding of how the brain processes visual information, and how arousal affects the ability to attend to cues in the environment.

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