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The Gut-Brain Connection to Autism 

Research supports the idea of a gut-brain connection to autism. In fact, the gut may be involved in many mental health issues. Here's what you should know.

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Socializing Kids with Autism 

Interacting with others can be difficult even though most children on the spectrum want friends. Here's how to help your child improve his or her social skills.

Autism and Delayed Speech 

Many children on the spectrum start speaking at late milestones. Enrolling your child in social skills training and speech intervention can improve his or her language.

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What Causes Autism? 

Scientists do not yet know exactly what causes autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but suspect that several factors might be at work in each case. Learn more.