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Anger and Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Clinician’s Perspective

Psychology defines anger as a complex psychological phenomenon, a syndrome consisting of emotions, related thoughts, physiological reactions, and behavioral scripts or action tendencies that define the way in which the person acts when angry (e.g. Berkowitz & Harmon-Jones, 2004; Deffenbacher,...

Parenting an Individual with Autism: A Roadmap

When a child is first diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, his or her parents are confronted with an immense set of decisions. What do I do first? Where do I go? What can I worry about later? Sometimes, this can be overwhelming. In my experience, it is best to simplify the process as much as...

For People on the Spectrum, There’s No Place Like the Medical Home

Home — it’s where we seek care, comfort and respite from the world outside. It’s the one place where we can count on others knowing and accepting us. It’s a not-so-new concept that is finally gaining momentum in medical circles. It’s called the Medical Home Model and it has more to do...

Good Health For Life – Meeting the Medical Needs of People with Autism Spectrum Disorders

When Devon Kennedy was small, a visit to the dentist could induce an episode of panic. Having a cavity filled, while unpleasant for anyone, was for him, a nightmare. But his dentist, Chrystalla Orthodoxou, had confidence that Devon, who has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), could come to terms...