Jul 15, 2021, 9:04 AM
As a parent or caretaker, how can you best support a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially if they are experiencing mental health challenges? One of our experts shares four tips to help children succeed.
Apr 16, 2021, 2:56 PM
People with autism spectrum disorder are disproportionately affected by co-occurring mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, and OCD. For Autism Awareness Month, Julia McAndrews, lead therapist in Skokie’s Anxiety and Depression…
Apr 30, 2020, 8:13 AM
Talking about the uncertainties of COVID-19 and adapting to a new schedule can be hard for any child, but when you have a child struggling with a mental health disorder like OCD, anxiety, or depression, and the child is on the autism spectrum, it’s…
Sep 25, 2019, 12:54 PM
Studies show that parents of children with ASD are at risk for a lower quality of life if they don't take time to practice self-care and compassion.
Mar 15, 2019, 10:34 AM
Like all kids, those on the autism spectrum display a wide variety of behaviors and emotions. It can be tricky to know what’s normal and what needs to be addressed.
Jan 7, 2019, 10:40 AM
Many parents of kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been on a lengthy journey to come to a diagnosis and find the right resources to help their children.