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Grandparent Autism Network Offers Support to Grandparents
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Grandparent Autism Network Offers Support to Grandparents

The Grandparent Autism Network (GAN) was started by Bonnie Malkin Gillman after her grandson was diagnosed. She didn't want to burden her son and daughter-in-law with the additional responsibility of educating her, so she took matters into her own hands. The G...
Are Parents of Children With Autism More Likely to Divorce?
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Are Parents of Children With Autism More Likely to Divorce?

When people get married, for better or for worse, they are often unprepared for the challenges that may arise. Most couples experience the usual conflicts over things like money or division of chores, but having a child with special needs can take these challe...
Families Seeking Medical Marijuana Move to Colorado
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Families Seeking Medical Marijuana Move to Colorado

Several months ago Autism Daily Newscast ran some articles about families who were successfully treating some of their children's symptoms of autism with medical marijuana. Certain compounds in the drug have been shown to help with seizures and other debilitat...
Girls with Autism face unique challenges during adolescence
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Girls with Autism face unique challenges during adolescence

Raising a child with autism is not easy, and the challenges that arise during the teen years are well documented. Continuing our series on autism and females we look at the issues surrounding adolescence. Changing bodies, hormone levels, and new social expecta...