Sunday, February 14, 2016

Pediatrics publishes research & guidelines on autism-related health issues

The new and much-expanded supplement includes treatment recommendations for such autism-associated health issues as
* anxiety,
* depression,
* disturbed sleep and
* severe irritability and problem behaviors.
It also includes much-needed guidance on
* the special needs of adopted children who have autism,
* transition plans for teenagers with autism as they move from pediatric to adult healthcare systems,
* autism-tailored hospital care plans and
* autism-sensitive emergency room procedures.
Read more here. 

NOTE: Full articles are available on the Pediatrics web site for a fee. However, speak to your school or community librarian and they may have access to the articles.