Jul 28, 2021

Detecting and Treating Mental Health Conditions in People with Autism

Those who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at a greater risk than most of developing a mental health disorder, which is referred to as a comorbid or co-occurring disorder. Prevalence rates vary widely, but some research…

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May 31, 2021

With Volunteering, Everyone Involved is Better Off

In running a local car show for two decades, Ed Ingle developed a specific set of skills that are worth their weight in gold to Potential Inc., a nonprofit in Newtown that works with people of all ages who have autism and other…

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Apr 14, 2021

Improving Interactions Between Police and People with Autism

A man stands among an aisle at a store. He doesn’t talk with anyone or interfere with their shopping, but he’s making the store’s employees uncomfortable, nonetheless. He picks up a product from the shelf, examines it closely…

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Apr 14, 2021

The Value of Trauma-Informed Care in the Treatment of People with Autism

What constitutes a traumatic event for someone diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder? And does post-traumatic behavior manifest in ways similar to the symptoms of a typical person? As researchers begin to make inroads toward…

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