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Vivian, 14, is thriving since being diagnosed with autism and receiving treatment Thompson Autism Center at CHOC.

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While behavior challenges might be common in children with autism, the cause might not be what it seems. Get autism behavior tips here.

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strategies to help children with autism and feeding difficulties

If you have a child or loved one with ASD, here are some strategies that you can use to ensure your child eats a healthy diet.

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How a pediatric psychologist, Dr. Jina Jang spends her work days supporting children who are receiving care at the Thompson Autism Center at CHOC.

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Amid stay-at-home orders, remote learning and other changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are faced with finding different ways to celebrate the holiday season than they’ve done in years past. The holiday season can still be a joyful time of the year. For families with a child who has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), […]

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Cooking as a family this Thanksgiving can be an enjoyable experience for all parents and children, including those with challenges related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) such as food aversions or sensory issues. With a bit of planning, the experience can be fun, and help strengthen important skills. The Thompson Autism Center at CHOC offers […]

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