Cincinnati Children’s Recruits for Nationwide Autism Study
One in every 68 kids in the U.S. is on the autism spectrum. Cincinnati Children’s is recruiting Tri-State families to be a part of the nation’s largest autism study that
A Mother’s Wish for Kids Who Have Rare Disease
Kids with rare disease deserve respect and a supportive community. Read the wishes one mother has for all kids with a rare disease.
Cincinnati Children’s patient wins Chopped Junior
A brief summary and link to media story about a patient winning Chopped Junior.
Families needed to learn about cause of Autism
A brief summary of and link to a story about an autism research study recruiting patients in order to create the largest autism database.
Adjusting to Something New: A Starting Place for Parents of Kids with Autism
Tips for parents to help their children overcome everyday challenges associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
ADHD or Autism: How Are The Signs Different?
Autism and ADHD in children both exhibit similar symptoms, making it difficult to distinguish between the two. Learn more about these conditions and when consult your physician.
Patrick Can Fly: SOAR Program Helps Kids with ASD
We planned our family vacation like most parents do. We scheduled days off work, booked flights, made reservations, bought amusement park tickets, and packed our bags. Unlike most parents, we
Q102’s Jenn Jordan Reflects Upon the Many Things She Has Learned from Her Son Who Has Autism
In this story, WCPO-TV profiles Q102 morning radio host Jenn Jordan and her 13-year-old son, Jakob, a talkative and outgoing teen with autism.
How An Appropriately Timed Meltdown at Disney World Made Us Feel ‘Typical’
“Simba one to Harambe Village, we’re on our way!” says the driver of our safari jeep as we head over the dilapidated looking bridge. My wife and I grab our
Why Sounds Can Unnerve Autistic Children; CCHMC Physician Comments on Findings of This New Study
Ordinary sounds – a car alarm, a knocking radiator pipe, the whirr of a fan – can be intolerable to children with autism. A new study published in the Journal
Families With Autistic Children Get Air-Travel Test Run
With long waits and security screenings at airports, flying with children can be a challenge for any parent. But for parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder, it can
Autism, ADHD Often Occur Together, Research Shows
A new study finds that nearly 30 percent of kids with autism also have problems with attention and hyperactivity. That rate is nearly three times higher than it is in
Aiming Autism Ads at Hispanic and African-American Parents
An autism and science advocacy organization is introducing a new public service advertising campaign aimed at Hispanic and African-American parents. The new campaign by Autism Speaks describes early signs of
Cincinnati and Boston Children’s Hospitals Receive NIH Autism Center of Excellence Grant
A network of five medical centers, led by Cincinnati Children’s and Boston Children’s Hospital, has received a five-year, $12.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to learn more about how autism
Autism Can Have Large Effects, Good and Bad, on a Disabled Child’s Siblings
Staggering autism statistics may only be telling half of the story. Understandably, research has focused on the cause and treatment for the one in 88 children in the U.S. with
Autism in the News: New Research and Resources
Members of the Cincinnati Children’s team are currently involved in discovering and developing new treatments for kids with autism spectrum disorders. Learn about the latest research and parent resources. Researchers
Working Together to Help Get Your Autistic Child Through An MRI
Between the vibrating table and the obnoxious ramblings of our machine, completing an MRI in a calm and motionless fashion can be difficult. Even as adults, we can have trouble talking