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Finding and Using Online Information about ASD: Tips for Families and Professional

How can families and professionals evaluate and use online information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? Get expert insights in this coffee chat with Rebecca J. McCauley, coeditor of the new edition of Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. McCauley will provide a valuable overview of several reliable online sources where families and professionals can obtain information about the latest research and clinical developments related to topics in ASD. She’ll also offer practical suggestions on how to judge the relative quality of different websites providing this information. Read More

Behavioral Assessment and Treatment of Pica

Pica is an eating disorder in which a person repeatedly consumes nonnutritive items, such as dirt or paint. Research suggests that pica affects between 6-25% of people with IDD. In this chapter excerpt, read about how to treat the disorder using medical and behavioral interventions. Read More