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Treating Anxiety in Children and Teens with Autism

By Vasa, Roma with Autism Speaks

Summary

This online article presents an interview with a psychiatrist who specializes in treating anxiety in youth with developmental differences. She describes how cognitive-behavior therapy can be used to treat anxiety, and she also discusses how parents can help to address anxiety in children on the autism spectrum.

Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]

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Visit www.autismspeaks.ca/news/news-press-releases/your-atn-work-treating-anxiety-in-children-and-teens-with-autism/

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism Speaks
United States

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