Category: Dr. Feder Lectures

Repetition in autism therapy: A closer look

Two years ago, a study found that repetition may limit scope in skills in people with autism. However, we know that kids need to repeat activities to learn. This leads to the question of what is good and what is bad repetition? For some answers, let’s hear Dr. Feder.

ASD Resource Guide Meds

Many families wonder about the use of medications to treat autism and related disorders. For decades,doctors have been using many different medications off-label to treat various symptoms of ASDs. In2007, the medication risperidone (Risperdal) was given the first FDA approval for marketing a medicationfor autism, specifically for the control of aggression, and in 2009 aripiprazole (Abilify) was added as well.