From December 2nd, 2010

CARD Participates in the Marine Toys for Tots Campaign

By Marlena Smith This holiday season, the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD) has teamed up with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to collect toys for less fortunate children in the community. From now through December 17th, all CARD office locations will be collecting new, unwrapped toys in their original packaging for boys and girls of all ages. CARD also welcomes the public to participate. All those who are interested may bring new, unwrapped toys in their original packaging to any CARD location on Thursday December 2nd and Friday December 10th. On these dates, our offices will…

Sleep, Routines, and Challenging Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

In a recent study, Henderson, Barry, Bader, and Jordan identified correlations between sleep and challenging behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Sleep disturbances are common amongst children with ASD. Henderson et al. set out to investigate relationships between sleep, routines, and challenging behavior in children with ASD as compared to children with typical development.