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Today Is World Autism Awareness Day!

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As people across the globe work to raise awareness about autism today, take a look at one of The Family Institute’s Clinical Science Insights, a series of white papers that distills our research expertise in a way that is relevant to both clinical practice and everyday life.

“Autism 101: From red flags to a new normal” by Dr. Alexandra Solomon addresses some of the symptoms of autism, as well as challenges and opportunities for families as they address the issue:

“It is often said that caring for a child with autism is a marathon, not a sprint, which means that every member of the family is likely to need emotional support.”

Read more on our website!

Dr. Alexandra Solomon, PhD, is a liscensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute. Dr. Solomon has published a number of articles, most recently about parenting children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). She has presented nationally on this subject as well. She presents to a variety of audiences and consults to the media on topics related to marriage and family, and has recently been featured in The Atlantic, the WGN Morning News and WBEZ’s Morning Shift.

The Family Institute offers affordable family, couples and individual counseling at our Evanston, downtown Chicago, Lagrange Park and Northbrook locations. Visit our website to learn more.

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