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Parent Training Significantly Reduces Disruptive Behavior in Children with Autism

It’s estimated that six out of 1,000 children worldwide are affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and 50 percent demonstrate serious and disruptive behavior, including tantrums, aggression, self-injury and noncompliance.

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Parent training can reduce serious behavioral problems in young children with autism

A multi-site study sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) finds young children with autism spectrum disorder and serious behavioral problems respond positively to a 24-week structured parent training. The benefits of parent training endured for up to six months post intervention.

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Training Helps Parents Reduce Challenging Autism Behaviors

A new study documents the effectiveness of a training program that teaches parents strategies for managing challenging behavior in young children with autism.

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Parent training improves behavior in autistic kids

Children with autism spectrum disorder often struggle to communicate their needs, a problem that can result in frequent angry outbursts and persistent behavioral problems. Parents of autistic children are sometimes ill-equipped to handle the extra challenges and can feel overwhelmed by their children's special needs.

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Parent training key to reducing behavioral problems in autistic children, study finds

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a significant reduction in behavioral problems when parents are given specific training, found a large multi-center study published Tuesday in JAMA.

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