Mar 11, 2012 -- 9:11 amFrom psych central.com: Raising a child with autism can be a both a joy and a challenge for parents. For some of these kids, serious behavioral problems may necessitate medication, and according to new research, parental training.
In the study, Yale investigators and their colleagues discover that parental training, in addition to medications, provides an improved approach for children with behavioral problems.
“Serious behavioral problems interfere with everyday living for children and their families,” said senior author Lawrence Scahill, M.D. “Decreasing these serious behavioral problems results in children who are more able to manage everyday living.”
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