Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

by Dr. Elisabeth Thurlow on December 6, 2023 Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) might not dominate headlines like anorexia or bulimia, but its impact is no less profound. This disorder transcends the label of “picky eating”— it’s a complex...
Spotlight on Michelle Garcia Winner

Spotlight on Michelle Garcia Winner

by Dr. Elisabeth Thurlow on December 18, 2022 Welcome to our latest newsletter spotlight, where we shine a light on individuals making a difference in the field! This month, we’re featuring Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking and a leading...
The latest in brain imaging and ASD

The latest in brain imaging and ASD

by Dr. Elisabeth Thurlow on December 18, 2022 Recent brain imaging studies have focused on the neural basis of language processing in people with ASD. These studies have found that individuals with ASD tend to have differences in brain activity during language tasks...
Gender Fluidity and Neurodiversity

Gender Fluidity and Neurodiversity

by Dr. Elisabeth Thurlow on December 18, 2022 There is a growing body of research exploring the relationship between gender identity and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Gender identity refers to a person’s internal sense of their own gender, which may or may not...