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  • Best Single Autism Resource
    The Single Best Autism Resource
    The Single Best Resource for School-Based Professionals and Clinicians -AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS:EVIDENCE-BASED ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN SCHOOLSEdited by Lee A. Wilkinson, PhDIncorporating the many advances made...
  • Walk Now For Autism
    Walk Now For Autism
    Walk Now For Autism rises to the occasion again. On October 5th, Autism Speaks is hosting their annual fundraiser on the National Mall. Autism Speaks was founded almost ten years ago by Suzanne and Bob Wright to raise awareness for Autism. In the...
  • Stop Bullying
    Eight ways parents can prevent their children from becoming bullies
    Bullying has been an important subject in the news over the past few years as there have been some serious and extreme consequences for many families; some resulting in suicideor suicide attempts. Anti-bullying campaigns are in full-force and...
  • Rob Schneider fired for stance on vaccines
    Rob Schneider fired for stance on vaccines
    20 hours ago - Bloomington, ILRob Schneider posts a video on YouTube stating, "State Farm provides health insurance, and nothing ensures public health more than getting vaccinated. It is time to end the anti-vaccination movement; with your...
  • More Coverage for Autism
    More jobs, health coverage for autism
    White House: The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced a total of $8,422,574 in continued funding for organizations that develop models, provide technical assistance and share best practices to...
  • Getting over the fear of Howl O Scream at Busch Gardens
    Getting over the fear of Howl O Scream at Busch Gardens
    Busch Garden’s in Williamsburg for the 15 past years has taken its peaceful and beautiful park and turned it into something a bit more sinister and scary for most of September and October, though it is just as beautiful. In fact, it may even...
  • mom and baby
    'Infant Start' therapy proves promising for babies with autistic symptoms
    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are five brain-based disorders that affect a person's behavior, as well as his social and communication skills, according to the Autism Science Foundation. The often debilitating disorders begin before age 3 and...
  • Autism treatments now covered under Medicaid in California
    Autism treatments now covered under Medicaid in California
    Starting today, children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on Medi-Cal will be eligible for coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy. Approximately 6,000 children of low-income families currently receive coverage through...
  • Role of Parental Occupation in Autism
    Role of Parental Occupation in Autism Diagnosis and Severity
    Children of fathers in healthcare and finance have greater risk of having offspring with ASD while children of parents with technical occupations exhibit greater ASD severity, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science...
  • Drew Carey, actor and comedian
    The autistic community's newest hero: Drew Carey
    Most celebrities make donations to at least one charity. They see it as a way of giving back and will often pick one at random. They may have personal reasons (a family member with an illness, or have a particular condition themselves), or it may,...
  • Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Adults with Autism
    Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Adults with Autism
    The dramatic increase in the prevalence of autism spectrum conditions among children and adolescents and the correspondingly large number of youth transitioning into adulthood has created an urgent need to address the problems faced by many adults...
  • Autistic Traits and Sensory Experiences in Adults
    Autistic Traits and Sensory Experiences in Adults
    Unusual sensory processing experiences are common among individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and are now part of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5th Edition (DSM-5) diagnostic criteria. Although previous research indicates that...
  • Parent-implemented early intervention alleviates autism symptoms in babies
    Parent-implemented early intervention alleviates autism symptoms in babies
    New research indicates that early intervention therapy conducted by parents may be effective in addressing early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in infants. The study, published Tuesday in theJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders...
  • Ice bucket prank suspects ID'd: Feces poured on autistic boy in prank (video)
    Ice bucket prank suspects ID'd: Feces poured on autistic boy in prank (video)
    Ice bucket prank suspects who dumped a bucket filled with urine and feces on an autistic boy from Ohio have been nabbed. The sick prank gained national attention, with celebrities Drew Carey initially offering a reward, later joined by Jenny...
  • Study shows reversal of autism symptoms when treatment started early on.
    Autism reversal: Study shows autism symptoms reversed in babies after treatment
    A new study released showed autism reversal in babies is possible after using a treatment developed to reverse the symptoms of the disorder. Parents of a child suspected of developing autism can significantly reduce symptoms in babies who haven...