2012 Conferences

January 27-29, 2012 – Association for Behavioral Analysis International (ABAI) – 2012 Autism Conference – Philadelphia, PA  http://www.abainternational.org/events/autconf2012/index.asp

February 22 – 25, 2012 – Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) 49th Annual International Conference – Chicago, IL  http://www.ldanatl.org/conference/index.asp

February 28-29, 2012 National Autistic Society – in Manchester, UK – Program schedule  for 2012 conference will be available in September 2011  http://www.autism.org.uk/news-and-events/nas-conferences/our-forthcoming-conferences/professional-conference-2012.aspx Continue reading

Brain Sync in Children with Autism

A recent study led by Dr. Ilan Dinstein of the Weismann Institute of Science in Israel sheds some new understanding on the biology of the condition of autism. The study, conducted on a group of 72 normally sleeping children between the ages of 1 and 3-1/2 years, shows that the two areas of the brain commonly associated with language and communication were found to be out of sync in children with autism.(jpost.com) Continue reading