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Early intervention leads to better outcomes

CLEVELAND, Ohio— Though most children are diagnosed by age 4, many researchers feel the earliest signs of autism can be detected in babies as young as six to 18 months old. Early intervention and identifying the signs early leads to … Continue reading

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Temple Grandin Is At It Again

At a conference Wednesday in Montreal, Temple Grandin, known for her knowledge on autism and animal welfare and behavior, stood in front of the audience with a monumental presentation.
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Study Sheds Light on Early Intervention, but Suggests All Treatment Types Are Equal

A new study suggests that young children with autism will benefit from your services, but it may not matter which kind of method you are using. Continue reading

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Minnesota District Creates School for Children with Autism and Other Special Needs

Karner Blue, a $15 million school set to open in the fall of 2014 in Blaine,Minnesota, will provide a friendly and calming atmosphere for children with autism and other emotional and behavioral disabilities. Continue reading

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New Online Course For Parents of Children With Autism Designed by Medical & Educational Experts

The University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center has launched an online course designed to help parents of children with autism better understand behavioral intervention, advocate for their child’s needs in school programs, and navigate the legal rights of disabled persons. Continue reading

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Autistic Teen Garners Nobel Prize Consideration for Work In Quantum Physics

An autistic teenager and masters student is being considered for a Nobel Prize for his research in Quantum Physics. 14-year-old Jacob Barnett attributes his academic trajectory to his ASD diagnosis and subsequent lack of understanding in his education system, which forced him to think divergently like the great scientific theorists to date. Continue reading

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New Research Suggests Girls With ASD Need Different Treatment Approach Than Boys

Interesting new research for parents of daughters presented today at the International Meeting for Autism Research confirms that ASD manifests diversely between genders, presenting a game-changer for education, therapy, and other treatment practices. Continue reading

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Air Pollution Affects Autism: Solutions & Success Stories

A research study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives this March found a direct correlation between Autism Spectrum Disorders and exposure to air pollution, particularly from traffic. One mother tells the story of her son’s diagnosis and reversal, summarizing strategies to decrease toxic exposure. Continue reading

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Pediatric Neurologist Studies How Environment Affects Autism (And All of US)

Researchers have not yet identified the cause of autism, and while many are focused on discovering a genetic origin, the parallel increase in exposure to toxins and diagnoses of developmental disorders encourages further exploration of the relationship between environment and the brain. Pediatric Neurologist Dr. Martha Herbert aims to identify the continual affects of exposure to toxins and when autism happens.
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Special Education Expert Presents Music Education Strategies & Strengths

Special education expert Stephen Shore Ed. D. held a workshop on music education for children on the autism spectrum at Shema Kolainu Hear Our Voices this Tuesday. Dr. Shore is on the autism spectrum himself and has dedicated his life’s work to both inclusion and specialization in education, with music as a medium and motivation. Continue reading

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