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03/27/14, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Estimates 1 in 68 Children has Been Identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder; Latest Snapshot Shows Proportion of Children with Autism and Higher IQ on the Rise


10/1/13, Autism Speaks
October is National Disability Awareness Month


10/1/13, Disability Scoop
What the Shutdown Means For Disability Services


09/26/13, Autism Speaks
Harkin Unveils 4-Point Jobs Plan For 'ADA Generation'


09/16/13, Disability Scoop
Special Education Spending Declines


08/14/13, Autism Speaks
Welcome #34! Oregon Enacts Autism Insurance Reform


08/14/13, Disability Scoop
Sony, Amazon Want Accessibility Exemption


08/13/13, USA Today
Brain Changes of Autism May Begin in the Womb


08/13/13, Disability Scoop
Obama On UN Disability Treaty: ‘Get It Done’


08/13/13, Disability Scoop
Inducing Labor May Increase Autism Risk


08/12/13, Autism Speaks
Kaiser to Reimburse CA Families $9.3 million for ABA, Speech


08/12/13, Smithsonian.com
Autism Is Likely Under-Diagnosed in Women Due to Gender Bias


08/11/13, New York Times
Autism’s Unexpected Link to Cancer Genes


08/9/13, Disability Scoop
Study Points To Bullying Risk Factors For Kids With Autism


08/7/13, Disability Scoop
Parent ‘Optimism Training’ May Reduce Behavior Problems


08/6/13, Disability Scoop
Governors Put Focus On People With Disabilities


08/5/13, Disability Scoop
With Training, Most With Autism Land Jobs


08/2/13, New York Times
F.D.A. Sets a Standard on Labeling ‘Gluten Free


08/2/13, Disability Scoop
Social Security To Drop ‘Mental Retardation’


07/31/13, Disability Scoop
Obamas To Chair Special Olympics World Games


07/31/13, Autism Speaks
NY Clears Roadblock to ABA Insurance Coverage


07/31/13, Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks Analyzes Military's New ABA Policies


07/30/13, Disability Scoop
Siblings Impacted By Disabilities Too, Study Finds


07/30/13, Disability Scoop
Subminimum Wage Plan Divides Disability Advocates


07/24/13, Autism Speaks
District of Columbia Signs On to Autism Insurance Reform


07/16/13, Disability Scoop
Senator Calls For Transition Action Pla


07/16/13, Disability Scoop
States Show Improvement In Special Education


06/30/13, New York Times
Working to Combat the Stigma of Autism


06/28/13, Disability Scoop
Obesity Impacting More With Disabilities


06/26/13, Disability Scoop
Study: Charters Edge Out Neighborhood Schools In Special Education


06/25/13, Disability Scoop
Race, Ethnicity May Influence Access To Autism Care


05/14/13, Disability Scoop
For Kids With Autism, Motion Seems Twice As Fast


05/14/13, Autism Society of America
Update on the Diagnosis Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)


05/10/13, Disability Scoop
Obama Administration Looks To Improve Transition Outcomes


05/8/13, Disability Scoop
Study: Nearly 1 In 3 With Autism Socially Isolated


05/7/13, Disability Scoop
New Autism Brain Bank In Works


05/6/13, Disability Scoop
In Decade’s Time, Childhood Disabilities Rise 16 Percent


05/6/13, Disability Scoop
Feds To Move Away From DSM


03/27/13, Disability Scoop
Robots Show Promise For Social Skills Development


03/23/13, Disability Scoop
Disability Bias Clouding Organ Transplants, Report Finds


03/22/13, Autism Speaks
Congress Reacts to New 1 in 50 Prevalence Report


03/20/13, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Changes in Prevalence of Parent-reported Autism Spectrum Disorder in School-aged U.S. Children: 2007 to 2011–2012


03/20/13, ABC News
1 in 50 School Kids Has Autism, CDC Says


03/20/13, WBUR
Harvard Study: Women Abused Young More Likely To Have Autistic Children


03/20/13, Disability Scoop
National Standard Urged For Autism Coverage


03/19/13, Autism Speaks
U.S. Census: High Unemployment, Low Wages Plague Disability Community


03/18/13, Disability Scoop
Aggression A Struggle For 1 In 2 With Autism


03/18/13, Disability Scoop
Aggression A Struggle For 1 In 2 With Autism


03/14/13, Disability Scoop
Autism Changes With Age, Study Finds


03/4/13, Autism Speaks
Many Nonverbal Children with Autism Overcome Severe Language Delays


03/1/13, Disability Scoop
Autism, Psychiatric Disorders Close Genetic Cousins


02/19/13, Boston Globe
Girls May be Protected Against Autism, New Study Finds


01/30/13, New York Times
New Jersey Asks for Help to Halt Fraud by Guardians


01/25/13, Disability Scoop
Feds: Schools Must Open Sports To Kids With Disabilities


01/25/13, Autism Speaks
Prenatal Inflammation Linked to Autism Risk


01/23/13, Disability Scoop
Families Deeply Impacted By Autism Aggression, Study Finds


01/22/13, Time
New Study Suggests Autism Can be ‘Outgrown’


01/21/13, Disability Scoop
After Criticism, DSM Committee Changes Course


01/9/13, Disability Scoop
Study Questions Early Intervention Eligibility Criteria


01/8/13, Autism Speaks
Autism Benefits Lagging Under Federal Health Care Reform


01/7/13, Autism Speaks
Florida Appeals Federal Order to Cover ABA Under Medicaid


01/3/13, Autism Speaks
Obama Signs Bill Expanding ABA Care for Military Kids


12/19/12, Autism Speaks
Top Ten Autism Research Advances of 2012


12/18/12, Autism Society of America
Autism Society: No Link Between Autism and Planned Violence


12/6/12, Boston Globe
Boston Children’s Hospital Works on Autism Test


12/5/12, Disability Scoop
Sibling Caregivers Find Responsibilities A Struggle


12/4/12, Disability Scoop
More Special Education Students Receiving Diplomas


12/4/12, Disability Scoop
Senate Rejects UN Disability Treaty


12/4/12, Disability Scoop
Study Warns Of Chelation Therapy Risks


11/14/12, Disability Scoop
Feds Accuse City Of Barring Group Homes


11/13/12, Disability Scoop
Congress Urged To Create Tax-Free Disability Savings Accounts


10/30/12, HealthDay
Autism Tough to Spot Before 6 Months of Age, Study Suggests


10/26/12, Autism Speaks
UPDATED: New ABA Benefit for Federal Employees to be Offered in 2013


10/26/12, New York Times
Testing Autism and Air Travel


10/19/12, Autism Speaks
4 Senators Press HHS on Autism Coverage


10/10/12, Disability Scoop
Millions Earmarked For Disability Housing Supports


10/9/12, Autism Speaks
State Exchanges Yielding Mixed Results on Autism Benefits


09/5/12, Autism Speaks
GOP, Democratic Platforms: 'Autism' Makes the Cut


09/5/12, Disability Scoop
Feds Begin Rollout Of Community Living Program


09/4/12, Disability Scoop
Autism Research Gets $100 Million Boost


09/3/12, Chicago Tribune
Almost Half of Teens with Autism Bullied: Study


08/30/12, Autism Speaks
Inaugural IACC Report on Autism Research


08/28/12, Seattle Times
Lawsuit Victory for Treatment of Autism


08/28/12, Autism Speaks
New TRICARE Policy Shortchanges Military Families


08/27/12, Autism Society of America
Diagnosis Often Missed for Hispanic Children with Developmental Delay, Autism


08/25/12, New York Times
An Immune Disorder at the Root of Autism


08/23/12, Disability Scoop
Feds Recommend Phasing Out Subminimum Wage


08/22/12, New York Times
Father’s Age is Linked to Risk of Autism and Schizophrenia


08/21/12, Disability Scoop
In First, FDA Approves Autism Stem Cell Trial


08/10/12, University of California Davis
Research Shows Gene Defect's Role in Autism-like Behavior


07/19/12, Disability Scoop
Feds Redouble Disability Employment Efforts


07/18/12, Autism Speaks
New Study Finds Autism Insurance, Mental Health Parity Laws Helping Families


07/17/12, Disability Scoop
Autism Costs Vary Sharply State To State


07/17/12, Disability Scoop
Parent Reporting Shows Promise In Developmental Screening


07/13/12, Boston Globe
Boston Special-needs List Could Aid Emergency Crews


07/12/12, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Creates Platform Recommendations for Presidential Campaigns


07/12/12, Autism Speaks
One Gene, One Drug Affect Autism Behaviors in Mouse Model


07/9/12, Autism Speaks
New Evidence Links Immune Irregularities to Autism


07/2/12, UNC School of Medicine
Autism, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder May Share Common Underlying Factors


06/29/12, Autism Speaks
Brain Activity Differs in Infant Siblings of Children with Autism


06/29/12, Disability Scoop
Autism Surge Due To Diagnostic Changes, Analysis Finds


06/29/12, Disability Scoop
Health Care Ruling A Win, Disability Advocates Say


06/28/12, Autism Speaks
Gov. Chafee Signs Bills Strengthening 2011 R.I. Reform Law


06/27/12, Autism Speaks
Make it 31, Alaska Insurance Bill to Become Law


06/21/12, Autism Speaks
Senate Armed Services Grills DoD on TRICARE Autism Coverage


06/20/12, Disability Scoop
Charter Schools Serving Fewer Students With Disabilities


06/19/12, The New York Times
Competitors Form Partnership to Develop Autism Drugs


06/13/12, UC Davis MIND Institute
Folic Acid Intake During Early Pregnancy Associated with Reduced Risk of Autism in Offspring


06/12/12, Disability Scoop
Apple Lineup To Become More Disability Friendly


06/12/12, Disability Scoop
Goodwill Takes Heat For Paying Those With Disabilities Less


06/11/12, WBUR 90.9 AM
Freezer Meltdown Could Seriously Impede Autism Research


06/4/12, NPR
What's Different About the Brains of People With Autism?


05/29/12, Disability Scoop
DSM Committee Takes Heat Over "Mental Retardation" Update


05/29/12, Stanford University School of Medicine
Antioxidant Shows Promise as Treatment for Certain Features of Autism, Study Finds


05/25/12, Disability Scoop
Most With Autism Diagnosed Late, Study Finds


05/25/12, Disability Scoop
States Struggle To Meet Community Living Goals


05/24/12, Autism Speaks
Pregnancy, Fever and Autism


05/23/12, Disability Scoop
Arizona Tops 50-State Ranking of Disability Services


05/22/12, Disability Scoop
Report: 'Ashley Treatment' Violates Disability Rights


05/21/12, Disability Scoop
Walgreens Expands Disability Employment Effort Nationwide


05/19/12, Autism Speaks
Teachers ID Undiagnosed Preschoolers


05/16/12, HealthDay
Many Parents of Kids With Autism Don't Put Faith in Pediatricians


05/14/12, MSNBC
1 in 3 Autistic Young Adults Lack Jobs, Education


05/12/12, Boston Globe
Autistic Jazz Savant Graduates from Berklee


05/9/12, Wall Street Journal
Targeting Child's Play to Help Tackle Autism


05/7/12, Kansas State University
A Place to Play: Researcher designs schoolyard for children with autism


05/3/12, Autism Society of America
Researchers at Hebrew University Identify Genetic Systems Disrupted in Brain of Individual with Autism


05/3/12, Disability Scoop
Final Input Sought On DSM Autism Changes


05/1/12, National Disability Rights Network
Devaluing people With Disabilities: Medical Procedures that Violate Civil Rights


03/30/12, HealthDay
Two-Thirds of Kids with Autism Have Been Bullied: Study


03/30/12, CNN
Ten Siblings Support Their Autistic Brother


03/29/12, CNN
CDC: U.S. Kids with Autism up 78% in Past Decade


01/10/12, 20/20
20/20: From Miracle to Nightmare


12/29/11, Autism Society of America
TSA Launches Helpline for Passengers with Disabilities and their Families


12/29/11, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Applauds Sen. Tom Harkin for Introducing Keeping All Students Safe Act


12/26/11, New York Times
Navigating Love and Autism


12/14/11, Boston Globe
New MIT Center Will Focus on Better Diagnosis, Treatment of Autism


11/28/11, UC Davis Health System
Boys with Regressive Autism, But Not Early Onset Autism, Have Larger Brains than Age-matched Healthy Counterparts, Study Finds


10/17/11, CNN
Low Birth Weight Linked to Autism


10/13/11, Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks Funds Creation of World’s Largest Autism Genome Library


10/12/11, ScienceDaily
Researcher Identifies Autism Employment Resources, Tips for People With Autism Spectrum Disorders


10/10/11, ScienceDaily
Neuroscientists Pinpoint Specific Social Difficulties in People With Autism


10/6/11, Autism Society of America
From Emotions to Advocacy


10/6/11, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Joins AHRQ National Partnership


10/4/11, Kennedy Krieger Institute
New Findings Validate the Accuracy of Autism Diagnosis in Children with Down Syndrome


09/30/11, ScienceDaily
Promising Drug Treatment for Improving Language, Social Function in People With Autism


09/30/11, Autism Society of America
President Obama Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act


09/20/11, ScienceDaily
Autism, Intellectual Disabilities Related to Parental Age, Education and Ethnicity, Not Income, Utah Study Finds


09/18/11, ScienceDaily
ADHD Symptoms Worsen Quality of Life for Individuals With Autism, Study Finds


09/18/11, ScienceDaily
Children With Autism and Gastrointestinal Symptoms Have Altered Digestive Genes


09/16/11, National Museum of Dentistry
National Museum of Dentistry Launches Oral Health Resource for Parents of Autistic Children


09/8/11, CNN
Helping Adults with Autism


09/2/11, CNN
Spotting Autism's Unique Shape in the Brain


08/25/11, Autism Society of America
http://www.autism-society.org/news/new-resource-from-the-cdc.html


08/23/11, Autism Speaks
New Autism Speaks Guide Helps Parents Better Understand and Navigate the IEP Process


08/18/11, Autism Society of America
Making Choices: Exploring Campus Recreational and Social Opportunities


08/16/11, New York Times
Autism Risk for Siblings Higher Than Expected


08/11/11, Autism Society of America
Senate Committee to Consider the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act in September


08/1/11, Autism Speaks
Autism Takes a Huge Leap Forward in Bangladesh


08/1/11, Autism Speaks
Parents Say Wandering Common & Scary; Research & Guidance Needed


07/14/11, San Francisco Chronicle
Blue Shield to Pay for Autism Behavioral Therapy


07/4/11, Autism Speaks
Study Finds Pregnancy and Birth Environment May Affect Development of Autism in Twins


07/1/11, Autism Speaks
Birth Complications and Autism


06/9/11, NYDailyNews
Parents Still Have Lingering Doubts Over Dangers of Early Vaccinations for Children


06/9/11, NPR
Nearly 1 In 7 People On Earth Is Disabled, Survey Finds


06/8/11, Huffington Post
Autism Prevalence: Are More Children Really Developing ASD Now Than Before?


06/8/11, Boston Globe
Are Chemicals Contributing to Autism Rise?


06/8/11, WebMD
New Clues on Genetic Causes of Autism


06/2/11, NPR
Looking For Early Signs Of Autism In Brain Waves


06/1/11, Fox News Latino
Autism Rate Among Latinos Increases -- But Experts Say That's Good News


05/31/11, Autism Society of America
U.S. Labor Department Announces Almost $20 Million to Fund State-Run Programs Aimed at Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities


05/31/11, Autism Society of America
New Research May Lead to Improved Diagnosis of Autism


05/27/11, US News & World Report
Parents Struggle to Find Blend of Therapies for Children with Mix of Behavioral Symptoms


05/25/11, Boston Globe
Rotenberg Founder Set to Face Charges


05/25/11, L.A. Times
Prenatal Vitamins Reduce the Risk of Autism by Half, Even More for Some Higher-risk Cases


05/18/11, US News & World Report
Massachusetts Study Shows Sharp Rise in Early Autism Diagnoses


05/15/11, Boston Globe
Logan Airport Practice Run Aims to Ease Travel for Autistic Children


05/13/11, Disability Scoop
Autism Takes Heavy Toll on Dads


05/12/11, Disability Scoop
32 Acres Acquired for Jacksonville Community for Special-needs Adults


05/11/11, US News & World Report
Teen Boys With Autism at Risk of Being Bullied


05/9/11, NPR
Study In South Korea Finds Higher Rate Of Autism


05/3/11, Disability Scoop
Study: Rate Of Autism Equal For Children, Adults


05/2/11, Boston Globe
Questionnaire Could Lead to Earlier Autism Screenings


05/1/11, American Academy of Pediatrics
Screening Very Preterm Infants for Autism at 18 Months Often Inaccurate (pdf)


04/28/11, WebMD
5-Minute Screen for Signs of Autism Works in 1-Year-Olds


04/27/11, L.A. Times
A PBS Series Injects Doubt Back into the Autism Issue


04/26/11, Disability Scoop
PBS Gets Earful in Response to Autism Series


04/22/11, Autism Speaks
New Data Shows Half of All Children with Autism Wander and Bolt from Safe Places


04/21/11, Autism Society of America
CMS Publishes Proposed Regulations on Home and Community-Based Services


04/17/11, Philadelphia Inquirer
MacNeil Returns to PBS to Tell Story of Autism


04/15/11, Autism Society of America
New Legislation Proposes to Meet Comprehensive Needs of All Affected by Autism


04/8/11, ScienceDaily
Common Genetic Cause of Autism and Epilepsy Discovered


04/6/11, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Gene Linked to Severity of Autism’s Social Dysfunction


04/4/11, USA Today
Research: Autism Treatments Fall Short


04/1/11, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Statement by Secretary Sebelius on National Autism Awareness Month


04/1/11, L.A. Times
Autism Awareness Month: Best Places to Live if You Have Autism


04/1/11, Autism Society of America
The Autism Society Calls for Awareness and Action this April to Support 1 in 110 People with Autism in the United States


03/31/11, Autism Society of America
The Autism Society Calls for the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) to Immediately Respond to the Crisis in Services and Supports for People with Autism


03/31/11, Autism Society of America
A Call to Action: The Budget Crisis


03/30/11, Autism Society of America
President and First Lady Call for a United Effort to Address Bullying


03/28/11, Washington Post
McDonnell Seeks to Amend Bill Providing Insurance for Autistic Children


03/24/11, Denver Post
CSU's Temple Grandin Says High Expectations Can Help Autistic Students Succeed


03/24/11, U.S. News & World Report
Dangerous Wandering a Lesser Known Side of Autism


03/24/11, Autism Society of America
Interest in Toys Predicts Effectiveness of Autism Treatment in Toddlers


03/15/11, U.S. Department of Education
Secretary Duncan Vows to 'Move Away' from the 2 Percent Rule in Assessing Students with Disabilities


03/13/11, Boston Globe
RI Bill Would Make Insurers Cover Autism Treatment


03/12/11, New York Times
At State-Run Homes, Abuse and Impunity


03/10/11, Autism Society of America
Improving Employment Opportunities for People with Intellectual Disabilities


03/6/11, Wall Street Journal
More Autism Coverage


03/6/11, Connecticut Post
EDUCATION MATTERS: Schools Using iPads to Help Autistic Students


03/4/11, Autism Speaks
Arkansas Becomes the First State In 2011 And The 24th State Overall To Enact Autism Insurance Reform Legislation


02/24/11, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Presents Public Service Announcement for Spring 2011


02/24/11, Boston Globe
At the Boston Conservatory, Autistic Students Learn from Music Lessons


02/16/11, George Washington University
GW Researchers Reveal First Autism Candidate Gene that Demonstrates Sensitivity to Sex Hormones


02/11/11, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Applauds Legislation to Ensure Meaningful Transitions to Adulthood


02/7/11, Washington University in St. Louis
Autistic Young Adults Missing Out on Much-needed Services


02/6/11, Seattle Times
Washington Should Insure the Futures of Children with Autism


02/3/11, Autism Speaks
Evaluating Change in Autism Prevalence: Change We Can Believe In?


02/3/11, The Republican
Autistic Students to Get Lessons


02/3/11, annarbor.com
University of Michigan Will Get $22.5 Million for Role in Massive Study That Seeks Causes of Asthma, Autism, Other Child Health Concerns


02/2/11, US News & World Report
Adults with Autism May Not Understand Others' Intentions


02/1/11, Disability Scoop
Moral Reasoning a Struggle for Those with Autism, Study Finds


01/28/11, Canadian Business Online
With Speaker in Support, Autism Insurance Coverage Mandate Wins Key Virginia House Vote


01/27/11, Autism Society of America
Journal Article Reviews Literature on Mitochondrial Dysfunction in ASD


01/21/11, University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine
Economist Revolutionizes Mapping of Genetic Pathway for Autism


01/18/11, National Disability Rights Network
Report Finds Exploitation at Work


01/16/11, New York Times
More Autism Schools Proposed in New Jersey


01/11/11, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Partners with “Wretches & Jabberers” to Commemorate National Autism Awareness Month in April 2011 with Nationwide Theatrical Releases


01/10/11, Boston.com
Study: Spacing Babies Close May Raise Autism Risk


01/8/11, Medical News Today
Study Shows Promise For New Drug To Treat Fragile X


01/7/11, Disability Scoop
Independent Living For People With Disabilities Gets $7.5 Million Boost


01/7/11, Office of Autism Research Coordination
Report to Congress on Activities Related to Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities (pdf)


01/6/11, Colorado State University News
Colorado State University Students with Autism, Aspergers and Traumatic Brain Injury get Partnered with Other CSU Student Mentors


01/6/11, CNN
On Autism's Cause, Researchers Just 'Scratching the Surface'


01/5/11, Reuters
Shaky Evidence Behind Massage Therapy for Autism


01/5/11, NPR
Journal: Study Linking Vaccine To Autism Was Fraud


01/5/11, ABC News.com
Court Ruling Finds Regulator Overstepped on Autism


01/5/11, ABC News.com
Report Linking Vaccine to Autism 'Fraudulent,' Says British Medical Journal


01/1/11, Boston Herald
Boston Herald Op-Ed on New Year's Day from The Arc


12/30/10, Autism Society of America
Senators Dodd and Menendez Unveil Comprehensive Legislation to Address Autism


12/28/10, Plainfield Patch
Friend to Friend: Students Help Their Special Ed Peers Learn to Fit In


12/28/10, Medical News Today
For Autistic Children, Early Intervention May Change Development Trajectory for Later Symptoms of Disorder


12/18/10, Medical News Today
Study Marks The Emergence Of Disease-Modifying Treatments For Autism Spectrum Disorders


12/17/10, Medical News Today
Clinical Trial For Rett Syndrome Launched


12/17/10, Medical News Today
Researcher From Children's Hospital Los Angeles and USC Finds Proximity to Freeway is Associated with Autism


12/16/10, Autism Society of America
The Arc and the Autism Society Announce Collaboration on the Autism NOW Center


12/11/10, Medical News Today
Researchers Identify Possible Treatment For Impaired Sociability In Autism Breakthrough


12/10/10, Medical News Today
Toddlers With Autism Show Improved Social Skills Following Targeted Intervention


12/1/10, Institute for Community Inclusion
Vocational Rehabilitation Services Received by Youth with Autism: Are they Associated with an Employment Outcome?


11/16/10, Philadelphia Inquirer
Children with Autism Practice Traveling on 'Mock' Flights


11/15/10, Kennedy Krieger Institute
New Study Affirms Handwriting Problems Affect Children with Autism into the Teenage Years


11/4/10, Autism Society of America
Easter Seals Releases Results of Living with Disabilities Study


11/3/10, Reuters
Autism Risk Gene May Rewire Brain, U.S. Study Finds


11/1/10, New York Times
At the Age of Peekaboo, in Therapy to Fight Autism


10/25/10, Reuters
Autism Rates Stabilize in Wisconsin Schools


10/19/10, Disability Scoop
Justice Department Brokers Deal To End Institutionalization


10/7/10, Autism Society of America
Disabilities and the Workplace: A Fact Sheet


10/7/10, Autism Society of America
New Online Resource to Support Legislation


10/7/10, Autism Society of America
Senate Committee Passes Bill to Ease Housing Issues for People with Disabilities


10/7/10, Medical News Today
Comprehensive Autism Treatment Center Coming To NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


10/4/10, Medical News Today
Research Becomes A Reality For Rett Syndrome Through New Funding


09/30/10, Disability Scoop
Special Needs Parent Centers To Receive Millions From Feds


09/30/10, Washington University in St. Louis
Language Delays Found in Siblings of Children with Autism


09/24/10, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Applauds U.S. House Support of the TRAIN Act


09/23/10, Autism Society of America
New Online Community for Special-Needs Families


09/20/10, Medical News Today
Nature Study: Discovery Of Key Pathway Interaction May Lead To Therapies That Aid Brain Growth And Repair In Children And Adults


09/20/10, Medical News Today
NHS Failing Children With Autism: A National Autistic Society Response To The Kennedy Review, UK


09/17/10, Medical News Today
Study Finds That Cognitive Skills In Children With Autism Vary And Improve


09/17/10, Medical News Today
Genetic Finding Identifies Male-Linked Mutation Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorders


09/7/10, Medical News Today
Toddlers with Autism May Fix Their Eyes on Geometric Patterns Rather than Children Playing


09/1/10, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Infant’s Gaze May Be an Early, but Subtle, Marker for Autism Risk


08/27/10, Medical News Today
Six-year Study Provides Documentation of Theorized Differences in Brain's Cortex in Autism Disorders


08/24/10, Medical News Today
Researchers Connect APC Protein to Autism and Mental Retardation


08/24/10, Boston.com
O. Ivar Lovaas, 83; Developed Method to Treat Autism


08/23/10, Medical News Today
For Measuring and Analyzing Child Behavior, NSF Awards $10M to Develop Computing Techniques


08/23/10, Boston.com
Seaside at Forefront of New Approach to Fragile X


08/23/10, NPR
Autism Gives Woman an 'Alien View' of Social Brains


08/22/10, Medical News Today
Carnegie Mellon Joins NSF Research Consortium to Develop Tools for Analyzing Autism, Other Behaviors


08/19/10, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Autism Research Finds Empirical Link Between Multisensory Integration and Autism


08/13/10, Chicago Tribune
Bad Medicine


08/12/10, Autism Society of America
Senate Adopts Law to Change Disability Terminology


08/12/10, Autism Society of America
Senate Passes Equal Access to 21st Century Communications Act


08/12/10, Autism Society of America
Health Care Institutes Team Up to Provide Guidance on Implementation of the Affordable Care Act of 2010


08/4/10, autismvotes.org
Massachusetts Becomes the 23rd State to Enact Autism Insurance Reform


08/4/10, WHDH-TV
Patrick Signs Landmark Autism Bill


08/3/10, Medical News Today
Parents of Grown Offspring with Autism More Likely to Split Up


07/29/10, Autism Society of America
Autism Insurance Reform Passes in New Hampshire


07/26/10, Chicago Tribune
Product FDA Called 'Unapproved Drug' Is Popular in Autism Cases


07/21/10, Medical News Today
Autism Detected In Unique Vocal Signature Of Baby Talk


07/19/10, The Daily Journal
Legislation Could Give Boost to N.J. Charter Schools


07/19/10, TIME
Is Picky Eating an Early Sign of Autism?


07/15/10, Autism Society of America
Check Out the 2010 Autism Society Award-Winning Books


07/15/10, Autism Speaks
AFAA Introduces National Public Policy Agenda to Improve the Quality and Availability of Services for Adults with Autism


07/12/10, Chicago Tribune
Agency Says Selling Product Violates Law


07/9/10, Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks Launches Dental Tool Kit to Promote Good Oral Health Care for Kids with Autism Video and Print Guides Include Useful Tips for Parents and Dental Professionals


07/1/10, Autism Society of America
HHS Issues Health-Care Regulations Benefiting the Autism Community


06/23/10, Washington State University Research News
WSU Researchers Find Mothers of Children with Autism Pay Price in Workplace


06/23/10, Chicago Tribune
FDA Warns Maker of Product Used as Alternative Autism Treatment


06/22/10, New York Times
Bill Passed in Albany to Make Insurers Pay for Autism Care


06/15/10, Reuters
First Lady Michelle Obama Joined Parents at Camp Pendleton to Discuss Healthcare Services for Military Children With Autism


06/14/10, Medical News Today
Genome Canada Funded Research Uncovers Key Changes In DNA In Individuals With Autism


06/9/10, Paging Dr. Gupta - CNN.com Blog
New Autism Genes Found


06/9/10, UCLA Newsroom
DNA Scan for Familial Autism Finds Variants that Disrupt Gene Activity in Autistic Kids


06/2/10, Medical News Today
IntegraGen Announces the Publication of the Results of a Study Assessing the Impact of a Combined Analysis of Four Genetic Variants on Autism Risk


06/1/10, PR Newswire
Parents Play Key Role in Autism Treatment


05/26/10, Medical News Today
Newly Discovered Gene Variants Lead To Autism And Mental Retardation


05/25/10, Medical News Today
GMC Rules To Strike Wakefield Off Medical Register


05/20/10, Autism Society of America
Safe & Sound Preconference Session Free for First-Response Professionals


05/20/10, Medical News Today
No Benefits For Sleep, Attention And Bowel Function By Following Popular Autism Diet


05/19/10, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Kennedy Krieger Researchers Find Autism Does Not Affect Family Structure


05/19/10, Autism Society of America
U.S. Air Force Adopts Behavior Imaging® to Treat Military Service Members and Families Affected by Autism


05/14/10, Business First
Realty Firms Team with Autistic Services


05/13/10, Medical News Today
In Individuals with Autism, Mirror Neuron System Functions Normally


05/12/10, MarketWatch
Recent Announcements Suggest Cellceutix Is Well Positioned With Autism Compound


05/11/10, Dallas News
Health Care Law May Help Families with Autism Costs


05/5/10, ABC News
More Parents Refuse or Delay Vaccinations for Kids


05/4/10, Medical News Today
Association Between Sleep Disturbances And Behavior Problems In Children With Autism


05/4/10, Medical News Today
Children With Autism Frequently Receive Psychotropic Medications


05/4/10, Medical News Today
Brain Changes Associated With Fragile X Take Place Before Age Two


05/4/10, US Department of Labor
US Labor Department Helps Employers Understand Responsibilities Under Disability Nondiscrimination Laws


05/3/10, The Boston Globe
Patrick Signs Sweeping Antibullying Law


05/2/10, BusinessWeek
Parents of Autistic Children Turning to Alternative Treatments


05/2/10, Medical News Today
Secretary Sebelius Announces New Members Of The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee


04/21/10, TRICARE
Autism Services Demonstration Extended to March 2012


04/20/10, The Boston Globe
Boston's Autism App


04/20/10, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Children with Developmental Regression at Increased Risk for More Severe Autism


04/16/10, ABC News
GI Problems and Autism Link? Experts Say No


04/12/10, Autism Speaks
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and Princess Al Johara Bint Faisal Al Saud Lead New Autism Awareness Initiative


04/10/10, Medical News Today
Social Influence Playing Role In Surging Autism Diagnoses, According To Study


03/18/10, Autism Speaks
Navigating the First 100 Days After Diagnosis


03/16/10, Medical News Today
Pediatrics Study By Autism Consortium Shows CMA Finds More Genetic Abnormalities Than Current Tests


03/15/10, BusinessWeek
Siblings of Kids With Autism May Be Prone to Hyperactivity


03/14/10, NewsOn6.com
Fire Safety Book Designed For Kids With Autism


03/11/10, Autism Society of America
New Study Addresses Residential Options for Adults Living with Autism and Related Disorders


03/3/10, Autism Society of America
Keeping All Students Safe Act Passes in the House


03/1/10, WBZ TV - Boston
Parents Fight For Early Intervention Programs


02/26/10, Newsweek
The ‘Bonding Hormone’ That Might Cure Autism


02/25/10, Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center
New iPhone App Offers IEP Guidance


02/25/10, Autism Society of America
Summer Abroad Program for Teens with ASD


02/19/10, Boston Business Journal
Building Support for People with Autism


02/16/10, UC Davis Health System
Autism's Earliest Symptoms Not Evident in Children under 6 Months


02/10/10, NPR
Asperger's Officially Placed Inside Autism Spectrum


02/8/10, CNN
Older Mothers' Kids Have Higher Autism Risk, Study Finds


02/3/10, U.S. News & World Report
Mealtime a Challenge for Some With Autism


02/2/10, CNN
Medical Journal Retracts Study Linking Autism to Vaccine


02/1/10, Northjersey.com
Health-care Solutions for Special Needs Children


01/28/10, Autism Society of America
National Council on Disability Calls for Affordable, Accessible and Appropriate Housing for People with Disabilities


01/28/10, Autism Society of America
Leaders with Disabilities Encouraged to Apply for White House Fellows Program


01/28/10, Autism Society of America
Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Develops Essential Programs for Escalating Population of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders


01/25/10, Reuters
In Tough Economic Times, NIH Head Looks to Clinic


01/22/10, The New York Times
Dealing With the Financial Burden of Autism


01/21/10, Northjersey.com
The Record: New autism safeguards


01/21/10, gantdaily.com
LTE: Autism is a Healthcare Issue ... And a Growing Crisis


01/18/10, Forbes
Heavy Metals Inc.: Doctors Pushing Chelation Therapy are a Creative, Resilient Bunch.


01/17/10, The Chicago Tribune
OSR#1: Industrial chemical or autism treatment?


01/16/10, NJ.com
Discrimination Laws Now Include Autism


01/15/10, Vanderbilt Medical Center Reporter
Autism Study to Evaluate Sensory Integration Therapy


01/14/10, FOXNews.com
Families Sue Los Angeles Medical Center for Cutting Autism Treatments


01/11/10, Reuters
National Autism Center Publishes Autism Manuals for Educators


01/7/10, PR Newswire
First Autism Treatment Center in Dallas to Provide Insurance Relief for Parents


01/6/10, NPR
Autism ‘Clusters’ Linked to Parents' Education


01/5/10, The Huffington Post
Autism: Looking Beyond Cause and Cure, Ford Hall Forum Video Posted


01/4/10, Autism Speaks
Pediatrics Gastrointestinal Consensus Statement & Recommendations Provide First Step Toward Needed Guidelines for Children with Autism


12/30/09, Autism Society of America
Report on Community College Career Services for Students with Disabilities


12/30/09, Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon Scientists Discover First Evidence of Brain Rewiring in Children


12/30/09, Autism Society of America
New iPhone/iPodTouch Graphical Communication Tool for People with Autism


12/28/09, Washington Post
Military Helps Families Find Care for Special-Needs Kids


12/28/09, School Library Journal
San José Public Library Offers Story Times for Children with Autism and Special Needs


12/24/09, Autism Society of America
Senate Passes Historic Health Insurance Reform


12/23/09, United States Department of Justice
Justice Department to Participate in Community Integration Case in North Carolina


12/18/09, Autism Society of America
U.S. Autism Prevalence Rises to 1 in 110


12/18/09, Autism Speaks
As CDC Issues New Autism Prevalence Report, Autism Speaks Asks, "What Will It Take?" for Government to Meet the Challenge of this National Health Crisis


12/17/09, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Applauds New Legislation to Prevent Restraint and Seclusion in Schools


12/4/09, menendez.senate.gov
Senator Menendez Introduces Senate Legislation to Help Properly Handle Concussions in School Sports


11/23/09, The Chicago Tribune
Autism Treatment: Science Hijacked to Support Alternative Therapies


11/23/09, Medical News Today
Medication Plus Parent Training Improves Behavioral Problems In Children With PDD


11/23/09, PolitickerNJ.com
Speaker Roberts' Additional Measures to Help NJ Combat Nation's Highest Autism Rate Released by Assembly Panel


11/22/09, Boston Globe
Standing Up to Bullying


11/20/09, Northjersey.com
The Record: Adults with Autism


11/19/09, Autism Society of America
Health Care Reform Update: House of Representatives


11/19/09, Autism Society of America
U.S. Senate Introduces Legislation Using the Term "Intellectual Disability"


11/19/09, The Wellesley Townsman
Autism Society, AMC Entertainment to host Sensory Friendly Films this November


11/18/09, Autism Society of America
Ford Hall Forum and National Autism Center sponsor “Autism-Looking Beyond Cause and Cure”


11/18/09, PR Newswire
PA Governor Rendell: New Report Shows Demand for Autism Services will Continue to Rise


11/15/09, Autism Speaks
Gastrointestinal Conditions in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


11/13/09, The Boston Herald
Survey: Bullies Prey on Autistic Kids


11/13/09, The Chicago Tribune
Meetings will address needs of adults with autism


11/12/09, The Huffington Post
A-List Celebs Line Up For Concert For Autism


11/12/09, Medical News Today
Landmark Autism Law Receives Royal Sign Off, UK


11/11/09, www.pr.com
Autism Support Network and Hagar International Partner for Autism Awareness in Cambodia


11/11/09, Medical News Today
Center For Autism And Related Disorders Study Finds Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Ineffective Treatment For Children With Autism


11/11/09, Washington Post
Taking care of our own


11/10/09, www.myfoxdc.com
Military Families Battle Against Autism


11/10/09, Disability Scoop
Autism Moms Have Stress Similar To Combat Soldiers


11/10/09, Medical News Today
Washington Insurance Program May Be A National Model, Massachusetts May Expand Autism Services


11/10/09, University of Wisconsin News (Madison)
For mothers of children with autism, the caregiving life proves stressful


11/9/09, Streetinsider.com
Autism Spectrum Therapies Designated Approved Service Provider for TRICARE Members


11/9/09, www.capecodonline.com
Bill seeks coverage for autism services


11/8/09, Autism Votes
U.S. House Passes Health Insurance Reform Bill Containing Provision for Autism Insurance Reform


11/2/09, The New York Times
A Powerful Identity, a Vanishing Diagnosis


10/22/09, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Launches New State Resource Pages


10/21/09, State House News Service
Backers of Autism Treatment Call Insurance Coverage a 'Human Right'


10/19/09, UC Davis Health System
UC Davis study finds mercury levels in children with autism and those developing typically are the same


10/13/09, Autism Society of America
Autism Society Presents New Advocacy Handbook


10/12/09, Gov Monitor
Autism a top priority for New Jersey, Electronic Autism Registry launches


10/9/09, Medical News Today
Nature Publication: Genome-Wide Study Of Autism


10/8/09, Autism Society of America
President Proclaims October 2009 as National Disability Employment Awareness Month


10/8/09, sestak.house.gov
Congressman Sestak Votes for National Defense Authorization Act


10/7/09, U.S. News and World Report
Potential Pieces of Autism Puzzle Revealed: Researchers identify possible genetic links, but urge further study


10/6/09, Newsweek
Autism Is on the Rise (Or Is It?): What to Make of the Surprising New Data


10/5/09, Yahoo News
Op-Ed: Fight to overcome autism gets major boost, higher priority


10/2/09, Medical News Today
Whole-Genome Sequencing In Children With Autism Funded By Stimulus Grant


10/1/09, cnn.com
Study: More cases of autism in U.S. kids than previously realized


10/1/09, Autism Speaks
Unprecedented National Town Hall Meeting Will Help Develop Policy Agenda for Addressing The Unique Needs Of Adults with Autism


09/30/09, Associated Press
Obama Announces $5 Billion in Health-Research Grants


09/30/09, Yahoo News
Obama Says $5B in Grants Will Aid Medical Research


09/23/09, Medical News Today
Major Autism Study Focuses On Adults


08/23/09, Boston Globe
MGH to target adult autism: $29m gift will fund specialized program


08/13/09, NJ.com
N.J. expands coverage for autism, developmental disability therapies


07/28/09, New York Times
VITAL SIGNS: REGIMENS; Study Finds Diet Has No Effect on Autism


06/26/09, PR Newswire
National Autism Association Teams Up With 12 Organizations to End Abusive Restraint and Seclusion in Schools


06/25/09, Autism Society of America
Autism Community Mourns Passing of Dr. Ted Carr


06/10/09, Medical News Today
Earliest Possible Causes of Autism Studied By NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network


05/8/09, USA Today
Some kids with autism can recover, study suggests