This is an excerpt from CARLY’S VOICE by Arthur Fleischmann with Carly Fleischmann. Copyright © 2012 by Arthur Fleischmann. Published by Touchstone Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
Doctors want to redefine autism (Chicago,Ill.)
One child doesn't talk, rocks rhythmically back and forth and stares at clothes spinning in the dryer. Another has no trouble talking but is obsessed with trains, methodically naming every station in his state. Read more.
This is a post by Scott Leibowitz, Autism Speaks Director of Marketing and Corporate Relationship Management
How can a story that’s over 3,000 years old be relevant to today’s autism community? When Jewish families around the world sit down to their traditional Passover seder (meal), that is a question that deserves our attention.
This is a blog post by J-Jaye Hurley. J-Jaye is the Autism Response Team Coordinator for the SE Region and mom to Jackson, wife of Ryan and caretaker of the dachshund doggie duo, Miss Bojangles and Darby!
This week’s “Got Questions?” answer is from Autism Speaks Director of Research for Environmental Sciences Alycia Halladay, Ph.D.
I’m pregnant. What can I do to avoid “environmental” risks?
The NBA lent it support to raising autism awareness on the eve of World Autism Awareness Day as the announcers and coaches for the games broadast by ABC on April 1 wore the Autism Speaks puzzle pin. During the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder, announcer Mike Tirico explained the presence of the pin and and spoke about autism awareness month. Check out the photos below.
Jonathan Schwartz is the father of two, and the President, CEO of CareZone. He was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Microsystems, Inc., a Fortune 200 company whose pioneering innovations touched nearly every corner of the internet. He and his family live in San Francisco, California.