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(NEW YORK, N.Y., October 26, 2012) – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to be effective in improving social skills and brain responses to social cues in a randomized controlled study published online today in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
It's called "Artistic 2,"an event designed to highlight artists affected by autism was held at the Pieters Family Life Center in Henrietta on Saturday.
Talented artists were able to show off their skills on the canvas, some as young as four-years-old.
Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA) has launched AFAA Applauds, a national recognition initiative highlighting the most promising support programs in the U.S. for adults living with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). By spotlighting successful programs, AFAA plans to promote promising practices, innovative approaches and awareness about ASDs and adult concerns.
A new study confirms what many parents know well: Wandering by children with autism is common, dangerous and puts tremendous stress on families.