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Government Shutdown: How Does it Affect the Autism Community?

WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2013) -- Many federal goverment activities have started shutting down as Congress failed yesterday to agree to a continuing budget resolution to keep the government running beyond September 30.... More...

Autism a Major Piece of the Child Mental Health Picture

In an effort to present a comprehensive picture of child mental health conditions in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for the first time, released a comprehensive report today on “Mental Health Surveil... More...

Study Addresses ‘Too Many Too Soon?’ Vaccine Concerns

Today, the Journal of Pediatrics published th... More...

CDC Revises Estimate of Autism Prevalence: 1 in 88

Continuing increase in prevalence reaffirms public-health crisis

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Field Trials Suggest New Criteria for Diagnosing Autism 'Reliable'

American Psychiatric Association approves DSM-5 changes; autism advocates call for further study 

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$19 Million at Risk for New Autism Research

WASHINGTON, DC (September 19, 2012) -- The key federal agencies responsible for funding core autism research, treatment and surveillance programs face an across-the-board 8.2 percent budget cut in January, according... More...

Sen. Menendez, Autism Speaks' Peter Bell Discuss CDC Study During Nutley Visit

NUTLEY (April 6, 2012) -- U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) said the recent autism prevalence study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was an "eyeopener," noting that the numbers for New Jersey were even... More...

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