Autism in the News

Notes From The Hill

By Autism Speaks President Liz Feld: 

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Autism in the News - 05.14.12

Autism Study: 1 In 3 Young Adults With Autism Have Few Job Prospects Years After High School Graduation (Chicago, Ill.)One in 3 young adults with autism have no paid job experience, college or technical schooling nearly seve... More...

Autism in the News -05.11.12

Changes to autism manual (The Gainesville Herald)If Timmy gets upset in school, he asks to be excused and goes to a stall in the restroom. After he closes the door, he flaps his arms. ... More...

Autism in the News - 05.09.12

Targeting child's play to help tackle autism (Fox News)As efforts expand to diagnose autism earlier and more accurately, researchers also are striving to figure out ways to treat children as young as one year old. ... More...

Autism in the News - 05.08.12

Letter to the editor: In defense of Autism Speaks (Daily Sundial)Jeffrey Zide’s opinion piece on Autism Speaks presents a false impression of the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization. ... More...

Autism in the News - 05.07.12

Study Damps Fears on Autism Change (The Wall Street Journal)Proposed new diagnostic criteria for autism don't appear to reduce the number of children diagnosed with that condition, according to preliminary data presented... More...

Autism in the News - 05.04.12

Prenatal Smoking Linked to High-Functioning Autism in Kids (HealthDay)If a woman smokes during pregnancy, it may increase her child's risk of high-functioning autism, a new study suggests. ... More...

Autism in the News - 05.03.12

Valley resources for autism (Jewish News)A new study released in April by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in 88 children in the United States has been identified as having an autism spectrum... More...

Autism in the News - 05.02.12

Ex-Anthrax Guitarist, Megadeth Frontman Release Music Video for Autism Awareness (Noise Creep)

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Autism in the News - 05.01.12

Parents cheer autism-friendly 'Mary Poppins' (New York, N.Y.)The afternoon performance of "Mary Poppins" was marked by loud yips, shouts and moans — and that was just fine. ... More...

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