Autism in the News

Autism in the News - 04.16.12

Children with autism: Nothing for granted (CNN)Watching a child take his first steps is one of the biggest milestones for a parent. Read more... More...

Autism in the News - 04.12.12

Online Tool for Faster Autism Diagnosis (Psych Central)Making a diagnosis of autism is typically a difficult and time-consuming exercise. As autism cannot be diagnosed with a medical test, experts use interviews, observation... More...

Autism in the News - 04.11.12

Can Autism Really Be Diagnosed in Minutes? (TIME)A Harvard researcher says he's achieved exceptional accuracy in identifying autism by using just seven online questions and an evaluation of a short home video of the chil... More...

Autism in the News - 04.10.12

Autism research may be about to bear fruit (Fox News)More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade researching autism. In some ways, the search for its causes looks like a long-running fishing expedition, with a f... More...

Autism in the News - 04.09.12

After $1B, experts see progress on autism's causes (Atlanta, Ga.)More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade searching for the causes of autism. In some ways, the research looks like a long-running fishing e... More...

Autism in the News - 04.06.12

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, methodicall... More...

Autism in the News - 04.05.12

Autism linked to gene mutations; suicide linked to cancer (USA Today)

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Autism in the News - 04.04.12

Ban highlights talents of autism community, reaffirms UN’s resolve to raise awareness (New York, N.Y.)Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today pledged the United Nations’ continued commitment to raising awareness on t... More...

Autism in the News - 04.03.12

'Light it Up Blue' for Autism Awareness (Lynnfield Patch)The following is an opinion piece by State Senator Katherine Clark: Last week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the prevalence... More...

Autism in the News - 04.02.12

Autism Awareness Day spotlights discrimination (CBS News)Today, April 2nd, is World Autism Awareness Day. The United Nations recognizes today to spread awareness on the developmental disability that affects tens of millions ... More...

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