Autism in the News

Autism in the News - 03.29.12

CDC: Autism is more common than previously thought (USA Today)Autism rates continue to skyrocket, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which released new figures today, showing a 23% increase from 200... More...

Autism in the News - 03.28.12

Mother's experience leads to autism awareness work (Logansport, Ind.)Thomas the Tank Engine is a favorite friend of many children, but trains consume David Espinoza's life. ... More...

Autism in the News - 03.27.12

Parents raising autistic children work for support group, awareness (Carroll County Times)

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Autism in the News - 03.26.12

Father makes raising awareness about autism his ‘mission’ in life (Canada)At the family-owned and run Europa restaurant on 8th St. E. one evening recently, Acheles Stavrou was talking to a regular customer about ... More...

Autism in the News - 03.23.12

Autism Linked to Superior Information Processing Skills (Psych Central)New research from the UK suggests people with autism have a greater than normal capacity for processing information. ... More...

Autism in the News - 03.22.12

Growing Up Autistic in South Brunswick (South Brunswick Patch)Joseph Ahern is just like any other typical 9-year-old kid in South Brunswick. He likes to play with toy cars, ride his bike, and he loves the New York Giants. Bu... More...

Autism in the News - 03.21.12

Autistic child’s family raises money for service dog (Woodville, Miss.)At 10-months-old, Carter Scott was hitting every developmental milestone with ease, his mother Cristy Carter said. He pointed to a lamp and mouthed... More...

Autism in the News - 03.20.12

Understanding Why Autistic People May Reject Social Touch (TIME)One of the hardest challenges for families facing autism is the problem of touch. Often, autistic children resist hugging and other types of physical contact, c... More...

Autism in the News - 03.19.12

Moms of autistic children work less, earn less (Reuters Health) U.S. families with autistic children earn nearly $18,000 less than parents of normally developing kids, according to a new report. The gap is mainly due to mot... More...

Autism in the News - 03.16.12

Reading Club | ‘Navigating Love and Autism’ (New York Times) On Dec. 26, 2011, the front page of The New York Times featured an extraordinary article. Part of a series by Amy Harmon chronicling the coming of age ... More...

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