Autism in the News

Autism in the News - 02.16.12

Mercury again ruled out as autism cause (FoxNews.com) Mercury does not cause autism, another study now concludes. The levels of mercury in the urine of children with autism were no higher than urine mercury levels o... More...

Autism in the News - 02.15.12

Lindt Announces 2012 Autism Speaks Partnership Program (Stratham, N.H.) Premium Swiss chocolatier, Lindt, announces today it is once again partnering with Autism Speaks to raise funds and awareness for autism during the Easter sea... More...

Autism in the News - 02.14.12

Autistic Danvers Boy Denied Skating Lessons, Policy Changes (Danvers Patch) A six-year-old Danvers resident with autism was denied group skating lessons in Peabody if his parents or therapist had to be present. ... More...

Autism in the News - 02.13.12

Autism therapy apps balloon, but therapeutic benefits remain to be proved (TechWorld) With one honk, the course of Shannon Des Roches Rosa's day abruptly changed. "It's my son," Rosa announced, as she quickl... More...

Autism in the News - 02.10.12

Autism experts to gather at USC symposium (PsychOrg.com) USC faculty and community experts are slated to convene on March 9 at the USC Occupational Science Symposium to share research and perspectives on autism and autism spectrum... More...

Autism in the News - 02.09.12

Former Autism Society director charged in $60K theft (Atlanta Business Chronicle) The former executive director of the Autism Society of America’s Greater Georgia Chapter is charged with taking more than $60,000 from th... More...

Autism in the News - 02.08.12

2 more autism-friendly shows planned for Broadway (New York, N.Y.) Two more autism-friendly performances of Broadway musicals will be offered this spring and fall following the success last year of the first showing of ... More...

Autism in the News - 02.07.12

3-D technology helps autistic kids learn to read (Orlando Sentinel) A menagerie of virtual 3-D animals that swim, eat bugs and fly are building crucial reading skills in autistic children at Audubon Park Elementary in Orlando. ... More...

Autism in the News - 02.06.12

Revised Autism Definition Too Important to Rush Into Print: View (Bloomberg) When is a person just a little different, and when is his peculiarity a symptom of a disabling disorder? ... More...

Autism in the News - 02.03.12

Older parents more likely to have an autistic child, study finds (Fox News) Children born to a parent over age 35 are at greater risk for developing an autism spectrum disorder -- but ... More...

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