Autism in the News

Autism in the News - 02.02.12

Pa. university program helps autistic students (Erie, Penn.) Nick Pusateri drapes himself across a couch in a bunker-like room in the basement of his apartment building at Mercyhurst University in Erie. ... More...

Autism in the News - 02.01.12

Can My Kid Still Get Treatment? Why Autism's Definition Matters (The Atlantic) Everyone, now, has something to say about autism. While TV shows, such as Touch, portray autistic children as possessing superhu... More...

Autism in the News - 01.31.12

Virginia approves bill to provide insurance coverage for autistic children - again (Richmond, Va.) The Virginia General Assembly has passed a bill — again — to provide insurance coverage for families with autistic chil... More...

Autism in the News - 01.27.12

NH school principal dives in river to rescue boy (Rochester, N.H.) An elementary school principal in New Hampshire jumped into a frozen river to save a 10-year-old student who fell through the ice. ... More...

Autism in the News - 01.26.12

Study finds early signs of autism in baby brains (FOX News) Children who develop autism already show signs of different brain responses in their first year of life, scientists said on Thursday in a study that may in the future hel... More...

Autism in the News - 01.25.12

‘Talking things through in their head’ may aid children with autism (Fox News) Talking to yourself in your head may not be such a bizarre pastime.  It may actually be an important developmental tool. ... More...

Autism in the News - 01.24.12

It makes sense to redefine autism (CNN) "Will my child still qualify for a diagnosis of autism?" This is the question on the minds of many parents with children who have autism. The short answer is: Most likely, yes. ... More...

Autism in the News - 01.23.12

Autism: Finding a place to be "not even wrong" (Silver Spring, Md.) My family is struggling a little right now. Jack, my autistic son, is having a hard time readjusting to the routine of school after the unstructured cha... More...

Autism in the News - 01.20.12

New Definition of Autism Will Exclude Many, Study Suggests (The New York Times) Proposed changes in the definition of autism would sharply reduce the skyrocketing rate at which the disorder is diagnosed and might make it... More...

Autism in the News - 01.19.12

Georgian Courts M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis Addresses Growing Need (Lakewood, N.J.) Georgian Court Universitys new masters program in applied behavior analysis is succeeding in meeting the needs of students and families stru... More...

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