This blog post is by John Elder Robison and was originally posted on Psychology Today.
One of the first presentations at today’s IACC meeting explained the recent NCHS survey that found a 1 in 50 prevalence of autism in American school children. Stephen Blumberg from CDC and Michael Kogan from HRSA presented their findings and answered questions.
This post is by Jay Lytton, an adult with Asperger Syndrome.
Dr. Michael Clatch received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Psychology from National-Louis University and his Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University where he dedicated his dissertation to the effects art therapy has on adolescents with Asperger’s Syndrome.
This blog post is by Alex Plank of 'Wrong Planet'
I sit down with Liz Laugeson from UCLA's PEERS Program at The Help Group in Los Angeles. This is the first episode of our social skills series we filmed with the PEERS program. And the best part is that I demonstrate asking out a REAL girl!
Check out the full post here.
On Friday April 6 at 11am EST Amy Gravino will be hosting a LIVE Chat! Please join us! Amy is a certified college coach for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, and the founder of A.S.C.O.T (Asperger's Syndrome Coaching and Other Techniques) Coaching, LLC. She is also a seasoned public speaker, and has spoken at conferences, professional development workshops, support group meetings, and more since the age of 14.
Here is how Amy describes herself:
This blog post is by a proud mother of a son with Asperger's Syndrome.
John Elder Robison, a member of the Autism Speaks Scientific Advisory and Scientific Treatment Board, author, and advocate will be on tour promoting the softcover version of his acclaimed book Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers. You can pre-order this book here, before it release