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The Changing Definition of Autism: Critical Issues Ahead

Posted by Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, PhD.

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Tune in TODAY for Autism Speaks' Analysis of the DSM-5

Tune-in today to hear Autism Speaks’ leadership discuss the recently released analysis of the DSM-5, to be published in 2013, and hear about its potential implications for individuals to receive an autism diagnosis and appro... More...

Weekly Whirl - Focus on Sevenly!

If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please sh... More...

Autism America Radio - Saturday January 21st

Autism America Radio welcomes special guests, author and athlete Rodney Peete and attorney Valerie Vanaman.  

Join hosts Matthew Asner and special guest host, author Monica Holloway for two hours of talk and interviews this Saturday 6:... 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...

What is Epigenetics and What Does it Have to do with Autism?

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Alycia Halladay, PhD,... More...

Learn More About January’s Home of the Month

After we highlighted Farmsteads of New England as January’s “Home of the Month” on our new Housing Portal, we received many requests for more information about... More...

In Their Own Words - A Moment in the Sun

This 'In Their Own Words' is by J. Lorraine Martin. She digs deep through laughter and tears in her personal blog on life and motherhood at http://cheeselesspizza.blogspot.com. &nb... 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...

Autism in the News - 01.18.12

Mother of autistic boy levels charges of bullying at Malverne school (LI Herald) Bullies at the Malverne middle school have kicked, taunted, chased and harassed autistic eighth-grader Joel Luna Menjivar, according to his mother, A... More...

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