Why does the myth that autistic people lack empathy persist? Writer, Autism Mom and Advocate, Liane Kupferberg Carter, addresses this misconception and the dangers that come with this way of thinking.
From: Huffington Post
Published: May 21, 2013
A psychologist and foster mom clearly defines 5 different ways that can help you determine whether a claim or "research" study is authentic and should be relied upon when making decisions for your child with Autism.
Published: May 19, 2013
Lori McIlwain, Executive Director of the National Autism Association, reinforces the importance of society recognizing and responding to the problem of people with Autism wandering. She also addresses the criticisms that have unfairly been directed to the parents of Mikaela Lynch, a little girl on the Spectrum who tragically met her demise after wandering away from her home earlier this week and heading into a nearby creek where she drowned.
From: National Autism Association
Published: May 17, 2013
When Jacqueline and Aaron Marks discovered they were having triplets, they realized their life would be different than most families. When their sons, Jacob, Dylan and Tyler, each were diagnosed with autism as toddlers, the Eltingville couple had no idea just how different it’d be.
From: Staten Island Live
Published: May 16, 2013
Found In: , General Interest
They are 1 percenters who are 100 percent despicable. Some wealthy Manhattan moms have figured out a way to cut the long lines at Disney World — by hiring disabled people to pose as family members so they and their kids can jump to the front.
From: New York Post
Published: May 14, 2013
Autism advocate, Chantal Sicile-Kira, provides some tips for friends of Autism Moms, reminding readers of how lonely it can be for mothers who have children on the Autism Spectrum.
From: Psychology Today
Published: May 11, 2013
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Find out how the medical establishment came to blame mothers as the cause of autism for most of the 20th century.
Published: May 9, 2013
In a decision that legal experts are calling “historic” and “stunning,” a federal jury closed a dark chapter in Iowa history Wednesday by awarding $240 million to 32 mentally disabled men who endured decades of discrimination and abuse while working for Henry’s Turkey Service in Atalissa.
Published: May 9, 2013
Key findings from the annual International Meeting For Autism Research
Published: May 7, 2013