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Autistic children get trial run at air travel
A practice exercise for children with autism and their families - carrying bags, getting boarding passes, going through security, waiting at the gate and sitting on the plane - helps people with autism to become familiar with air travel
November 22, 2010
Study: Chromosome change points to autism
People who possess a specific change in one of their chromosomes are nearly 14 times more likely to develop an autism spectrum disorder or schizophrenia than those without this change, according to a new study conducted at Emery University.
November 8, 2010
At the Age of Peekaboo, in Therapy to Fight Autism
In the three years since her son Diego was given a diagnosis of autism at age 2, Carmen Aguilar has made countless contributions to research on this perplexing disorder. One initiative includes working with a network of scientists across North America to look for signs of autism as early as 6 months... Read More
November 1, 2010
Combating Autism Act
The Combating Autism Act of 2006, Pub. Law No. 109-416, is an Act of the United States Congress (Senate Bill 843) that was signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 19, 2006. It authorizes nearly one billion dollars in expenditures, over five years beginning in 2007, to combat the autism spectrum disorders... Read More
January 2, 2007
Advocacy & Awareness Autism Victories