Keeping Autistic Adults out of dangerous group homes and State Institutions: Hope for families living with adults with severe autism. Despite extreme challenges, severely-autistic adult lives at home and remains part of his community. Shows importance of careful planning, advocacy, in-home support, community compassion and tolerance. Average cost of placing an autistic person like this in California State Institution is about $ 900000 a year (needs 24 1:1 protection and nurses around for emergency meds) Cost of state providing home health care is a fraction of this. Well under 0000.
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Autism FAQ: “I think I have Aspergers. Where can I go for a ...
I think I might have an autism spectrum disorder, but have no idea of where to get a diagnosis. Can you help me?” I asked Camilla Bixler of AASCEND for help ...
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Okla autistic artists' work to be shown at exhibit
Bee's Knees artists and some new artists with autism ages 16 to 29 took part in an ... Melinda Lauffenburger, executive director of Autism Oklahoma in Edmond, ...
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Motorcyclists ride for autism cause
Several hundred Harley-Davidson riders are expected to drive in the third annual Jerry & Annie Charity Ride Saturday.
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Dr. Manny: Autism drugs on the way, but be careful
... giants like Roche, Novartis, and Seaside Therapeutics are racing to make medications that will relieve some of the behavioral problems caused by autism and ...
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Hospital freezer malfunction damages dozens of brain samples ...
... hospital has damaged one-third of the world's largest collection of autism brain samples. ... damages dozens of brain samples used to study causes of autism ...
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This workshop explains the basics of autism and includes pointers for parents of a child newly diagnosed and providers who have limited knowldge of autism
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Video of Phoenix at the park about two months after we were given an autism diagnosis from the neurologist. He wasn't speaking or answering to his name. At this time he was getting speech 1/2 hr./wk and ABA therapy 4 hrs./wk.
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This is my son Ethan. He is 21 months.
Fredricka Whitfield speaks with one autisic man who is facing the particular social challenges of going to college.
Autism Speaks gives families a voice to talk, now the country is listening. Learn more about the Spitz and Weppner families, and hear their stories here.
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April is Autism Awareness Month. As part of our continuing effort to promote global awareness for autism, we are making our Training Video "An Introduction to Autism" available for family members, friends, educators and anyone who is interested in learning more about autism and the things they can do to screen young children for autism. In the first of this 3 part installment, we look at the Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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