Tag Archives: 1 in 88

What Does 1:50 Really Mean?

1:500 – The incidence of autism diagnosed in children during the 90s. It was also the decade Ryan was born. Today, 2013, we know that number is 1:88. The latest study by the CDC is now reporting that 1 in … Continue reading

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Autism: Questions and Answers

Last Saturday, we hosted an “Autism Awareness Day” at the Millcreek Mall in Erie, PA. I had the opportunity to talk with a number of people who asked questions about some of the latest research findings. The most frequently asked … Continue reading

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Advances in the Field of Autism

It’s been a year of headlines in the field of autism. Autism Speaks Scientific Advisory Board Committee published the top 10 autism research advances of 2012.  It’s a quick and understandable resource guide to the latest research findings. I liked … Continue reading

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Updates from IMFAR

The International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) was held this month in Toronto.  This meeting attracts nearly 2,000 participants and presents research from basic science to potential new treatments.  Since few of us have the opportunity to attend these innovative … Continue reading

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Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness

Countries from every continent will come together on Monday, April 2 to mark World Autism Awareness Day.  In spite of their many differences in size, culture and economics, these countries share a concern about what has become the world’s fastest growing disability.  … Continue reading

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