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Defining Autism…Again

In early April, we discussed the planned revision of the medical definition of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in DSM V.  The proposed definition of Autism, which would eliminate Asperger Syndrome and “pervasive developmental disorder,” was criticized when researchers at Yale … Continue reading

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Robot Therapy Research Begins

Over the past several years, more than $100 million has been spend trying to find the cause of autism. While this research is very important, I believe that we also have to invest in trying to find more effective treatment … Continue reading

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Make Autism Services a Priority Now

The rate of autism has increased 78% in the past decade, yet the future of autism services has not been part of our national dialogue.  More children and families need our help in coping with this disorder in schools and … Continue reading

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