Added by Michael John Carley on January 31, 2012 at 9:48pm — No Comments
Please forward to anyone and everyone you deem appropriate, especially if they’ve been following the DSM-5 debate closely . . .
A second study that has just come to light claims that the DSM-5 will significantly reduce the amount of people (by 32.3%) who will qualify for an autism spectrum diagnosis. Furthermore, this study indicates that those whose diagnoses are eliminated by the newer criteria will include the more challenged, and not…Continue
Dear APA panel,
Our son is considered to be moderate on the autism spectrum; having regressed at age 3. The five years it has taken Steven to regain his speech have been painstaking; the 30 to 40 hour autism therapy (ABA) weeks went on for almost four years.
Our son is autistic, in the very essence of…
Call for Proposals: Autreat 2012 !!!
Autreat is a retreat-style conference run by Autism Network International ( http://www.ani.ac ), for autistic people and our families, friends, supporters, and interested professionals. We are accepting presentation proposals for Autreat 2012, to be held Monday-Friday, July 2-6, 2012, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (approximately 75 miles from the nearest major airport at Pittsburgh,…Continue
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AUTSCAPE 2012: SIMILARITIES AND DIVERSITIES
Monday 23 July - Thursday 26 July 2012
Belsey Bridge Conference Centre, Ditchingham, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2DZ
C A L L F O R P R O P O S A L S
Please distribute widely.
We are now…
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Navigating Love and Autism
Love on the Spectrum: Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith, two college students living in Greenfield, Mass., discuss how autism affects their lives and relationship.
By AMY HARMON
Published: December 26, 2011
GREENFIELD, Mass. — The first night they slept entwined on his futon, Jack Robison, 19, who had since childhood thought of himself as “not like the other…Continue
Added by Yvona Fast on January 9, 2012 at 9:16pm — No Comments
In this newsletter bring you a four part series from the Los Angeles Times, and an article about how MIT has created free online education for anyone who wants it.
Newsletter LA Times series, Discovering Autism, by Alan Zarembo
Unraveling an epidemic "Los Angeles Times Four-Part article on the Spectrum."
Added by Yvona Fast on January 9, 2012 at 9:15pm — No Comments
2011 has come to an end, replaced by 2012. The Holidays, a busy and stressful time for many, are over. It's time to resume winter routines. Here where I write in the North Woods, the winter has been unusually warm, with more rain than snow.
Once more, we have many articles and news items to share with our members.
Here are our article picks for this issue:
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