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June 2015


Autism: Value of an integrated approach to diagnosis

Researchers have combined three clinical, neurophysiological and genetic approaches in order to better understand the brain mechanisms that cause autism. When tested on two families, this strategy enabled the researchers to identify specific gene combinations in autistic patients that distinguished them from patients with intellectual disabilities. Autism News — ScienceDaily


This Inspiring lawyer with autism will practice special education law

Erik Weber, an adult with autism, is making strides this week. After giving an oath of professional conduct before a panel of judges, he announced he would focus on special education law to help other people like him. June 10, 2015   Erik Weber, an adult with autism, is making strides this week. After giving an oath of professional conduct before a panel of

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5 TED Talks on autism that will inspire you

Looking for some inspiration today? June 04, 2015 Since TED Talks were first started by Richard Wurman in 1984, we’ve seen thousands of talks that have inspired our society. Over the past several years, we’ve seen more and more TED Talks focused on autism. With that, we wanted to share some of the talks we’ve highlighted on our site for our community to enjoy!

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Careers in ABA : Meaningful Work that Makes a Difference in the Lives of Others

Behavior analysis has recently become the focus of mainstream media attention. Articles in Forbes and Business Insider have put a spotlight on the work that we do.  Our clients and families have always appreciated the impact that we have on their lives, but it is great to see that our work is gaining widespread recognition as meaningful. “What’s that?” is a common response to

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Autism Challenge: Kid Needs Glasses; Won’t Tolerate Anything on Face

Strategies for building tolerance from psychologist Stephanie Weber, of the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network center in Cincinnati “My daughter needs glasses but doesn't like anything on her face. She won't even wear a headband. But she does let me put scrunchies and clips in her hair. Can you recommend what kind of glasses I should get for her?” Editor’s note: The following information

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