Autism Headlines Weekly
June 14, 2012
By Autism Society
The Autism Society brings you some of the most interesting news around the Web. This week, a father and son express what autism means to them through photos, the Autism Society of Oregon commends Portland for covering autism treatment, and an in-depth look at the special bond between a parent and child that are both on the autism spectrum.
Parents, Children on Autism Spectrum Share Special Bond
Wausau Daily Herald
June 9, 2012
“David Bodkin says his wife is akin to a translator in a foreign country as they raise their daughter with autism.” Read more…
Freezer Failure at Brain Bank Hampers Autism Research
June 11, 2012
“A freezer malfunction at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital has severely damaged one-third of the world’s largest collection of autism brain samples, potentially setting back research on the disorder by years, scientists say.” Read more…
Frustrated By Autism, A Father Turns To Photos
National Public Radio
June 13, 2012
"I don't care about autism," says San Francisco-based photographer Timothy Archibald, who has a way of being refreshingly candid about kids who have it.” Read more…
Portland Does the Right Thing for Healthcare By Covering Autism Treatment
June 12, 2012
“The Portland City Council recently approved a new health benefits package for city employees and their dependents. The new package was the result of a detailed process that refined and updated many of the services offered.” Read more…
April 10, 2013
The Autism Society, the nation’s largest and oldest grassroots autism organization, has chosen Pittsburgh as the host city of its 44th annual conference on autism spectrum disorders.
April 5, 2013
Individuals with autism can attend the Autism Society National Conference and Exposition (in Pittsburgh) for FREE this year! Learn more: www.autism-society.org/conference.
April 3, 2013
Monarch Teaching Technologies, the makers of VizZle®, web-based educational software for visual learners with autism, will give one-year of free VizZle to every new (or renewing) Champion Member during April.
April 2, 2013
Read the Autism Society’s digital magazine about autism spectrum disorders!
April 2, 2013
Today, throughout the world, individuals will come together highlighting the needs and dreams of people living with autism.