Autism Headlines Weekly
November 1, 2012
By Autism Society
Is Utah’s Medicaid Autism Pilot Program Designed to Fail?
The Salt Lake Tribune
October 31, 2012
Carol Embry and her husband have full-time jobs with health insurance, but neither their salaries nor their policies cover the cost of the autism treatment their 5-year-old son needs. Read more...
Autism Tough to Spot before 6 Months of Age, Study Suggests
U.S. News and World Report
October 30, 2012
The development of 6-month-old babies who are diagnosed with autism in toddlerhood is very similar to that of children without autism, a new study suggests. Read more...
Music Helped Rochelle Park Girl Transcend Autism to Become Music Star
October 28, 2012
“The pink sequined Converse high tops bounce off the piano pedals as the fingers strike familiar opening chords. In an impromptu performance, 11-year-old Jodi DiPiazza starts singing Katy Perry's ‘California Gurls.’" Read more…
Baylor Research Center to Offer Lower-Cost Autism Assessments
October 27, 2012
“The Baylor Autism Research Center will now offer lower-cost assessments to diagnose children with autism spectrum disorders.” Read more…
Testing Autism and Air Travel
New York Times
October 26, 2012
For Dana Napoleon, a flight attendant in Tacoma, Wash., zipping in and out the nation’s airports every week is second nature. Yet she is still filled with dread every time she flies with her 10-year-old son. 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.