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Clinic Notes: What the Future Holds for the Child with Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:04pm Here's a stat to think about. At least 80% of 19 to 30 year old adults with autism are still living at home. Now factor in the increasing numbers of children with autism and it is not hard to forecast a crisis coming in a decade or so. It wasn't long ago that when one of the children in my clinic reached 18 and graduated from high school that I ... Read on »
Clinic Notes: What the Future Holds for the Child with Autism by Dr. Gary B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 10:59am Here's a stat to think about.  At least 80% of 19 to 30 year old adults with autism are still living at home.  Now factor in the increasing numbers of children with autism and it is not hard to forecast a crisis coming in a decade or so.  It wasn't long ago that when one of the children in my clinic reached 18 and graduated from high school that I ... Read on »
2011 Autism Progress or Back to the Future? by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sat 14 Jan 2012 8:30am Was there any progress in addressing autism disorder issues in 2011?  In the humble opinion of this father of a severely autistic 16 year old there was very slight progress on the research front, very slight, and that progress was more than offset by the regression on other fronts particularly in the area of autism awareness.   The hard ... Read on »
A better future for autistic adults by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 29 Apr 2009 10:48pm Following on from the National Autistic Society’s I Exist campaign and the massive support for the Autism Bill in Parliament the UK Government, after working closely with an external reference group chaired by NAS chief executive, Mark Lever, has launched a consultation process for the first government strategy to support adults with autis ... Read on »
More media attention to autistic adults in the future? by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Jan 2012 12:00am I'm gratified to see Susan Senator and The age of autism are bringing attention to the problems of autism in adulthood which are largely ignored by the media. I wrote about this several years ago. One of the likely reasons for the dearth of coverage of adult autism is the reluctance to acknowledge the poor prognosis that most with this condi ... Read on »
Round Up: More Missing Children, Doc Slaps Autistic Boy, Perez on Peet, Hep B for Future Drug Addicts, by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:06am Little Girls Lost and Found Pediatrician slaps a five year old boy with autism. Amanda Peet Causes a Stir - Issues Apology- Perez Hilton's readers have LOTS of feedback. Hepatitis B Vaccine. Things to Ponder... Autistic boy not allowed in golf shopbecause his special stroller was too big and "Sunday is our busiest day". ... Read on »
Round Up: More Missing Children, Doc Slaps Autistic Boy, Perez on Peet, Hep B for Future Drug Addicts, by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 10:30pm Little Girls Lost and Found Pediatrician slaps a five year old boy with autism. Amanda Peet Causes a Stir - Issues Apology - Perez Hilton's readers have LOTS of feedback. Hepatitis B Vaccine. Things to Ponder... Autistic boy not allowed in golf shop because his special stroller was too big and ... Read on »
The Grim Future for the Avalanche of Autistic Adults by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Nov 2008 3:15am Managing Editor's Note: Jan Randall is a tireless advocate for people with autism. She lives in Massachusetts, which happens to have fairly good services. And yet, there's still very little for her adult son with autism. How is a parent... Read on »
His Name Was Ritchey: Autism's Case 3 Offers Clues to the Rise and Future of Autism by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Aug 2013 12:00am By Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill RALEIGH, N.C. -- Our search ends here, not far from where it began. No, says Brook Blanton, listed as the "informant" on the death certificate, she can't give us any information. Politely professional, she can't even say what seems obvious -- that as an employee of Wake County Family Services ... Read on »
The Future of NBers with Autism Will Be Decided Here; Please Vote FOR Autism by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Sep 2010 1:38am Today New Brunswickers will vote.   We will come together and decide who will represent us in the  legislature.  This is the most important decision we, citizens in this province, will make for the next 4 years.   If news reports are true many will vote in anger or cynicism or out of a desire to punish the governing party. That is their dem ... Read on »