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Have Autism Will Travel: The Sad Saga of David Miedzianik by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:19am About 18 years ago, I was absolutely intrigued to read a column in the Advocate, the ASA's newsletter by Temple Grandin describing an autistic man named David Miedzianik who had written a published autobiography. Up until that time, I had never heard of anyone besides Temple herself who had written an autobiography or memoir. I had already read T ... Read on »
Apply for IMFAR Travel Grant from the Autism Science Foundation by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Feb 2012 8:05pm Are you interested in attending IMFAR (the International Meeting for Autism Research)? The 2012 conference will be held in Toronto, May 17 – May 19. I attended last year in San Diego with the assistance of the Autism Science Foundation (ASF) through a travel grant. If it was possible, I would go this year as well even without the grant. ... Read on »
Autism Science Foundation announces IMFAR stakeholder travel grant recipients by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 8:30am The Autism Science Foundation has announced the recipients of this year’s stakeholder travel grants for IMFAR. The press release is below: AUTISM SCIENCE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES IMFAR STAKEHOLDER TRAVEL GRANT RECIPIENTS IMFAR Stakeholder Travel Awards will Support Parents, Individuals with Autism, Teachers & Students ... Read on »
Traveling tips for families with an autistic child by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:03pm Chantal Sicile-Kira Traveling with children may not seem like such a big deal. However, when one of them has an autism spectrum disorder, it adds an extra dimension. Chantal Sicile-Kira, author of Autism Spectrum Disorders and host of a weekly radio show "The Real World of Autism with Chantal" on Autism One Radio ( http://www ... Read on »
Travelling With an Autistic Child by Cascia T. Posted Tue 26 Feb 2013 4:15pm By Tammy Fogg Visiting a new place is a treat for any child, but if your child is on the autism spectrum, what’s meant to be exciting can become stressful for the whole family. In fact, the... Click on the title above to read more Read on »
Thimerosal in vaccines did not cause an autism epidemic by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 12 Sep 2010 8:36pm There have been two main theories linking vaccines to an “epidemic” of autism. Both theories have been studied. Both have been heard in the courts. Neither theory had a sound scientific basis and epidemiological data has shown that neither theories explained the increase in autism prevalence in the last 20 years. First it was proposed ... Read on »
Apply Now for IMFAR Stakeholder Travel Awards by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 25 Jan 2011 10:36am (January 24, 2011-New York, NY)—The Autism Science Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and funding autism research, today announced that it is offering a limited number of grants to parents of children with autism and other stakeholders to support attendance at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) ... Read on »
Autism in NB Under an Alward Conservative Government: Rough Trail Ahead? by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 1:09am I am not convinced that the polls, and the media echoing those polls, are correct in predicting a majority government under the David Alward Conservative Party of New Brunswick.  If they are though the next 4 years could see New Brunswick children and adults with autism  traveling on a very rough trail. There is nothing in the party platfo ... Read on »
Apply Now for a Travel Grant to IMFAR by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 1:43pm IMFAR, the International Meeting for Autism Research is approaching and that means that it is time for the Autism Science Foundation’s Travel Grants. These are grants for stakeholders which reimburse up to $1,000 of expenses to attend IMFAR. I was an ASF Travel Grant recipient last year. It was a great experience. A very busy experien ... Read on »