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Kids with Autism and Child Prodigies May Share Certain Traits by Medline Plus Posted Fri 16 Nov 2012 9:00am Study found high attention to detail, working memory scores Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Autism Read on »
Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Dana Posted Mon 24 Aug 2009 12:35pm I had this sent to me today, right at the right time. Andrew and Adam just started school and Andrew is reacting like I haven't seen for 4 years. He loves the school though and I hope that it will work to keep him in for the year. I cried when I read this article because there are so many things that Ellen has identified that are absolutely ... Read on »
Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Dana Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm I had this sent to me today, right at the right time. Andrew and Adam just started school and Andrew is reacting like I haven't seen for 4 years. He loves the school though and I hope that it will work to keep him in for the year. I cried when I read this article because there are so many things that Ellen has identified that are absolutel ... Read on »
Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Michelle L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 9:29pm Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew By Ellen Notbohm South Florida Parenting Some days it seems the only predictable thing about it is the unpredictability. The only consistent attribute, the inconsistency. There is little argument on any level but that autism is baffling, even to those who spend their lives around it. ... Read on »
Autism reported at 1 in 50, but some parents no longer report their child is autistic. Can we say why? by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 15 Apr 2013 9:20pm A recent study reported that 1 in 50 children in the U.S. are autistic. This is based on parent report via a telephone survey, the National Survey of Children’s Health . The recent survey was taken in 2011-12. The last time a NSCH was performed was in 2007, and when those results were released in 2009 as Prevalence of Parent-Reported Diagnosi ... Read on »
2 Harmful Acts: Autism Hate Letter And CHEO Removing Autistic Child With GDD From Early Intervention Program by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Aug 2013 4:53am The notorious autism hate letter that targeted an Ontario family and their autistic child has sparked horror and outrage around the world.  As the father of a 17 year old son with severe autistic disorder, profound developmental delays and tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizures I recoiled when I heard the news of this hateful act and I beli ... Read on »
Adventures in Autism: Autism Chair Thomas Insel Refuses to Ride in an Elevator With an Autistic Child by Zurama .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Apr 2012 11:16am  On April 17, 2007, Holly Bortfeld attended an autism hearing in the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee run by Senator Tom Harkin. At that hearing Dr. Thomas Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, now current head of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, was there to testify. Beforehand, Ms. Bortfeld, was wait ... Read on »
Autism Chair Thomas Insel Refuses to Ride in an Elevator With an Autistic Child by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Mon 19 Oct 2009 10:00pm "I'm not riding up with them" - Dr. Thomas Insel On April 17, 2007, Holly Bortfeld attended an autism hearing in the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee run by Senator Tom Harkin. At that hearing Dr. Thomas Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, now current head of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Commi ... Read on »
Book Review: What I wish I'd known about Raising a Child with Autism by Bobbi Sheahan and Kathy DeOenellas PH D. by Gavin B. Facebook Posted Thu 08 Dec 2011 4:44pm "What I wish I'd known about Raising a Child with autism: A mom and a psychologist offer heartfelt guidance for the first five years", Bobbi Sheahan and Kathy DeOenellas PH D, Future Horizons Inc, 2011. This is a mother and psychologist writing team book with a difference. This time, the person with autism is female. The book in gener ... Read on »
Book Review: "Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew" (Updated and Expanded Edition) by Gavin B. Facebook Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 4:57pm "Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew" by Ellen Notbohm; Updated and Expanded Edition 2012 Published by Future Horizons This is quite an unusual book. It's not a practical guide to handling day to day issues with Autism, nor is it a dry clinical description of Autism.  It's essentially a book promoting a new paradigm, (a ... Read on »