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  1. U.S. Autism Rates Jump 30% From 2012

    One in 68 eight-year-olds in the U.S. is now affected by autism spectrum disorder, according to new CDC data. The prevalence of autism has continued to climb upward, from affecting 1 in every 150 eight-year-olds studied in 2000, to 1 in 88 in 2008

    Posted on 3/31/2014 7:04:32 AM

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  2. Autism Talents Sought by Companies

    Major companies are becoming aware to the fact that people with autism may have some extraordinary talents to offer competitive industries. The talents that autism may bring are being sought after by some companies. These companies feel skills unique to autistic people may boost their bottom line.

    Posted on 3/31/2014 7:03:51 AM

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  3. Autism may begin with fetal brain flaws, researchers suggest Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/03/29/6279183/autism-may-begin-with-fetal-bra

    BOSTON -- Autism begins when certain brain cells fail to properly mature within the womb, according to scientists who say the scattered pattern of the undeveloped cells may explain the wide range of symptoms seen in children.

    Posted on 3/31/2014 7:03:23 AM

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  4. Autism estimate increases to 1 in 68 children

    NEW YORK — The government’s estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.

    Posted on 3/28/2014 6:16:56 AM

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There's a GREAT show coming up early next week!!

 

Monday, September 21st - 6-8P CDT at www.livestream.com/autismhangout

 

 

 

Tune in Monday night as autism expert Dr. Ester Hess joins Craig Evans and Autism Crossroads co-author Chuck Leyda in discussing the first "intersections" of Autism Crossroads: Early Signs and Diagnosis and Treatments and Therapies.

 

 

 

 

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Israel is doing some amazing things with people on the spectrum.  And their programs (from treating the young to those needing group homes) are practical applications we could consider modeling.  

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Author Lindsey Biel talks about her book "Raising a Sensory Smart Child."

Lindsey Biel, a pediatric occupational therapist is a font of great ideas for kids with sensory issues! Parents, autism professionals and especially teachers, don't miss this discussion!  More on Lindsey's book "Raising a Sensory Smart Child" (Penguin Books) here.   

 

 

 

 

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