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Vanderbilt starts autism helpline

Aug 17th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Ava's Friends

It turns out Vanderbilt University shares our mission of helping families deal with Autism. So we recognize their new help …



Autism and Lyme Disease are Connected?

Aug 17th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Research/Medical

One of the more disturbing issues with Autism is that there is no known cause, which makes finding a cure …



Special Needs Photography

Jul 28th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Ava's Friends

Ana Brandt of Ana Brandt Photography in Tustin, California recently received her certificate from the Special Kids Photography Association (SPKPA). …



Autism treatment to be covered in Florida

Jul 27th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Insurance

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., (UPI) — Autism treatment will now be covered by private health insurance companies, a proposal passed by the …



House snubs vote on austim mandate

Jul 27th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Government

By Associated Press 
OKLAHOMA CITY — House Speaker Chris Benge said Thursday he does not plan to schedule a vote on …



Study: Horseback Riding Good For Kids With Autism

Jul 27th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Alternative Strategies

The University of Miami found children with autism improve with therapeutic horseback riding…



Parents file petition to force hearing on schools’ autism program

Jul 27th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Education

By Jeff Yates
For Laurie, a mother of a child with autism, all she wants to do is hear her son’s …



Lee University program helps Autistic children

Jul 25th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Education

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — As director of LUDIC, a school for autistic children, Dr. Tammy Johnson worries over paperwork and personnel …



Language abilities in autistic speakers

Jul 25th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Treatments/Therapy

Research suggests “not getting” things need not keep those with autism from using language well…



Sons with autism teach compassion, empathy

Jul 25th, 2008 | By admin | Category: Coping

We’ve all witnessed the grocery store meltdown - a child begs for a new toy, the parent says no…