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The Power of Self-Advocacy

Members of the YAI NYC Self-Advocacy Association recently discussed the importance of being an advocate for those touched by autism.

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Hear Our Voices

Only 3 more days to register for the 2014 ICare4Autism International Autism Conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania in NYC. Be prepared to open your heart and mind to change what you once believed to be true about Autism.  Join our mission and attend this conference to see informative, groundbreaking and educational presentations by top researchers [...]

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The Possible Link between Antidepressants and Autism Disorders

Researchers have recently found that early prenatal exposure to certain medications taken for depression and anxiety can significantly increase the risk of ASD.

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Reaching Out to Individuals with ASD

Adults and children alike should know how to approach an individual with ASD, and make them feel comfortable enough to potentially build a friendship.

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Photography Project Provides New Opportunities for Individuals with ASD

Autistic individuals are expressing themselves through the art of photography.

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Lipid Imbalances in the Brain May Trigger ASD

Researchers have recently stated that abnormal levels of lipid molecules in the brain can possibly trigger Autism disorders.

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New Blueprint Gives Insight on Brain Development

Researchers have recently generated a high-resolution blueprint for how to build a human brain, providing exceptional insight into the origins of Autism disorders.

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Autism Therapy Method Focuses On Play

Floortime therapy, a multidisciplinary approach that centers on each child’s emotions and personal interests, is now gaining wider acceptance by national Autism organizations and medical experts.

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Learning Apps Promote Safety for Children with ASD

Apps have been developed to help teach children with Autism disorders about safety and communication.

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New Indicators for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Several tools have shown great promise in providing an earlier diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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