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Read articles and presentations from the International Autism Conference in Jerusalem 2012

Certain Behaviors May Predict Autism in High-Risk Children

Researchers have studied three distinct behavior profiles in toddlers with autistic siblings to predict an autism diagnosis by the age 3.

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New Architecture Program Allows Teens with ASD to Build Job Skills

A new program is introducing autistic students to design software that helps them build job skills for a career in architecture.

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Program Transitions Autistic Individuals into the Workplace

Project Search is a year-long program that uses hands-on learning in combination with a classroom-style lecture to transition developmentally disabled individuals into the workplace.

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Creating Employment Opportunities for Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Two organizations have collaborated to create a program that trains individuals with autism for potential employment.

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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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