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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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Marcia Scheiner, an Excellent Leader in the Autism Workforce Movement

Marcia Scheiner is dedicated to the development of workforce programs that include those on the autism spectrum.

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Dipper Education: Using Technology for More Effective Learning

Sherill Yan Lin, CEO of Dipper Education, a technology company based in Hong Kong, has showcased how Dipper can help autistic children communicate through their technology programs.

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Dr. Eric Hollander Makes an Impact at ICare4Autism Conference

Dr. Eric Hollander, Chairman of ICare4Autism Advisory Committee, gave several informative and inspirational presentations at the 2014 ICare4Autism Conference, focusing on autism workforce initiatives and his scientific findings.

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ICare4Autism Conference Highlights the Influence of Technology

An interactive workshop focused on how technology can build skills for students of all ages on the spectrum.

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Dr. Gregory Hanley Inspires Hundreds at the ICare4Autism Conference

Dr. Hanley’s three workshops in applied behavior analysis were a huge highlight of the 2014 ICare4Autism Conference.

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