Category Archives: Autism in Israel

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Israeli Students with Asperger’s Strive to Earn College Degree


Ono Academic College, a university located in a Tel-Aviv suburb, recently began an initiative helping adults with Asperger’s earn a college degree in business administration.

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Tickets are now **ON SALE** for our event November 14, 2013!

The event will include: *Celebrity VIP Guests * Live Jazz Trio * Book Signing by Lihi Lapid, Israeli author and wife of Israeli Minister of Finance, Yair Lapid * Surprise Celebrity Live Art Auctioneer * Gift Bags Tickets are limited and WILL SELL OUT QUICKLY. -Dietary Laws Observed- Click here to attend! by

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Woman of Valor: A Must Read

We live in a society where appearance is everything and with expectations that are too high to manage. These expectations are placed by society, and by ourselves. Written by Lihi Lapid, Woman of Valor explores the lives of women in today’s society, and the struggles one may encounter. Wife of Yair Lapid, Israel’s Minister of […]

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Israeli Study Shows Link between Autism and Schizophrenia

As you may have learned from our previous posts, there are many links being discovered connecting autism with other disorders, including ADHD, epilepsy, and now schizophrenia. Dr. Mark Weiser, Sheba Medical Center Chief of Psychiatry, and his collaboration of elite team of researchers at the University of North Carolina, Karolinska Institute in Sweden, King College […]

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Cutting Edge Intervention For Autism, part 2

By Amy Cooperman, OTR/L THE MILLER METHOD At around the time I began working with autistic children, I stumbled upon a book which was to revolutionize my approach. The Miller Method: Developing the Capacities of Children on the Autism Spectrum by Dr. Arnold Miller, PhD was featured in my OT magazine. After ordering and reading […]

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ICare4Autism Conference Autism: An Update on Genetic and Clinical Aspects Convenes Pediatricians For A Critical Dialogue On Autism Intervention

On May 19th, 2013, The International Center for Autism Research and Education held a conference for pediatricians on “Autism: An update on genetic and clinical aspects,” convening experts in the field of autism for a critical and comprehensive look at the most contemporary findings and practices pertaining to autism spectrum disorder. The conference was held […]

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Register Now!! June 5th ICare4Autism International Autism Conference

Register Now>> ICare4Autism International Autism Conference at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in conjunction with Montefiore Medical Center ‘Autism: Cutting Edge Research and Promising Treatment and Educational Approaches’ The conference will be in 2 tracks: Bio-Medical Research and Practice Education-Behavioral Research and Practice 9:00am-4:00pm   List of speakers Joshua Weinstein, Ph.D., MBA  Founder & CEO of […]

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Israel and New Jersey Autism rates soar

There is an alarming sharp increase in Autism in children around the world. But, recent surveys in both in Israel and New Jersey show some of sharpest increases yet. The Social Affairs Ministry’s survey of social services for 2011 shows a 5x increase in incidence of the Autism in Israel over the last 8 years. The number […]

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Autism Diagnosis a challenge in Nepal

Earlier this month ICare4Autism held an international conference in Jerusalem.  During the conference, Dr. Sunita Maleku Amatya submitted her research findings for the poster competition, titled “Autism Diagnosis a challenge in Nepal.”  Her research revealed that children are diagnosed at later ages due to some doctors inability to recognize symptoms.  She also concluded that the […]

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International Autism Conference Concludes in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Participants from Israel and Abroad Convened to Meet Global Challenge (Jerusalem) – The 2012 International Autism Conference concluded today in Jerusalem with organizers laying out a detailed plan for ICare4Autism to lead the global movement to help those on the autism spectrum.  After two days of intense panels and plenary sessions that included […]

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