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Police Force Undergoes Autism Sensitivity Training

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Police forces from Pittsburgh,PA are now required to undergo training learning how to identify and correspond to a person diagnosed with autism. This was implemented to avoid confusion and misinterpretation by the police force.

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Autism in the Female Brain

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Population studies of the prevalence of autism dictate that two- to- three times as many males as females have autism. However, autism is far from exclusively male.

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Dr. Stephen Shore Speaks on the Autism Workforce

In a public Google Hangout hosted by ICare4Autism on Monday, Dr. Stephen Shore of the US Autism& Asperger Association advisory board discussed how individuals with autism can transition into higher education and the workforce.

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New Greenhouse Looks to Hire Those on the Autism Spectrum

Jan Pilarski and her son Chris Tadmirsh stand outside their aquaphonic greenhouse, in which they look to employ individuals with autism.

One mother works to employ her son and other individuals with autism at her local greenhouse. Her initiative is part of a growing trend supporting young adults on the spectrum transition into the workforce.

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JP Morgan Adds Autism Benefits for Employees

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Starting January 2014, JP Morgan Chase& Co. is adding autism-related benefits to their employee health plan. The company will now cover behavior therapies such as Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) for employees and their families.

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Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, Confirmed for November 14th Event!

On November 14, 2013, ICare4Autism will be hosting a benefit event to celebrate Lihi Lapid, Israeli best selling author and wife of Israeli Minister of Finance, Yair Lapid. The event will be attended by local and global celebrities, and will also celebrate the launch of ICare4Autism’s joint project with the World Health Organization (WHO), an [...]

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World Health Organization (WHO) Answers Autism Questions

ICare4Autism recently announced the new partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), working on a project to create an online e-resource center for autism. Founder and CEO of ICareAutism, Dr. Joshua Weinstein, has been working closely with Dr. Shekhar Saxena, the Director of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization. This project’s [...]

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Autism Prevalence at 1 in 50 for School-Age Children

Autism Prevalence at 1 in 50 for School-Age Children There are as many as one in 50 school age children in the U.S. diagnosed with autism, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — a 72 percent increase from 2007. However, researchers attribute the rise to improved detection [...]

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House Oversight panel plans autism hearing

There is a planned hearing set later this month by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee  on rising autism rates and the federal government’s response. Rep. Darrell Issa (D-Calif.),The panel chair, has invited witnesses from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as other advocacy groups. [...]

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International Autism Experts to Gather in Jerusalem: Autism in Jerusalem

Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R published yesterday, May 23, 2012 on Arutz Sheva 7, The Israeli National News the following article: International Autism Experts to Gather in Jerusalem: Experts are planning to convene in Jerusalem from around the world in August to learn the latest about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Experts are planning to convene in [...]

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