Caring for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States is becoming pricier. Alarming numbers have been calculated in a new study published online in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, conducted by Paul Leigh and Juan Du, health economists at the University of California, Davis.
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The College of Education’s online MS in Special Ed is growing this fall. Additional full ride scholarships will allow more students to pursue a special autism certificate.
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Santino Stagliano, a 10-year-old with autism, has become the “Dragon Master” of t-shirt making. His t-shirts allow him to be creative while raising awareness about autism.
Daniel McNabb is an employee of Ultra Testing, one of many companies who are hiring people on the spectrum more and more. Currently, 80% of Ultra’s workforce is on the spectrum.
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All her life, Lydia Wayman knew she was different. It wasn’t until here college years that the mystery began to surface, with observations from a trusted friend.
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