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Media coverage and news articles about the current world of autism research and education

1 in 68 U.S. Children Have Autism

Within just two short years, the number of American children diagnosed with Autism has increased significantly.

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Brooklyn Ink Interviews ICare4Autism Founder on Safety and Security

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The Brooklyn Ink interviews ICare4Autism Founder Dr. Joshua Weinstein about improving school safety and security for children with autism.

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Avonte Oquendo’s Mother Speaks Out

  What would you do if your non-verbal autistic 14-year-old child went missing after running away from school? That’s what happened to Jessica Fontaine, mother of Avonte Oquendo. The search for Avonte has entered its third week, and Fontaine just wants her little boy back. She spoke out on WLNY, pleading for the return of [...]

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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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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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Upcoming Round Table Discussion: Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder: New Clinical Treatments, Policy and Research Perspectives

Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute and ask Stefanie (mental health consultant) are excited for the upcoming Round Table Discussion entitled Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder: New Clinical Treatments, Policy and Research Perspectives. Speakers will discuss the new developments and current research in Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our speakers for this event will include Eric Hollander MD, Stephen [...]

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60 Minutes: Apps for Autism

  A recent 60 Minutes segment titled “Apps for Autism: Communicating on the iPad” discussed how educators and parents are discovering the possible benefits of using an iPad as a form of communication with severely autistic people.  As many as thirty percent of people with autism are unable to speak, and apps such as Proloquo2Go [...]

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Autism research with oxytocin was first published over nine years ago with Dr. Eric Hollander

The articles and research are mounting with regards to Oxytocin’s possible role in assisting people with autism. Dr. Eric Hollander, Director of the Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center and Chairman of the ICare4Autism Advisory Council will speak at the ICare4Autism International Autism Conference in August and has been at the [...]

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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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New Autism Research: Simple Task at 6-Months Old Could Predict Risk of Autism

BALTIMORE, Md. (Kennedy Krieger Institute – May 17, 2012) – A new study in autism research reveals six-month-old infants with a weak head and neck control could be a red flag for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and language and/or social developmental delays. Researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute concluded that a simple “pull-to-sit” task could [...]

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