How can we help young adults with autism thrive in the workplace? - The Conversation US

Navigating work and stress can be hard for anyone, but especially so if you have ASD. Woman at work via www.shutterstock.com. How can we help young adults with autism thrive in the workplace? April 1, 2016 6.19am EDT. Michael Ben-Avie. Author.and more »

Autism rate in US kids remains steady - CBS News

The autism rate among school-aged children in the United States has held steady in recent years, but it's too early to determine whether rates are stabilizing, according to a federal government report released Thursday. The autism rate was 1 in 68 ...and more »

How Cultural Differences Affect Autism Diagnoses - Scientific American (blog)

How do we determine who has autism, and is this the same around the world? As we mark World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, we — a developmental pediatrician, developmental scientist, and anthropologist — suggest approaching these questions with ...and more »

How can you tell if an adult is autistic? - BBC News

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects how people interact with others. People with autism tend to find social situations difficult, and to prefer narrow and repetitive activities. Our modern ideas about autism began in the 1940s, when the ...and more »

Autism's Big Elephant in the Room - Huffington Post

April is Autism Awareness Month, kicked off by World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, during which there is a much-needed heightened consciousness about the highly misunderstood and extremely prevalent disorder of autism. Those of us whose lives ...and more »

UCR Experts Available to Speak About Autism Spectrum Disorder - UCR Today (press release)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — Autism prevalence is now one in every 68 children in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, National Autism Awareness Month is held in April to promote awareness and support ...and more »

US stats show autism rate reaching possible plateau - Spectrum

Steady state: The rate of autism among school-age children appears to have leveled off at 1 in 68. ©shutterstock.com/bikeriderlondon. Editor's Note. This article was updated with new information on 1 April 2016 at 11:40 a.m. EDT. After years on the ...and more »

Fouéré and Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental - Dublin City University

Dublin City University yesterday paid tribute to award-winning actress, Olwen Fouéré and Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental by conferring them with honorary doctorates at the university's March graduation ceremony. Olwen Fouéré, a multi-award winning ...and more »

CDC Finds No Change In Autism Prevalence - Disability Scoop

Behavior therapist Kim Wagaman works with young people on the spectrum. New CDC data indicates that autism prevalence remains at 1 in 68 children. (Lezlie Sterling/Sacramento Bee/TNS). Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Email. For the first ...and more »

Pick Me: Inclusion, Deliberate Practices Enhance School Experience for Students With Autism - Huffington Post

Recently, the parents of Max*, an 8-year-old boy with autism, came to me with concerns about how their son has been struggling during this school year. Up to this point, he had been doing well with special education services that included speech and ...and more »