Voices May Not Trigger Brain's Reward Centers in Children With Autism
The 4th Annual Greater Waterbury Walk Now for Autism Speaks was recently held at Liberty Park in Waterbury.
Nearly One-Third of Children With Autism Also Have ADHD
In a study of the co-occurrence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in early school-age children (four to eight years old), researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute found that nearly one-third of children with ASD also have clinically significant ADHD symptoms.
Enhanced Motion Perception in Autism May Point to an Underlying Cause of the Disorder
May 8, 2013 — Children with autism see simple movement twice as quickly as other children their age, and this hypersensitivity to motion may provide clues to a fundamental cause of the developmental disorder, according to a new study.
Predicting Autism Outcomes Possible, Study Finds
The pattern of brain responses to words in 2-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder predicted the youngsters' linguistic, cognitive and adaptive skills at ages 4 and 6, according to a new study
Tech Giant To Recruit Workers With Autism
A leading software company, with offices in the United States and around the globe, is launching a strategic effort to hire people with autism in order to tap their unique talents.
On Saturday, May 18, 2013, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will release a new version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. The new version is referred to as the “DSM-5.”
Autism Speaks has put together some resources to help you understand what these changes mean and how they might affect individuals who currently have a diagnosis on the autism spectrum.
State Education Resource Center
, click on information resources, click on SERC Resource Materials, then scroll down and click on the link for 'Camps for Exceptional Children'. There will be a list, arranged by town, with description and contact info.