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4/30/2009

States Collaborate To Improve Identification and Intervention Systems for Children with ASDs at Act Early Summit in Region VIII

The Act Early Region VIII Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah brought together leaders from CO, ND, SD, UT, and WY to develop state plans to improve the early identification of and intervention with children with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities, as well as to improve access to diagnosis and early intervention.

 
 

4/22/2009

Kennedy Krieger's Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Highlighted by NPR

Scientists researching autism are getting help from a friend in cyberspace: IAN.

 
 

4/18/2009

Sensory Friendly Films from AMC and ASA

Hannah Montana: The Movie

AMC and ASA have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities an opportunity to enjoy their favorite films on a monthly basis with the Sensory Friendly Films program.

 
 

4/9/2009

Multilingual Disability Resources Website Developed by OHSU OIDD LEND Faculty and Trainees

Site provides links in a variety of languages--including Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Arabic, Portugese, Russian, French, Spanish, and more--to information regarding developmental conditions including autism as well as local, national, and international resources for families.

 
 

4/9/2009

OT Research Uncovers Innovative Autism Method

Occupational therapists at UNC-Chapel Hill reported discovering an innovative way to help diagnose and treat autism.

 
 

4/1/2009

April is Autism Awareness Month

World Autism Awareness Day highlights autism as a growing global health crisis. WAAD activities help to increase and develop world knowledge autism and share information regarding the importance of early diagnosis and early intervention. WAAD also celebrates the unique talents and skills of persons with autism. Read more about WAAD activities, how you can join in, and what AUCD is doing to help spread the word about autism.

 
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