New study suggests males and females with autism should be researched differently

by: Anna KingPosted: Apr 24, 2021 / 07:13 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 24, 2021 / 07:13 PM EDTjavascript:false CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — The University of Virginia Health released a study saying males and females should not be measured on the same autistic spectrum. WV governor signs bill to require autism awareness training for officers  According to this study, prior research done primarily…

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Awareness, advocacy essential for autism community

Posted April 25, 2021 To Susan Silvestri, director of QSAC School for Students with Autism in the Bronx, autism advocacy goes beyond students, needing to represent teachers as well. Access to necessary resources isn’t as easy for QSAC as it might be for public schools.HIRAM ALEJANDRO DURÁNBy ROSE BRENNAN “If you are happily married, I will…

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Better Health and Wellness: Unique store equips young adults with autism for working world independence

by: Carly Willis Posted: Apr 12, 2021 / 06:35 AM CDT / Updated: Apr 12, 2021 / 07:49 AM CDT WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Twenty-one-year-old Gregory Morgan enjoys riding horses, drawing manga anime, and working his job at a Wichita Dillons store. Gregory is on the autism spectrum, and his mother, Trina, says programming for young adults with disabilities often…

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Program in Tampa addresses autism in Spanish for Hispanic families

By Juan Carlos Chavez Published April 12, 2021 TAMPA – Talking about autism and educating parents about it is not an easy task. Educating Hispanics about how to deal with autism can be even more complicated. Cultural barriers, limited English proficiency, economic status and even the stigma attached to autism can prevent Latino parents from knowing how…

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Bronx autism specialists win grant to support interventions for children

By Jason Cohen March 29, 2021 As one in 54 children are diagnosed with autism finding funding and ways to treat them is essential. Recently Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician, Dr. Maria Valicenti-Mcdermott, and her team at The Rose F. Kennedy Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Montefiore, were awarded $150,000 from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to support their work providing advanced therapies…

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Local counselor, college professor’s film recounts his autism diagnosis

By Karen Mansfield [email protected] Mar 25, 2021 For most of his life, Dr. Rueben Brock struggled to maintain close relationships. At the age of 45, he received a diagnosis that helped him understand why. Although he has always excelled in social situations, Brock – by his own admission – lacked empathy as a child. By…

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