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CDC Finds A 30 Percent Rise In Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnoses
2014-03-28 12:55:21

Autism diagnoses have risen 30 percent since the previous estimate, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The government agency said that about one in 68 children were diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...

2014-03-27 23:02:51

Autism Speaks Calls for Immediate National Action Plan Washington, D.C.

2014-03-27 12:31:14

Autism Policy Reform Coalition Urges Government Examination Of Environmental Causes, And Focus On Treatment And Services WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today,

2013-11-15 23:01:15

Advocates and policymakers gather at inaugural autism policy and action summit to call for national autism plan. Washington, D.C.

2012-07-17 10:16:47

While the causes of autism continue to be debated and bandied about, real families who have children with autism spectrum disorders are left to struggle with expensive health care needs.

Links Between Smoking During Pregnancy  And Autism
2012-04-27 07:28:43

Women who smoke in pregnancy may be more likely to have a child with high-functioning autism, such as Asperger’s Disorder, according to preliminary findings from a study by researchers involved in the U.S. autism surveillance program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

2012-03-29 12:49:51

Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today called on the nation’s elected and appointed leaders to immediately develop a new, coordinated strategy to take on a national public health emergency – the autism epidemic – in the wake of a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) finding that autism is now diagnosed in a staggering 1 in every 88 American children.

2011-12-22 13:00:00

Leading Autism Advocacy Organization Documents Progress to Discover Causes and Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders New York, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2011


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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