Autism in the News – 10.03.11
Rise in autism, Alzheimer’s boosts need for tracking devices (US Today)
Jackson Kastner was known around town as his mama’s little duckling. The autistic 4-year-old followed Melissa Kastner everywhere she went. Read more.
IQ Testing Underestimates Autism Spectrum Intelligence (PsychCentral.com)
A new study finds that traditional intelligence testing may be underestimating the capabilities of individuals displaying an autism spectrum disorder. Read more.
Symposium pairs with benefit walk to focus attention on autism (lohud.com)
Two important events designed for people involved with autism are coming up in Rockland this month. Read more.
Learning tool designed for autistic kids (Australia)
A computer-based interactive tool is providing parents and therapists of autistic children with high-performance early intervention learning capabilities. Read more.
New Ark. law mandates autism insurance coverage (Jonesboro, Ark.)
A new state law that mandates insurance coverage for certain autism treatments goes into effect today, and local advocates are hopeful about the possibilities that means for countless children dealing with an autism spectrum disorder. Read more.