Autism in the News – 11.17.11
Autism: Diagnosis can vary greatly by site, clinician (Modern Medicine)
Diagnosis is in the eye of the beholder, at least for autism spectrum classification, a recent study suggests. Read more.
Autism Diagnosis and Treatment Available at Good Samaritan (West Islip, N.Y.)
With 1 in every 110 children diagnosed with autism, the need for effective treatment plans is tremendous. Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s Center for Pediatric Specialty Care is a centralized resource that coordinates the multidisciplinary needs of this growing population. The various areas of expertise include cardiology, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, hematology, gastroenterology, infant/child development and sleep disorders. Read more.
W.Va. lawmakers ready to fix autism insurance law (Charleston, W.Va.)
West Virginia lawmakers will try to correct errors in a new law that improves insurance coverage for children for autism. Read more.
I quit Corrie to be with my kids. Mia is autistic and my son needs his Daddy too (UK)
Keith Duffy first found fame as a heart-throb singer with Boyzone, and later starred in Coronation Street. Read more.
AMC Theatres® Expands Its Sensory Friendly Films Program to Present Summit Entertainment’s THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART I (Kansas City, Mo.)
AMC Theatres®, in partnership with the Autism Society, is proud to announce the expansion of the Sensory Friendly Films Program. AMC will play THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. at select locations currently participating in the Sensory Friendly Films Program. The title is the first PG-13 movie to play under the Sensory Friendly Films Program. Read more.