Monthly Archives: January 2009

New Research Raises Possibility of Prenatal Screening for Autism

Prenatal screening for autism moves a step closer to reality today as new research has found ways of potentially identifying the condition in unborn babies. By Murray Wardrop, Telegraph.co.uk Scientists at Cambridge University discovered that high levels of testosterone in the amniotic fluid of pregnant mothers was linked to autistic traits in their children.The findings [...]

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Researchers May Have Answers for the Rise in Autism

A study published in the journal Epidemiology this month by Irva Hertz-Picciotto and Lora Delwiche offers some definitive answers to a decades-long debate concerning the rise in autism. Over the past 20 years there have been increasing reports of a rise in cases of autism. Many considered these reports evidence of an epidemic and pointed [...]

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The CARD Position on Biomedical Treatment for Autism

The CARD Position on Biomedical Treatments for Autism, January 19, 2006 Autism is currently among the most controversial issues in American public health. Presumably because of the mysterious nature of the disorder, autism continues to be the focus of countless “fad treatments,” the vast majority of which either lack scientific support or have been scientifically [...]

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ABA: Addressing Cognitive and Emotional Development in Children with Autism

ByDoreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBAJonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA Click here for a complete read of the article featured in Autism Advocate, Dec 2008 issue.For other recent articles by Dr. Granpeesheh, click here. .rax_tsmdwc_main { float:right; background: ; border: ; padding: 10px; margin:0px 10px 10px 10px; margin-right:0px; } .rax_tsmswc_inner { float:right; margin:0px 10px 10px 10px; margin-right:0px; } [...]

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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Oklahoma Announces Autism Benefits

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma announced the addition of an autism benefit to insured groups effective their next policy year. This change will not in any way affect the current medical coverage that has always been available to children with autism. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is responding to market interests [...]

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Happy New Year from CARD!

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