Monthly Archives: August 2009

Arizona Families May Qualify for Subsidized Challenging Behavior Services

A First Things First grant will provide intense,short term behavioral intervention to families in crisis. The Center for Autism and Related Disorders was awarded a $270,000 grant by the Northeast Maricopa Regional Partnership Council’s First Things First program, to provide behavioral health services to 200 families in their region. The grant was created to meet [...]

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Autism Rate Now at One Percent of All US Children?

By David Kirby, Huffington Post.com A pair of federally funded studies on autism rates is about to make news – big news – and it isn’t good: It would appear that somewhere around one percent of all US children currently have an autism spectrum disorder. The rate is even higher among six to 11 year [...]

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NJ Governor to Sign Autism Bill

The Associated Press New Jersey will become the 14th state to require expanded health insurance coverage for autism and other development disabilities Thursday. The Garden State has the nation’s highest autism rate. A Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found 1 in 94 children in New Jersey have the genetic-based disorder, compared with [...]

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CARD Assessment Director Makes Appearance on Talk About Parenting

Mark your calendars… Dr. Evelin Garcia, CARD Director of Assessments, will make a guest appearance on Talk About Parenting with Shirlee Smith this Wednesday, August 12th at 12pm (Pacific Coast Time). This thought provoking, televised, live call-in program will focus on autism and effective autism treatment programs. Talk About Parenting with Shirlee Smith is a [...]

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Effective Strategies to Administering Oral Medication

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Autism Campaigners Appeal To President Obama On Gary McKinnon

Source UK Autism Foundation Autism campaigners Ivan Corea of the UK Autism Foundation and Kevin Healey Chairman of the Staffordshire Adults Autistic Society (who has Asperger’s Syndrome) have issued a joint appeal on Gary McKinnon to President Barack Obama at the White House. They have also launched a new online petition in support of Gary [...]

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Special Presentation: Using ABA for Children with Autism – This Saturday!

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