Category Archives: Autism Awareness

Legislature Proposes Autism Registry

Studies show Autism affects millions of families across the country. New Mexico lawmakers are taking steps to try and determine just how widespread the disorder is.Tuesday, a Senate committee unanimously approved legislation that would create a statewide voluntary autism registry. Another bill in the works would mandate insurance coverage for autistic children through high school. [...]

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New Study Further Disputes Vaccine-Autism Link

By Carla K. Johnson, Associated PressA new study from Italy adds to a mountain of evidence that a mercury-based preservative once used in many vaccines doesn’t hurt children, offering more reassurance to parents.In the early 1990s, thousands of healthy Italian babies in a study of whooping cough vaccines got two different amounts of the preservative [...]

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Comedy Night to Benefit Children with Autism

Get ready to laugh until your stomache hurts! Some of New York’s most up andcoming comedians are joining forces for a spectacular … Comedy Night to BenefitKids with Autism When: Sunday, Feb. 15 @ 8pm Where: The Comedy Club 2235 Empire Blvd – Webster, NY Doors Open: 7 pm Must be 18 + Tickets: $10 [...]

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Alison Singer Announces Her Resignation as Executive Vice President of Autism Speaks

Disagreement on Vaccine Research Prompts Departure NEW YORK, NY (January 15, 2009) – Alison Tepper Singer, executive vice president of communications and awareness for Autism Speaks, today announced that she has resigned from her position with the advocacy organization, effective next month. “It has been an honor and a pleasure to help to build this [...]

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Testosterone Levels Linked To Autistic Traits

Exposure to high levels of testosterone in the womb is related to the development of autistic traits. This is the conclusion of groundbreaking research published in the British Journal of Psychology on 12th January 2009, which found that levels of testosterone in amniotic fluid were linked to children’s autistic traits up to ten years later. [...]

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Happy New Year from CARD!

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Positive Behavior Management: Tips for Parents and Professionals

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Give the gift of HOPE this Holiday Season!

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The Center for Autism and Related Disorders on Autism

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CARD Phoenix Celebrates One Year of Successful Service!

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