Tag Archives: C.A.R.D.

Routine Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr. Al-Qabandi and colleagues set out to review existing research in order to determine whether routine ASD screening would be appropriate for the entire population. Findings of various research studies were used to evaluate how routine ASD screening measured against a number of criteria.

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The A-Word Part 6: Adjusting

Part 6 in the series following Jack Riley and his family as Jack gets ABA Therapy for autism.

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CARD Offers Free Legal Seminar for Parents of Children with ASD

On Monday, June 20, 2011 Southern California parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) can attend a free legal seminar. The two-hour seminar will provide valuable information for parents who have to [More...] decide what to do after an unsuccessful applied behavior analysis (ABA) services request. The seminar will be hosted by Bonnie Z. Yates, Esq., Elizabeth Eubanks, ESq. and Melissa Remer, Esq.

Yates, Eubanks and Remer will discuss all public and private funding options parents may use to obtain the services their child needs.

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Childhood Vaccinations and Autism

Childhood vaccination is a controversial topic with high stakes in the field of autism. The danger in declaring a positive association between autism and vaccinations that is based on unsound research methods, like those described above, is that other findings that are grounded on more solid research methods may be discarded as a result. No matter what your beliefs are in regards to vaccinations, I urge you to take caution when interpreting the results of this study.

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