Posted on June 12, 2012
Since 2001, when the Child Health Act was passed mandating surveillance and research on autism spectrum disorder, there has been consistent discourse and sustained interest regarding the topic in popular and professional literature. The focus, and rightly so, has been primarily on understanding the rising rate, risk factors, and causes. Of course, the most worthy goal is to find a cause so we can find a cure. But, until then we are neighbors, friends, caretakers, and observers of people...
Posted on April 16, 2012
Every year, April is recognized as National Autism Awareness Month, which educates the public about Autism and those affected by it. The National Autism Awareness Month has been recognized by the Autism Society since the 1970s. Throughout the entire month of April, many organizations will be hosting and participating in a variety of events and fundraisers - all to support this very important cause.