The Autistic Researchers Committee introduces a new initiative, the INSAR Community Collaborator Request (ICCR). This initiative aims to connect autism researchers with stakeholders who are interested in partnering with autism researchers in designing, conducting, and disseminating research studies relevant to autism.
CVS is committing millions of dollars toward housing for people with developmental disabilities and other underserved groups.
Students who are both academically talented and also on the autism spectrum can enjoy greater success in college based on the correct high school experience. That’s the finding of research performed by a UConn team in the Neag School of Education and published in a recent issue of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
A new study from The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) documents that visible social-communication differences for infants with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) unfold by 9 months, pointing to a critical window for targeted intervention.
A new effort is underway to help zoos across the nation become more welcoming to individuals with autism.
Half of the respondents said they routinely talk to teen patients about their transportation needs with an eye to encouraging mobility and independence, but only 1 in 5 had had such discussions with patients with autism.
While people operations teams are taking a renewed focus on their practices and policies around inclusion, they ought to also take a look at their practices supporting neurodivergent employees, too.
Steve Orfield thinks a building design tailored to kids with autism might be good for everyone. His business, Orfield Laboratories, based in Minneapolis, designs buildings to provide a sense of calm for anyone on the autism spectrum. Through years of consulting, he has found that the simplified design has the same effect on anyone in…
Autism prevalence in the United States rose to 1 in 44 children in 2018, up from 1 in 54 in 2016, according to a new study examining autism prevalence among 8-year-olds in 11 states. As in previous years, the uptick is likely due to improvements in identification, diagnosis and referrals to services, rather than a rise in…
The series of free, educational videos is designed to support parents and caregivers tackling common emotional and behavioral topics to help children to stay organized, plan and reach their goals, be flexible thinkers, and regulate their feelings. Behavioral specialists call these skills executive functioning. By following the tips and skills in the videos, parents can help…