Recently in Autism Spectrum Disorder Category

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   >   >>  

January 05, 2016

Hillary Clinton's Autism Policy Proposal Takes Birth-Through-Adulthood Approach

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton reached out to advocacy groups in formulating policy priorities around supporting children, youth and adults with autism. The proposal was released Tuesday.

January 05, 2016

Hillary Clinton Unveils Autism Support Proposal

Clinton's plan would address the use of restraint and seclusion and expand the use of early screenings, among other proposals.

December 14, 2015

Autism Screening Reaching More Young Children, but More Work Remains

A 2010 survey of 4-year-olds with autism found that they were evaluated for the disorder at younger ages than 8-year-olds with autism. But researchers said there's still room for improving early evaluation services.

October 28, 2015

Children Who Lose Autism Label Subject of New Research

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey found that about 13 percent of parents reported their children losing an autism diagnosis, and it was often replaced with another disability.

September 17, 2015

Donald Trump, Vaccines, Autism and Political Theater

Autism prevalence and vaccines are in the spotlight after the most recent Republican presidential candidates' debate, held in California on Thursday.

July 29, 2015

Autism Treatment Should Include All Needed Therapies, Says Ed. Dept.

School districts must evaluate children with autism to see if they need speech and language, occupational, or other therapies, in addition to behavior-focused treatments.

July 27, 2015

Increased Autism Prevalence: Untangling the Causes

A study links increased autism rates and a decrease in the number of children categorized as intellectually disabled, but that only tells part of the story.

June 03, 2015

Autism Screens by Preschool Teachers an Option for Early Detection, Study Finds

Child-care workers were able to flag for evaluation several children who had not been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder before, according to a new research report.

May 15, 2015

New Autism Research Outlines Gender Differences in Social Interactions

Girls and boys with autism spectrum disorder may both face social rejection from peers, but exclusion by girls may be harder to spot, recent research suggests.

April 29, 2015

Young Children May Lose Autism Label, but Learning Challenges Continue

A study of about 600 children who were diagnosed with autism as toddlers found about 7 percent no longer had symptoms 4 years later, but often had other disabilities.

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   >   >>  

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments

  • sdc teach: I agree with the previous post regarding the high cost read more
  • Jason: That alert is from 2001. Is there anything more recent read more
  • Vikki Mahaffy: I worked as a special education teacher for 18 years read more
  • paulina rickards: As it relates to this research I am in total read more
  • Anonymous: Fully fund the RTI process. We are providing special education read more