New Website Launches

Danya International, Inc. (Danya), a communications, research, and technology company, unveils the new Web site encompassing research-based products and resources for individuals of all ages with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The Web site was introduced during a launch event today at the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. “Until now, there was no comprehensive database containing research-based, effective, high-quality resources, products, and information for individuals from childhood through adulthood with ASD,” explained Dr. {Read More}

Wexford Institute Collaborates With CABE to Provide Autism Programs for Families and Educators

Wexford Institute and the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) are collaborating to provide family education and programs for educators to raise awareness and improve education for children with autism. These online resources focus on a critical need in California: the early identification (diagnosis) of and services for children with autism. Wexford Institute’s benefit concerts, featuring Anthony Kearns, a founding member of The Irish Tenors, and the Parent Information Resource Center (a federally-funded project serving districts across California) administered by {Read More}

AZ ASSIST: Meeting for Teens on the Autism Spectrum

Anytime I can help promote an autism or Asperger’s Syndrome support group, I do it. Here is information about the next meeting of a support group in the metro-Phoenix, Arizona area. AZ ASSIST Autism Spectrum Support, Information & Strategies for Transition Parents, Teens, Young Adults Next Meeting: Monday September 20th 7-9pm 2150 East Southern Avenue, Tempe We have a new location with lots of space! Please join us at our SEPTEMBER MEETING on September 20, 2010 from 7-9pm at 2150 {Read More}

Link to Autism in Boys Found in Missing DNA

The following was printed yesterday on the Science Daily website. ScienceDaily (Sep. 15, 2010) — New research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), both in Toronto, Canada provides further clues as to why Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects four times more males than females. The scientists discovered that males who carry specific alterations of DNA on the sole X-chromosome they carry are at high risk of developing ASD. The research {Read More}

The Age of Autism: Mercury, Medicine, and a Man-made Epidemic Available Today

The Age of Autism: Mercury, Medicine, and a Man-made Epidemic Available Today Federal Vaccine Court Orders U.S. Government Pay an Estimated $20 Million for Lifetime Care to Child With Autism Just as New Book Exploring the Link Between Mercury-Containing Vaccines and Autism Is Released SafeMinds says the new book to be published September 14th, The Age of Autism: Mercury, Medicine and a Man-made Epidemic, provides compelling evidence that mercury in vaccines and other products has caused an epidemic of autism {Read More}

Hannah Polling Vaccine Autism Injury Award Could Top $20 Million

After years of negotiation, details about the Hannah Polling vaccine-induced autism settlement is in. According to an article from CBS News, the award could top $20 million over the course of Hannah’s life. The settlement amount includes an initial payment of over $1.5 million during the first year and then an additional $500,000 per year afterwards. The first court award in a vaccine-autism claim is a big one. CBS News has learned the family of Hannah Poling will receive more {Read More}