Added: Vista Del Mar Across The Spectrum Autism Conference

Los Angeles residents interested in attending an autism conference should add the Vista Del Mar Across The Spectrum Autism Conference to their calendar. Conference Date: November 3, 2011 Conference Location: Los Angeles, California Conference Venue: Julia Ann Singer Center Vista Del Mar Campus Conference Speakers: Eustacia Cutler Ricki Robinson Sue Rubin Contact Phone Number: 310-836-1223 xt. 322

A Blood Drive in Memory of Bowen

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I’m straying from my usual autism-themed post to discuss something that is near and dear to my heart – giving blood. Over the years I’ve donated blood several times and after the birth of my son I was the recipient of two pints of blood graciously donated by another. Tomorrow, a blood drive will be held in memory of Bowen, a beautiful infant that touched many in his short life.

Added: Maine Autism Conference

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The Maine Autism Alliance will be hosting the Maine Autism Conference on October 15, 2011 in Augusta. Details about the conference follow:

Watch: John Elder Robison at IMFAR 2011

Check out this video of New York Times Best Selling Author John Elder Robison’s interview at IMFAR 2011. Recommended Reading: Look Me In the Eye: My Life With Asperger’s Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers

Childhood-Onset Complex Partial Seizures and the Autism Spectrum

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I recently read of a study about childhood-onset complex partial seizures and the autism spectrum. Although the topic of autism and seizures interests me greatly, this one really caught my eye as my son has been diagnosed with complex partial seizures.

Moving With an Autistic Child – The Reality

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We are smack dab in the middle of moving to a new house and let me tell you, it has been a roller coaster. We decided to split time between the two houses until school is out next