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Autism and Animal-Assisted Therapy
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Autism and Animal-Assisted Therapy

Many parents of individuals on the autism spectrum wonder about the potential benefits of animal-assisted therapy. Most people believe that animals have a calming effect. According to the American Pets Products Association, in the US alone, 83.3 million people...
Erin Corrado Director of ‘Hold Me Steady: A Story of Autism Service Dogs’
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Erin Corrado Director of ‘Hold Me Steady: A Story of Autism Service Dogs’

Erin Corrado, Toronto, Canada - is a filmmaker and has recently directed a film about autism service dogs. The film portrays society’s views on the world of autism and weaves together information through conversations with families and professionals includ...
DNA testing to determine if remains are those of autistic teen Avonte Oquendo
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DNA testing to determine if remains are those of autistic teen Avonte Oquendo

New York - The search for 14 year old Avonte Oquendo who was last seen on October 4, 2013 may be over.  DNA results from remains recovered last Thursday are expected to be determined around Wednesday, January 22. After authorities were led to  the shore...