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‘Autism Tsunami’ represented in the media – should we be using this term?
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‘Autism Tsunami’ represented in the media – should we be using this term?

Recently we have seen many headlines about an autism epidemic. These news stories and press releases all use a common phrase, that of an 'Autism Tsunami,' A Tech Times headline reads; Preparing for the 'Autism Tsunami': How Will U.S. Help Autistic Childre...
Sea Life Aquarium partners with Charlotte Chapter of Autism Speaks
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Sea Life Aquarium partners with Charlotte Chapter of Autism Speaks

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The Charlotte chapter of Autism Speaks, a non-profit advocacy group, and the Sea Life Aquarium have joined together to hold autism awareness nights at the Aquarium. Adjustments have been made to provide a sensory-friendly visit ...
Pending Senate Bill Offers Provision for Behavioral Therapy for Those on Autism Spectrum
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Pending Senate Bill Offers Provision for Behavioral Therapy for Those on Autism Spectrum

North Carolina -   Senate Bill 493 has been sitting in the Ways and Means committee since June 30th.   One last push is being made by the Advocates for autism treatment to require health insurers to cover behavioral therapy. Budget negotiations seem to be t...
Autism Speaks Partners with Google to Make World’s Largest Autism Database
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Autism Speaks Partners with Google to Make World’s Largest Autism Database

New York – Autism Speaks has announced a collaboration with Google to develop the world's largest database of genomic sequence information on individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their family members. The collaboration represents a signif...