April is Autism Awareness Month

The United States recognizes April as a special opportunity for everyone to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community.

Autism in the News:

Recovery Act-funded Jobs Program Helps High School Grads Who Have ASD

Key Web Resources: Both these sites provide links to reputable information regarding Autism.

MedlinePlus

NOAH New York Online Access to Health

If you’re looking for books in the library you can find them within these Dewey ranges:

371.94 Autistic children Education

616.85882 Autism

616.8588 Aspergers Syndrome

618.9285 Aspergers in children

649.154 Autistic Children – Family relationships

Here’s a NPR interview with Paul Offit discussing the vaccine debate.

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One Response to April is Autism Awareness Month

  1. Tad Mapel says:

    They also have poor eye contact and may well have difficulty understanding the idea of taking turns. Since autistic children also have little to no social understanding, they’re much more spontaneous when interacting with other folks. They also have lessened capacity to recognize social communication, conventions, and social understanding they also score poorly in tests of identifying faces together with recognition of emotions. They, even so, have the capacity to become attached to their primary caregivers and develop bonds with a small quantity of friends. For them, quality counts a lot more than quantity. Triad Of Impairment Autism

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