by shelly andrews | May 6, 2016 | blog
“Where were all the children with Autism when I was young?” How many times have you been asked that question? How about, “Do you really think there are more children with autism or are we just calling more kids autistic?” Over the years I’ve never been certain how to answer that question so I would hastily respond…
by shelly andrews | Apr 28, 2016 | blog
On April 13th, I had the opportunity to hear Steve Silberman speak about his book “NeuroTribes; the Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.” It was an inspiring and thought-provoking talk.
by shelly andrews | Jan 25, 2016 | blog, visual statistic
There was an interesting essay published recently in the New Yorker magazine which reads almost as a history of autism. The author details the somewhat turbulent and painful past of the diagnosis and treatment of autism. As the “mom of,” I found myself alternating between jeers and cheers as I was reminded how far the autism community has come.
by shelly andrews | Nov 3, 2015 | blog, weekly list
Jessy McCulloch, Events & Social Media Marketing Coordinator Whether your family’s received a recent autism diagnosis or you’re veterans to the ins and outs of the spectrum, one thing remains true: There’s always something to learn, or in some cases, relearn!
by shelly andrews | May 1, 2015 | blog, visual statistic
By Jonathan Slack, Market Research & Development Specialist, AHSS A new study has found that girls on average are diagnosed with autism at an older age than boys on the spectrum. Reviewing data, researchers found that girls were diagnosed with ASD at an average... Read More