by shelly andrews | Sep 28, 2016 | blog
AHSS Family Support Coordinators Laura Perisin and Wanda Malone got the amazing opportunity to attend a presentation by Dr. Temple Grandin in the front row! Not only that, Laura was able to step up to the stage and ask Dr. Grandin
by shelly andrews | Nov 2, 2015 | blog, early intervention\
by Steve Kaufman, Founder AHSS
I believe this 8 1/2 minute video discusses a development that will profoundly affect the autism community.
As this video explains, analyzing the genome of family members with and without autism will lead to extremely early diagnosis. Doctors may even be able to diagnosis a child while they are still in their mother’s womb.
by shelly andrews | Aug 10, 2015 | blog, visual statistic
by Jonathan Slack Doctors are now able to diagnose autism in children when they are as young as eighteen months old. This is in stark contrast to the 1990s and early 2000s when many individuals on the spectrum were not being identified until they were between five and... Read More
by shelly andrews | Apr 24, 2015 | blog, Uncategorized, visual statistic
By Jonathan Slack, Market Research & Development Specialist, AHSS A recent study found that about 26 percent of young adults on the autism spectrum receive no services. The study included employment, as a possible “service”. Hopefully in the coming years this... Read More
by shelly andrews | Apr 17, 2015 | blog, Uncategorized, visual statistic
By Jonathan Slack, Market Research & Development Specialist Recently, researchers found that the national cost of supporting children with autism was 61 to 66 billion dollars a year, whereas the costs for autistic adults were about 196 billion dollars a year. What... Read More