Congress Considers Renewal Of Autism Act

Congress Considers Renewal Of Autism Act

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February 20, 2019

Lawmakers are looking to secure over $1 billion in the coming years for federal efforts to address the needs of people with autism, including additional support for adults on the spectrum.

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How One Mother’s Battle is Changing Police Training on Disabilities

Working with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities can be complex and challenging even for those with years of training. But one group – law enforcement – often encounters people with these conditions in high-stress situations with little or no training at all.

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Study Suggests Kids Should be Screened Earlier for Autism

New research indicates that autism can be reliably diagnosed in children months before pediatricians conduct routine screening for the developmental disorder. The findings suggest that an ASD diagnosis becomes stable starting at 14 months.

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Dental Care is Tough to Find for People with Autism, Other Developmental Disorders

People with developmental disorders face enormous barriers to adequate and timely dental care. One dentist is making a change and bringing dental care to the patient.

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