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Autism rates in the United States have risen dramatically in recent years, jumping 23 percent between 2006 and 2008 and a full 78 percent between 2002 and 2008, according to new figures released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control…
Autism Now: MacNeil Answers Questions on the Series…
Part six of the Autism Now series.
As part of the NewsHour's Autism Now series, here's a look at the basics on autism: what it is, how it is treated and key resources. Those looking for more information can also call the Autism Response Team at Autism…
By Jenny Marder
Below is an extended transcript excerpt from the Autism Now series, edited for length, relevance and clarity, with Dr. Peter Gerhardt, director of adolescent education, McCarton School, New York City, on adults with autism.
Below is an extended transcript excerpt from the Autism Now series, edited for length, relevance and clarity, with Bridget Taylor, director of the Alpine Learning Group in Alpine, N.J., on adults with autism.
As part of our Autism Now series of reports, below is an extended transcript excerpt, edited for length, relevance and clarity, with Rima Ritholtz, principal of Bronx autism charter school PS 176, on the schooling and treatment options for those…
Although federal law mandates educational services for children with autism, there are virtually no support services provided once they become adults. In the fifth report in his Autism Now series, Robert MacNeil profiles a young man in New Jersey --…
As part of our Autism Now series, below is an extended transcript excerpt, edited for length, relevance and clarity, with Jesse Mojica, director of education policy for the Bronx borough president, on treatment and education for children with the disorder.
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