Health Mar 29

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CDC: Diagnosis of Autism Rising in U.S.

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…

Health Apr 22

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Autism 101 and Resources

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…

Updated on April 22 with video of sixth and final segment in the series. The PBS NewsHour is launching a special series of reports, both on-air and online, about a puzzling disorder that touches many lives across the U.S.:…

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