Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa August 18, 2009 #AutisticHistory

Google News Alert for: autism August 18, 2009 St. Louis Post-DispatchSchool sued over ban on autistic boy's service dogSt. Louis Post-DispatchA Monroe County judge will likely rule this week on whether a boy with autism will be allowed to bring his service dog to school Monday. ...See all stories on this topicRecognizing the early signs of autism in young childrenExaminer.comAlso remember, that autism isn't generally …

Archived | Autism Coalition: What Is Autism?, Common Characteristics & Possible Causes | Circa December 2003 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Coalition: Not An Autistic Ally Screenshot of Autism Coalition: What is autism? page. Full text below. What Is Autism? Autism is a developmental disability that generally appears between the ages of 15 and 20 months of age. In most cases, the child is progressing normally, and then begins to regress, losing speech, social skills …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Diagnosis | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism Speaks: Diagnosis webpage in 2005. Full text below. Diagnosis Presently, autism cannot be diagnosed by any one medical test. An accurate diagnosis can only be made after a trained professional has observed the communication, behavior, and developmental skills of the individual. Parental (and other caregivers') input and developmental history can be very …

Archived | Autism Society of America: Biomedical and Dietary Treatments | Circa February 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Screenshot of Autism of Society Website. Full text below. [Note: Many of these treatments are highly controversial, abusive and dangerous.] Biomedical and Dietary Treatments Because autism is a spectrum disorder, no one method alone is usually effective in treating autism. However, professionals and families have found that a combination of treatments may be effective in …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Discovers Statistically Significant Link between Abnormally Low Cholesterol Levels and Autism Spectrum Disorders | Circa September 5, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Discovers Statistically Significant Link between Abnormally Low Cholesterol Levels and Autism Spectrum Disorders Finding Leads Kennedy Krieger Researchers Down New Road in Autism Research September 5, 2006 (Baltimore, MD) - Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) will be diagnosed in more children this year than AIDS, diabetes and cancer combined, yet researchers and physicians can identify …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Report: Early Abnormality In Autism | Circa June 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Report: Early Abnormality in Autism Researchers Find Placental Tissue Changes in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders In search of early markers for autism spectrum disorder, researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found abnormalities in placental tissue from children later diagnosed with the disorder.  In a report in the June 26 online issue of Biological Psychiatry, …

Archived | Autism Speaks 2007 Treatment Grants | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks 2007 Treatment Grants 2007 Pilot Grants 2007 Basic and Clinical Awards 2007 Treatment Grants Eugene Arnold, M.D., ME.D. Ohio State University $173,219 for 3 years Neuronal Nicotonic Receptor Modulation in the Treatment of Autism: A Pilot Trial of Mecamylamine There is currently no FDA-approved medication for the core symptoms of autism. New directions for therapy need to …