Archive | Shannon Des Roches Rosa of Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism (TPGA) | #AutisticHistory #AutisticAlly

Shannon Des Roches RosaOf Thinking Person’s Guide To Autism Shannon Des Roches Rosa is our senior editor and co-founder, and manages our social media and content. She writes about autism and parenting for Washington Post and Spectrum, among other outlets. She is the parent of three autistic and neurodivergent children—all of whom are all now bigger than she is. Via …

Autism Prevalence: Timeline & Archives | #BanABA #AutisticHistory

Autism Prevalence | Timeline & Archives Autism Prevalence Timeline | Archives Autism Prevalence Timeline (Last Updated March 9, 2022) 1980s & 1990s In the 1990s there was little information on the prevalence of autism and other developmental disabilities in the United States. Two studies that were conducted in the 1980s examined only selected areas of …

No ‘Safer’ Autism Drug | Circa February 26, 2020 #AutisticHistory #AutismMarket

This past week in healthcare investigations by Kristina Fiore, Director of Enterprise & Investigative Reporting, MedPage Today February 26, 2020 No 'Safer' Autism Drug Aripiprazole (Abilify) has been touted as a better option than risperidone (Risperdal) for treating kids with autism -- but a growing slate of evidence suggests that's not true, according to Spectrum. Risperidone was approved to treat …

Archived | Daniel Geschwind Bio & In The News | Circa 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018 #NotAnAutisticAlly

About Dr. Geschwind is the Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics, Neurology and Psychiatry at UCLA. In his capacity as Senior Associate Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor of Precision Health, he leads the Institute for Precision Health (IPH) at UCLA, where he oversees campus precision health initiatives. In his laboratory, his group …

The hidden danger of suicide in autism | Spectrum | Circa August 8, 2018

Many people with autism entertain thoughts of suicide and yet show few obvious signs of their distress. Some scientists are identifying risks — and solutions — unique to autistic individuals. Nearly every Sunday since he was 7, Connor McIlwain had panicked about going to school the following day. The noise of barking dogs or crying …

Actor/Model Nyle DiMarco is Giving Us the Deaf TV Show of Our Dreams | Femestella

While Hollywood is facing a new reckoning concerning how it handles representation, some actors are taking advantage of the tumult to create opportunities for themselves. That can be said about the male model and actor Nyle DiMarco, who has a comedy series based about his life as a deaf man in development. The show, which …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa August 14, 2019

Google Alert - autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeAug 14, 2019, 12:03 PM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ August 14, 2019 NEWSThe problems with prenatal testing for autismSpectrumMarc's autism diagnosis was confirmed when he was almost 3. His baby sister, Julia, was diagnosed about a year later at 23 months. “You just can't … Amy Schumer has …