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Read up on the changes to the DSM and new Autism definition Disability Scoop, John Elder Robison Blog, NYT, Ed Week, Autism Society of America, Autism Speaks, Blogtalkradio. 2012 New DSM definition may limit “epidemic” of autism by excluding many: http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2012/01/20/report-new-autism-definition/14818/

John Elder Robison:
http://jerobison.blogspot.com/

NYT article that began the controversy:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/20/health/research/
new-autism-definition-would-exclude-many-study-suggests.html?_r=1

From Ed Week
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2012/01/
a_proposed_new_definition_of.html?cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS2%20

From the Autism Society of American:
http://www.autism-society.org/news/the-autism-society-comments.html

From Autism Speaks:
http://blog.autismspeaks.org/2012/01/20/the-changing-definition-of-autism-critical-issues-ahead/http://blog.autismspeaks.org/2012/01/
20/chat-dsm5/

Good interview with Temple Grandin on the topic.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thecoffeeklatch/2012/
01/23/the-dsm-v-and-aspergers-syndrome-and-pdd

Read the new definition for yourself:
http://www.dsm5.org/ProposedRevision/Pages/
proposedrevision.aspx?rid=94#
 

U.S. releases strategic plan for autism research

IACC 2011 http://www.iacc.hhs.gov/news/press_releases/
2009/advisory-panel-releases-first-federal-strategic-plan-for-autism-research.shtml

 

Asperger Marriage: Viewing Partnerships through a different Lens NASW 2008

http://www.naswma.org/associations/8381/
files/FCE_AspergerMarriage.pdf

 

First Autistic Presidential Appointee Speaks Out

Wired Magazine 2010

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/10/
exclusive-ari-neeman-qa/all/1

The Shrinking World: The experience of parenting a special needs child OASIS Network, CO 2010 http://oasisnetworkcolorado.org/2010/09/the-shrinking-world/
 
Autism's First Child. The Atlantic 2010 http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/
2010/10/autism-8217-s-first-child/8227/
Making the World Work for Adults with Autism Talk of the Nation, NPR Broadcast 10/2010 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129885995
Autism can give researchers a better understanding of social behavior from an “Alien” view NPR 2010 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129379866
 
Autism study reveals DNA tag that’s amenable to treatment Science Daily 04/10/10 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/04/
100408123245.htm
Autism and thoughtful inclusion in school Autism Support Network 2010 http://www.autismsupportnetwork.com/news/
autism-and-thoughtful-inclusion-446723
Tax planning for parents of kids with autism Autism Support Network 2010 http://www.autismsupportnetwork.com/news/tax-planning-parents-children-autism-221234
Building a Better Teacher The New York Times 3/07/10 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/07/magazine/
07Teachers-t.html?pagewanted=all
"Vaccine Court" rejects mercury-autism link in 3 test cases LA Times 3/13/10 http://articles.latimes.com/2010/mar/13/science/
la-sci-autism13-2010mar13
The Hope of Music's Healing Powers LA Times 3/1/10 http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-he-0301-brain-music-therapy-20100301,0,3642405.story
For Some Jobs, Aspergers Syndrome Can Be An Asset NPR 2/11/10 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123567371&sc=emaf
 
Temple Grandin at TED: The World Needs Different Kinds of Minds Video 2/10 http://www.ted.com/talks/temple_grandin_the
_world_needs_all_kinds_of_minds.html
Evidence lacking for special diets in autism, experts say Denver Post 1/4/10 http://www.denverpost.com/ci_14116398?source=email
A Powerful Identity, A Vanishing Diagnosis (How Asperger's may be deleted from the DSM and folded into Autism) The New York Times 11/2/09 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/
health/03asperger.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&fta=y

 

Can Marijuana Treat Autism? Fox 31, KDVR 11/09 http://www.kdvr.com/news/kdvr-marijuanaautism-113009,0,249406.story
Missing boy with Aspergers spent 11 days wandering NY Subway CNN 11/25/09 http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/11/25/
new.york.subway.teen/index.html?eref=onion
Working Intensely Early on May Help Autistic Kids US News & World Report 11/30/09 http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/
healthday/2009/11/30/working-intensely-early-on-may-help-autistic-kids.html
New Research Tool Can Detect Autism At 9 Months Of Age Science Daily 11/09 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/
2008/05/080520112133.htm
Children With Autism Show Slower Pupil Responses, Study Finds Science Daily 11/09 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/
2009/11/091110202855.htm
Experts Summarize State Of The Science In Autism Disorders
Science Daily 11/09 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/
2009/10/091014122049.htm
Hyperbaric Treatment For Autism Reports Significant Clinical Improvements
Science Daily 11/09 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/
2009/03/090312205226.htm
Melatonin Is An Effective Treatment For Sleep Problems In Children With Autism, Study Suggests
Science Daily 11/09 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/
2009/04/090415075048.htm
Autism treatment works in kids as young as 18 mos. Associated Press 11/30/09 http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091130/
ap_on_he_me/us_med_autism_improvement
Handwriting is a real problem for kids with autism Science Daily 11/10/09

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/
2009/11/091109174256.htm

Higher Rate of Autism in Children: Is New Number Real? TIME 10/5/09

http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,
1927824,00.html?artId=1927824?contType=article?chn=sciHealth

Can the right kinds of play teach self control? New York Times Magazine 9/25/09 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/27/
magazine/27tools-t.html?_r=1&ref=magazine
An Inconvenient Youth: Raising Children with Autism O Magazine 9/09 www.oprah.com/article/omagazine/
200909-omag-autism-moms
Asperger’s Syndrome on Screen and in Life: New York Times 8/3/09 www.nytimes.com/2009/08/04/health/
04aspe.html?_r=2&emc=eta1
Colo. districts turn to private schools to educate students with autism. Denver Post 8/3/09 www.denverpost.com/ci_12980454
Living with Autism Easter Seals Study 2009 Click Here
New Study finds differences in way autistic children learn Educational News 7/9/09 www.ednews.org/articles/new-study-finds-
differences-in-way-autistic-children-learn.html
An interview with Ron Leaf: Teaching Students with Autism Educational News 6/22/09 http://ednews.org/articles/an-interview-with-
ron-leaf-teaching-students-with-autism.html
Autism treatment needs are great in the Roaring Fork Valley Aspen Daily News 2/23/09 www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/
132699
Parallel Play by Tim Page The New Yorker 8/2007 http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/
2007/08/20/070820fa_fact_page
Support Network for Autism Expanding Aspen Daily News 7/19/07 www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/
support-network-auti

 

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