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Less-severely affected children were more likely to be missed at four years of age than at eight years of age. Read more at the...
Preregister for an incredible workshop tomorrow: Thursday, April 14th, at 7pm. Read more at the...
Study pegs cost of services for autism's growing adult population. Read more at the...
Dr. Terisa Gabrielsen and Dr. Mikle South are appearing on KBYU's "Ask Eleven" April 4 at 8pm MDT to talk about and answer your questions regarding autism. For further information on how to submit...
Caring Santa is providing special needs families with a more controlled and welcoming environment to visit Noerr’s Santa Photo Experience! Read more at the...
Updates us on the latest oxytocin research and why the hormone is losing its image as a simple cuddle chemical. Read more at the...
Study of “visualizing and verbalizing” reading program suggests that it improves brain function along with comprehension. Read more at the...
Analysis of 2.7 million births suggests that cesareans don’t cause autism, but both may share underlying risk factors. Read more at the...
Varying degrees of autism-related challenges seen in a third of young children with other developmental delays. Read more at the...
A new series of podcasts and open-access research papers on sex/gender differences in autism. Read more at the...
Findings underscore autism-related strengths as well as sensitivities that can produce challenges. Read more at the...
Researchers find too-high of levels for some vitamins and minerals and not enough of others. Read more at the...
Study uncovers risk with wide gaps between parent ages. Read more at the ...
Follow-up study on Early Start Denver Model therapy for toddlers shows that gains in abilities and reduced autism symptoms persist into grade school. Read more at the...
Changes may reflect environmental exposures and other factors that increase autism risk. Read more at the...
Comparisons of girls with autism to their unaffected peers may be crucial to improving understanding of the autism-related challenges girls and women face. Read more at the...
Check out this expressive arts summer camp at the Scera. Read more at the source article.
Daily living skills prove more important than autism symptoms, language, or IQ when it comes to employment and life satisfaction. Read more at the...
If you're interested in having your family participate in a unique travel simulation, join Taking Flight for Autism on June 17th. Read more at the...
Emotional disclosure helps mothers raising a child with autism to manage stress. Read more at the source article.
The Great Salt Lake Council created a Scout troop specifically for boys with autism in an effort to provide training and boost their self-confidence. Read more at the...
Intensive training program teaches parents techniques that improve communication and cooperative behavior in children with autism. Read more at the...
Sprouts is lighting it up blue‪ #LIUB‬ for Autism Awareness Month! They are also accepting $1, $5, and $10 at the register! Read more at the...
Connections that carry signals between two distant brain areas are stronger in people with autism. Read more at the...
Great tips from a mom who has been there. Read more at the source article.
No association found between MMR vaccine and autism, even among children at higher risk. Read more at the source article...
Students at Utah Valley University can now minor in autism studies. Read more at the...
Here are ways to #LIUB in an effort to spread autism awareness. Read more at the source article.
A new gene strongly associated with autism has been identified, shedding new light on the disorder's root causes. Read more at the...
The Utah Regional Ballet is doing a free performance for families affected by autism. Saturday, April 4th at noon at the Scera in Orem. Call (801) 899-9314 to reserve seating Read more at the...
Contact us now to enroll in the next social skills research group: autism@byu.edu Read more at the...
Read the BYU Press Release and Video Even experts might miss autism signs in a brief observation. Children who have autism display high...
Read about empowering pediatric healthcare providers to take care of children with autism. Read more at the...
The deadline to enter the NorthStar Alarm and ARUCC home security system giveaway is coming up quickly! All entries are due by 11 p.m. on February 27, 2015. All families who receive services from the...

Thank you for participating in the NorthStar and Autism Resources of Utah County Council (ARUCC) Essay Contest! This is a yearly program that provides home security systems and monitoring packages...

Utah has an autism waiver for Medicaid that allows families to qualify a child for autism for Medicaid (and behavior services), even if the family income does not meet the typical Medicaid criteria....
Encouraging results from a pilot study of a 12-week, parent-delivered autism treatment for infants were announced this week. Parents were coached by therapists to incorporate evidence-based...
A recent study suggests that autism risk is more determined by the combination of multiple common gene variations than environmental factors or random gene mutations. Read more at the...
Researchers estimated the lifetime cost of autism, including lost wages for parents, special education costs, residential facility costs, individual productivity loss, and medical costs to be between...
Researchers are looking at all areas of development for the earliest signs of autism spectrum disorders in hopes of intervening as early as possible and understanding how autism affects brain...
The Combating Autism Act, which has funded training and research in autism spectrum disorders for several years, is due to be re-authorized again this year. Rather than a united front for re-...
Measles was eliminated from the US 14 years ago, but is coming back with people suffering in several states. Infection with the measles can come from travelers or someone in the US who has been...
The Department of Health is planning an open enrollment period for the Medicaid Autism Waiver Program. The Department will be accepting applications to fill approximately 35 openings. From May 4,...

Apr 29th, 2014 2:43pm MDT

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) studies the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders, or how many people have autism, every two years.

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Eyetracking may be able to identify early infant signs of autism. Read more at the...
The MCHAT autism screening tool was updated Dec. 2013 for more precise assessment. Read more at the source article.