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Music therapy for autism in Chicago IL
Striking A Chord: How a music therapy program reunited two long-lost friends

People may have many fond memories. For others, it is their childhood, and for some, it is memories of their friends. The last one applies to a duo that met…

Autism Walk in Chicago
Mayor Emanuel and Congressman Quigley to Visit Soldier Field Supporting the Chicago Walk Now for Autism Speaks This Saturday

The 11th Annual fundraiser for autism fundraising and awareness, known as Chicagoland's Walk Now for Autism Speaks, will take place this Saturday, May 17th, at Soldier Field. Mayor Rahm Emanuel…

Understanding Autism
Unveiling autism spectrum: Path to understanding and change

Dr Msuya, one of the best researchers in the field, answers a question that is commonly asked by parents - "Why did my child develop autism?" It's a question that…

aba therapy controversy
The Controversy Around ABA Therapy Finally Addressed

Therapeutic research has for a long time tested which intervention methods are most effective for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We know there are several treatment methods in the…

eye tracking autism
Eye-tracking measures could help make the right autism diagnosis sooner

One of the main hurdles in Autism diagnosis is the extended time it takes for assessments to be completed. This delay primarily stems from the demand for evaluations surpassing the…

Medical marijuana approved for Autism in Connecticut
Connecticut Approves Autism as Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions

As more research is ongoing regarding the benefits of medical marijuana or, rather, CBD, for a long time, people with Autism Spectrum Disorder were not included in the list of…

Autistic graduate in Chicago IL
Family of Girl with ‘Profound Autism’ Worried She Wouldn’t Get Proper Therapy — Now She’s Graduating High School

Sarah could not believe her eyes as she watched her daughter graduating from high school and making her way across the stage. The overwhelming emotions that flooded her, from tears…

Autism characters on TV
10 TV Characters With Autism Spectrum Disorder

For those who love watching television, especially TV shows on neurodiversity, you’ve probably noticed that TV shows and Movies have improved, at least in how they portray authentic Autism. Back…