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  • [CDC] Autism Information Center - Information, projects at the Centers for Disease Control and other agencies, state activities, resources, and information for children.
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  • Autism - What Is It? - Essay, with references, on the history and current knowledge of autism.
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  • Autism in Children - Essay by Jabeen Obaray of Bryn Mawr College provides an overview of spectrum related disorders, including co-morbid conditions.
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  • Autism Key - Offers news, videos, message boards, practical information, and support to parents of affected children. Based in the United States.
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  • The Autism Program - A systems development initiative designed by the Illinois General Assembly to create and enhance community networks that promote best practice in the diagnosis, treatment and education of children with autism spectrum disorders, or ASD.
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  • Autism Research Institute - Conducts research, and disseminates the results of research, on the causes of autism and on methods of preventing, diagnosing and treating autism and other severe behavioral disorders of childhood.
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  • Autism Resources - Links, frequently asked questions, advice from parents, book lists, and articles.
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  • Autism Today - Provides articles, news, forums, and conference details.
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  • Autism Women's Network - Building a community of autistic girls and women, their families, friends and supporters.
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  • Autism: Steps Towards Recovery - A discussion of neurodevelopmental and metabolic issues in autism, by Kay Ness.
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  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Sorting It All Out - Explains the shared symptoms of the Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and then describes each syndrome along with its defining features.
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  • Avoiding Unfortunate Situations - Information for people with autism and their families on dealing with law enforcement personnel. Includes a handout for police and links to other materials.
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  • Childbrain.com - PDD - Pervasive developmental disorder guide written by Dr. Rami Grossmann.
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  • eMedicine Health - Autism - Overview of autism and its causes, symptoms and treatment.
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  • First Signs - A national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents and pediatric professionals about the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders.
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  • Global Autism Project - Works to address the needs of children with autism in developing countries by setting up partnerships that utilize available local resources, and to educate parents in ways to work with and train their children.
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  • Information Headquarters: Autism - Facts and information on Autism.
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  • The New York Times Health News: Autism - News, information, and research on Autism.
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  • NINDS Autism Information Page - Brief description with some resources and links, compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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  • NINDS Pervasive Developmental Disorders Information Page - Brief description with some resources and links, compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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  • Professional Development Certificate in Autism - Six-course certificate program in Autism offered by Pennsylvania State University. Description of program and courses, registration and contact information.
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  • Reducing Computer Monitor Flicker - Article discusses how people on the autism spectrum are affected by computer monitor flicker. Includes an explanation of how to reduce flicker.
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  • UNC-CH - Division TEACCH - Delivers services to people with autism and their families throughout North Carolina, trains professionals and parents about autism and autistics, and publishes research findings from their efforts.
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  • University of Wisconsin Press Release: Data provides misleading picture of autism - National special education statistics suggest the country is experiencing an epidemic of autism, but inconsistencies in how the condition is diagnosed throughout the nation's schools, and the fact that the increasing trend for autism coincides with a corresponding slump in the reporting of mental retardation and learning disabilities, challenges the use of special education data to portray such a national epidemic. (April 03, 2006)
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  • NPR : Study Seeks Accurate Count of Child Autism - In recent years, cases of autism have increased sharply among U.S. children. Experts are unsure whether autism has become more common or just more likely to be recognized. In West Virginia, a federally funded project seeks to get the first accurate count of children with autism. Hear NPR's Jon Hamilton. [8:35 Realaudio broadcast] (January 26, 2004)
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  • NPR : Science Friday : Science of Autism - Host Paul Raeburn and guests look at the science of autism. Guests: Susan Folstein, Director, Autism Genetics Research Cooperative, Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine-New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass.; Andy Shih, Director, Research and Programs, National Alliance for Autism Research, Princeton, NJ; Neal Halsey, Director, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD. [46:53 Realaudio broadcast] (January 24, 2003)
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  • NPR : Study: Autism More Prevalent than Thought - A new study suggests autism is more common among U.S. children than previously thought. A Centers for Disease Control study finds the rate may be 10 times the rate reported in earlier studies. NPR's Michele Norris talks with the report's lead author, Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsop. [3:49 Realaudio broadcast] (January 01, 2003)
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  • NPR : Evidence Suggests Autism Begins in Genes - Researchers studying autism say strong scientific evidence suggests the developmental disability begins in the genes. NPR's Jon Hamilton reports. [4:59 Realaudio broadcast] (November 25, 2002)
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  • NPR : Autism - Two new studies on the genetics of autism find that one or more genes may be responsible for the disorder. NPR's Michelle Trudeau reports. [3:26 streaming audio broadcast.] (November 30, 2000)
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