15/02/2017A federal law aimed at requiring equal insurance benefits for both physical and mental health care has increased the use of services by children with autism spectrum disorder without increasing the out-of-pocket costs to their families, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led research suggests.
13/02/2017Adults on the autism spectrum see their interests as possible fields of study and career paths, as well as ways to mitigate anxiety, finds a study by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
13/02/2017Medicaid waivers that improve access to home and community-based services for children with autism also help their parents keep their jobs, according to research from Penn State College of Medicine and collaborators.
01/12/2016Aleksander Knauerhase is a freelance adult education instructor and lecturer. His presentations and seminars primarily focus on the subjects of autism and inclusion. What makes his lectures so special is his inside view of autism. After all, Knauerhase knows exactly what he is talking about: he is an expert with first-hand knowledge.
01/04/2016Let’s assess the situation: we asked around the social networks. What do people with different types of disabilities experience day-to-day when they go shopping? We wanted to find out what barriers they encounter, how they deal with them and what they expect from the retail industry.