Tag Archives: Autism Awareness Month

Suicide Risk Amongst Children and Youths on the Autism Spectrum


Research has examined the frequency of suicide ideation and attempts, as well as risk factors in children and teens with autism. The percentage of children with autism who had suicidal ideation or attempts was found to be significantly greater than … Continue reading

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RJ and Brody Just Being Pals


RJ and Brody being pals. And thank you RJ for producing this video

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Watch “Thinking in Pictures – Temple Grandin” on YouTube


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Harmon protects families of people with autism from potentially devastating cost increase


The American Psychiatric Association is considering changing the definition of autism spectrum disorder. For most people, this change will probably go all but unnoticed, but for the families of people diagnosed with autism, it’s a source of major concern. They … Continue reading

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Death of autistic boy shines light on national problem


From the Independent by Sarah Cassidy A coroner warned yesterday that the “gross failure” of mental health services to help an autistic boy, who was bullied and committed suicide, could be a national problem affecting others with similar behavioural needs. … Continue reading

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