Spotlight on Autism

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On Autism

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The Education Week Spotlight on Autism is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Advancements in assistive technologies to help autistic students
  • The debate on the dangers of vaccines and autism
  • Helping students with autism move into college or the workplace
  • Using video as an early identification tool
  • Parenting autistic children

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Advancements in assistive technologies have spurred an emerging roster of software programs to help autistic students learn.
October 21, 2009 – Digital Directions

Although a special federal court has rejected claims that vaccines cause autism, the decision is not likely to tamp down the assertion.
February 25, 2009 – Education Week

The recent resignation of an Autism Speaks executive shows that the debate on the dangers of vaccines continues to roil the advocacy world.
January 28, 2009 – Education Week

About 300,000 school-age children in the United States have been diagnosed with autism, according to two comprehensive federal surveys of parents.
May 17, 2006 – Education Week

Families worry about education, finances, and the future needs of their offspring, a poll finds.
December 16, 2008 – Education Week

Federal law requires schools to develop plans to help students with disabilities move into college or the workplace.
March 18, 2009 – Education Week

Toddlers with autism spectrum disorders often have symptoms that are so subtle that parents and educators lose the advantage of early, effective treatment.
October 24, 2007 – Education Week

In an excerpt from a new book, Susan Senator shares her family's experience with autism.
September 7, 2005 – Education Week

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