This week’s news update includes articles on a number of studies regarding the economic and long-term impacts of autism, and an overview of children’s rights issues currently affecting our community. Again we will try to link to scientific articles if available.
In the meantime, let us know in the comments section what autism news stories you’ve been reading, and we may just feature them in next week’s post!
Harvard Gazette: Toxic Chemicals Linked to Brain Disorders in Children
San Francisco Chronicle: Viral video: California recycling truck driver brings gift for boy with autism
HealthDay News: Autism Costs Average $17,000 Yearly for Each Child, Study Finds
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative: Spatial, verbal skills in autism even out with age
Huffington Post: Advocating for Your College Student With Autism
Hartford Courant: Report: Autistic Children Restrained Most Often In School