This edition of the news includes some insightful opinion pieces and overviews of several new research findings and publications released this week. The UNC study mentioned in the fifth news item can be found here, at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill website.
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!
New Scientist Magazine: Biggest ever autism study probes environmental links
Washington Post: Drama teacher brings personal experience with autism to one-act play
New York Times: On Hiring and Autism
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative: Repetitive behavior in toddlers may signal autism
Chapel Hill News: University of North Carolina report highlights best autism interventions
Disability Scoop: Harsh Discipline More Common For Students With Disabilities