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Autism costs more than money

May 4, 2012

  Here’s a short CNN piece reflecting on the costs of autism. It’s not news to those of us who’ve been living with it, but I’m sure it will surprise the heck out of those friends of yours and mine who don’t know the numbers. But there’s another poignant moment in this piece that is […]

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Autism’s urban legend

February 19, 2010

Jen Laviano (@JenLaviano) has a post up this week that mentions my un-favorite urban legend about autism: that there are parents who get their kids a diagnosis so that they can get “extra help” from their school district. Jen talks about having discussions with parents, friends, relatives, teachers, etc. to explain the value of special […]

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Roving Office Hours @ Summit NJ

August 4, 2009

I’ll be at the Starbucks in Summit , NJ for Roving Office Hours on Monday, August 17. Summit 2 Beechwood Road Summit, New Jersey 07901 (908) 273-3121

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Do you have IEP questions in Delaware?

August 4, 2009

I’m considering scheduling some Roving Office Hours sessions at the Starbucks in Rehoboth Beach, DE during the week of August 22-29. 301 Rehoboth Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302 227-3682 If you are going to be in the area during that time, please let me know so that I can try to schedule during times […]

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CANCELLED Roving Office Hours @ Wayne NJ

August 4, 2009

Sorry, this session is cancelled. I’ll be at the Starbucks in Wayne, NJ for Roving Office Hours on Friday, August 14. Preakness Shopping Center 810 Hamburg Turnpike Wayne, New Jersey 07470 (973) 872-6406

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Roving Office Hours @ Wyckoff NJ

August 4, 2009

I’ll be at the Starbucks in Wyckoff, NJ for Roving Office Hours on Wednesday, August 12. Wyckoff 325 Franklin Avenue Wyckoff, New Jersey 07481 201-847-8080

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Roving Office Hours @ Glen Rock NJ

August 4, 2009

I’ll be at the Starbucks in Glen Rock NJ for Roving Office Hours on Tuesday, August 11. Glen Rock 224 Rock Road Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452 201-493-8261

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Roving Office Hours @ Clifton NJ

August 4, 2009

I’ll be at the Starbucks in Clifton NJ on Route 3 West for Roving Office Hours on Monday, August 10. Clifton Route 3 360 Route 3 West Clifton, NJ 07014 973 473-2560

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Scientist drawing line on vaccine research

July 1, 2009

Today, Dr. Eric London, from Autism Speaks/Autism Science Foundation and a co-founder of NAAR (which merged with Autism Speaks), announced that he is resigning from the Scientific Affairs Committee and dissociating himself from Autism Speaks. His statement generally refers to the continuation of vaccine-related research supported by Autism Speaks. This issue is one that is […]

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Animation of Long-Term Potentiation and DNA

March 27, 2009

Readers of Exaptation will note that a recent post dealt with Long-Term Potentiation, or LTP. LTP is related to the manner in which signals travel in the brain (very simplified explanation!). This animation of LTP explains the process in much greater detail. Other visualizations relevant to understanding some of the scientific research regarding autism include: […]

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