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Autism Health Care

How Autism Highlights Health Care Challenges

Arshya Vahabzadeh, M.D. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Arshya Vahabzadeh, M.D.

When health care systems are designed with the aim of ensuring the most vulnerable patients receive timely, accessible, high quality care, the result is a better, safer health care experience for every single one of us.

Ending Fear Over the New Autism Diagnosis

Catherine Lord, Ph.D. | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Catherine Lord, Ph.D.

In the DSM-5, we propose a new way of looking at these disorders, merging them into a single diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. We believe this will create more accurate diagnoses and improved access to services. It should also improve research into ASD.

Autism's 1 in 88 Can't Wait: Romney, Obama Campaigns Address Disabilities

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Liane Kupferberg Carter

It's up to our whole community to remind our politicians that our voices count. We need programs, not just promises. We need to know how our politicians intend to make a difference for the autism community.

Autism and the Election

Lou Melgarejo | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Lou Melgarejo

I don't know about 47 percent, but at least around 1 percent of the population has a right to feel like they are entitled, and it isn't the wealthiest 1 percent you usually hear about -- it is the 1 percent with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Greenspan's Model

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

After an excruciatingly long wait, we are finally at the end of a dark era in our nation's history.