Posts tagged autism

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Asperger’s gone, dyslexia stays in first change to psychiatric manual in almost 20 years

I guess this means that those of us in mental health are going to have to pay for more training to unlearn what our past training taught us… all while getting underpaid for an education that costs as much as training for “more financially lucrative” (not that I’m bitter).

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10 Things Not to Say to Parents of Children with Autism [via The Sacramento Bee]

Tips on how NOT to put your foot in your mouth when talking to parents of children with autism.

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Mothers of autistic children earn 56% less income, study says [via CBSNews]

Study explores financial effects of raising a child with autism on mothers.

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‘Talking things through in their head’ may aid children with autism [via FoxNews]

New study suggests that having kids with autism talk things through in their heads may help in completing complicated tasks.

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Some children may 'grow out' of autism, suggests study [via DailyMail]

Study suggests that some children who are considered autistic may outgrow it.