Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Preemies May Be Wired For Developmental Disorders

Differences in brain wiring could help exp why children born premature are at greater risk for autism and other developmental disorders, researchers say.  

Psychiatrists Unveil Plain English Guide To DSM

With a new, first-of-its-kind book, psychiatrists are looking to decode the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders so that it's more user-friendly.

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Arc Launches TalentScout- Guide for Employers on How to Successfully Employ People with Autism

With nearly 65 years of experience working with and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), including autism, The Arc is launching an exciting new resource called TalentScout for employers to unlock the talents of people with autism in the workplace. TalentScout is s a first-of-its-kind resource toolkit that gives employers essential insight and tools to harness the fullest potential of their employees with autism and lead to higher levels of productivity in the workplace.