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Tech Giant Sees 'Competitive Advantage' in Autistic Workforce
Autism advocates are praising a German software company for its plan to hire people with autism as software testers, programmers and data quality assurance specialists. SAP, which employs more than 65,000 people worldwide, said it sees a "potential ...
Why Is This German Company Recruiting Tech Staff With Autism?
At software giant SAP, autism is an asset
German firm to hire hundreds with autism
FSU: Autism Detection, Disease Biosensors To Move From Lab To Market
The projects range in scope from a web-based autism detection and treatment system to new biosensors designed to quickly and accurately detect diseases such as cancer. Selected in the latest round of awards from Florida State's biannual $250,000 Grant ...
New Ad Campaign Targets Autism in Black and Latino Community
A 2012 study found that while a reliable diagnosis can be made between the ages of 18 and 24 months, the average child in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism when they are 4.5 years old. But Black and Latino children are more likely to be diagnosed a ...
Giant Steps' Canopy program serves adults with autism
"There are a lot of development disabilities programs but there was nothing Autism specific and without knowledge of Autism we took all of those tools and all those components and developed Canopy." Canopy is an individualized designed program that ...
North Dakota Autism Center to break ground on new home
Grand Forks Herald
Sandy Smith formed the North Dakota Autism Center from her kitchen table in 2006, not long after her young son, Tyler, was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Today, Smith will oversee a groundbreaking ceremony to mark construction of a new ...
North Dakota Autism Center breaks ground on West Fargo building today
Autism and Combat Sports
(Ed. note: the featured image is to illustrate the below-mentioned Gracie Triangle and how the triangle relates to autism treatment.) As both a coach in a variety of combat sports, and a researcher in autism, I have had some unique experiences ...
Aiming Autism Ads at Hispanic and African-American Parents
New York Times
The campaign, developed with the Advertising Council, which has worked with Autism Speaks since 2005, was created by the New York office of BBDO and LatinWorks of Austin, Tex., both part of the Omnicom Group. The campaign describes early signs of ...
Beaverton dad publishes guide for parents of kids with autism
It's not unusual for children on the autism spectrum to have other challenges as well, Swenson said. His son has a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, a mental illness, and has also suffered from depression and paranoia. "It's all treatable ...
Dog rescue, autism aid group hold joint benefit
BLADE STAFF. The Golden Retriever Rescue Resource and the Autism Society of Northwest Ohio are partnering for a benefit from 5 to 8 this evening at The Pinnacle. The $10 admission tickets can be purchased at the door. Attendees can name either charity ...
UCLA awarded $10M grant to study autism in African-Americans
NBC Southern California – The National Institutes of Health awarded UCLA a grant to study the genetic causes of autism in African American children. Areva Martin of the Special Needs Network says “there's a void” of qualified health care officials to ...
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