Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing the state employee health plan cover treatment of autism, a move applauded by advocates who say early intervention can improve behavior and quality of life.
A collaborative study conducted by researchers from several organizations, including Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, found that signs of autism are present in the first months of a child’s life.
In a small room similar to a doctor’s office, Marlaina Dreher broke into applause as her 5-year-old son, Brandon, grabbed a red plastic spoon filled with puréed lasagna and fed himself.
A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
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Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials said Thursday.
A Marietta McDonald’s manager has been fired after being accused of punching a mother who brought a service dog and her autistic children into the restaurant. Tiffany Denise Allen is charged with battery, assault, fear and disorderly conduct. […]