Microsoft Launches Program To Hire People With AutismWashington-based tech giant Microsoft has announced it plans to launch a pilot program that will hire people with autism to full-time positions at the company's Redmond headquarters
Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not VaccinateWith the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
Court Rules Health Insurers Must Cover Certain Autism Therapies Washington's Supreme Court says health insurers must cover certain developmental therapies, such as those used to treat autism, if they're medically necessary.
Study Shows Treatment In Infants Reduces Symptoms Of AutismThere is new hope in the fight against autism and it starts before a child is even diagnosed.
Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic ChildA recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
Sensitive Holiday Events for Children with AutismWhether it's a visit to a museum, a holiday film or a visit with Santa, children on the autism spectrum don't have to be left out this Christmas season. Here are some events in Puget Sound that celebrate the holidays in a sensitive way.
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Carnation's Jubilee Farm Helps Celebrate WA Autism DayAutism Day is a free, fun-filled event designed for families touched by autism. It's a chance to relax in a beautiful setting, meet other families, and enjoy a day of awareness and understanding.
Doctors Want to Redefine Autism; Parents Worried "We're wanting to use this opportunity to get this diagnosis right," said Dr. Bryan King, a member of the revision panel and director of the autism center at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Holiday Sensory Friendly Movies for Kids with Autism
Dr. Temple Grandin to Speak in Bellevue You may have seen the HBO movie that is a semi-biographical sketch of her life, starring Claire Danes. The real Dr. Temple Grandin will be speaking at Meydenbauer Center on Friday, December 2.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks at Seattle Center September 17It's a national event, walking for autism with Autism Speaks. And Seattle's event is taking place on September 17 at Seattle Center.