LITTLE ROCK — The public is invited to a town hall featuring clinical and community outreach and education programs on autism and a kickoff of the 2016 Autism Speaks Walk from 4-5:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is holding the event in conjunction with the [...]
LITTLE ROCK – One in 65 Arkansas children has been identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to a new report by the Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (AR ADDM) Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
Oct. 29, 2012 | Autism became personal for Sarah Holland when her cousin recently adopted a child with the disorder. Holland thought of the little boy when she was offered the chance to participate in an autism study.
Aug. 14, 2012 | Early intervention is the key to treating a child who may be autistic, says Temple Grandin, Ph.D., who overcame a number of barriers after being diagnosed with autism at a young age.
<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Temple Grandin, Ph.D., diagnosed with autism at the age of 2, overcame social disdain and uncooperative educators to become one of the nation’s leading experts in the treatment of livestock as well as an outspoken activist in the field of autism.</span>
LITTLE ROCK – Autism rates increased 23 percent from 2006 to 2008 according to a study released today by the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in which the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) participated.