presents Changing the Course of Autism: A Scientific Approach for Parents and Physicians, a scientific scrutiny that re-examines commonly held beliefs about autism spectrum disorder, along with Jane Johnson, whose expertise lies in the field of researching and treating autism in children
There are also various associations, such as Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT), Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism in Children
(PEACH), and New Jersey Center for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community (COSAC), which support behavior-analytic treatments for autistic populations.
The NIEHS is supporting several research efforts to investigate the role that environmental factors may have in causing autism in children
Previous research had found personality traits similar to autism more common among parents of children with autism, and this study sought to identify specific psychiatric disorders among parents to help distinguish inherited cases of autism in children
from sporadic cases.
We have instead found that the prevalence of autism in children
reported to the (California Department of Developmental Services) has increased consistently.