by The American Dream
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of children in the United States with autism has risen by 78 percent over the past decade. It is now estimated that 1 out of every 88 children in the United States has some form of autism disorder. Our schools are absolutely packed with “special needs” children and millions of parents are desperately trying to figure out why so [...]
By Allison Manning
The Columbus Dispatch
The woman who sprayed Delaware County sheriff’s deputies with breast milk while resisting arrest last weekend has been fired from her teaching job.
Stephanie Robinette, 30, of Westerville, had been a teacher at Summit Academy on Columbus’ East Side.
She was arrested early Saturday morning at Bridgewater Banquet facility on Sawmill Parkway in Delaware County, after deputies arrived to break up a fight between Robinette and her husband.
A technology that monitors electrical activity in the brain could help identify infants who will go on to develop autism, scientists say.
The technology, known as electroencephalography, or EEG, is also providing hints about precisely how autism affects the brain and which therapies are likely to help children with autism spectrum disorders.
“Right now, the earliest we can reliably identify a child is, say, 3 years of [...]