National Autism Awareness Month http://wutc.org en Chattanooga Autism Center Hosts Conference, Invites Public to Awareness Day Event http://wutc.org/post/chattanooga-autism-center-hosts-conference-invites-public-awareness-day-event <p>April is Autism Awareness Month, and the <a href="http://www.chattanoogaautismcenter.org/" target="_blank">Chattanooga Autism Center </a>has two events planned: one will take place on Awareness Day, April 2nd, at Miller Plaza.&nbsp; The other is a conference on April 4th at the Chattanooga Convention Center.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:05:00 +0000 Rabbit Zielke 34695 at http://wutc.org Chattanooga Autism Center Hosts Conference, Invites Public to Awareness Day Event Making the Transition: Autism in the Workplace http://wutc.org/post/making-transition-autism-workplace <p></p><p>Over 500,000 children with autism will be in their adulthood within the next ten years, and studies have shown that one out of every three young adults with the disorder lack a job.</p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:03:47 +0000 Garrett Crowe 19858 at http://wutc.org Treating Autism: What Works, What Doesn’t (And What’s Dangerous) http://wutc.org/post/treating-autism-what-works-what-doesn-t-and-what-s-dangerous <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This month, Around and About Chattanooga is airing a four-part series on autism.&nbsp; In this segment, which is part two of our series,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">we talk to </span>Jenni<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Davis Hampton, co-founder of Autism and Behavior Services in Chattanooga.&nbsp; We also talk to Dr. Ken Pittman, a local psychiatrist who treats children with autism.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:52:17 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 19182 at http://wutc.org What Redefining Autism Might Mean http://wutc.org/post/what-redefining-autism-might-mean <p>Proposed changes to the definition of autism in the <a href="http://www.dsm5.org/Pages/Default.aspx" target="_blank">Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders </a>may impact services to some people who have autism.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:58:00 +0000 Rabbit Zielke 18729 at http://wutc.org What Redefining Autism Might Mean