National Autism Awareness Month

10:05am

Wed March 12, 2014
Happenings

Chattanooga Autism Center Hosts Conference, Invites Public to Awareness Day Event

Credit Chattanooga Autism Center

April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Chattanooga Autism Center has two events planned: one will take place on Awareness Day, April 2nd, at Miller Plaza.  The other is a conference on April 4th at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

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11:03am

Thu March 28, 2013
Working on the spectrum

Making the Transition: Autism in the Workplace

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.

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4:52pm

Tue March 12, 2013
Evidence-Based Medicine

Treating Autism: What Works, What Doesn’t (And What’s Dangerous)

This month, Around and About Chattanooga is airing a four-part series on autism.  In this segment, which is part two of our series, we talk to Jenni Davis Hampton, co-founder of Autism and Behavior Services in Chattanooga.  We also talk to Dr. Ken Pittman, a local psychiatrist who treats children with autism.

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9:58am

Tue March 5, 2013
Autism Awareness

What Redefining Autism Might Mean

Proposed changes to the definition of autism in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders may impact services to some people who have autism. 

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