STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Autism spectrum disorder pilot project passes Legislature
BISMARCK--The North Dakota Legislature has approved an autism spectrum disorder pilot program.
Senate Bill 2268 allows the Department of Human Services to use up to $200,000 for a regional autism spe... Posted on 4/20/11 at 1:49 PM
An appropriations bill that cleared the Senate on Wednesday includes resources that will support a project at the Anne Carlsen Center.
Sen. Bryon Dorgan, D-N.D., secured the bill that provides $700,000 to the ACC and Minot State University to treat and diagnose autism spectrum disorders among children in rural North Dakota.
new report confirms that Somali children in Minneapolis are in autism programs at a higher rate than non-Somali children.
But a long-awaited report from the Minnesota Health Department doesn’t speculate on why.
By Chris Williams, The Associated Press
, April 01, 2009
When a 13-year-old Minnesota boy was banned from church after parishioners complained about his behavior, it exposed a painful truth so politically incorrect that some people feel guilty just saying it out loud: Some autistic children can be annoying and disruptive in public.
The case of Adam Race and others like him has laid bare conflicted feelings — among both parents of these children and other people — over autistic youngsters in public places. And it has stirred debate over how much consideration one side owes the other.
By Dave Kolpack, The Associated Press
, August 14, 2008
Nick and Kari Gates have the same hopes and dreams for their sons, Noah, 5, and Benjamin, 3, as every parent. But the Gates’ hopes and dreams are tempered with the reality of autism.
The challenge facing Noah is defined as a brain development disorder that impairs social interaction and communication, and causes restricted and repetitive behavior, usually starting before a child is 3.
By Linda Sailer, The Dickinson Press
, July 14, 2008
The Anne Carlsen Center for Children has invited a nationally recognized expert on autism to Bismarck, N.D., to advise professionals and parents on how to help children with autism.
Stacy Goresko, Ph.D., is a Relationship Development Intervention Program-certified consultant from Longmont, Colo. RDI has often been called “The Missing Link” in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
The conference will be held April 14 and 15 at Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. Registration begins at 8 a.m. April 14 and workshop sessions run each day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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