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Oct 16, 2012, 12:12 ET Eustacia Cutler, Mother of Temple Grandin Among Experts Set to Present at National Autism Conference Sponsored by OxyHealth, LLC

Autism experts from around the country will convene at the National Autism Conference (NAC) in Florida next month. The 4-day event presented by the...


Oct 08, 2012, 08:52 ET Findings Published Today In Pediatrics Show Half Of Children With Autism Wander From Safety

A new study published today in Pediatrics found that approximately half of children with autism wander from a safe setting, a rate nearly four times...


Dec 19, 2011, 03:39 ET National Autism Association Applauds Harkin Bill to Protect Students from Restraint and Seclusion

A federal bill introduced Friday to protect school children from dangerous, and sometimes deadly, restraint and seclusion practices has the support...


Nov 01, 2011, 05:14 ET Special Events Lined Up For the 2011 National Autism Conference

Next week will kick off the sixth National Autism Conference (NAC) where experts are set to convene and cover the latest trends in therapies,...


Oct 24, 2011, 05:31 ET Autism Experts to Gather in Florida for the 2011 National Autism Conference

Autism experts will convene at the National Autism Conference (NAC) in Florida next month to cover everything from cutting-edge research to dietary...


Sep 27, 2011, 05:46 ET National Autism Association (NAA) Says Vinegar-Soaked Cotton Balls in Disabled Students' Mouths Underscores Need for 'Aversives' Ban

Monday night, in an effort to demonstrate inhumane practices known as "aversives" happening in special-ed classrooms across the county, school...


Sep 01, 2011, 12:18 ET Tae Bo® Creator, Billy Blanks® Will Lead Attempt to Break World Kickboxing Record

The National Autism Association (NAA) and fitness expert Billy Blanks® are putting out a call for people to gather in Tampa on October 1st, 2011 to...


Jul 21, 2011, 10:17 ET National Autism Association Applauds Approval of Medical Diagnostic Code for Wandering

In a meeting of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) held earlier this week, the approval of a new medical diagnosis code for...


Jul 08, 2011, 11:45 ET New Study Confirms Role of Environment in the Development of Autism

A study published this week again confirms that environmental factors play a critical role in the development of autism. Genetic Heritability and...


Jun 14, 2011, 01:53 ET Joe's Crab Shack Partners with NAA to Assist Families Affected by Autism

The National Autism Association (NAA) announced today a partnership with Joe's Crab Shack restaurants across the nation. Beginning in June 2011 and...


May 10, 2011, 06:24 ET Study Reveals 83 Individuals with Autism Quietly Compensated by Federal Vaccine Injury Court

Despite numerous studies cited repeatedly by federal officials as proof that vaccines do not cause autism, a new study released today in the Pace...


Apr 21, 2011, 12:44 ET National Autism Association Applauds Publication of Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2011--2012

The National Autism Association (NAA) announced today that the publishers of Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2011—2012, Skyhorse Publishing, will...


Apr 20, 2011, 10:21 ET National Autism Association Announces the Launch of Its "Big Red Safety Box" Program to Combat Wandering

In an ongoing effort to combat the rise in wandering-related tragedies and deaths within the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) community, the National...


Apr 20, 2011, 03:59 ET New Research Finds Half of All Children With Autism Wander From Safety

Almost one year after National Autism Association urged the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) to address the absence of critical...


Apr 02, 2011, 01:53 ET NAA Says Autism Awareness Month Points out Need for Better Treatments, Research and Services

The National Autism Association (NAA) joins with organizations worldwide in recognizing April as Autism Awareness month. With one in 110 children now ...


Mar 17, 2011, 09:07 ET National Autism Association Says New Diagnostic Code Would Help Combat Deaths Among Children With Autism

The National Autism Association (NAA) today expressed its strong support of a diagnostic code for disabled minors that have a serious history of...


Mar 01, 2011, 09:55 ET National Autism Association Announces American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Autism Safety Toolkit Grant

The National Autism Association (NAA) today announced its receipt of a $50,000 grant from the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation (CWF) to...


Feb 23, 2011, 11:15 ET Supreme Court Ruling Abandons Vaccine-Injured Children, Threatens Vaccine Safety

he National Autism Association (NAA) joins parents nationwide in calling yesterday's Supreme Court decision in the Bruesewitz case a violation of...


Jan 05, 2011, 06:26 ET National Autism Association Says BMJ Article is Yet Another Attempt to Thwart Vaccine Safety Research

The British Medical Journal published an article today attacking Dr. Andrew Wakefield and his work towards a better understanding of the medical...


Dec 21, 2010, 02:39 ET National Autism Association Applauds Legislation Establishing National Institute to Fight Autism Epidemic

The National Autism Association (NAA) today expressed gratitude to Senator Christopher Dodd and his staff for their dedication and efforts in...


Oct 25, 2010, 03:58 ET National Autism Association Applauds Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee's Formation of Safety Subcommittee

The National Autism Association (NAA) is applauding the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) today following the Committee's decision...


Sep 22, 2010, 10:49 ET The 2010 National Autism Conference Sponsored By OxyHealth Returns to Florida

Back in Florida for a third year in a row, The National Autism Conference (NAC), hosted by the National Autism Association, will bring together the...


Sep 15, 2010, 03:06 ET Court Awards Over $20 Million for Vaccine-Caused Autism

The National Autism Association joins thousands of parents nationwide in support of the federal claims court's decision acknowledging that vaccines...


May 24, 2010, 09:08 ET National Autism Association Says GMC Actions Against Wakefield Show Lack of Scientific Integrity

Today's decision by the UK's General Medical Council (GMC) to strike Dr. Andrew Wakefield from the medical registry provides further evidence that...


May 05, 2010, 12:23 ET National Autism Association Urges Florida Governor's Refusal of Flawed Restraint & Seclusion Bill

The National Autism Association (NAA) today is asking parents and advocates for children to contact Florida governor Charlie Crist, urging that he...