Toxic parenting myths make life harder for people with autism. That must change.

“A 2012 survey from Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University of nearly 78,000 parents, 913 of whom had an autistic child, showed the divorce rate was no higher than among the general population. “ In fact, parent stress is tied more to parent outlook vs severity or type of disability. That 80% number was…

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Ciclovia Returns June 1st!

Join members of the community in participating in Ciclovia:   New Brunswick Ciclovia closes more than 3 miles of streets to city traffic so residents can walk, push baby strollers, skate, run, bike, use wheelchairs and walkers, rollerblade, dance, and utilize the roadways in countless creative and active ways.   See more here

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Autism and Genetics Conference at Columbia

Autism, Genetics and Identity This half-day conference is free and open to researchers, scholars, and interested members of the Columbia University community, local colleges and universities, journalists, and the general public. See flyer below! Columbia CEER June 2019 CONFERENCE Autism Genetics and Identity Flyer

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Media Covers Eagleton Poll showing that 80% of People in New Jersey know somebody with Autism

“The American Psychiatric Association has already included sensory issues – as part of the criteria for diagnosing Autism, yet the public still perceives Autism as a behavioral problem or mental illness more than they do a disorder of the nervous system.  said Elizabeth Torres, associate professor of Psychology and director of the New Jersey Autism Center of…

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 Autism biomarker paper from the Rutgers University Sensory Motor Integration Lab makes it to the top 100 most read papers in Nature scientific reports

 Autism biomarker paper from the Rutgers University Sensory Motor Integration Lab makes it to the top 100 most read papers in Nature scientific reports The paper can be found at: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-18902-w

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