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APRIL 2015 ISSUE

AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH

GENETIC ALLIANCE: MAKING SENSE OF TESTING FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS By Lauren Lichten, MS CGS

ORGANIZATION SPOTLIGHT: FULLERTON CARES AUTISM FOUNDATION By Jess Block Nerren, MA

BOOK EXCERPT: AUTISM: A NEW THEORY By John J. Cannell, MD

BIRTHDAY PARTIES AND KIDS WITH AUTISM By Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty

AUTISM UPDATE: VACCINES DO NOT CAUSE AUTISM; CONCERNS ABOUT AUTISM

LIFE WITH MY BROTHER SAMMY By Paige Talhelm

FEATURES

THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY SIBLING SUPPORT GROUP INVOLVEMENT By Christy Hawkins, LMSW

LOOKING BEHIND AND BEYOND THE SCREEN By Dr. Stephen B. Corbin

BOOK REVIEW: 46 LAUGHING AT MY NIGHTMARE BY SHANE BURCAW By Alisa Williams

DEPARTMENTS

ANCORA IMPARO: MEOW By Rick Rader, MD

NEW PRODUCTS

HEALTHY CHOICES, HEALTHY LIFESTYLE: FEEDING YOUR BRAIN: FOOD FOR THOUGHT By Barbara B. Mintz, MS, RD

MASSMUTUAL SPECIAL CARE: EARLY INTERVENTION IS SMART FOR FINANCES, TOO

WHAT'S HAPPENING

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY: SIBLINGS OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES By H. Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PHD and Steven P. Perlman, DDS, MSCD, DHL (Hon) and Misha Garey, DDS

LIVING WITH A DISABLILTY: MY PHYSICAL THERAPIST AND THE "IRON MAIDEN" By Jerry Levinson

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

MILITARY SECTION

CHALLENGES AND RESOURCES FOR MILITARY FAMILIES TOUCHED BY AUTISM By Jennifer Woodworth, PSY.D.

MILITARY LIFE: 61 MILITARY ONESOURCE SPECIAL NEEDS CONSULTANTS

PUZZLES & CAMO: AUTISM AND APRIL By Shelly L. Huhtanen