In 1997, at the request of Congress, the NIH formed its Autism Coordinating Committee (NIH/ACC) to enhance the quality, pace and coordination of efforts at the NIH.
John Elder Robison tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross how he was able to feel empathy for the first time in his life after he received transcranial magnetic stimulation, a noninvasive procedure in which areas of the brain are stimulated with electromagnetic fields to alter its circuitry.
Group Cognitive Behavior Therapy has shown to be effective as well as individual cognitive behavior therapy for people on the autism spectrum.
Gary Jesch of Invirtua hosts Samantha Craft in the first of the series - "Embracing Autism"
A father relates to his son's experience of being without friends.
Take a personal tour of Autism Animated with founder and creator Gary Jesch via his upcoming webcast.