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.
A Conversation with Samantha Craft, Author of "Everyday Aspergers"
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.
Take a personal tour of Autism Animated with founder and creator Gary Jesch via his upcoming webcast.