|FYI: A Select Bibliography|
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“Autism Disorders” by Leah Oliver and Alissa Johnson, National Conference of State Legislatures, Legisbrief, November/December 2004, vol. 12, no. 46. (328/N21h/pt.4)
Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Changes in the California Caseload − an Update, 1999-2002, California Department of Developmental Services, April 2003. (361.7/C1e) www.dds.cahwnet.gov/autism/pdf/AutismReport2003.pdf
The Future Challenges of Autism: A Survey of the
Ongoing Initiatives in the Federal Government to Address the Epidemic, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and Wellness of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, 108th Congress, November 20, 2003.
Immunization Safety Review, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, 2004. The institute held eight meetings to discuss the safety of immunizations. Topics included vaccines and autism. Following each meeting, the institute issued a report of their findings. The web site contains links to the reports and presentations for each meeting. www.iom.edu/project.asp?id=4705
“Increase in Autism: Is there an Epidemic or Just Better Diagnosis?” Congressional Quarterly, Inc., The CQ Researcher, vol. 13, no. 23, June 13, 2003. (361.7/C762b)
Maine Administrators of Services for Children With Disabilities (MADSEC) Autism Task Force Report, February 2000 (Rev. Ed.) (361.7/M2b) www.madsec.org/docs/atf.htm
“Mapping the Social Mind” by Peter Farley, Yale Medicine, Summer 2004, p. 18-25. “The mysteries of autism, an often-intractable disorder of aloneness, are starting to give way to discoveries by Yale scientists.” — front cover. http://info.med.yale.edu/external/pubs/ym_su04/Summer_2004.pdf
Report of the [Wisconsin] Governor’s Task Force on Autism, November 24, 2004. Final report of the task force; recommends changes to the current system of treatment for children of autism through the state’s Medicaid program. Appendices A and B are unavailable as of November 30, 2004. www.dhfs.state.wi.us/bdds/autism/report.pdf
Report to the Legislature on the Principal Findings from The Epidemiology of Autism in California: A Comprehensive Pilot Study, M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California, Davis, October 17, 2002. www.dds.ca.gov/autism/mindreport.cfm
The Spectrum, Special Edition, Madison Area Chapter of the Autism Society of America, November 14, 2004. Devoted to a discussion of the Governor’s Task Force on Autism recommendations. www.asw4autism.org/Madison/Spectrumspecial2004.html
www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer − Autism Society of America.
www.asw4autism.org − Autism Society of Wisconsin.
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dd/ddautism.htm − Centers for Disease Control Autism Information Center. Includes information on state autism spectrum disorders programs funded by CDC.
www.cureautismnow.org/index.jsp − Cure Autism Now Foundation. Includes general information about autism, as well as information on support available for families.
www.naar.org − National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR). Includes a link to the latest edition of NAARATIVE Newsletter and news about NAAR’s ongoing research and advocacy efforts.
www.nectac.org/topics/autism/autism.asp − National Early Childhood Technical Advisory Center. Includes information about initiatives and projects in various states, including Wisconsin.
www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformation/autismmenu.cfm − National Institute of Mental Health(NIMH). Includes information about current National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies of autism.
http://dhfs.wisconsin.gov/bdds/autism − Wisconsin Dept. of Health and Family Services. Autism Home Page
www.dpi.state.wi.us/dpi/dlsea/een/autism.html Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction. Services for Children with Autism.
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