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New Research Provides Insights Into Autism


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Service providers and medical professionals are seeking ways to help children with autism.

The number of children diagnosed with autism each year is increasing, and a recent report by the Center for Disease Control says 1 in 88 children are diagnosed with autism.

Some say those rising numbers are due to increased awareness of autism spectrum disorders, while others say those increases signal changes in our environment. We’ll talk with guests about new research on autism and discuss what changes we’ll have to make in the future to provide support for the increasing number of people placed on the autism spectrum.

Join us Friday at 12 p.m. with your questions. You can visit this site to be part of our live chat, follow us on Twitter @NoonEdition, or join us on the air by calling in at 812-855-0811 or 1-877-285-WFIU.


Adria Nassim- College Internship Program and IU Student

Janelle Yonkman- College Internship Program Occupational Therapist

Heather Franklin, MD- Pediatrician with IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.

By phone

Brooke Gottdenker- parent of child placed on the autism spectrum

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