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Why it is important to support wandering ICD-9-CM code--See

Please visit and read the stories on the home page to see more of why it is vital to support the ICD-9-CM code for wandering.

Please sign petition to support ICD-9-CM code for wandering

Please sign this petition to show your support of an ICD-9-CM code for wandering. If you'd also like to submit a personal or organizational letter to the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee, please email Donna Pickett at The deadline for submission of public comments is April 1, 2011. Thank you to our friends at the National Autism Association for their hard work on this crucial topic.

Press Conference at Microsoft NYC Headquarters on Feb 24

Press Conference at Microsoft NYC Headquarters on Feb 24

On Thursday, February 24 at 11:30 am, advocates, parents, and professionals will gather for a press conference at Microsoft's NYC headquarters at 1290 Avenue of the Americas (52nd Street and Sixth Ave, southeast corner).


It is time for a protest that sends a strong and unequivocal message.

New NuLife Survey & Discount

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Reality Check: CDC Scientist Admits ...

Over 100 people gathered outside the CDC in Atlanta demanding transparency when it comes to vaccines.

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin: Hearing on ...

On August 5, 2009 Senator Tom Harkin Democrat, Iowa held a hearing on Autism Research, Treatments and Interventions with the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education.

The following statements from Senator Harking help summarize the hearing.


Sound Effects with Dorinne Davis: Discussing How Sound Affects the Person with Autism: Parent Interview from IN

Ms. Davis interviews a parent from Indiana who had organized a diagnostic evaluation testing outreach in the Evansville, IN area. From a parent's perspective, information is shared about how an outreach can be organized and what can be expected for change for the autistic client. The results are the same as long as the test battery determines the need for the therapy(ies).

Sound Effects with Dorinne Davis; Discussing How Sound Affects the Person with Autism: Auditory Processing part 3

Auditory Processing Part 3: The Davis Model of Sound Intervention follows a tree analogy, called The Tree of Sound Enhancement Therapy. Auditory Processing skills fit into the Lower Leaves and Branches of the Tree model. Today's show will discuss the 4 auditory skill levels established by Dr. Norman Erber.