News & Events

In response to rising parental interest in addressing sexual expressions exhibited by their autistic children, Autism360 would like to share with our members Ms. Geri Newton's article on Social/Sexual Awareness. Click HERE to view this article.  For additional information, please also see our previous Ask Autism360 posting on sexuality issues for autistic boys.


Published: 10/20/2015

Wed. Oct. 14, 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Join Dr. Lauren Moscowicz as she shares strategies for developing individualized intervention for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders who are also experiencing anxiety. 
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Presented by: Elizabeth Mumper, M.D., FAAP

Part 1 of a two-part series: Dr. Mumper provides an evidence-based overview of medical problems often found in children with autism, so that parents and clinicians can collaborate on assessments and treatment strategies.  REGISTER


Published: 06/16/2015

In response to rising interest in Helminth Therapy, Autism360 would like to share with our members Dr. William Parker’s presentation on the impact of parasites, helminths, biofilms and viruses on the human immune system in a toxic environment.  Click HERE to view this archived webinar.


A cooperative effort of the Johnson Center administrative staff, this webinar will teach attendees the language of insurance and give them the tools they need to cut through the fine print of understanding their insurance coverage. We will discuss the different types of insurance available on the market, common terminology used by insurance carriers and care providers, how to read a sample bill and Explanation of Benefits, and provide a step-by-step guide to calling your insurance company to determine your coverage. Attendees will learn the language to use and questions to ask their insurance company, care providers, and human resource departments. We will also discuss your coverage rights and the process for appealing a denied claim.  REGISTER


Published: 05/12/2015

Over the years government health-related agencies and non-profit organizations have focused much of their support on discovering the "autism gene" or set of genes. In a recent unexpected finding published in Nature Medicine, the "largest-ever autism genome study" revealed that siblings, who are both on the autism spectrum, have different autism-linked genes.

Wednesday, March 25th: Optimistic Parenting: Hope and Help for Individuals with Challenging Behavior

Challenging behaviors continue to top the list of concerns for families and teachers of persons with ASD. This talk will cover new insights into these obstacles and how families and others can overcome them and effectively help persons with even the most severe behavioral challenges. The presenter will describe how advances in positive psychology can help caregivers be more effective in their efforts to help those with ASD and how to help themselves lead happier and less stressful lives.


Big Apple Circus premieres its EMBRACING AUTISM show to welcome children and families touched by autism.

For tickets, locations and show time, please click here.

For those of you are are using Helminth Therapy, it would be extremely helpful to the researchers if you would complete the anonymous survey, whether you have had a good or bad experience.  As per the instructions on the survey, please print the survey, complete it with no personal data and mail it with no return address to the address provided.  The survey should take less than 30 minutes.

To access and learn more about the survey, please click here.


On September 10, 2014, the Simons Foundation is sponsoring a free webinar with Ami Klin Ph.D., director of the Marcus Autism Center, on the "Challenges and Solutions for the Early Diagnosis of Autism."  Dr. Klin will address issues relating to early diagnosis, including the latest research.

For more information, please click here.