How Will Obamacare Affect Autism Coverage?

As any family raising a child with autism knows all too well, the medical costs required to get these children the help they need are staggering. A study by the London School of Economics found that autism-related health costs have tripled since 2006, to $126 billion per year. They also estimate that the total cost […]

‘Autism epidemic’ in Silicon Valley: Looking back

San Francisco — It was 15 years ago when Wired journalist Steve Silberman wrote about a supposed ‘autism epidemic’ in Silicon Valley. What drove Silberman to write about the supposed epidemic was an encounter with a total stranger in a local cafe— who overheard him talk to his friend about a couple he knew whose […]