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Food allergies connected to children with autism spectrum disorder
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more than twice as likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD. Wei Bao, assistant professor of epidemiology at the UI College of Public Health and the study's corresponding author, says the finding...
The Benefits Of Employing People With Autism
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Not a term that rolls off the tongue easily but increasingly big corporations such as Microsoft and SAP have launched programs to attract candidates with ASD for roles which require certain skill sets. ASD is the name for a range of conditions that affect the way a person sees the world,...
People with disabilities are an untapped source of manpower
The recent survey by cloud computing company Workday revealed that more than one-third of the human resources leaders who took part in the poll felt that inclusion of people with disabilities was the biggest issue in the workplace (Poll: Bias against disabled people, seniors are top issues at work, April 19). For people with disabilities, employment...