Autism

Child Abuse and Autism: How Nurses Can Help

According to 2012 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 88 American children have autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Careers in Occupational Therapy

You are about to learn about a profession that can truly make a difference in a person's life.

Culture and Autism

Culture and Autism

A nurse with an autistic son and a multicultural marriage shares her personal insights on how different cultures have different ways of thinking about and coping with autism in the family

UF College of Nursing Receives Over $1 Million for Minority Health Research

The University of Florida (UF) College of Nursing in Gainesville found itself $1,531,000 richer this year after receiving three separate grants to pursue research in cancer, asthma, infant mortality and other health problems that disproportionately affect minorities.

“Culture and Autism”—A Reader Responds

“Culture and Autism”—A Reader Responds

In response to the Spring 2009 Second Opinion column written by Estela Dimes, BSN, RN, we received this letter from Zenora Thompson, MSN, RN, an instructor in the nursing program at Kent State University's Ashtabula Campus in Ashtabula, Ohio, and the mother of a 22-year-old with autism

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