Autism in Minneapolis: 1 in 48

By Lisa Ackerman An important new study from the University of Minnesota has been published regarding the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) population in Minneapolis. The results:   ASD overall rate: 1 in 48.  Another major finding is in the Somali population autism rates are 1 in 32. Here is how the study got underway: In October... Continue Reading →

IACC July 2013 Meeting Recap

By Lisa Ackerman The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) meeting happened on July 9, 2013 while I was on vacation. It has taken me too many weeks to catch up and listen to almost 8 hours of this meeting.  My sincere apologies for the time it has taken to comment about this important effort held... Continue Reading →

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