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In Breakthrough, Researchers Detect Autism Signs In Infants

via DisabilityScoop   For the first time, a new study suggests it’s possible to predict within the first year of life if a child will develop autism. Researchers say they were able to identify with more than 90 percent accuracy which babies... Continue Reading 

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness month

We are grateful to Governor Bill Haslam for shining a light on Developmental Disabilities by naming March Developmental Disabilities Awareness month. Stay tuned to our page for more information this month! March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Tennessee. In this video, the members of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities read Governor Bill Haslam‘s proclamation establishing March 2017 as DD Awareness Month. Read the full proclamation and learn more about the Council on Developmental Disabilities at their website here. 

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Caregiving, General awareness

For our North Carolina friends…

  NCSibs, North Carolina’s first ever network for adult siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities, is hosting a conference on Saturday, March 25 at the Hampton Inn & Suites Carrboro (near UNC Chapel Hill). Learn more about the upcoming conference.

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