DSM-5’s new Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis is a significant change that can lead to more individualized diagnostic approaches for people with ASD. It may increase the sensitivity and clarity of clinicians’ diagnoses as they consider the needs, symptoms, and severity of each patient.
Findings show that technology can increase students’ understanding of math concepts, but only as part of a more comprehensive learning approach—one that also includes curricular content and teacher professional development.
Key U.S. job growth over the coming decade will be in middle-skill jobs that require some college. With low public awareness, it is hard for students to see pathways to opportunities. We see promise through collaborations among industry and community college stakeholders.
There’s a common perception that people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are more likely than the general population to gravitate toward science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. It turns out the perception is true.
According to a recent report by the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, more than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months on end because most employers say they’re having difficulty finding and hiring qualified STEM workers. Let’s take a closer look.