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Germs in the Gut May Affect Autism, Studies Find - NBCNews.com

Autism News from Google - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:29

Germs in the Gut May Affect Autism, Studies Find
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Bacteria living in the intestines and colon may affect symptoms of autism by breaking down important message-carrying chemicals, researchers reported Monday. They found that children with autism have a very different make-up when it comes to gut germs, ...

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Missing Teen With Autism Found - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Autism News from Google - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 10:38

Missing Teen With Autism Found
Wall Street Journal (blog)
A 14-year-old boy with mild autism who has been reported missing since Friday has been found, the New York Police Department said. Eliceo Cortez was found Monday in good health, police said. As The Journal reported Sunday: His distraught mother ...

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14-year-old boy with autism found safe: NYPD - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Autism News from Google - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 08:15

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14-year-old boy with autism found safe: NYPD
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
Eliceo Cortez, 14, was found safe Monday morning, three days after his disappearance spurred a frantic search by family, friends and community members. Cortez has mild autism. His mother said the boy requires aides to walk him from class to class and ...
Autistic Teen Missing for 3 Days After Taking City Bus Home From School Found ...NBC New York
Teen With Mild Autism Missing in BrooklynWall Street Journal (blog)
Police search for missing autistic 14-year-old Eliceo CortezNews 12 Brooklyn
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No links between autism and vaccinations: study - New York Post

Autism News from Google - Mon, 05/19/2014 - 06:42

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No links between autism and vaccinations: study
New York Post
Many parents feel immunization is unnatural, and there are fears about a link between vaccination and autism. But a new report led by the University of Sydney appears to have settled that argument. A review of available data from around the world has ...
Autism & Vaccinations: Major New Study Proves There's No LinkHollywood Life
Another Study Shows No Link Between Vaccines and AutismThe Weather Channel
New Info on Vaccines & Autism Could Change Your View of ShotsThe Stir
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Rock for Autism benefit on Saturday - StarNewsOnline.com (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sun, 05/18/2014 - 18:12

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Rock for Autism benefit on Saturday
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Surfers Healing's mission is to keep their camps for children with autism free with the help of donations and fundraisers like this. Last year the Surfers Healing camps around the U.S. took out over 4,500 kids by providing the experience of surfing and ...

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San Rafael school for children with autism looking to build new facility - Marin Independent Journal

Autism News from Google - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 19:03

San Rafael school for children with autism looking to build new facility
Marin Independent Journal
On the verge of outgrowing its San Rafael facility, the Anova Center for Education is seeking a bigger shell. Anova, a school for children with autism spectrum disorder, has been operating at Davidson Middle School since 2008, in an old wing of the campus.

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Stranger Picks Up Tab for Students With Autism - NBCNews.com

Autism News from Google - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 12:49

Stranger Picks Up Tab for Students With Autism
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Top Stories. Stranger Picks Up Tab for Students With Autism · Photos: The Top 2014 Preakness Stakes Contenders · Dramatic Video: Girl Survives Being Struck by Car · Will Nigeria's Girls Be Saved? What's Next in the Hunt ...

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Walkers to gather at Idlewild for autism fundraiser - Tribune-Review

Autism News from Google - Sat, 05/17/2014 - 00:33

Walkers to gather at Idlewild for autism fundraiser
Tribune-Review
Walkers from all over the area will gather on Sunday at Idlewild Park in Ligonier to help change the future for those who struggle with autism. Leading the pack at the Laurel Highlands Walk Now for Autism Speaks will be the Southmoreland Superheroes.

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East Longmeadow 8th Annual Fight for Autism - WWLP 22News

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 23:35

East Longmeadow 8th Annual Fight for Autism
WWLP 22News
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP)- Friday night marked the 8th Annual Fight for Autism in East Longmeadow. It was a sold out event at the Elmcrest Country Club which included dinner and 18 holes of golf to raise funds and awareness for the cause.

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In Hunt For Autism Treatments, A Push For Brains - Disability Scoop

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 14:12

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In Hunt For Autism Treatments, A Push For Brains
Disability Scoop
Known as Autism BrainNet, the multi-site collaboration launching Friday will collect, store and distribute brain tissue to researchers. A companion website offers information for those considering brain donation and provides an opportunity to sign up ...
Autism-linked chromosomal region regulates brain sizeSFARI News
It Takes Brains: Autism BrainNet registration site launchesMedical Xpress

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Science: Autism makes a happier Silicon Valley - Financial Times

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 14:06

Science: Autism makes a happier Silicon Valley
Financial Times
But according to Temple Grandin, an animal scientist at Colorado State University, these gilded neighbourhoods may also harbour some of the highest rates of autism in the country. Grandin is calling for the talents of autistic children to be identified ...

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How Opera Can Help Young Adults with Autism - NY City Lens

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 13:45

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How Opera Can Help Young Adults with Autism
NY City Lens
This is the challenge that a number of high functioning autistic teenagers face – they are extraordinarily intelligent but they are impeded in their attempts to lead an independent and fulfilling life. Their lack of effective communication skills ...
Autism and eye contact: Baby research yields surprise, hopeThe Catoosa County News
Study: Where Dad Works May Increase Risk of Autism in KidsYahoo News Canada (blog)
Children of Fathers with Technical Jobs have Higher Risk of Developing Autism ...Nature World News
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To explain living with autism, stories of kindness and challenges - The CT Mirror

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/16/2014 - 07:23

To explain living with autism, stories of kindness and challenges
The CT Mirror
Ricci's 18-year-old son, Lincoln, has autism. When he meets people, he sometimes asks a seemingly endless list of questions about their name, house, mailbox, whether they have a pool or a basement, and other details. She's grateful for the people in ...

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Brave Kid With Autism Confronts His Bullies In Front Of The Whole Class ... - Huffington Post

Autism News from Google - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 18:56

Brave Kid With Autism Confronts His Bullies In Front Of The Whole Class ...
Huffington Post
One of the hardest things to do to a bully is to confront them. Harder still is to do it without making the problem worse. Which makes Jake's action here all the more extraordinary. Jake, a youngster with autism, stood up to the bullies in his class ...

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Students at Chatham High School observed Autism Awareness Month in April - Independent Press

Autism News from Google - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 16:13

Students at Chatham High School observed Autism Awareness Month in April
Independent Press
Chatham High School Senior Erin O'Connor, the 2007 Junior Autism Ambassador of the Year, once again made a difference to promote awareness about autism especially for her brother, John. The month of April has been designated National Autism ...

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Student with autism publishes illustrated book - KPTV.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 13:14

Student with autism publishes illustrated book
KPTV.com
Laura Nelson said when her son was little, only 1 in 10,000 kids were being diagnosed with autism. They had a lot of trouble figuring things out, and worried that he'd never be able to talk or communicate. She's so happy her son is fulfilling his dreams.

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Some Babies "Bounce Back" from Autism Indicators - WABE 90.1 FM

Autism News from Google - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 06:07

Some Babies "Bounce Back" from Autism Indicators
WABE 90.1 FM
Researchers at the Marcus Center have been studying how an infant's gaze -- looking at its mother's face -- can predict a diagnosis of autism. They are studying babies who have siblings already diagnosed with autism. Now researchers have found that ...

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Autistic adults' common health problems detailed in study - San Jose Mercury News

Autism News from Google - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 20:14

Autistic adults' common health problems detailed in study
San Jose Mercury News
CHICAGO (AP) -- Autistic adults are much more likely than others to suffer from depression, high blood pressure, obesity and additional health woes that may partly result from their social isolation, new research suggests. They're also much less likely ...

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Autism coverage stalls legislative vote against Affordable Care Act - WRAL.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 18:44

Autism coverage stalls legislative vote against Affordable Care Act
WRAL.com
In 2013, the state House passed a bill that would have required insurance companies to offer coverage for autism-related services. That measure stalled in the Senate but would be eligible for the "short" legislative session, which begins on Wednesday.

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What I Wish Your Child Knew About Autism - Huffington Post (blog)

Autism News from Google - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 18:18

What I Wish Your Child Knew About Autism
Huffington Post (blog)
My son Leo is 13. He's a cheerful, curly-haired, soccer playing, iPad-loving, self-taught swimmer. He's also autistic -- one of those 1 in 68 kids, according to the recent CDC report about increased estimated autism rates. And you might be surprised to ...

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