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Caring for Those on the Autism Spectrum - WNPR News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 09:03

Caring for Those on the Autism Spectrum
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But just how well prepared are we to handle a surge in autism diagnoses? This hour, we take a look at how we're addressing increasing autism rates on both a local and national scale. We also look at disparities in autism diagnosis and see what's being ...
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Troubled Future For Young Adults On Autism Spectrum - WBUR

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 06:07

Troubled Future For Young Adults On Autism Spectrum
WBUR
Michael Moscariello, 32, looks out through the front door of his Cambridge apartment complex. Michael is on the autism spectrum, as is his younger brother, Jonathan. “[My sons are] the pioneer generation” for children on the spectrum, their father ...

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Recover from Autism? How Raun Kaufman Did It - FOX News Radio

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 15:41

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Recover from Autism? How Raun Kaufman Did It
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Born with autism and with an IQ of less than 30 did not prevent Raun Kaufman from going to an Ivy League university. Raun recovered from autism and shares his method of recovery with Vipp. Raun explains what is presently wrong with medical care in ...

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Flying High for autism at regional autism conference - Pensacola News Journal

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 00:47

Flying High for autism at regional autism conference
Pensacola News Journal
Unlike most people with some form of autism, Anita Lesko didn't discover she was on the spectrum until she was 50. By that time, she already had a long and exciting career as a nurse anesthetist and military aviation photojournalist. It wasn't until ...
High-functioning autism creating challenges in the public serviceCBC.ca
Viewpoints: Don't blame Asperger's syndrome for Isla Vista or Newtown massacresSacramento Bee

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Zipline fundraiser brings in over $45000 for Autism Society - Mountain Xpress (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 14:18

Zipline fundraiser brings in over $45000 for Autism Society
Mountain Xpress (blog)
The 3rd Annual Wells Fargo Zipping for Autism, hosted by Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures and Treetops Adventure Park, raised more than $45,000 on Sunday, June 1, to support the Autism Society of North Carolina's efforts in western North Carolina.

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Autism book offers a window to a beautiful brain: Regina Brett - The Plain Dealer (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 08:12

Autism book offers a window to a beautiful brain: Regina Brett
The Plain Dealer (blog)
The boy with autism has turned into an adult who calls himself a teacher of life. The boy who was once bullied for being different now sees himself as a rare star. "I have a wonderful brain," he writes in his book. Aaron is 24. When he was born, little ...

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Woman shot to death near Liberty Park at Glenwood Autism and Behavioral ... - al.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 18:37

Woman shot to death near Liberty Park at Glenwood Autism and Behavioral ...
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The shooting happened about 2:08 p.m. at Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center off of Sicard Hollow Road near Liberty Park. After shooting the woman, police say the suspect, a 51-year-old male, fled the scene on foot and carjacked someone near ...

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On the next VJR: Recover from Autism? How Raun Kaufman Did It - FOX News Radio

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 15:51

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On the next VJR: Recover from Autism? How Raun Kaufman Did It
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Born with autism and with an IQ of less than 30 did not prevent Raun Kaufman from going to an Ivy League university. Raun recovered from autism and shares his method of recovery with Vipp. Raun explains what is presently wrong with medical care in ...

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'Night of Dreams Gala' raises $400000+ for autism resource services - Barrington Courier-Review

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 13:01

'Night of Dreams Gala' raises $400000+ for autism resource services
Barrington Courier-Review
Have Dreams, a local autism resource nonprofit, hosted its sixth annual Night of Dreams Gala on May 2 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago to raise funds for Have Dreams' renowned autism intervention services. Over 300 attendees came to honor one of ...

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Autistic boy missing after car swept by flood in Hickman County - WKRN

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 03:42

Autistic boy missing after car swept by flood in Hickman County
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A six-year-old boy with autism is missing after a vehicle he was riding in was swept away by floodwater in Hickman County Thursday. It happened around 10:30 a.m. in the Beaver Creek Dam area near Centerville, about 60 miles southwest of Nashville.

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How Dads Affect a Baby's Risk of Autism - The Stir

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 18:03

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How Dads Affect a Baby's Risk of Autism
The Stir
baby with father Whether they're nodding to stress hormones one week or diet the next, researchers are constantly trying to pin down which genetics and/or environmental factors are responsible for raising a child's risk of autism. The curiosity is ...

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Nanuet student with autism among 11 recipients of Rockland art award - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 16:07

Nanuet student with autism among 11 recipients of Rockland art award
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The 19-year-old has autism. But what sets him apart at Nanuet is his prolific artwork, making him into something of a school celebrity for his vibrant acrylic paintings of cartoon characters and abstract scenes. He creates the canvasses by the dozen ...

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Autism spectrum disorder Q&A: Health Chats - The Plain Dealer

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:40

Autism spectrum disorder Q&A: Health Chats
The Plain Dealer
In a live chat online at cleveland.com yesterday, readers shared their questions about autism with a panel of experts from the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, Milestones Autism Organization and the Autism Society of ...

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In autism, brain shows unusual thinning throughout life - SFARI News

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 09:32

In autism, brain shows unusual thinning throughout life
SFARI News
The second study, published 22 April in the Journal of Neural Transmission, found that the cortex in people with autism is thinner in some areas than it is in controls, and also has less surface area2. “There is no such thing as an isolated brain ...

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Taking on Autism - Bucknell University

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 08:37

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Taking on Autism
Bucknell University
For children with autism, early diagnosis is crucial — it can make the difference between a child who can control his or her behavior and one who can't — but at health systems around the country, children may have to wait two years or longer to meet ...

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Watch Fruitport teen Noelle Leslie share her story on living with autism - The Muskegon Chronicle

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 07:30

Watch Fruitport teen Noelle Leslie share her story on living with autism
The Muskegon Chronicle
Asperger syndrome is a high-functioning form of autism. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders, 1 in 88 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Asperger's makes it difficult to communicate in social situations ...

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PETA's Autism Lies and the Pet Blood On Their Hands - Houston Press (blog)

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 07:09

PETA's Autism Lies and the Pet Blood On Their Hands
Houston Press (blog)
You see, back in 2008, while PETA was off busying themselves with compiling violent slaughterhouse videos and purchasing Costco-sized containers of red paint for dousing people in fur, they were also meddling in the field of "championing" for autism ...

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Some NYC theaters, museums offer autism-friendly days - myfoxny.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 23:24

Some NYC theaters, museums offer autism-friendly days
myfoxny.com
Paola Jordan's 6-year-old twins have autism. She says it's a challenge to go to public places. But the Fraunces Tavern Revolutionary War museum in Lower Manhattan is one of the few autism-friendly spaces in the city. It has started offering designated ...

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Small Business Model Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Work - WUNC

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 14:48

Small Business Model Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Work
WUNC
But what if you have autism? There's a community in Chapel Hill that has come up with several small business models that ease young people with autism into the adult world of work and self-sufficiency. If you talk to a parent who has a young child with ...
Small businesses create new jobs for autistic adultsMarketplace.org

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Experts: Autism diagnosis and treatment less accessible to low-income families - The CT Mirror

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 14:35

Experts: Autism diagnosis and treatment less accessible to low-income families
The CT Mirror
Panelist Dr. John Molteni, director of the Institute for Autism and Behavioral Studies at USJ, said that no matter who you are, autism diagnosis isn't always as simple as noticing typical symptoms, and it isn't uncommon for children to go undiagnosed ...

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