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Autism Awareness Fair to be held in September - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Autism News from Google - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 13:30

Autism Awareness Fair to be held in September
Chambersburg Public Opinion
CHAMBERSBURG >> Individuals with autism, their families, friends, loved ones, and care providers are invited to the Autism Awareness Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13 at Chambersburg Area Middle School South, 1151 E. McKinley St., ...

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Massachusetts Bill To Add Supports For Autism - Age of Autism

Autism News from Google - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 05:49

Massachusetts Bill To Add Supports For Autism
Age of Autism
It's the same with autism. We're barely starting to support families who area in crisis mode pretty much from diagnosis day - and this Mass bill is pretty good. But as Anne cries out daily, "WHERE IS THE REAL CONCERN OVER THE EVER GROWING TIDE OF ...

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Cornhole tourney helps fund Surfers for Autism event - Savannah Morning News

Autism News from Google - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:31

Cornhole tourney helps fund Surfers for Autism event
Savannah Morning News
6 for the fourth annual Coastal Empire Surfers for Autism Beach Festival. Helping children with autism spectrum disorders connect to surfing and the healing powers of the ocean “is the best feeling,” said the planning committee member for the annual ...

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Autism parenting and friendships - ChicagoNow (blog)

Autism News from Google - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:27

Autism parenting and friendships
ChicagoNow (blog)
When I can go along it's infrequent that it's just me, and then I have the stress of worrying how this outing will work out. I worry, in case there's a - you know - autism meltdown. Yikes! I hate those moments, but - unfortunately - they are a part of ...

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Wayne sisters launch group for siblings of people witih autism - NorthJersey.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:15

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Wayne sisters launch group for siblings of people witih autism
NorthJersey.com
"A lot of siblings feel like they can't talk about bad stuff because they're supposed to just put on a brave face," said Kara Sellix, who is the older sister to 18-year-old Katie, who has autism. That makes facing challenges lonely and overwhelming ...

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Scuba diving an unlikely tool for kids and adults with autism - WGNtv.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:06

Scuba diving an unlikely tool for kids and adults with autism
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Going deep in search of a sense of calm. Scuba diving builds confidence, especially for those with disabilities. But for kids and adults with autism spectrum disorders, there's an added benefit. The lesson starts at the side of the pool. Twenty-six ...

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Governor Reviewing Mass. Bill That Would Expand Autism Supports - WBUR

Autism News from Google - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:54

Governor Reviewing Mass. Bill That Would Expand Autism Supports
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The bill would create a tax-free savings account for autism and disability care; would require Medicaid coverage for autism behavioral treatment; and would give thousands of residents with autism access to state disability services. Currently only ...

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Menendez, Smith autism bill goes to Obama - Philly.com (blog)

Autism News from Google - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:12

Menendez, Smith autism bill goes to Obama
Philly.com (blog)
WASHINGTON – A bill to fund autism research and help young autistic people as they move into adulthood has cleared both chambers of Congress with backing from New Jersey's U.S. Rep. Chris Smith and Sen. Robert Menendez. The bill passed the Senate ...

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6-year-old autistic boy drives toy ATV onto Bronx River Parkway - WABC-TV

Autism News from Google - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 06:56

6-year-old autistic boy drives toy ATV onto Bronx River Parkway
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A 6-year-old boy with autism is back with his family in Westchester County after he was found driving a motorized toy car on the Bronx River Parkway over the weekend. Officers found the boy on the mini ATV just after 7 p.m. Sunday in Mount Vernon. "We ...

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Teen with autism's piano talent takes him to new heights - 9NEWS.com

Autism News from Google - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 23:02

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Teen with autism's piano talent takes him to new heights
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But Ben has learned to never use his autism as an excuse. "The picture I had in my head was just from several movies that I had read and a couple of articles, and I pictured him sitting in the corner and rocking and just shutting out the world," Pamela ...

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Autism Information Expo - Daily Comet (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 08:12

Autism Information Expo
Daily Comet (blog)
Grant Gautreaux, assistant professor of teacher education at Nicholls State, delivers one of two keynote addresses Saturday at the first Autism Information Expo at the Evergreen Cajun Center in Gray. Presented by Autism Society Bayou, the expo taught ...

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State autism panel disbands in dysfunction - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Autism News from Google - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:06

Minneapolis Star Tribune

State autism panel disbands in dysfunction
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Bitter infighting among members of a state task force on autism has led to the cascading resignations of three of its chairs, causing it to cease operations and leaving a leadership void as Minnesota confronts a rising tide of the costly and disabling ...

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Police: Boy with Autism Accidentally Shoots Himself with Grandfather's Gun - KTXL

Autism News from Google - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 19:14

Police: Boy with Autism Accidentally Shoots Himself with Grandfather's Gun
KTXL
A 10-year-old boy with Autism accidentally shot himself with his grandfather's gun Thursday, police said. Around 4 p.m. police officers and medics went to the parking lot of a Staples on Lake Tahoe Blvd. in South Lake Tahoe after reports of a child ...
10-year-old child with autism accidently shoots himselfKRNV My News 4

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Walking for a cause: Ceremony honors autism awareness volunteers - SILive.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 18:13

Walking for a cause: Ceremony honors autism awareness volunteers
SILive.com
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Walk Now for Autism Speaks kicked off its 2014 season by looking back at 2013. The ceremony Wednesday in the Staaten, West Brighton, served as both an awards dinner, recognizing those from last year's walk, as well as a kickoff ...

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10 ways Disney can help those with autism - NewsOK.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 13:52

10 ways Disney can help those with autism
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Some will remember Owen Suskind, the young boy with autism who learned to speak and interact after watching Disney movies. His history with Disney, which was chronicled in a piece by his father for The New York Times, started when he heard characters ...

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Senate passes autism bill - The Hill (blog)

Autism News from Google - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 23:53

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Senate passes autism bill
The Hill (blog)
“The Senate's action today ensures these vital autism programs are reauthorized and continue providing research, services and supports individuals with autism and their families have come to rely on,” Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) said. “The Autism CARES ...
Congressman Chris Smith's $1.3B autism bill headed to Obama's deskThe Trentonian
Autism Act Wins Senate ApprovalDisability Scoop
Legislation authorizing $1.3B for autism research passes Senate, awaits ...NJ.com
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New Research Suggests Parents Can 'Move' Their Children Off Autism - ABC News

Autism News from Google - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:50

New Research Suggests Parents Can 'Move' Their Children Off Autism
ABC News
New Research Suggests Parents Can 'Move' Their Children Off Autism. ABC News' Dr. Richard Besser sheds insight on a potentially promising report. 03:46 | 07/31/2014. Related Links: Watch: Chili's Cancels Fundraiser for Autism · Watch: Prevalence of ...

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The Kids Who Beat Autism - New York Times

Autism News from Google - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 05:00

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The Kids Who Beat Autism
New York Times
A few months later, B. received a diagnosis of autism. His parents were devastated. Soon after, L. attended a conference in Newport, R.I., filled with autism clinicians, researchers and a few desperate parents. At lunch, L. (who asked me to use ...

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Autism Action Network Alert: Autism Cares Act Needs Major Improvement Before ... - Age of Autism

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:35

Autism Action Network Alert: Autism Cares Act Needs Major Improvement Before ...
Age of Autism
Urgent-Actions-WBMd Once in a while we win one. Our efforts a couple weeks ago to stop the fast-track adoption of the Autism CARES Act (the absurd new name for the Combating Autism Act, Senate Bill S. 2449) were successful. We were able to delay the ...

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Autism: bringing color to the gray area - Dailyuw

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:13

Autism: bringing color to the gray area
Dailyuw
There are many parents who have children who are slow to open up. Some might describe their child as shy, but others may take their child to the doctor to screen for developmental issues. The doctor may diagnose the child with autism, but a second ...
Advice for parents of children just diagnosed with autism, from those who've ...Washington Post

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