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As autism increases, county, schools work together on local services - Stafford County Sun

Autism News from Google - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:13

As autism increases, county, schools work together on local services
Stafford County Sun
Autism is now being diagnosed in at least one in every 68 children, according to a Centers for Disease Control report released this spring. And because more children than ever have Autism Spectrum Disorder, it's important that services are available to ...

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Language grows in diverse ways in children with autism - SFARI News (blog)

Autism News from Google - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:04

Language grows in diverse ways in children with autism
SFARI News (blog)
The language abilities of children with autism vary widely in early childhood, but become more predictable after age 6. The results were published 30 May in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. It's unclear whether the differences in the ...

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Mother pushes for changes in autism legislation - News-Press Now

Autism News from Google - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:40

Mother pushes for changes in autism legislation
News-Press Now
Colette Canchola understands why members of Congress might not understand all aspects of legislation meant to help people with autism. “It's a very complex disorder,” the St. Joseph woman said, “and if you're not familiar with it or you don't live with ...

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Autism study seeks brain tissue donations - myfoxny.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 22:17

Autism study seeks brain tissue donations
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Her youngest, 14-year-old Casey, has autism. Recently, the family doctor approached the Matthews family about donating Casey's brain to new research project if something unexpected were to happen. She said she had no hesitation about donating her ...
It takes brains…to solve autismLeft Brain Right Brain

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Disney Wants Autistic Kids Lawsuit Tossed, Denies … - Deadline.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:08

Disney Wants Autistic Kids Lawsuit Tossed, Denies …
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Disney Wants Autistic Kids Lawsuit Tossed, Denies “Magic List” Exists Looks like Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has no patience with waiting in line for a lawsuit claiming it violated the American With Disabilities Act to make its way through the courts.

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Water holds special allure, danger for children with autism - KMBC Kansas City

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 19:18

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Water holds special allure, danger for children with autism
KMBC Kansas City
Statistics show that nearly half of all children with autism wander. For a child with autism, that type of wandering means the child is on a mission and knows exactly where he or she is going. Children with autism are often drawn to pools and other ...

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Autism Measure Waits for Final Senate Nod - Roll Call (blog)

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 16:40

Autism Measure Waits for Final Senate Nod
Roll Call (blog)
While Congress is facing seemingly intractable differences on health care agency spending bills and wrestles with veterans' health bill offsets, an autism research and education program reauthorization bill is ready for final action in the Senate. The ...

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Camp canceled for children with autism after someone took the air conditioner - wtvr.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:55

Camp canceled for children with autism after someone took the air conditioner
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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Camp was canceled Wednesday at the Richmond Autism Integration Network (RAIN) after thieves stole the air conditioning unit used to cool the West End building that houses the camp. RAIN is located at 1121 Gaskins Rd. The ...

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Missing boy with autism found dead in neighbor's pond - fox4kc.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 20:08

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Missing boy with autism found dead in neighbor's pond
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HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — The five-year old boy with autism who walked away from his house along 7 Highway south of Harrisonville at about 11:45 a.m. Tuesday was later found dead. On Tuesday evening FOX 4′s Mary Pulley confirmed from the scene that ...
Search teams recover body of missing 5-year-old boyKMBC Kansas City
Desperate search ends tragically as 5-year-old found dead in Cass CountyKansas City Star
Family grieves after 5-year-old Cass County boy drowns in nearby pondKSHB

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Schenectady business looks to hire people with autism - WNYT

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:13

Schenectady business looks to hire people with autism
WNYT
"There are about 20 positions available," she said. "We've already gotten over 100 applications for these positions. And we're looking to hire people with and without disabilities, but it is certainly our mission to hire people with autism and other ...

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Wealthy nations dole out big doses of autism drugs - SFARI News (blog)

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 14:01

Wealthy nations dole out big doses of autism drugs
SFARI News (blog)
Doctors in wealthy countries such as Belgium, Switzerland and Australia prescribe more medications to people with autism than do doctors in poorer countries, including Egypt, Pakistan and Indonesia. The results were published 3 June in Autism Research.

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Gene mutation linked to distinct type of autism - NHS Choices

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:43

Gene mutation linked to distinct type of autism
NHS Choices
The news is based on a genetic study that found children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were more likely to have a mutation in a gene called CHD8 than children without the disorder. ASD is an umbrella term for conditions affecting social ...

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Keeping up with the costs of autism - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Autism News from Google - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 17:04

Keeping up with the costs of autism
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
COURTESY: Rhodes family. Kristina Rhodes may have to reduce her work hours as a therapist because her autistic son Erik, 10, while academically advanced for his age, isn't thriving at school. By Rachel Zamzow, The Philadelphia Inquirer. July 7, 2014 ...

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6 tips for talking about controversial autism topics - SFGate (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:10

6 tips for talking about controversial autism topics
SFGate (blog)
You're sitting in the waiting room at the speech therapist's office after a long day, getting a few moments of People Magazine time when another mom walks in, sits down, and sighs loudly (code for “I am about to talk to you, whether you want me to or ...

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Autism & Vaccines: What You Need to Know - Care2.com

Autism News from Google - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 13:34

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Autism & Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Care2.com
The vaccines and autism myth began with a 1998 study that should never have been published. The study – published in The Lancet – had a number of serious problems, which the graphic below explains in more detail. Since its publication, that vaccines ...
Annemarie Quill: Wise up, choose to immuniseNew Zealand Herald

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Parents of Autistic Children Often Stop Reproducing - Medscape

Autism News from Google - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 09:43

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Parents of Autistic Children Often Stop Reproducing
Medscape
Many previous studies have estimated the likelihood that siblings of a child with autism will also have autism. But these estimates could be biased if they do not take into consideration the tendency of parents of affected children to avoid having a ...
Parents of Kids with Autism More Likely to Have Autistic TraitsYahoo News UK
California Boy Kept In A Dog Cage Sheds Light On Autism Crisis In AmericaThe Inquisitr
Autism and Transition to Adulthood – Advice to ParentsAutism Daily Newscast

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Autism Play Raises $10K to Show Life on the Spectrum - DNAinfo

Autism News from Google - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 08:47

Autism Play Raises $10K to Show Life on the Spectrum
DNAinfo
"Square Peg Round Hole" is the working title of the Tectonic Theater Project's new show, which will use images, sounds, light and other stage elements to help audiences understand those with autism. An Indiegogo fundraising campaign ending on Thursday ...

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​Vaccines don't cause autism, complications extremely rare – study - RT

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 19:40

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​Vaccines don't cause autism, complications extremely rare – study
RT
There is no evidence that immunizing vaccinations cause autism while any complications arising from their administration to children are extremely rare, new analysis comprised of 67 research studies has discovered. “There is strong evidence that MMR ...
Study: Vaccines Do Not Cause AutismKTRH
Childhood Vaccinations Linked To Autism MythKFDA
Serious Reactions to Childhood Vaccines Are Rare, Study SaysYahoo News
Science World Report -WebMD.Boots.com
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Parents of Kids with Autism More Likely to Have Autistic Traits - LiveScience.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 16:59

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Parents of Kids with Autism More Likely to Have Autistic Traits
LiveScience.com
Parents of children with autism are more likely to have some of the traits associated with autism than parents whose children don't have the disorder, according to a new study. Among families in the study, those in which both parents scored highly on a ...
Comment on “Prenatal and neonatal peripheral blood mercury levels and autism ...Left Brain Right Brain
Parents of autistic kids 'have autistic traits too'NHS Choices

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Anaheim Police believe that an 11-year-old autistic boy may have been kept in ... - NBCNews.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 15:20

Anaheim Police believe that an 11-year-old autistic boy may have been kept in ...
NBCNews.com
from NBC Los Angeles : 11-Year-Old Boy With Autism Kept Inside Dog Cage: Police. Anaheim Police believe that an 11-year-old autistic boy may have been kept in a dog cage by his parents. Continue reading. First published July 2nd 2014, 12:15 pm.

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