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Hundreds take part in Walk About Talk About Autism fundraiser at Portage's ... - Mlive Kalamazoo

Autism News from Google - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 15:23

Hundreds take part in Walk About Talk About Autism fundraiser at Portage's ...
Mlive Kalamazoo
PORTAGE, MI – In all, Kevin Hess was surrounded by about 50 family members and friends Saturday as he took part in the 11th Annual Walk About Talk About Autism fundraiser. The group stood out easily Saturday, most of them decked out in bright orange ...

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Panera Bread projects $60000 donation to Cleveland Clinic's Center for Autism - The Plain Dealer (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:50

Panera Bread projects $60000 donation to Cleveland Clinic's Center for Autism
The Plain Dealer (blog)
Panera Bread projects $60,000 donation to Cleveland Clinic's Center for Autism. Linda Jackson.jpg. Linda Jackson, Cafe Associate at the Avon Commons Panera Bread location, holds the change bucket that people can use to support autism research.

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Chapman Dodge Chrysler raises funds for autism - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:22

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Chapman Dodge Chrysler raises funds for autism
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Courtesy photo Brad Mark, chief operating officer of Pole Position Raceway, and Jennifer Strobel, executive director of Families for Effective Autism Treatment, stand near the racetrack at Pole Position Raceway during the fundraising event on World ...

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Simple questionnaire may improve early detection of autism - SFARI News (blog)

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:09

Simple questionnaire may improve early detection of autism
SFARI News (blog)
To detect signs of autism in toddlers, pediatricians routinely rely on parent-completed questionnaires about the child's behavior. But parents' answers may be influenced as much by their own bias about their child's possible diagnosis as by their child ...

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Hershey Bears Broomball Club readies 3rd annual celebrity game for autism ... - The Patriot-News

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:06

Hershey Bears Broomball Club readies 3rd annual celebrity game for autism ...
The Patriot-News
Participants in the 2013 broomball game gather for a team picture at Klick Lewis Arena in Palmyra. Many of the same media personalities will take part in this year's event, scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Klick Lewis Arena. (Hershey Bears Broomball ...

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Autism and the Challenges of Easter - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:21

Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism and the Challenges of Easter
Guardian Liberty Voice
Autism For most families living with an autistic loved one, everyday holds certain demands. Holidays, like Easter, provide even further challenges for those with autism. The traditions most people take for granted must be approached from a unique ...

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Waisman Center helps adolescents with autism transition into adulthood - UW Badger Herald

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 09:31

UW Badger Herald

Waisman Center helps adolescents with autism transition into adulthood
UW Badger Herald
One in 68 children in the U.S. has an autism spectrum disorder, and the University of Wisconsin's Waisman Center is researching what happens to these individuals as they reach adulthood and adolescence. The Adolescents and Adults with Autism study ...

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Seahawks' Christine Michael Takes Texas Girl with Autism to Prom - People Magazine

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:50

Yahoo Sports (blog)

Seahawks' Christine Michael Takes Texas Girl with Autism to Prom
People Magazine
The date was arranged by Holmes, who reached out to the former Texas A&M running back and asked if he was available to accompany her daughter, who has autism. "I was just like, we'll see what happens," Holmes told the station. "I know he's busy, and I ...
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'It's Been Like A Fairy Tale:' NFL Player Gives Teen With Autism The Prom ...Huffington Post
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Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors associated with autism and developmental delays in boys

Medical News Today - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 03:00
In a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs, researchers from the Bloomberg School of Public health found that prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a frequently...
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Father's memoir offers lessons on raising son with autism - WRAL.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:22

Father's memoir offers lessons on raising son with autism
WRAL.com
“People with autism have a laser-like focus on whatever their intense areas of interest are,” said Dwayne Ballen, Julian's father and a national television sportscaster who once worked for FOX50. “For Julian, they are Disney animated movies, drawing ...

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Antidepressant-Autism Link by Emily Shire - Daily Beast

Autism News from Google - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:48

Antidepressant-Autism Link by Emily Shire
Daily Beast
Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty. But a new, ultra-sophisticated spy plane has US military and intelligence bosses spooked. The Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US military and American intelligence ...

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Screening infants to identify autism much earlier

Medical News Today - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 04:00
The aim of this study was to develop a screening tool to identify infants prior to 12 months at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental learning delay (DLD) and provide immediate...
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Mass. Lawmakers Advance Bill To Help People With Autism - WBUR

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:56

WCVB Boston

Mass. Lawmakers Advance Bill To Help People With Autism
WBUR
The measure given unanimous approval on Wednesday would establish a permanent state commission on autism and develop a training program for teachers to help educate students with the disorder. The proposal, which now goes to the Senate, would ...
Autism service bills clears Massachusetts House of RepresentativesMassLive.com

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Many in the autism community are celebrating their gifts - OCRegister

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:47

Many in the autism community are celebrating their gifts
OCRegister
On March 27, the CDC issued a report showing that 1 in 68 American 8-year-olds (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in 2010, an estimate based on data gathered in 11 states. • The proportion is up almost 30 ...

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Home videos could be powerful tool for diagnosing autism, researcher says - Scope (blog)

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:25

Scope (blog)

Home videos could be powerful tool for diagnosing autism, researcher says
Scope (blog)
No biochemical or physical tests for autism have been established, so the developmental disorder is diagnosed by observing a child for such telltale signs as repetitive behaviors, poor language skills and lack of eye contact. On average, children with ...

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Skill Champ app designed to build skills for children with autism - ABC7Chicago.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:15

Skill Champ app designed to build skills for children with autism
ABC7Chicago.com
They believe this app will help children with autism learn, thrive and improve their lives. Emily Mack, 11, has been working with the Skill Champ iPad app for a couple days now and she's completely absorbed. Various programs ask her to identify shapes, ...

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Atypical brain connectivity associated with autism spectrum disorder

Medical News Today - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:00
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adolescents appears to be associated with atypical connectivity in the brain involving the systems that help people infer what others are thinking and understand...
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Families of children with autism benefit from dog ownership

Medical News Today - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 04:00
Many families face the decision of whether to get a dog. For families of children with autism, the decision can be even more challenging.
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Short Hills House Tour May 3 will aid autism awareness - NJ.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:10

Short Hills House Tour May 3 will aid autism awareness
NJ.com
MILLBURN — From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, the annual Short Hills House Tour will give participants access to some incredible homes in Short Hills and an opportunity to better the lives of children with autism. All the proceeds of the $25 tour ...

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Male autism risk linked to SSRI use in pregnancy

Medical News Today - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00
Male babies of mothers who took certain antidepressants during pregnancy are more likely to develop autism and developmental delays, a new study suggests.
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