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Early intervention critical for special needs child

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 00:32
THE common reaction that the initial diagnosis of 'Special Needs' provokes is denial.
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State examines expanding autism treatment coverage

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 00:28
More children would receive private insurance coverage for autism treatment under a bill being considered by Maine lawmakers.
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Brampton woman survives harrowing attack on Disneyland trip

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 00:15
A charity run at Disneyland was supposed to be the culmination of two years of training and months of fundraising, but for one Brampton woman that plan was quickly dashed after a vicious attack left her with serious injuries.
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Documentary about autism features Phoenix family - ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

Autism News from Google - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 00:14

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Documentary about autism features Phoenix family
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
PHOENIX - A documentary featuring a local family highlights the struggles and triumphs of dealing with an autism diagnosis. Lori Cairns remembers the day back in 1996 her son J.R. was diagnosed with the disorder. She said the consulting doctor told her ...
Local family featured in new documentary about autismAhwatukee Foothills News

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Film on autism features Valley family

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 00:09
She said the consulting doctor told her that her son was "mentally retarded" and had autism.
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Study shows gaps in autism diagnosis

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 23:47
… a child is on the autism spectrum, say Australian researchers who … diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum.
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HEF Awards Thousands in Innovation Grants

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 23:36
The Hamden Education Foundation last week awarded a total of $8,124 to support 15 Innovation Grants, benefitting children in all grades ranging from pre-K through 12th grade.
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Teenage Boy Dies in Spotsylvania House Fire

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 23:33
A 14-year-old boy died in an early Sunday morning fire in Spotsylvania County. The first call came in at about 4:04 a.m. for a house fire at 3836 Lee's Hill School Drive, said Spotsylvania County Fire Chief Monty Willaford.
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Study highlights gaps in autism diagnosis

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 23:22
… a child is on the autism spectrum, say Australian researchers who … diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum.
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Mother's online thank you goes viral

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 23:21
A woman's blog post about a kind man on a plane has gone viral. Kate Mouland is a three-year-old with autism.
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Mary and Max - Film Review

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 23:11
This self development review is on 'Mary and Max' - a 2009 film, written and directed by Academy Award-winning Australian director Adam Elliot.
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MLK Day of Service, Rotary Wine Tasting, Comedy Night at St. Bart's This Week

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 23:01
Events in Scotch Plains and Fanwood from Jan. 20 - 27, 2014: Scotch Plains/Fanwood MLK Day of Service: For the fifth year in a row, residents of Fanwood and Scotch Plains will be able to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by giving back to their communities.
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PH urged: Ban BPA in baby bottles, sippy cups

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 22:52
The group EcoWaste Coalition is urging the Philippine government to ban the use of Bisphenol A in producing baby feeding bottles, sippy cups and other food and beverage containers for kids under the age of three.
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Barber shop offers special cuts for clients

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 22:32
Timeless Barbershop in Swatara Township, Dauphin County is offering hair cuts for kids with special needs, on the third Sunday of every month from 5 to 7 p.m. It's after hours for a less noisy, crowded environment.
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Inside the bizarre world of Kim Dotcom

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 22:10
HE'S either a career criminal or freedom fighter depending on your view. But two years after the dramatic raid on his Auckland home, Kim Dotcom's story is more bizarre than ever.
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'JP's law' would list autism on Va. driver's licenses, ID cards - wtkr.com

Autism News from Google - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 21:59

'JP's law' would list autism on Va. driver's licenses, ID cards
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Richmond, Va. (WTVR) – The family of a 9-year-old Central Virginia boy is pressing lawmakers to help police and first responders better communicate with people with autism. Pam Mines, the inspiration behind Senate bill 367 said she does not know a lot ...

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Study highlights gaps in autism diagnosis

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 21:59
DOCTORS lack clear and easy ways to assess if a child is on the autism spectrum, say Australian researchers who have conducted a review of the disorder.
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CAT Theatre presents The Joshua Plant

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 21:40
The Joshua Plant tells the story of Joshua, a teenage boy with autism, who sees the world in a way most people cannot imagine.
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Exorcism sees 2 toddlers killed, 2 hospitalized, mom arrested for murder

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 21:37
Maryland police say two children are dead after their mother attempted an exorcism.
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Community Calendar This Week

Autism News from Topix - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 21:33
The Bennington Free Clinic has added Monday hours, in addition to its Thursday schedule.
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