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Chili's Autism Awareness Problem - Forbes

Autism News from Google - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 23:48

Forbes

Chili's Autism Awareness Problem
Forbes
Chili's Grill & Bar is committed to giving back to the communities in which our guests live and work through local and national Give Back Events. While we remain committed to supporting the children and families affected by autism, we are canceling ...

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World Autism Awareness Day, Part Two - Patch.com

Autism News from Google - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 05:23

World Autism Awareness Day, Part Two
Patch.com
Today, as with every day, my heart is bursting with pride for my eldest son Justin, who has severe autism. This week his private autism school hosted a news conference on the eve of World Autism Awareness Day, an event held by Congressman Chris Smith, ...

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Raising funds for 'Autism Speaks' - Wicked Local Middleton

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:55

South African Broadcasting Corporation

Raising funds for 'Autism Speaks'
Wicked Local Middleton
Gillian adores her older brother Ross, and in honor of Autism Awareness Month, the Howe-Manning 6th grade student has handcrafted rubber band bracelets with the Autism puzzle piece symbol and is selling them to raise funds for Autism Speaks.
Kids Get Involved With Autism Awareness Cookie Kick-OffNBC4i.com
Adams, Ore., goes blue for Autism Awareness DayWalla Walla Union-Bulletin
Downtown Statesville turns blue for autism supportStatesville Record & Landmark
Pizza Marketplace.com -WJHG-TV -Anchorage Daily News
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Raising funds for 'Autism Speaks' - Wicked Local Topsfield

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:28

Darlington and Stockton Times

Raising funds for 'Autism Speaks'
Wicked Local Topsfield
Gillian adores her older brother Ross, and in honor of Autism Awareness Month, the Howe-Manning 6th grade student has handcrafted rubber band bracelets with the Autism puzzle piece symbol and is selling them to raise funds for Autism Speaks.
Melissa Ziobron advocates for autism awareness at State CapitolMiddletown Press
World Autism Awareness Day, Part TwoPatch.com
Kids Get Involved With Autism Awareness Cookie Kick-OffNBC4i.com
Islands' Sounder -Topeka Capital Journal
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New evidence that autism is inherited, rather than induced by vaccines - AMERICAblog (blog)

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 07:05

New evidence that autism is inherited, rather than induced by vaccines
AMERICAblog (blog)
Classically, autism is a disease of the brain that manifests symptoms before a child is three years old. The child has difficulty with both verbal and non-verbal types of communication. For example, the child may have prolonged delays in developing ...

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Exceptional insight into diseases like autism offered by the BrainSpan Atlas

Medical News Today - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 04:00
Researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have generated a high-resolution blueprint for how to build a human brain, with a detailed map of where different genes are turned on and off during mid-pregnancy at unprecedented anatomical resolution. This first major report using data from the BrainSpan Atlas of the Developing Human Brain is published in the journal Nature this week.
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Advocates call autism insurance bill a good first step - Kansas.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 20:29

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Advocates call autism insurance bill a good first step
Kansas.com
Local advocates for children with autism hailed a bill passed this week by the Kansas Senate requiring insurance coverage for some autistic children under the age of 12 as a good first step toward improving the quality of life for the children, but ...
Autism advocates pleased with insurance legislationKansas First News
Kansas Senate approves insurance for autismLawrence Journal World
Autism coverage mandate goes to Kansas governorKansas City Star

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How has autism spectrum disorder affected your life? (Poll results) - The Oregonian

Autism News from Google - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:19

How has autism spectrum disorder affected your life? (Poll results)
The Oregonian
... spectrum disorder: April is Autism Awareness Month," we posted a poll, asking "How has autism spectrum disorder affected your life?" Close to 900 readers participated in the poll. The results: • I have a family member with autism: 67 percent, or ...

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Project SEARCH to complete first year in Bartow County

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 03:00
Project SEARCH student Alan Harris listens to instructions from Lauren Waits, StoryCorps facilitator, before recording begins at the Cartersville Medical Center.
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Seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day celebrated - 9NEWS.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 20:34

Seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day celebrated
9NEWS.com
April 2 is celebrated yearly as a day that allows unique fundraising and autism awareness events. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a brain disorder that is characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and ...

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Video: Stamford Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:49
Stamford joined the rest of the world Wednesday in celebrating April 2nd as Autism Awareness Day.
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On World Autism Awareness Day, New Stats Reveal Increase - GPB (blog)

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 15:25

On World Autism Awareness Day, New Stats Reveal Increase
GPB (blog)
It's World Autism Awareness Day. New stats released by the CDC reveal that autism is more prevalent than previously reported. ”About 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC's Autism and ...

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10 facts about autism spectrum disorder - The Oregonian

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 15:01

10 facts about autism spectrum disorder
The Oregonian
April is Autism Awareness Month, set aside to educate families and others about a developmental disability that can significantly impact the behavior, communication and social lives of those who have it. From the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

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Celebrating World Autism Day - MSNBC

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 14:02

Celebrating World Autism Day
MSNBC
For the past seven years on April 2nd Autism Speaks has celebrated “Light It Up Blue”, a unique global initiative to kick off Autism Awareness Month and help raise awareness about autism. “In honor of this historic day, many iconic landmarks, hotels ...

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Autism: not just a childhood disorder

Medical News Today - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:00
"My facial expressions and body language do not always match my mood. I may look terribly angry, but I am happy as can be. I am unable to read between the lines or communicate with hidden messages. Please try to take what I am saying at face value and do not try to read into it. I am not capable of that kind of phrasing.
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True Life's Brothers with Autism: 'We Have the Same Problems As Other People' - People Magazine

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 09:06

True Life's Brothers with Autism: 'We Have the Same Problems As Other People'
People Magazine
In observance of World Autism Awareness Month, the network is featuring a pair of brothers diagnosed with the disorder in a True Life documentary special. Brad and Kenny Benjamin live with their parents in Bowie, Md., and are taking steps towards ...

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Blue hue washes city skylines for World Autism Day - KXAN.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 08:58

Blue hue washes city skylines for World Autism Day
KXAN.com
Buildings across the globe will glow blue tonight to shine a light on “World Autism Awareness Day.” It's the beginning of a month full of events to elevate conversation and education about the developmental disorders. The latest report on autism in the ...

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NBA's Deron Williams hosting families affected by autism - CNBC.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 08:41

CNBC.com

NBA's Deron Williams hosting families affected by autism
CNBC.com
D.J. Williams' biggest issue with NBA games is he'd rather be playing with dad than watching him. "He wants me the whole game, so he just wants to get out on the court," said his father, Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams. For many more autistic ...

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Autism Book Author Speaks at MCA - Milford LIVE

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 07:46

Autism Book Author Speaks at MCA
Milford LIVE
On Thursday, March 27, Barbara Boroson, the author of “Living on the Edge: Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum,” spoke at the MPAC meeting at Milford Central Academy. Ms. Boroson worked as a social worker for many years in a school for special ...

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'Lisa slapped me when I told her': Boyzone's Keith Duffy on challenges of ... - Mirror.co.uk

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 04:36

Mirror.co.uk

'Lisa slapped me when I told her': Boyzone's Keith Duffy on challenges of ...
Mirror.co.uk
Their 14-year-old daughter Mia was diagnosed with autism when she was 18 months old and they both handled the news very differently. While Lisa went into denial, Keith tried to be as proactive as he could – interspersed with very low periods – and ...

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