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New tracking device helps mother locate her son with autism - kfor.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 19:06

New tracking device helps mother locate her son with autism
kfor.com
MOORE, Okla. – A metro family is using a really cool piece of technology to help keep an eye on a child with autism who has a tendency to wander off. It looks just like a wrist watch. However, the device, called an iLoc, can do so much more. In fact ...

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Drug used for sleeping sickness now being seen as tool against autism - Catholic Online

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 15:07

Drug used for sleeping sickness now being seen as tool against autism
Catholic Online
An old drug used in the treatment of sleeping sickness has also temporarily reversed symptoms of autism in mice, researchers have claimed. Researchers say the drug restored normal cellular signaling in a mouse model of autism in animals that were the ...

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'iCan Shine' bike camp for autism spectrum needs volunteers - Rockdale News

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 04:40

'iCan Shine' bike camp for autism spectrum needs volunteers
Rockdale News
The Rockdale County Autism Support Group is hosting iCan Shine bike camp July 14 through July 18 at Rockdale County High School, located at 1174 Bulldog Circle in Conyers. The camp will be the first in Rockdale County, but more than 30 other states ...

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Is It Possible to Reverse Autism-Like Behaviors? - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 15:50

Monthly Prescribing Reference

Is It Possible to Reverse Autism-Like Behaviors?
Monthly Prescribing Reference
Is it possible to reverse autism-like behaviors? Maybe not in humans just yet, but new research published in the journal Translational Psychiatry reports that a single-dose of the antipurigenic therapy suramin acutely reversed autism-like behaviors in ...

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Have a ball during autism fundraising weekend - Quad-Cities Online

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:45

Have a ball during autism fundraising weekend
Quad-Cities Online
MILAN -- A third annual "Royal Ball for All" and "Royal Ball Run for Autism 5K" will be held Friday and Saturday. The ball will be from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, at the Camden Center, 2701 1st St. E, Milan. there will be royal-themed games, activities ...

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Race for Autism in Connellsville on Thursday to celebrate health, wellness - Tribune-Review

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:34

Race for Autism in Connellsville on Thursday to celebrate health, wellness
Tribune-Review
Spectators and competitors should plan to arrive early to the Highlands Hospital Bud Murphy's Race for Autism 5K Run and Walk on Thursday. Prior to the 7 p.m. race start, there will be a Riverhounds mini soccer clinic and demonstration, free health ...

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How Adel Tamano came to terms with his son's autism - Inquirer.net

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 19:07

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How Adel Tamano came to terms with his son's autism
Inquirer.net
Tamano talks openly about his 11-year-old son Santi's autism. “I have always believed a society is only as good as how it treats the weakest and most special of its members. That's the challenge, to have a society with no shame (about having children ...

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The high cost of autism -- and why it's worth it - CNN

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 11:52

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The high cost of autism -- and why it's worth it
CNN
(CNN) -- I can't even begin to explain what it was like to see our son, Wyatt, open the elementary school production of "Rock & Roll Forever." This was the same child who was once so fearful of noises that we couldn't get him into the school cafeteria ...

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Rearing Child with Autism Costs Millions - MyFox Houston

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 23:12

Rearing Child with Autism Costs Millions
MyFox Houston
If somehow, say by magic, a dollar were delivered for every leap Brandon made on his trampoline the imaginary windfall would still fall way short of what his parents will spend battling his severe autism. "We've probably gone through three life savings ...

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Local Lettuce Company Employs Young People With Autism - WOSU Public Media

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 05:00

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Local Lettuce Company Employs Young People With Autism
WOSU Public Media
The face of autism is children. The bulk of services and research – at least until very recently – has focused on children. But children eventually become adults. And they'll need services tailored to their grown-up needs. What does the jobs picture ...

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Local man with autism wraps up yearlong brewery tour - WKYC-TV

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 23:18

Local man with autism wraps up yearlong brewery tour
WKYC-TV
Aaron planned to accompany his uncle on research tours of as many midwest brew houses as possible, and spread awareness about autism. But they soon discovered, breweries across the country welcomed Lance and his message about autism with open ...

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Autism: A 70 Year History of Treatment - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 21:05

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Autism: A 70 Year History of Treatment
Guardian Liberty Voice
Last year marked the 70th anniversary of autism as a disorder and the spectrum of treatment throughout its history is almost as diverse as autistic individuals themselves. In 1943, Leo Kanner was the first psychiatrist to coin the term autism in his ...
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Study Links Autism to Prenatal Steroid Hormone Activity in the Womb - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 08:44

Study Links Autism to Prenatal Steroid Hormone Activity in the Womb
Guardian Liberty Voice
Autism affects approximately one percent of the population and is characterized by early developmental difficulties with communication and social interaction, restricted interests and repetitive behaviors. Males are diagnosed more frequently than ...

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PETA Needs to STFU About Autism - Daily Beast

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 14:30

PETA Needs to STFU About Autism
Daily Beast
As recently reported by The Daily Beast, PETA has launched a campaign that tries to link milk consumption and autism. With an increasing number of autism cases being diagnosed year after year, the organization has decided to rejuvenate an old and ...

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House panel advances revised autism bill - The Hill (blog)

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 13:39

House panel advances revised autism bill
The Hill (blog)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced autism research legislation Tuesday with a handful of tweaks, including a new title that heeds criticism from self-advocates with autism. Tuesday's mark-up changed the House Combating Autism ...

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Another Perspective on Autism Speaks - The Stanford Daily

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:14

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Another Perspective on Autism Speaks
The Stanford Daily
Recently, there was an article written in The Daily (“Autism, allyship and Autism Speaks,” May 27, 2014) that was critical of Autism Speaks, the Stanford Autism Walk and the newly approved Autism Speaks U Stanford chapter. I am the brother of a 16-year ...
Magazine to offer knowledge, support for Carmel families dealing with autismCurrent in Carmel

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Autism Is More Than One Disorder [Video] - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 23:34

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Autism Is More Than One Disorder [Video]
Guardian Liberty Voice
Autism affects around one in 68 children in the United States, so the autism spectrum disorder (ADS) has become a major concern. Various government and non-profit organizations have put a lot of effort into spreading awareness and informing the public ...

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Study: Price tag of autism in the US exceeds $236 billion per year - Los Angeles Times

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 20:35

Study: Price tag of autism in the US exceeds $236 billion per year
Los Angeles Times
When it comes to autism expenses, what that money buys depends on the age of the person with the diagnosis. For children, it pays for special-education services, the researchers found. These include early-intervention treatments for children under the ...

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Genes in the Cloud: Google Steps Into Autism Research - Wall Street Journal

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 19:14

Genes in the Cloud: Google Steps Into Autism Research
Wall Street Journal
Google and Autism Speaks will be announcing a partnership designed to house the sequencing of 10,000 genomes and other clinical data. WSJ's Shirley Wang and Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright join Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.

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Akron's Autism Society celebrating 5-K with special awards - WKYC-TV

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 18:16

Akron's Autism Society celebrating 5-K with special awards
WKYC-TV
"I think really what you see on race day is a sense of raising autism awareness in our community. You see teachers, you see providers, you just see everybody come together with the families and say 'You know what, we're all in this together,' " said ...

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