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A local teen with a disability isn't letting it hold him back. He is thriving at his job and he even started his own business.
The researchers warn that the success that advocates of 'brain-based' parenting have had in influencing government policy could undermine parent-child relationships.
All of the Republican incumbents in Illinois who supported marriage equality won their primaries Tuesday, but one particularly anti-LGBT candidate for Congress did beat her more liberal challenger.
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Scientists at UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute report that high school students with autism can learn under Common Core State Standards , boosting their prospects for college and employment.
They summarize data that suggest that in autism, vicarious activations can be relatively normal under instructions explicitly encouraging vicarious processes, while being abnormal in conditions in which instructions do not.
Correspondence to: Argye E. Hillis, MD, Department of Neurology, Meyer 6-113, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA E-mail: Emotional empathy-the ability to recognize, share in, and make inferences about another person's emotional state-is critical for all social interactions.
STEVEN Downie, 20, was seen snorting the drug from the back of his hand as he was driven to a police station on Hogmanay.
Lady Hale, deputy president of the Supreme Court, said disability did not entitle the state to deny disabled people their human rights Disabled people have the same human right to "physical liberty" as the rest of the human race, one of the UK's most senior judges said today.
Neuroscientists and bioengineers at Stanford Univ. are working together to solve a mystery: How does nature construct the different types of synapses that connect neurons-the brain cells that monitor nerve impulses, control muscles and form thoughts.
For example, three times as many people believe U.S. regulators prevent people from getting natural cures as believe that a U.S. spy agency infected a large number of African Americans with the human immunodeficiency virus .
Researchers surveyed 1,300 Americans to find out their beliefs about 6 popular theories, including the discredited link between vaccines and autism or that water fluoridation is a cover-up that allows companies to dump dangerous chemicals into the water supply.
Since summer 2013 The Broadwalk Centre in Edgware has given away A 2,000 to local causes thanks to their Community Fund, which helps local community groups and charities in the Borough of Barnet.
Kristin Cavallari doesn't believe in vaccinations - for her children, anyway. The former reality starlet was considerably more restrained than Jenny McCarthy while defending her own anti-vaccination stance to Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live Tuesday.
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Early in his career, a scientist named Mario J. Molina was pulled into seemingly obscure research about strange chemicals being spewed into the atmosphere.
Republican lawmakers in Georgia would get the final say on whether to expand a government health insurance program for the poor under a bill passed Tuesday, making it even less likely the state will join an overhaul sought by Democratic President Barack Obama.
It's a sunny morning on the tennis courts at the International Polo Club in Wellington and Aceing Autism is in full swing.
The Georgia state Senate on Tuesday skipped a vote to decriminalize possession of a single type of liquid medicine derived from cannabis, meaning the last chance for passage of the measure this year is Thursday.