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Autism Awareness: Teacher's Moving Words to Students Go Viral - fox8.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 17:51

Autism Awareness: Teacher's Moving Words to Students Go Viral
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A teacher from Northern California wrote a special 'love letter' to students with autism that has received worldwide attention. “Dear Child With Autism, You brighten each and every day,” wrote Sheila Chako, a fifth-grade teacher who blogs with her ...

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4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business - Entrepreneur

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:36

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4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business
Entrepreneur
Their rare ability to focus for hours on end provides better results than non-autistic soldiers. Software powerhouse SAP is actively searching for people with autism for jobs that require high attention to detail such as software testing. It hopes to ...

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Autistic man learned about life through Scouting - 9NEWS.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 06:17

Autistic man learned about life through Scouting
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The Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts asked us to share our story to support the recent Sports Breakfast with Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning. Jack was diagnosed with autism several months before his second birthday. This was devastating news ...

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Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:37
Remember Dr. Andrew Wakefield ? You know, the guy that "linked" vaccines to autism? Well, his study on how vaccines are linked to autism was found to be fraudulent and has since been retracted...3 years ago.
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LEGO Club allows kids with autism to build relationships while having fun

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:33
Meghan Davis/Special to the News Sentinel Lydia Brown and her father, Michael, play with LEGO figurines at the Autism Society of East Tennessee's monthly LEGO Club.
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Spring Cleaning: 36 Pieces for an Organized Home

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:28
Now that spring is underway, it's time to rethink your living space - time to get rid of everything you don't need and reorganize what you decide to keep.
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Apple Wants to Get Greener: Is It Doing Enough?

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:18
Just in time for Earth Day, Apple's uploaded a video to its official YouTube Account called "Better," where CEO Tim Cook talks about innovation at Apple, including the company's steps towards sustainability.
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Everyone's descended from someone; Queen Leah Blankespoor and Her Court

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:16
The 2014 Tulip Time Queen is Leah Blankespoor, a 17-year-old Pella Christian High School Senior, who, born during the week of Tulip Time Week, has had a life-long fondness for all things Tulip Time.
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Autistic Boy Wants Charges Dropped For Girls Accused of Abusing Him

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:14
An autistic Maryland teenager tells The Washington Post that he wants to remain friends with girls accused of abusing him.
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'Not tonight dear, I've got a headache': Women ARE more likely to...

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:10
The rise of Philadelphia's preppy drug gang: How rich leader, 25, moved home after splitting up with his girlfriend, 40, and then hired 18-year-old partner who dropped out of college with lacrosse injury 'You're dying... b****!' Court hears audio tape homeowner made of himself shooting dead injured teen burglars with 'clean finishing shot to the ... (more)
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Know the Night: Author Maria Mutch explores the mysteries of autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:06
… remains to be understood about autism. Definitions of the various disorders … number of children diagnosed as autistic continues to edge upward: the … than autism,” says Mutch. “When he first started showing symptoms of autism … therapist; nobody said ‘he seems autistic.’” She credits a Down syndrome …
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Column: Autism and Jenny McCarthy, the agitator

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:59
What do you call someone who sows misinformation, stokes fear, abets behavior that endangers people's health, extracts enormous visibility from doing so and then says the equivalent of "Who? Me?" I'm not aware of any common noun for a bad actor of this sort.
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11 myths fertility doctors hear

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:55
Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.
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Families of autistic kids 'uncomfortable' in northern N.B.

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:52
Although autism awareness has increased in northern New Brunswick, it still has a long way to go, says a British expert who has a personal connection to the area.
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Clay Aiken Releases First TV Ad in North Carolina House Race

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:48
"American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken, who is running for a North Carolina House seat as a Democrat, launched his first TV ad Tuesday - a bio spot highlighting his difficult childhood and his recent help for children with autism.
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As Earth Day is celebrated around the world the rubbish is still piling up in India's dumps

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:46
The rise of Philadelphia's preppy drug gang: How rich leader, 25, moved home after splitting up with his girlfriend, 40, and then hired 18-year-old partner who dropped out of college with lacrosse injury 'You're dying... b****!' Court hears audio tape homeowner made of himself shooting dead injured teen burglars with 'clean finishing shot to the ... (more)
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Daniel Franzese, 35, comes out as gay in touching letter to his Mean Girls character Damian

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:46
The rise of Philadelphia's preppy drug gang: How rich leader, 25, moved home after splitting up with his girlfriend, 40, and then hired 18-year-old partner who dropped out of college with lacrosse injury 'You're dying... b****!' Court hears audio tape homeowner made of himself shooting dead injured teen burglars with 'clean finishing shot to the ... (more)
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Autism Awareness; Surge in DC Violence; Howard Lin For Congress; Does Golf Need Fixing?

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:46
Tonia Ferguson of the Autism Society discussed Autism Awareness month. Peaceoholics co-founder …
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Girl mauled by a raccoon leaves the hospital with an ear implanted...

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:45
The rise of Philadelphia's preppy drug gang: How rich leader, 25, moved home after splitting up with his girlfriend, 40, and then hired 18-year-old partner who dropped out of college with lacrosse injury 'You're dying... b****!' Court hears audio tape homeowner made of himself shooting dead injured teen burglars with 'clean finishing shot to the ... (more)
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H-H Recognizes Autism Awareness Month

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:39
Hatboro-Horsham School District teachers and staff are bringing a new lesson to the classroom this April: autism awareness.
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