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Chapman Dodge Chrysler raises funds for autism - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 16:22

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Chapman Dodge Chrysler raises funds for autism
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Courtesy photo Brad Mark, chief operating officer of Pole Position Raceway, and Jennifer Strobel, executive director of Families for Effective Autism Treatment, stand near the racetrack at Pole Position Raceway during the fundraising event on World ...

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Hershey Bears Broomball Club readies 3rd annual celebrity game for autism ... - The Patriot-News

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:06

Hershey Bears Broomball Club readies 3rd annual celebrity game for autism ...
The Patriot-News
Participants in the 2013 broomball game gather for a team picture at Klick Lewis Arena in Palmyra. Many of the same media personalities will take part in this year's event, scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Klick Lewis Arena. (Hershey Bears Broomball ...

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Autism and the Challenges of Easter - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:21

Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism and the Challenges of Easter
Guardian Liberty Voice
Autism For most families living with an autistic loved one, everyday holds certain demands. Holidays, like Easter, provide even further challenges for those with autism. The traditions most people take for granted must be approached from a unique ...

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Seahawks' Christine Michael Takes Texas Girl with Autism to Prom - People Magazine

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 07:50

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Seahawks' Christine Michael Takes Texas Girl with Autism to Prom
People Magazine
The date was arranged by Holmes, who reached out to the former Texas A&M running back and asked if he was available to accompany her daughter, who has autism. "I was just like, we'll see what happens," Holmes told the station. "I know he's busy, and I ...
Seahawks running back Christine Michael takes girl with autism to her promYahoo Sports (blog)
'It's Been Like A Fairy Tale:' NFL Player Gives Teen With Autism The Prom ...Huffington Post
Superbowl Running-Back Christine Michael Escorts Teen With Autism On Her ...Medical Daily

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Father's memoir offers lessons on raising son with autism - WRAL.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:22

Father's memoir offers lessons on raising son with autism
WRAL.com
“People with autism have a laser-like focus on whatever their intense areas of interest are,” said Dwayne Ballen, Julian's father and a national television sportscaster who once worked for FOX50. “For Julian, they are Disney animated movies, drawing ...

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Antidepressant-Autism Link by Emily Shire - Daily Beast

Autism News from Google - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:48

Antidepressant-Autism Link by Emily Shire
Daily Beast
Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty. But a new, ultra-sophisticated spy plane has US military and intelligence bosses spooked. The Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US military and American intelligence ...

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Mass. Lawmakers Advance Bill To Help People With Autism - WBUR

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:56

WCVB Boston

Mass. Lawmakers Advance Bill To Help People With Autism
WBUR
The measure given unanimous approval on Wednesday would establish a permanent state commission on autism and develop a training program for teachers to help educate students with the disorder. The proposal, which now goes to the Senate, would ...
Autism service bills clears Massachusetts House of RepresentativesMassLive.com

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Many in the autism community are celebrating their gifts - OCRegister

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:47

Many in the autism community are celebrating their gifts
OCRegister
On March 27, the CDC issued a report showing that 1 in 68 American 8-year-olds (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in 2010, an estimate based on data gathered in 11 states. • The proportion is up almost 30 ...

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Home videos could be powerful tool for diagnosing autism, researcher says - Scope (blog)

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:25

Scope (blog)

Home videos could be powerful tool for diagnosing autism, researcher says
Scope (blog)
No biochemical or physical tests for autism have been established, so the developmental disorder is diagnosed by observing a child for such telltale signs as repetitive behaviors, poor language skills and lack of eye contact. On average, children with ...

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Skill Champ app designed to build skills for children with autism - ABC7Chicago.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:15

Skill Champ app designed to build skills for children with autism
ABC7Chicago.com
They believe this app will help children with autism learn, thrive and improve their lives. Emily Mack, 11, has been working with the Skill Champ iPad app for a couple days now and she's completely absorbed. Various programs ask her to identify shapes, ...

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Short Hills House Tour May 3 will aid autism awareness - NJ.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:10

Short Hills House Tour May 3 will aid autism awareness
NJ.com
MILLBURN — From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, the annual Short Hills House Tour will give participants access to some incredible homes in Short Hills and an opportunity to better the lives of children with autism. All the proceeds of the $25 tour ...

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Some companies see opportunity in autism - CBS News

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:56

Chron.com

Some companies see opportunity in autism
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"I am fairly convinced that America is not really aware of the pending tsunami of burden that the current autistic rate will put on our workforce and adult support services in the next 10 to 20 years," said one father of a 14-year-old autistic son. He ...
Texas is a leader in autism treatment, diagnosisChron.com
1 in 68 Children Now Has a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Why?The Atlantic
Smart Talk: Autism Awareness Monthwitf.org
WNDU-TV -Current in Zionsville -Patch.com
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Proposal Calls For New Strategies On Autism - WBUR

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:55

Proposal Calls For New Strategies On Autism
WBUR
BOSTON — A bill that would establish a state autism commission and proposes other strategies for addressing the needs of the growing number of children diagnosed with the disorder is expected to come up for a vote in the Massachusetts House of ...

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LS student raises autism awareness - Wicked Local Lincoln

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:28

LS student raises autism awareness
Wicked Local Lincoln
Lincoln-Sudbury sophomore Madison Marilla, 16, who was diagnosed with autism at 2, has a message for those who don't understand the brain disorder. “It's OK to be different,” she says. Earlier this month, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, ...

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Tackling autism in the Middle East - Aljazeera.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 05:57

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Tackling autism in the Middle East
Aljazeera.com
Autism is one of many mental disorders that can be affected by living in a volatile environment - which is the case in much of the Middle East. "Available scientific evidence suggests that various factors, both genetic and environmental, contribute to ...

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Suskind sparks autism research - Yale Daily News (blog)

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 03:14

Suskind sparks autism research
Yale Daily News (blog)
A partnership between Yale researchers and the Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Ron Suskind may lead to new treatments for autism. Four autism researchers, including two Yale professors, are designing a study in which autistic children will undergo ...

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Living with autism: Breaking through barriers - 9NEWS.com

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 21:55

Living with autism: Breaking through barriers
9NEWS.com
Benjamin Tarasewicz received the 2013 Temple Grandin Award which recognizes the accomplishments of people with autism. 9NEWS at 7 a.m. 04/14/14. Kyle Dyer, KUSA 11:23 a.m. MDT April 14, 2014. eye contact. Benjamin Tarasewicz making eye contact ...

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Proposal calls for new strategies on autism - The State

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:02

Proposal calls for new strategies on autism
The State
The House of Representatives will consider a bill later this week to create a state Autism Commission and develop a training program to help school districts and teachers educate students with autism and keep them in regular classrooms, whenever possible.

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Autism awareness event lights SDSU blue - Daily Aztec

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:08

Daily Aztec

Autism awareness event lights SDSU blue
Daily Aztec
San Diego State students gathered Wednesday night at Scripps Cottage to raise awareness about autism. Aztecs for Autism was hosted by SDSU's Student Disability Services Department. The campaign for awareness, championed by the Austism Speaks ...
Education & compassion key in understanding autismWSFA
Up Close: Autism Awareness7Online.com
Autism: Awareness Helps, But What We Really Need Is KnowledgeWBUR
PR Web (press release) -Littlehampton Gazette -Monroe News Star
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No medical research proves vaccine, autism link - Indianapolis Star

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:44

No medical research proves vaccine, autism link
Indianapolis Star
British researcher Dr. Andrew Wakefield authored bogus research in 1998 that linked the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine to autism. His fraudulent research was finally exposed; he was discredited and lost his British medical license. These individuals ...

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