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Rising awareness may explain spike in autism diagnoses - Medical Xpress

Autism News from Google - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 07:52

Medical Xpress

Rising awareness may explain spike in autism diagnoses
Medical Xpress
Many studies look at the prevalence of autism, akin to taking a snapshot of the number of diagnoses in a given population. The new study instead examined the disorder's incidence, or newly reported diagnoses, each year. Between 1995 and 2010, nearly ...

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Upcoming 'Sparkling Celebration' to benefit Autism Families CONNECTicut - West Hartford News

Autism News from Google - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 04:09

Upcoming 'Sparkling Celebration' to benefit Autism Families CONNECTicut
West Hartford News
BLOOMFIELD— Autism Families CONNECTicut (AFC) will host its fifth annual fundraising event, "A Sparkling Celebration" on Saturday, March 29 at Alumni Hall at The Conference Center at St. Thomas, Bloomfield, from 7 to 10 p.m. The event will benefit ...

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Can You Help?: Jack Schroeder

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:00
On March 29, the Niagara Falls Police Department and Niagara Falls Fire Department will play a benefit hockey game for Jack Schroeder, whose family is raising money for a diabetic alert dog.
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Association discovered between severity of autism symptoms and gene family linked to brain evolution

Medical News Today - Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:00
The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become larger and more complex than in any other animal is also linked to the severity of autism, according to new research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.The gene family is made up of over 270 copies of a segment of DNA called DUF1220.
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Play to speak a Motherhood Out Loud'

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:30
A mother with a daughter adopted from China, a wakeful newborn, a son on the autism spectrum, a son serving in Afghanistan ... mothers take the stage tonight.
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Bottom Line

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:13
The University of New Mexico has signed up one of K Street's appropriations masters.
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Tired? Angry? Your car knows how you feel

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:12
PSA Peugeot Citroen has teamed up with EPFL to develop an emotion detection system designed to recognize signs of irritation and fatigue in a driver's facial expressions Ever experienced road rage? Someone cuts you off while you're trying to merge and next thing you know you're tailgating them like a NASCAR driver at Fontana trying to get a ... (more)
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Play your way: A CDM autism event

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:04
… event designed for children with autism, age 2-15, and their families …
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Pacquiao: I'm Hungry To Give Bradley His First Loss

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:44
Manny Pacquiao: My motivation is the same now as it was when I started my boxing career.
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Play your way: a CDM autism event

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:38
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, CA. is hosting a special event designed for children with autism, age 2-15, and their families.
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Burnaby autism organization receives grant

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:36
Autism Community Training in Burnaby has received $25,000 from Autism Speaks Canada to produce a new chapter, "Navigating the B.C. Employment Maze," in its Autism Manual for BC.
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American Dreamer

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:58
Dave Hause looks like your prototypical a throwback rockabilly punk: tattoos a plastered across most of his body, a greased-back coiffure, Wayfarers, fitted plaid shirts.
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A Conversation With: Seeking Autism’s Biochemical Roots

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:48
… an international team to develop autism therapies. “Pharmaceutical companies have financial … to things more directed towards autism and neurodevelopmental diseases. These include … take skin cells from an autistic child and turn them into … insurance. When you have an autistic child, you must learn how …
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Avonte Oquendo's brother Danny thanks New Yorkers for 'coming together when it matters most'

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:48
Beach bums! Caroline Kennedy takes a break from Ambassador duties and visits a nude beach in St Barts with her husband and three children Selfies almost killed me: Schoolboy who took 200 photos of himself every day because he wanted perfection describes how addiction drove him to attempt suicide The angelic schoolgirl who grew up to 'kill a ... (more)
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Avonte Oquendo's Brother Thanks N.Y. In Penned Heartfelt Message

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:34
Danny Oquendo , who is the older brother of Avonte , the New York City 14-year-old child with autism who ran away from his middle school was found dead, penned a heartfelt essay on the Autism Speaks website, thanking the Big Apple for their outpouring of love and support during his family's most trying time.
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Lawmakers embark on their real business - getting re-elected

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:26
The week before Georgia legislators finished their session, Sen. Steve Thompson made a floor speech that put it all in perspective.
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Budget passage highlights session

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:19
The 2014 General Assembly session ended with the passage of a $20.8 billion budget to run the state for the next year and featured the first sizable increase in K-12 education spending in more than six years.
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Seeking Autism’s Biochemical Roots

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:00
… an international team to develop autism therapies. “Pharmaceutical companies have financial … to things more directed towards autism and neurodevelopmental diseases. These include … take skin cells from an autistic child and turn them into … insurance. When you have an autistic child, you must learn how …
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Medical marijuana bill fails despite overwhelming support

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 18:47
Before banging the gavel to close the session, House Speaker David Ralston said that the Georgia Senate "would rather make speeches than take care of Georgia's children."
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HEMET: City starts special needs registry

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 18:42
Hemet Councilwoman Shellie Milne with her son Sebastian, 9, who has Down syndrome.
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