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FDA Moves to Crack Down on Quack Autism 'Cures' - Daily Beast

Autism News from Google - Tue, 04/29/2014 - 06:37

FDA Moves to Crack Down on Quack Autism 'Cures'
Daily Beast
Thus, it is heartening to learn that the Food and Drug Administration is going to be cracking down on some the purveyors of worthless products meant to treat or cure autism through the removal of toxins. Among the sham treatments facing possible legal ...

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Can camel's milk help treat autism? - KSAT San Antonio

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 23:37

Can camel's milk help treat autism?
KSAT San Antonio
THAT'S A -- AUTISM. THAT'S A 30% INCREASE IN JUST THE LAST TWO YEARS. FOR PARENTS, IT CAN BE A DEVASTATING DIAGNOSIS AND FINDING A WAY TO TREAT IT COULD BE FRUSTRATING. BUT COULD THE SECRET TO IMPROVEMENT ...

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A boy with autism inspires a family business - ABC30.com

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:40

A boy with autism inspires a family business
ABC30.com
REEDLEY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Sometimes inspiration and success comes in the most unexpected ways. For one Fresno County couple, it was their struggle to help their young autistic son live a normal life that pointed them in the right direction and led them ...

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Community House walk in Hinsdale raises more than $100000 for autism - The Doings Oak Brook

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 17:43

Community House walk in Hinsdale raises more than $100000 for autism
The Doings Oak Brook
Participants in the seventh annual "Walk the Walk for Autism" layered the light blue, long sleeve “Walk” shirts over turtlenecks and under sweatshirts for the 3-mile trek through Hinsdale. The walk, a fundraiser for Charlie's Gift Autism Center in ...

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Designing Buildings for Children With Autism - The Atlantic Cities

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 14:19

Designing Buildings for Children With Autism
The Atlantic Cities
Can we design a building that makes life easier for people with autism? A place where autistic children can learn more easily and develop with less stress? According to architect Magda Mostafa, the answer is yes. And creating these kinds of places, she ...

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Say the Word: On Delaying an Autism Diagnosis - Huffington Post

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 13:39

Say the Word: On Delaying an Autism Diagnosis
Huffington Post
Somewhere out there -- right now -- is a parent who just heard something she didn't like. Someone who loves or works with her child suggested her precious, perfect baby may have a form of autism spectrum disorder. There are signs. Her child is most ...

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Autism does not define Molnar family - Fayetteville Observer

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 12:54

Autism does not define Molnar family
Fayetteville Observer
Miller Molnar, 14, watches his dad coach the Terry Sanford girls soccer team on Wednesday April 09, 2014. Miller goes every where with the family. The family incorporates Miller's diagnosis of autism into their busy lives. "His autism does not define ...

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BC girl with autism, epilepsy denied student exchange trip to PEI - Globalnews.ca

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:48

BC girl with autism, epilepsy denied student exchange trip to PEI
Globalnews.ca
Months ago, Brooklyn signed up for a student exchange program to Prince Edward Island through her school, raising funds to pay for the trip and hosting a student from the eastern province in her home. But Brooklyn has now called off the trip because ...

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Kids gets active to help fight autism - Columbus Dispatch

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 04:32

Columbus Dispatch

Kids gets active to help fight autism
Columbus Dispatch
“Combine for Autism” was expected to raise at least $2,000 for Nationwide Children's Hospital's Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders. The event was scheduled to coincide with Autism Awareness Month this month, and the NFL draft coming up next month.

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Armstrong families highlight Autism Awareness Month - Tribune-Review

Autism News from Google - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 00:07

Armstrong families highlight Autism Awareness Month
Tribune-Review
A mental condition present from early childhood, autism has a variety of behavioral symptoms, including difficulty communicating and developing relationships with other people and in using language and understanding abstract concepts. It can often ...

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Autism apps: UCI contest put tech on task - OCRegister

Autism News from Google - Sun, 04/27/2014 - 12:18

Autism apps: UCI contest put tech on task
OCRegister
A smartphone app that helps children with autism communicate with their parents was selected as the winner of this year's Autism App Jam at UC Irvine, a competition that pits students against one another to create helpful technology for those with autism.

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Autism Walk of Surry raises $32000 - Mount Airy News

Autism News from Google - Sun, 04/27/2014 - 00:47

Autism Walk of Surry raises $32000
Mount Airy News
Support for autism in Surry County was on full display Saturday, with more than 1,600 people showing up for the third annual Autism Walk of Surry. The goal of $30,000 was exceeded, with a total of $32,000 raised for the Surry County chapter of the ...

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SHARE Hosts 5th Annual Autism Walk with Guest Speaker Brian Patrick - KOSA

Autism News from Google - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 23:48

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SHARE Hosts 5th Annual Autism Walk with Guest Speaker Brian Patrick
KOSA
Odessa-More than 2,000 people turned out for the 5th Annual S.H.A.R.E Autism Awareness Walk at UTPB Saturday morning. The organization shared the spotlight with all special needs children, not only those with autism. Organizers say this is the first ...
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KU research project uses iPads to help children with autism communicate ... - Lawrence Journal World

Autism News from Google - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 23:46

KU research project uses iPads to help children with autism communicate ...
Lawrence Journal World
From left, Sandy Davalos Wainwright, an early childhood special education teacher, makes crafts with Isabella Estrada, 4, and Laine Durler, 5, on a recent day at Educare Preschool, 1000 Sunnyside Ave. Laine, who has autism, uses an iPad to communicate ...

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Walk Now for Autism Speaks raises millions for research - abc7.com

Autism News from Google - Sat, 04/26/2014 - 12:04

Walk Now for Autism Speaks raises millions for research
abc7.com
(KABC) -- Tens of thousands of people lace up their shoes and headed out to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena Saturday to show their support for the annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Organizers say the walk educates parents on how to better serve their ...

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Disney Characters Help Boy With Autism Find His Voice - NBCNews.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 20:09

Disney Characters Help Boy With Autism Find His Voice
NBCNews.com
Ron and Cornelia Suskind had just moved to Washington, D.C., with their two young children when their 2-year-old son, Owen, suddenly stopped speaking. He went from saying "I love you,” “Let's get ice cream,” or, “Where are my ninja turtles?" to one ...

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Autism Awareness: More Teens Going to College - fox8.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:09

Autism Awareness: More Teens Going to College
fox8.com
KENT, Ohio– For the first time, more teenagers with autism are enrolling in college, according to a study by a leading university. Nicholas Piazza, 19, is a student at Kent State University who hasn't missed a class during his freshman year. “Intro to ...

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As autism diagnoses rise, parents shift into overdrive - Springfield News-Leader

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 15:47

As autism diagnoses rise, parents shift into overdrive
Springfield News-Leader
The number of children identified with autism has been increasing at a robust rate in recent years. A month ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the ratio of children with autism is 1 in 68, based on data from 2010. Last ...

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Beware of False or Misleading Claims for Treating Autism - FDA.gov

Autism News from Google - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:22

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Beware of False or Misleading Claims for Treating Autism
FDA.gov
April is National Autism Awareness Month, a fitting time to think about the growing need for concern and awareness about autism. One thing that is important to know up front: There is no cure for autism. So, products or treatments claiming to “cure ...
Companies may face legal action for false claims about products to cure autismUPI.com
FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism TreatmentsHealth.com

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Autism Awareness: Clinic Working on Test for Early Detection - fox8.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:04

Autism Awareness: Clinic Working on Test for Early Detection
fox8.com
CLEVELAND– A leading healthcare facility in Northeast Ohio is working on new autism-related research that could change millions of lives. Doctors and researchers at the Cleveland Clinic are working to develop a new urine test. It could help detect ...

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