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Yukon boys with autism raise pigs, place in Oklahoma livestock show - NewsOK.com

Autism News from Google - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:54

Yukon boys with autism raise pigs, place in Oklahoma livestock show
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There had been dogs and cats in the household where he lives in Yukon. Jacob, and his brothers, Keegan and Harrison, are triplets. All are on the autism spectrum with various challenges with social, communication and motor skills, said their father ...

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Cavs, Kids Hit Court for Autism Awareness - fox8.com

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 21:09

Cavs, Kids Hit Court for Autism Awareness
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CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cavs hit the court Sunday afternoon, and guests of the game were seeing blue. The Cavs teamed up with Cleveland Clinic Children's Center for Autism and Autism Speaks to shine a bright blue light on Autism Awareness Day, ...
Local teen participates in Light It Up Blue autism eventMiddleboro Gazette

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New autism study included kids in St. Louis - KSDK

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 18:11

New autism study included kids in St. Louis
KSDK
Health officials say the increase is likely because doctors are becoming better at diagnosing autism. One of the sites at the center of the research was right here in the St. Louis metro area. Doctors here say about 1 in 70 St. Louis children have some ...

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Autism Rates on the Rise - MyWabashValley

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 17:53

Autism Rates on the Rise
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April is Autism Awareness Month, and officials are asking everyone to do their part to make sure those with the disability can become part of the community. One in 68. That's how many children had an Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2010, up from one in 88 ...

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Pizza cook-off raises autism awareness - WKBN/WYFX-TV

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 17:50

Pizza cook-off raises autism awareness
WKBN/WYFX-TV
We just added our high school this year, we're up to 30 students in a new program, so it's going to allow us to keep growing,” said Paul Garchar, Executive Director of the Potential Development's School for Autism. Potential Development was founded in ...

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An Unexpected Discovery in the Brains of Autistic Children - Wired

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 17:49

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An Unexpected Discovery in the Brains of Autistic Children
Wired
Now, a new study adds an intriguing, unexpected, and sure-to-be controversial finding to the mix: It suggests the brains of children with autism contain small patches where the normally ordered arrangement of neurons in the cerebral cortex is disrupted.
New study notes differences in brains of children with autismRockford Register Star
Autism may begin with fetal brain flaws, researchers suggestSacramento Bee

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Autism Talents Sought by Companies - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 15:10

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Autism Talents Sought by Companies
Guardian Liberty Voice
Autism Major companies are becoming aware to the fact that people with autism may have some extraordinary talents to offer competitive industries. The talents that autism may bring are being sought after by some companies. These companies feel skills ...

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New study notes differences in brains of children with autism - Rockford Register Star

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:41

New study notes differences in brains of children with autism
Rockford Register Star
A small exploratory study of the brains of children who have autism has shown that some abnormalities appear to form early in fetal development. The differences are seen in certain brain layers. The research, led by Eric Courchesne and Rich Stoner from ...
Autism may begin with fetal brain flaws, researchers suggestSacramento Bee

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Report Shows More Children Are Being Diagnosed With Autism - CBS Local

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 12:01

Report Shows More Children Are Being Diagnosed With Autism
CBS Local
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — New numbers released this weekend show more and more children are being diagnosed with autism. It's 30% higher than it was two years ago. Gigi Barnett explains doctors are identifying patients at younger ages. Burke Manuel is a ...

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Autism: Key facts and figures - WDIV Detroit

Autism News from Google - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 08:11

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Autism: Key facts and figures
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Autismspeaks.org. One in 68 U.S. children now has some form of autism, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some key facts and figures provided by Autismspeaks.org to help raise awareness of the disorder.

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Moms of autistic sons lead fund- and awareness-raiser for "Autism Speaks" at ... - MassLive.com

Autism News from Google - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 15:24

Moms of autistic sons lead fund- and awareness-raiser for "Autism Speaks" at ...
MassLive.com
She was one of the lead organizers of an "Autism Speaks" fund- and awareness-raiser at the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside on Saturday. A group distributed educational materials and sold blue lights and puzzle pieces outside Target, in honor of the blue hue ...

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Autism rate surges in New Jersey, new frightening data shows — But why? - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Autism News from Google - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 09:26

Autism rate surges in New Jersey, new frightening data shows — But why?
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
NEW JERSEY (PIX11) — “It was the worst day of my life when I found out my son would never speak,” recalled Darlene Heins, a New Jersey mother raising a child with autism. When we first met Heins in 2011, she gave us a glimpse into her life as a single ...

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When Your Grandchild Has Autism - Huffington Post (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:18

When Your Grandchild Has Autism
Huffington Post (blog)
I'm always struck at the number of grandparents who turn up at my readings. During the discussion afterwards, they usually ask similar questions; "I have a granddaughter with autism. What should I do when she flaps her hands?" or, "Why do the tags on ...

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'Autism rates soar 30% in 2 years,' CDC say

Medical News Today - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:00
The number of US children with autism spectrum disorder has soared approximately 30% in the past 2 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.In the surveillance summary report, published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers estimate that 1 in 68 children (14.
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One in 68: Living With Autism - TIME

Autism News from Google - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:31

One in 68: Living With Autism
TIME
Rates of autism in the U.S. have continued to soar, hitting an all-time in the latest statistics, which found that one in 68 eight year olds, or and estimated 1.2 million children under 21, are affected by the developmental disorder. For those families ...

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How Autism Can Help You Land a Job - Wall Street Journal

Autism News from Google - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:22

Wall Street Journal

How Autism Can Help You Land a Job
Wall Street Journal
Some employers increasingly are viewing autism as an asset in the workplace. For example, Software company SAP believes autism may make some individuals better at certain jobs than those without autism. Shirley Wang and SAP Managing Director Liam ...
Autism and Employment: SAP and University of Cambridge to Team Up for ...SFGate (blog)

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How Autism Can Help You Land a Job - Wall Street Journal

Autism News from Google - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:22

Wall Street Journal

How Autism Can Help You Land a Job
Wall Street Journal
Some employers increasingly are viewing autism as an asset in the workplace. For example, Software company SAP believes autism may make some individuals better at certain jobs than those without autism. Shirley Wang and SAP Managing Director Liam ...
Autism and Employment: SAP and University of Cambridge to Team Up for ...SFGate (blog)

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A look inside brain cells offers new clue to autism

Medical News Today - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 03:00
The problems people with autism have with memory formation, higher-level thinking and social interactions may be partially attributable to the activity of receptors inside brain cells, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have learned.
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Bay Area researchers probe vitamin D link to autism - abc7news.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 02:53

Bay Area researchers probe vitamin D link to autism
abc7news.com
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- For decades researchers have probed the brains of children with autism looking for clues to the condition. Among the findings, those studies have long noted low levels of the hormone serotonin, an important player in brain ...

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US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:48
The government's estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.
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