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Marsden Fund not just play money

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 13:24
Researchers are this week celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Marsden Fund, New Zealand's largest sponsor of leading-edge, fundamental study projects in many areas.
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Next Naperville Marathon to offer expanded charity opportunities

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 13:04
Members of the Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon committee met at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning at the YMCA on Washington Street to present an overview of this year's charity sponsors, which organizers say are poised to significantly expand on the $290,000 raised last year during the first marathon here in Naperville.
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National Accreditation for Jersey's Autism Services

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 13:01
Services which support both children and adults with Autism run by Health and Social Services have been given official accreditation by the National Autistic Society.
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Cox Charities Virginia Awards $160,000 to 25 Non-Profits Across the State

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:59
"Connecting with the communities we serve is an important part of our operations and is at the core of our company values," said , senior vice president and general manager for Cox Virginia.
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Babson Capital with The Light Factory To Host the Light Factory: United

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:58
Babson Capital Management today announced that the firm will host a photography exhibition in collaboration with Charlotte-based The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film.
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Westfield H.S. freshman recevies praise from President Obama

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:30
Alexandra Jackman, a freshman at Westfield H.S. and a strong advocate for autism awareness, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service.
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Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement - The Augusta Chronicle

Autism News from Google - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:29

Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement
The Augusta Chronicle
ATLANTA -- The state Senate Insurance and Labor Committee approved Thursday three bills related to health care, including one that mandates private insurance coverage for treatment of children with autism. Committee Chairman Tim Golden, R-Valdosta, ...
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Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement - The Augusta Chronicle

Autism News from Google - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:29

Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement
The Augusta Chronicle
ATLANTA -- The state Senate Insurance and Labor Committee approved Thursday three bills related to health care, including one that mandates private insurance coverage for treatment of children with autism. Committee Chairman Tim Golden, R-Valdosta, ...
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IntegraGen Announces Publication of Study Which Supports the...

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:19
IntegraGen, a leading player in the development and marketing of molecular diagnostic testing in autism and oncology, today announced that Frontiers in Genetics has published the that reports on the association of common genetic variants with autism spectrum disorder .
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Teaching Autistic Children: One Professional's Personal Insight

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:18
… a woman living with an autistic brother growing up, her struggles … those burning questions parents of autistic children might have. The third … story of the Autism Whisperer, a man with autism and how he … love to relay to all autistic children out there? We know …
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Hospital For Special Care's Autism Center Adds Youth Psychiatrist

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:17
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen often referred to Matt Balis as the most important part of the program and also "the best strength coach in the country." UConn football coach Bob Diaco already knew of Balis, having worked with him at …
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Adaptive Sports Foundation Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign to...

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:14
It is because of these type of family connections that I feel so strongly about the causes I support, which now includes the Warriors In Motion program.- Franklin Becker Warriors in Motion , run by the Adaptive Sports Foundation is a program that provides Wounded Warriors with the skills needed to live a healthy and fulfilling life, announces an ... (more)
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Announces Publication of Study Which Supports the Association of Common Genetic Variants in the Development of Autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:06
… single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), in multiplex autism families. The study was a … autism. "Delays in the identification of children at risk of autism … and the potential diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and associated access … higher risk of autism be referred to an autism specialists for a …
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Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:05
The Latest Tech, Adaptive Climbing Wall, Wheelchair Dancing, Art for Kids--Abilities Expo HAS IT ALL for People with Disabilities on February 28 - March 2 - CW15 - OMAHA The Latest Tech, Adaptive Climbing Wall, Wheelchair Dancing, Art for Kids--Abilities Expo HAS IT ALL for People with Disabilities on February 28 - March 2 Information contained on ... (more)
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IntegraGen Announces Publication of Study Which Supports the Association of Common Genetic Variants in the Development of Autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 12:04
… Variants in the Development of Autism Study utilizes combined functional genomics … single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), in multiplex autism families. The study was a … autism. "Delays in the identification of children at risk of autism … higher risk of autism be referred to an autism specialists for a …
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'Power of The Y' kicks off annual campaign

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:58
The Farmington Family YMCA will celebrate its mission - strengthening the foundations of community is lived in big and small ways every day - highlight some of the people whose lives have changed at their second annual Power of The Y breakfast, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Feb. 27 at the Y, 28100 Farmington Road in Farmington Hills.
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WMU awarded $500000 grant from state to create wide range of autism services - Mlive Kalamazoo

Autism News from Google - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:56

WMU awarded $500000 grant from state to create wide range of autism services
Mlive Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI - Two Western Michigan University professors have been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Community Health to create a range of autism services, WMU announced Feb. 20. Bronco 2.jpg Two WMU professors ...

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Crosby, Stills & Nash to Headline Second Annual Benefit Concert for Autism Charity in April

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:44
Crosby, Stills & Nash will headline the second annual Light Up the Blues Concert , a fundraiser for the Autism Speaks organization that will take place April 5 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.
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Chronicles Of Crises In Our Communities

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:19
Regarding the letter from "A Flabbergasted Mom" whose 12-year old son is said to have Asperger's Syndrome: What's with the inordinate amount of kids these days who are supposedly suffering from one "condition" or another and, worse yet, are being medicated? How is it that in the '60s, '70s or even '80s terms like ADD, ADHD, Asperger's and the like ... (more)
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Workshop supports people with learning difficulties to use their vote

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:08
A WORKSHOP to help people with learning disabilities engage with politics and learn more about their right to vote has been held in Darlington.
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