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Staten Island Parents Push for More Autism Programs in Public Schools - DNAinfo

Autism News from Google - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 09:17

Staten Island Parents Push for More Autism Programs in Public Schools
DNAinfo
STATEN ISLAND — Parents of children on the autism spectrum have launched a new push to improve services in Staten Island after the election of Bill de Blasio as mayor. At the first Panel for Educational Policy meeting in the borough since Carmen Farina

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Number of chemicals linked to problems such as autism DOUBLES in just seven years

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 09:03
… neurological disabilities among children, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia … neurological disabilities among children, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia … ': Neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD …
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Lasers look into brains of autism sufferers

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 07:43
… to help find treatments for autism. Researchers at Edinburgh University are … to combat the symptoms of ­autism, including repetitive ­behaviours and social … to have the characteristics of autism. In another, laboratory researchers are … campaigns officer at he National Autistic Society (NAS) Scotland, said: “This …
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Chemicals toxic to kids' brains

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 07:19
The number of chemicals known to be toxic to children's developing brains has doubled over the last seven years, researchers said.
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Parents Call for Higher Societal Care for Children Victimized By Autism and Downs Syndrome

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 06:26
… care for children victimized by Autism and Downs Syndrome, especially as … raising the production capacity of Autism and Downs Syndrome victims, in … service to children victimized by Autism and Downs Syndrome, and called … stigma affecting children victimized by Autism and Downs Syndrome, especially the …
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Sleet switching over to snow will cause EXTREMELY slick road conditions Monday morning

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 06:19
BUT ANY PRECIPITATION THAT DOES DEVELOP SHOULD QUICKLY SWITCH TO SNOW. THE SNOW SHOULD COME TO AN END BY MID MORNING MONDAY.
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Autism in a Future that Works

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 06:04
… a 26-year-old son on the autism spectrum and the author of … Father's Story of Autism. Through his dba, Appleseed Ventures …
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Research To Unlock The Brain's Mysteries...

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 05:51
Experts from the Ecole Polytechnique FA dA rale de Lausanne in Switzerland are combining experimental data with the core principles of brain organization in order to create a detailed computer model which will allow then to conduct supercomputer-based simulations of the brain's inner workings.
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New finding has implications for autism and schizophrenia

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 05:44
… for specific neurological disorders, including autism and schizophrenia. Postdoctoral fellow Chih-Hong … often also have schizophrenia and autism. Therapies to enhance NMD in …
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Lasers look into brains of autism sufferers

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 05:10
This allows us to start imaging in live tissue. So in terms of understanding how the brain circuits go awry, we can start to address those questions in ways we weren't able to before."
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On our radar - Feb. 17, 2014

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 04:43
Dane Spurrell, 18, of Mount Pearl, is arrested when two Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officers mistake his autism for public intoxication.
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Autism after 22 - Worcester Telegram

Autism News from Google - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 04:34

Autism after 22
Worcester Telegram
With the number of autism cases climbing, Massachusetts — a state respected for its comprehensive response to different capabilities and learning styles during the school years — is unprepared to assist the many autistic adults expected to need help ...

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Notts: Asperger's team saved in county council's budget cuts

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 03:32
A proposal to disband an adult Asperger's team at Notts County Council has been dropped in light of public concern.
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Toxic chemicals linked to autism, ADHD, dyslexia

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 03:21
… rising number of children with autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia …
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How Asperger's reignited a passion for art

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 03:11
It is a common symptom of the autism spectrum disorder. He has learned to let the condition drive his creativity, and this year he has four exhibitions lined up in his hometown, London.
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Scott City teen injured in ATV accident

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 03:00
Saturday February 22nd, HOW? Jewelry will host a run/walk at La Croix Church at 8 am.
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Intellectually disabled struggling to find work

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 03:00
Most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions spent on government programs to help them.
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New finding has implications for autism and schizophrenia

Medical News Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 03:00
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that a well-known protein has a new function: It acts in a biological circuit to determine whether an immature neural cell remains in a stem-like state or proceeds to become a functional neuron.
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New finding has implications for autism and schizophrenia

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 03:00
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that a well-known protein has a new function: It acts in a biological circuit to determine whether an immature neural cell remains in a stem-like state or proceeds to become a functional neuron.
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Award-winning bluegrass band to perform in Titusville

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 03:00
The much-awarded Gibson Brothers' five-man band will perform at 7 p.m., Thursday, at Emma Parrish Theatre, 301 Julia St., Titusville.
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