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Nova Southeastern University to Build $80M Research Facility

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 01:08
"This new multidisciplinary center will provide our world-class team of researchers with the tools they need to continue to make discoveries that will impact the way we all live," said NSU President developing new cancer treatments to finding new methods for environmental sustainability, the possibilities are endless."
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Westfield/Ripley Kiwanis fundraiser set for March 6

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 01:03
The Kiwanis Club of Westfield/Ripley will host a turkey dinner with all the fixings.
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Zimmerman accuses Obama of making him a scapegoat and says he wants...

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:40
Can you spot the sniper? Photographer's amazing images of elite troops' camouflage techniques Anger mounts at the most hated American in Russia: Protesters threaten to kill US hockey referee and turn him into SOAP over their Olympic Games loss to States Navy set to deploy laser gun on ship for the first time Bob Costas returns to TV after six-day ... (more)
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Good Purpose Gallery to hold reception for autistic artists

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:35
The Good Purpose Gallery at 40 Main St., will host a reception for "The Art of Autism 2014" from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. The exhibit featuring the work of 12 diverse artists on the autistic spectrum will remain on view through March 10. The artists include Andy Novis, Sharleene Hurst, Chris Pereto, Samantha Rosenberg, John Williams, Neri ... (more)
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Tigers pick up big win over Delaware

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:33
The Tigers christened their new home with a win over Navy, defeated an established Temple program and took down Drexel on Autism Awareness Day.
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Club sponsors autism conference - Observer Online

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:28

Club sponsors autism conference
Observer Online
“Dr. Taylor's research program investigates how individual, family and societal factors interact to promote healthy development, and she is especially interested in how families experience the transition to adulthood for young adults affected by Autism ...

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Danielle Spencer shows her support for ex Russell Crowe's rugby league team with Rabbitohs cap

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:25
Can you spot the sniper? Photographer's amazing images of elite troops' camouflage techniques Anger mounts at the most hated American in Russia: Protesters threaten to kill US hockey referee and turn him into SOAP over their Olympic Games loss to States Navy set to deploy laser gun on ship for the first time Bob Costas returns to TV after six-day ... (more)
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Simply illuminating the spectrum

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:48
The following is a guest column by media producer/entrepreneur/advocate Donna Ross Jones .
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Valproic acid silencing of ascl1b/Ascl1 results in the failure of...

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:43
Fetal valproate syndrome is caused by in utero exposure to the drug sodium valproate.
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Cousins start support group for parents of autistic children - Dearborn Press and Guide

Autism News from Google - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:36

Cousins start support group for parents of autistic children
Dearborn Press and Guide
Part of what motivated them, they said, was a lack of awareness and acceptance of autism in the Arab-American community. Another part was the nerve-wracking experience of two Dearborn parents whose 16-year-old autistic and bipolar son ran away from ...

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Will the most disabled children in California be left without care?

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:22
California Children's Services provides and important gap in therapeutic services to babies and children with disabilities.
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Things to Do

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:19
The Park and Recreation Crime Fiction Book Discussion Group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on select dates at the Community Learning Center, 5647 Broad St. Greendale Public Library Director Gary Warren Niebuhr leads discussion about the chosen book, which members read prior to attending the meeting.
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Garbage man's amazing act of kindness for boy with autism

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:09
'Sociopath' husband FORCED me to help hide body parts of mother of his sons after he killed her so we could start a new life, claims actress as she tries to avoid jail Sen. Mitch McConnell 'looks and fights like a TURTLE' says Texas U.S. Senate candidate, blasting his opponent for working with the minority leader How many has she killed? Real-life ... (more)
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Got to Drink Milk? Learn Your A1's and A2's

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:09
Cow's milk is a staple food in many homes. Unfortunately cow's milk itself may be a silent, but potent factor in a number of illnesses, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, inflammatory issues, gastrointestinal health, and mood disorders.
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Fire damages part of housing complex in St. Petersburg

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 22:47
The fire was reported just after noon in the back of one of the two buildings that make up Cara House, 450 Fourth Ave. N. The building has 12 units; all 12 residents were safely evacuated without injury, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue acting division chief Brett Ciskoski said.
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People with intellectual disabilities struggle to find work

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 22:28
Matthew McMeekin, along with his mother, Bebe McMeekin, pose at their home in Bethesda, Md.
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$1.5 Million Award in Autistic Child Tardive Dyskinesia Malpractice

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 22:27
Feb. 17, 2014 - A Chicago jury has awarded $1.5 million dollars to an autistic child who developed a severe case of tardive dyskinesia and tardive akathisia while being treated by psychiatrists with Risperdal and then Zyprexa between 2002 and 2007.
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Robot gives autistic kids a more personal connection

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 22:19
… special charm for children with autism. MITSU YASUKAWA / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Frankie … robot to help connect with autistic pupils On a recent morning … clear why some children with autism respond to this electronic instructor … away the defensiveness of the autistic child, the fear or shyness …
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Trash collector's gift to Ojai boy with autism goes viral [VIDEO]

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 21:45
… , Daniel Mulligan, a 5-year-old with autism, watched the regular pick up … post positive stories about their autistic children. On Monday, Drake described …
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Robot gives autistic kids a more personal connection

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 21:43
Frankie, 5, peeping from behind a drawing as he waited for an answer from Peter the robot at Shaler Academy in Ridgefield.
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