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Do toddlers need omega-3 supplements?

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 18:46
If you've turned on the TV lately, you've probably seen the commercial for Enfagrow Toddler Next Step , a new powdered drink made by formula manufacturer Enfamil.
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Dachel Media Review: Adapting to Autism in 2014 - Age of Autism

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 18:14

Dachel Media Review: Adapting to Autism in 2014
Age of Autism
The new designation, awarded by the travel organization Autism on the Seas, indicates the line will take specific measures to help its guests with autistic families enjoy their cruise. I really don't know what to say. Stories like these are stupefying ...
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Cornish homes sought to help autistic people live independently

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 17:19
Green Light, a company that specialises in providing residential care for people with intellectual disabilities, is looking to rent or buy family-size properties.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation gives $3 million grant to Oceana advocacy group

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:54
In this Dec. 15, 2013 photo, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses for a portrait, in New York.
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Jeff Hardy Returning to OMEGA This Weekend

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:41
OMEGA, the promotion that Matt and Jeff Hardy ran in North Carolina when they were just starting out, will run an event on February 22. Shane "Hurricane" Helms will run the show, which will raise money for the Autism Society of North Carolina with "Loco in Joco" in Smithfield.
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DiCaprio Foundation Gives $3M to Advocacy Group

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:35
In this Dec. 15, 2013 photo, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses for a portrait, in New York.
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Emotional Toddler Loses It Over Her Parents' Wedding Song

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:29
While some behaviorists say that it's normal for babies and toddlers to be hyperemotional , many times kids are just taking emotional cues from the people around them .
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Can a Cat Be a Service Animal to an Autistic Child?

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:29
… weeks, my daughter, who is autistic, firmly attached to her cat … a specific task for an autistic child. However, parents and cat … help people with conditions like autism, depression, and anxiety to manage … providing service-animal-like help to an autistic member of your family, it …
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Camp Smiles to host town hall on autism, special needs

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:26
Camp Smiles is a part of the SMILE initiative, which is a special project under the CREATE Foundation.
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Celebrating a dedication to miracles

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:20
Pictured: Photo by Carolyn Edwards Kathy Harbaugh, director of Triple H Equitherapy in Pipe Creek, receives a plaque from Beth Weaver at her surprise anniversary party Friday, Feb. 14. Long-time HHH volunteer Barbara Roach and Assistant Director Laura Berlin congratulate Kathy Harbaugh on her 19th anniversary as leading light of the equitherapy ... (more)
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How to Use Technology as an Educational Tool at Home

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 16:16
From the Abacus to the iPad: how technology helps children learn. Join Dr. Stephanie Bell, Head of The Prospect School at Wooster, at the Lewisboro Library on Tuesday, February 25 at 7:00 pm, for an enlightening discussion about how to use the technology you already have as an educational tool which can be tailored according to your child's ... (more)
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Neurofeedback Expert Dr. Mary Weatherford to be Featured on Close-Up Talk Radio

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 15:41
Though we know the extent to which psychological issues can influence our physical health, the common course of treatment remains a combination of therapy and medication that a patient may have to depend on possibly for the rest of their life.
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Bake sale at Grace Covenant Baptist Church in Flemington nets $253 for Autism Speaks

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 15:22
Spearheaded by Patricia Slader, who attends Grace Covenant, they raised $253 in sales and donations, all of which goes directly to Autism speaks.
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Fred Gregg Jr. Award to Rick Honeycutt

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 15:18
From Dixie Youth Baseball to the Major Leagues, north Georgia native Rick Honeycutt has been a winner on the diamond.
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Speech therapy vital for autistic children

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 14:54
… in children who suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), said experts … pressing need for support towards Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) given the …
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MAP International Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Providing Health and Hope to the World's Poor

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 14:41
ATLANTA, GA, US, February 18, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Atlanta (Feb. 18, 2014) – Founded in 1954, MAP International, is celebrating its 60th year of providing medicines, preventing disease and promoting health to create real hope and lasting change. …
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Scientists discover 'violence gene' that may be linked to ADHD

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 13:12
Together to the end: Husband holds hands with his beloved wife of 60 years for the last time before they die just hours apart Scientology leader's lonely, devoted wife who has not been seen for SEVEN years 'has been banished to secret lair after defying his orders' Michele Bachmann claims Americans won't elect Hillary Clinton president because the ... (more)
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Lighting It Up Blue for Autism in 2014

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:24
… 2nd in light of World Autism Awareness Day. Thousands of people … . Scary statistics have revealed that autism prevalence has increased 78% in … information imparted helps acknowledge the autism crisis and displays how important … about autism. Please consider joining in the effort to support Autism Speaks …
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$1.6M Home Being Raffled Off for Charity

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:21
Want to own a $1.6-million home but pay only $150 for it? Someone is going to get that lucky.
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Royal Caribbean is first 'autism-friendly' cruise line - USA TODAY

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:48

Royal Caribbean is first 'autism-friendly' cruise line
USA TODAY
For an autistic child, a cruise can be a minefield. Everything about the experience, from waiting to board to crowded spaces to loud noises, can be frightening. Royal Caribbean moved to address those issues today when it became the first line to be ...

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