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Bringing it Home: Extreme Sports Camp helps people with autism nationwide

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 06:38
… and told him about her autistic daughter, Olivia, who was 8 … responded to the outdoor activities. Autistic children often have a physical … and totally relaxed. I think autistic kids realize they can be … is accompanied by behavioral challenges. Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in …
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CVS Caremark Awards Grant To Norwalk's STAR Inc.

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 06:36
STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way of Norwalk has received a $1,000 CVS Caremark Community Grant for its Rubino Family Center.
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Chemicals Can Cause Brain Disorders in Children

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 06:35
A new study has revealed that some chemicals are responsible for brain disorders in children.
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Masons' boost for Horseshoes and Handprints

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 06:05
WORSHIPFUL Master of the Nyanza Masonic Lodge, Hall Smith, presents the cheque to Desi Fradgley of Horseshoes and Handprints.
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What this Californian binman did for an autistic boy was beautiful

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 05:42
This is the adorable moment that an autistic boy and his parents were overwhelmed by the generosity of their binman.
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Credits Continue to Roll for Exceptional Minds Digital Arts Academy for Young Adults with Autism

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 05:00
Noted for their post-production work on blockbuster film American Hustle, these young men and women with autism have applied their post-production skills to new movie Haunt, which released onto digital this month.
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Father's fear over change to autism care provision across south west London

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 04:30
… daughter Leah was diagnosed with autism eight years ago. Sixteen-year-old Leah … . These include withdrawing the current autistic spectrum disorder service and replacing … some services, including those for autistic spectrum disorders, were better provided …
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Bringing it Home: Extreme Sports Camp helps people with autism nationwide

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 04:30
Olivia Manning gets help from two counselors from Extreme Sports Camp as she prepares to begin wakeboarding at the Ruedi Reservoir.
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Better chemical safety checks urged

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:49
Chemical safety checks need to be tightened up around the world to protect children from a "silent epidemic" of brain disorders, say experts.
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Debate rages about chemicals, effects on young brains

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:25
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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Millburn High School Autism Awareness Club's Cycling Event a Success

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
The Millburn High School Autism Awareness Club held a fundraiser, "The Awareness Cycle," on Friday, February 7, at SoulCycle on Morris Turnpike.
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PATCO Evacuation At Ben Franklin Bridge

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
All passengers from the out-of-service, six-car train either have been directed to the Franklin Square Station platform or have left the station on an eastbound train.
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Industrial chemicals 'may cause global neurodevelopmental epidemic'

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
A new review published in The Lancet Neurology stresses the importance of a global overhaul of regulations regarding industrial chemicals, as experts warn that child exposure to such toxins could be causing a "silent epidemic" of brain development disorders worldwide.
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Autism diagnoses may decrease with new criteria

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
The number of children diagnosed with autism will likely decline in the coming years, according to researchers who have reassessed population data and found a slight drop in prevalence based on new diagnostic criteria.
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Drug shows promise in kids with autism, researchers say

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
Building on what they hope will be an important insight into the cause of autism, French researchers are testing a high blood pressure medication on dozens of European children with autism.
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Building A Bright Future

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
Andy Fonseca is a bright first-grader at Golden Valley Elementary in Orosi. In his pull-out reading group, Andy breezes through his sight words to the delight of Educational Specialist Shirley Teesy.
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Industrial chemicals 'may cause global neurodevelopmental epidemic'

Medical News Today - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
A new review published in The Lancet Neurology stresses the importance of a global overhaul of regulations regarding industrial chemicals, as experts warn that child exposure to such toxins could be causing a "silent epidemic" of brain development disorders worldwide.According to Dr. Phillippe Grandjean, of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA, and Dr.
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Support groups - Sat, 15 Feb 2014 PST

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
The group is led by a certified diabetes educator. Meets the first Tuesday of the month, 5:30-7 p.m., INHS Community Wellness Center, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., second floor, Suite 245.
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What to do with kids this weekend in and around Hartford

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 02:57
Weekend Highlights for Friday, February 14 - Sunday, February 16 for the Hartford area: To get this all delivered right to your personal inbox on Thursdays, sign up for a free newsletter here .
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Debate rages about chemicals, effects on young brains

Autism News from Topix - Sat, 02/15/2014 - 02:47
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