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Dachel Media Review: No Housing Funding CT Autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 22:13
… : Tsunami of Young Adults with Autism Face Uncertain Future, Unemployment Crisis … Scott, who has developmental disabilities, autism and a seizure disorder, would … adults with autism aging out of school programs, parents-turned-entrepreneurs and autism leaders …
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Schools picking up autism tab - CNN (blog)

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 21:50

The Independent

Schools picking up autism tab
CNN (blog)
The surge in autism diagnoses since the year 2000 has come with a massive cost that's shouldered largely by the public school system, say researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health. In what's billed as a conservative estimate, they say the ...
Children with autism are illegally excluded from school activities study findsThe Independent
Public schools bear brunt of autism costs6abc.com
Autism: Four In 10 Children 'Illegally Excluded'Sky News
New Haven Register -BBC News
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A family’s trip to a better life for autistic son

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 20:44
… of therapy will help their autistic son. It would mean expensive … mother. Callum was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2 …
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Autistic man who went missing Sunday found, back with family

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 20:31
… was nonverbal and considered severely autistic, had been missing since Oct …
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Boy with autism receives secret birthday wishes on social media

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 19:16
… has a rare form of autism called Aspergers syndrome, which affects …
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Boy with Autism receives 'happy birthday' wishes - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU - KVVU Las Vegas

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 19:16

Boy with Autism receives 'happy birthday' wishes - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU
KVVU Las Vegas
Colin has a rare form of autism called Aspergers syndrome, which affects a person's ability to develop normal verbal communication skills and social interactive skills. He turns 11 years old on March 9. Facebook comments say that Colin is an awesome ...

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Boy with autism receives secret birthday wishes on social media - KPHO Phoenix

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 19:15

Boy with autism receives secret birthday wishes on social media
KPHO Phoenix
Colin has a rare form of autism called Aspergers syndrome, which affects a person's ability to develop normal verbal communication skills and social interactive skills. He turns 11 years old on March 9. Facebook comments say that Colin is an awesome ...

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Mother-daughter duo write a book about Autism - fox6now.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 16:58

Mother-daughter duo write a book about Autism
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Teaching has always been a passion for mother, daughter duo Judy Cohen and Mindee Pinto. As both have spent years working in schools, they saw the difficulties the growing number of children with Autism were facing in the ...

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Schools picking up autism tab

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 16:01
… number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) jumped 78 … the overall school population. As autism diagnoses surged in the early … pay for at least some autism treatment. “This might mean insurance … majority of those impacted by autism who have limited resources and …
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Children with autism are illegally excluded from school activities study finds

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 15:45
… report by the Ambitious about Autism charity predicts. Their Research shows … over seven in 10 of autistic children are in mainstream schools … , chief executive of Ambitious about Autism, called the results "shocking … all pupils, including children with autism," she said. She added …
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Autism: A New Cultural Competency - Huffington Post

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 14:26

Autism: A New Cultural Competency
Huffington Post
As an adult on the autism spectrum, it is with frustrating frequency that I grapple with the misunderstanding and misinterpretation of my words and deeds; some, it seems, always rush to judgment and presume the worst in me when the exact opposite is ...

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Johnson & Johnson to Provide Latest Updates on Hepatitis C Treatment

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:23
Pierre Raboisson, Head of Medicinal Chemistry at Janssen, to make a keynote address at 16th annual Superbugs and Superdrugs summit LONDON , UNITED KINGDOM, February 11, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- SMi are pleased to announce that Pierre Raboisson, Head of …
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Autism insurance bill passes Miss. House - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:43

Autism insurance bill passes Miss. House
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Legislation mandating insurance coverage for autism therapies passed the full House floor on Tuesday, an unprecedented step for a state that has routinely rejected such bills in the past. “I'm unbelievably relieved and excited at how much this will ...

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Life-Saving Children’s Foundation Unveils New Website

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:24
Gift of Life Italy of NY, an organization that facilitates free medical services to sick children worldwide, credits partners for making continued work possible NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, February 11, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Representatives …
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Exclusive Interview with Global Head of Maternal & Paediatric Regulatory Policy - Novartis

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:24
SMi speaks to some of their key note presenters about paediatric trials and regulations in the run up to the 8th annual conference on Paediatric Clinical Trials LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, February 11, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- SMi invites you to …
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Synesthesia Linked to Autism - PsychCentral.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 09:44

PsychCentral.com

Synesthesia Linked to Autism
PsychCentral.com
Of the 31 people who had both autism and synesthesia, the most common types were those known as “sound-color” (when a sound triggers a visual experience of color) and “grapheme-color” (seeing black and white letters as colored). Many also reported ...

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Scientists find gene linking brain's grey matter to intelligence

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 09:13
Researchers have found a gene linking intelligence to the thickness of so-called "grey matter" in the brain, and say their discovery could help scientists understand how and why some people have learning difficulties.
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Size does matter: Scientists discover gene linking gray matter to intelligence

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 09:08
Scientists have found a gene that links thickness of the brain's gray matter and intelligence.
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thisisoxfordshire: Autism group wins national award for spreading awareness of condition

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 09:07
It was set up by Kathy Erangey in 2007 to combat difficulties encountered by her autistic son Stephen, now 22. Since then it has trained more than 3,000 staff in the NHS, social care and the criminal justice system, including magistrates.
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Washington's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 19th Annual National Awards Program

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:59
Jessie Swofford, 18, of Tacoma and Mia Nguyen, 13, of Lynnwood today were named Washington's top two youth volunteers of 2014 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.
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