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VIDEO: The week in pictures

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 03:36
It was the week it emerged Belper and Duffield fire stations could be saved from closure after 80 per cent of people who took part in a consultation said they wanted them to stay open.
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Truck Driver Warms The Internet With Kind Gesture To Boy With Autism

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 03:00
The 5-year-old has autism and loves trucks. Every Monday Daniel Newberger lines up his stuffed animals at the window to greet his favorite driver.
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Betty F. Schack

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 01:03
Betty F. Schack, 69, formerly of Champion Apartments, died Wednesday afternoon, February 12th at the Skilled Nursing Facility of the Carthage Area Hospital.
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Federal court declares Virginia gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:41
The judge said Virginia's laws prohibiting gays and lesbians from marrying - including a provision in the Virginia Constitution that prohibits marriage equality in the state - violate the due process and equal protection clauses of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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Robert D. Heeley

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:24
The local surf community is a less colorful place now. In the midst of one of the most powerful and consistent swells we have seen for years, we lost a jewel by the name of Robert Heeley.
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Starbucks opens 100th store here, its first to hire clients from Autism Resource Centre

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:23
Starbucks opened its 100th store in Singapore on Feb 14, 2014, and joined a growing list of companies that have hired people with special needs.
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New Spanish language web site to assist potential Sioux Falls homeowners

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:13
The Sioux Empire Housing Partnership has unveiled a new web site to help our region's Latino community better understand the process of buying a home.
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Aberdeen workers are sick of the cold

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:13
Spring is 34 days away, and people in Aberdeen are ready for it. Wind causing blowing snow has been a common occurrence this winter.
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House Bill 1257 may clarify autism therapy for insurance coverage

Autism News from Topix - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 00:12
There's a bill being talked about in the House Health and Human Services committee which could offer some relief.
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Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 23:37
Intellectually challenged children are made to sit out in the open under the scorching sun for hours at Government Physical Education College in Mohammadpur in the capital yesterday so that they listen to people delivering tortuous speeches.
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Autism Bill To Help Cover Cost Of Therapy

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 23:33
Children with cancer receive treatment, children with diabetes get insulin. So why is it becoming difficult for children with autism to get the help they need? That's the question South Dakota State Representatives were faced with Thursday.
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House Bill 1257 may clarify autism therapy for insurance coverage

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 23:24
… companies recently stopped paying for autism therapy. There's a … clarify insurance coverage for treating autism spectrum disorders. Some parents took … Kierra's treatment for autism was covered by insurance until …
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Homer Glen OKs group home for disabled

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 23:05
Despite the concerns of several residents, the Homer Glen Village Board on Tuesday night approved plans for a group home for the developmentally disabled.
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Build memories at The Lego Movie with AMC Sensory Friendly Films

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 23:04
Going to see the latest family friendly movie is a weekly event for many children, but for kids with special needs it can be a challenging experience.
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Ashland: Bus driver charged after police view surveillance

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 22:58
Police say the driver called a dispatcher for help after she says the student, who police say has autism, was kicking, screaming and threatening to kill her.
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Autism Bill To Help Cover Cost Of Therapy - KDLT News

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 22:37

Autism Bill To Help Cover Cost Of Therapy
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Robyn Stemper, mother of autistic child said, "A year ago, she would just bang her head on the wall and she would have a constant bruise on her forehead, we didn't go out much because it was just too overwhelming for her." Stemper's daughter Kierra was ...
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Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 22:25
Fellas are wired up to take more risks and have better motor skills, while in females, larger parts of the brain are linked to emotions and calculating risk, as well as having more ability to listen.
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Legislation for special needs students passed

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 22:22
Parents of children with various special education designations, ranging from autism to a speech impediment to perhaps obesity, could receive $6,000 per year from the state to be spent on their education under legislation that passed the House and Senate on Thursday.
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Pubs aim for early morning games to draw crowds

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 21:36
There's loads of Olympic action this weekend, but the main focus is sure to be mens' hockey as spectators hit downtown pubs to start the day with breakfast, hockey and maybe a beer.
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Conference to raise awareness of autism

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 21:14
One in 85 children and adults in Colorado is diagnosed with autism, meaning they have problems communicating and focusing.
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