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Conference to raise awareness of autism - kwgn.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 21:02

Conference to raise awareness of autism
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One in 85 children and adults in Colorado is diagnosed with autism, meaning they have problems communicating and focusing. The Future Horizons Autism/Asperger's Conference (Friday) will provide information for parents that can help them cope, enhance ...

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Health Report 2-14-14

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 21:01
Cape Abilities offers a networking and support group for families of individuals on the autism spectrum, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. DATE?? at 939 Route 6A, Unit D, Yarmouth Port.
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Gas South takes Alpharetta Children with Special Needs to The Greatest Show On Earth

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 20:46
Jacob Moore, age 14, of Alpharetta received a behind-the-scenes look at The Greatest Show On Earth, thanks to a special gift from Gas South and its community partners.
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Autistic twins take to the court, and lead team to win - CBS News

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 19:44

Autistic twins take to the court, and lead team to win
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The 15-year-old twins, who are autistic, played sports in middle school. But once they entered Frenship High School, where competition is fiercer, they decided to help behind the scenes. "We are really serious," Matthew Reyna said. "We don't mess around.

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How to Use Calming Techniques to Help People with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 19:00
Tantrums, sometimes characterized as "meltdowns", can be difficult and frightening to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, as well as to their housemates and caregivers.
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Autistic students crowned homecoming king, queen

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:54
… of their classmates with severe autism. "I was like …
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Gene identified that gives insight into autism spectrum disorders

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:49
A phenomenon called "receptive joint attention" - following someone's gaze or finger point - is known to be compromised in some mental disorders such as autism .
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Hispanic stroke patients less likely to receive clot-busting drugs in ...

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:48
Hispanic stroke patients appeared less likely to receive clot-busting drugs in border state hospitals in a study recently completed.
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Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:36
Nutritionist and biochemist Ted Broer discussed the long term dangers of eating toxic foods, sold to us by multinational corporations.
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Retrophin Shares Boom Following Manchester Pharma Buyout

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:30
Late Wednesday, New York-based Retrophin agreed to pay $29.5 million up front, and $62.5 million total , to snap up Fort Collins, Colo.-based Manchester.
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Vans x A.skate Spring Footwear Collaboration

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:26
Vans in collaboration with A.skate, the non-profit foundation created to introduce kids with autism to the engaging and therapeutic effects of skateboarding, are proud to present the Vans x A.skate collaboration for spring 2014.
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Event benefits autism support

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:26
The first Mardi Gras autism fundraiser will be held from … and more. Proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks. Reservations are required by …
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Angelman Syndrome Fundraiser

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:12
Saturday is international Angelman Syndrome Day. It's a birth defect that's often mis-diagnosed as autism or cerebral palsy.
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Autism insurance bill passes House

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 18:01
Legislation mandating insurance coverage for autism therapies passed the full House floor on Tuesday, an unprecedented step for a state that has previously rejected such bills despite the skyrocketing rate of autism.
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Judge to rule in mother's police standoff case

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 17:58
A case against a Detroit mother accused of firing a shot when police tried to remove her physically-impaired daughter from their home has been delayed a day.
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Mother's police standoff case delayed 1 day

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 17:58
A case against a Detroit mother accused of firing a shot when police tried to remove her physically-impaired daughter from their home has been delayed a day.
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Audit shows Orange County lost traffic tickets, sent citations to wrong people

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 17:48
Two extensive audits that reviewed the records for the sheriff's and county clerk's offices found thousands of traffic tickets written in Orange County have disappeared, and the clerk's office charged a handful of drivers for tickets they didn't really owe.
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Program to help GPS track autistic children - WJAC Johnstown

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 17:32

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Program to help GPS track autistic children
WJAC Johnstown
DUBOIS, Pa. -- Parents of children who have autism are no different from other parents in wanting one thing: To keep their children safe. Parents with autistic children admit, it can sometimes be harder for them, and a big challenge is keeping their ...
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Funeral scheduled for woman killed in Mundy Township wrong-way crash

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 17:28
Mariah Bailey-Collins and Bryan Collins would have celebrated their first Valentine's Day as a married couple Friday, Feb. 14. Instead, a funeral is set for the day after a wrong-way driver on U.S. 23 smashed into the couple's car last weekend in Mundy Township, killing Bailey-Collins and critically injuring her 11-year-old son.
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Tweet this Valentine's Day to help out Dog Guides

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 17:19
On Feb. 14, for every tweet using the hashtag #benefulhugs on Twitter, dog food company Beneful will donate a dollar, up to $1,000, to the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.
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