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Average Yearly Cost of Autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 06:58
… research and scientific review for Autism Speaks, a New York City-based … kids have "classic" autism, speaking very little, and showing … families with children affected by autism spectrum disorders, ranging from mild … Lavelle: Parents of kids with autism spectrum disorders reported no greater …
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Gene identified that links brain structure to intelligence

Medical News Today - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 04:00
For the first time, scientists at King's College London have identified a gene linking the thickness of the grey matter in the brain to intelligence. The study is published in Molecular Psychiatry and may help scientists understand biological mechanisms behind some forms of intellectual impairment.The researchers looked at the cerebral cortex, the outermost layer of the human brain.
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Area Synagogues Join Together to Create a Jewish Youth Group for...

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 03:00
Congregation Beth Israel of Scotch Plains, Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains and Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim of Cranford have joined together to create a new Jewish youth group, Kids Connect, for children with autism spectrum disorders.
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Barto: The challenges of autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 02:11
… favorite quotes about autism is: “Look beyond the autism and you will … the petition. Since its inception, Autism Speaks has committed nearly $200 … . Autism Speaks celebrates Light It Up Blue along with the international autism … Autism Awareness Month in April and to help raise awareness about autism …
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Barto: The challenges of autism - Aspen Times

Autism News from Google - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 02:07

Barto: The challenges of autism
Aspen Times
Among my favorite quotes about autism is: “Look beyond the autism and you will see someone special.” Parents who have children with autism know this firsthand. And while our journeys are often heart-wrenching, even in the most difficult moments we can ...

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Autism insurance bill passes House, 120-0 - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Autism News from Google - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 02:01

Autism insurance bill passes House, 120-0
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Legislation mandating insurance coverage for autism therapies passed the full House floor in a 120-0 vote on Tuesday, an unprecedented step for a state that has previously rejected such bills despite the skyrocketing rate of autism. “I think everybody ...
Disagreements over autism bill remain unresolvedKHI News Service

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Quaker Steak & Lube to host Autism Music Fest this Sunday

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 01:51
… be hosting the "2014 Autism Music Fest" from 10 … . Proceeds will be donated to Autism Speaks, C.A.U.S …
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Millburn High School's Autism Awareness Club holds fundraiser

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 00:23
… continue to raise awareness of autism in the school and community … . Coming up in March, the Autism Awareness Club will host the … planning many activities for Millburn Autism Awareness Month, including decorating the … bulbs as a part of Autism Speaks' international Light It …
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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

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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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