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Kansas' Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 19th Annual National Awards Program

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:57
Logan Brown, 18, of Eudora and Hannah Thurlby, 12, of Overland Park today were named Kansas' 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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Connecticut's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 19th Annual National Awards Program

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:56
Alec Gewirtz, 18, of Hamden and David Albright, 13, of Milford today were named Connecticut'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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Arkansas' Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 19th Annual National Awards Program

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:56
Rachel Deeds, 16, of Fayetteville and Riley Strube, 10, of North Little Rock today were named Arkansas' 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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Autism registration forms aid police

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:47
… 11, 2014 3:00 am Autism registration forms aid police By … Swampscott Police Department’s new autism registration forms, parent Michelle Reed … information about the individual with autism, including life-threatening medical concerns as …
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Autism group wins national award for spreading awareness of condition

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:46
… 425271 AN organisation which employs autistic people to help public sector … combat difficulties encountered by her autistic son Stephen, now 22. Since … the complex condition. People with autistic spectrum disorders can have problems … information, visit the National Autistic Society site – autism.org.uk Mrs Erangey …
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Autistic children 'face exclusion'

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:45
… about Autism, said: "It is shocking so many children with autism … autism." She said, while many schools do support children with autism … , and have given the National Autistic Society £440,000 to provide … teachers about how to support autistic children at school."
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Dirt Coffee Bar truck will steer a course to help those with autism

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:41
A new coffee and pastry truck will be rolling out this year that will not only serve drinks and other goodies, but also help those affected by autism spectrum disorders.
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Garth Harries Reappointed

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:38
Backed by parents, charter advocates and teachers, New Haven's new superintendent won approval to remain in charge of city schools for another three years.
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Dirt Coffee Bar truck will steer a course to help those with autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:36
… autism spectrum disorders. Dirt Coffee Bar is a project of Garden Autism … , is "to empower the autism community by providing young adults … to helping and empowering the autism community, Dirt will be serving …
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Montana's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 19th Annual National Awards Program

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:22
Nina Gamell, 18, of Missoula and Abigail Beck, 13, of Hamilton today were named Montana'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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February 11, 2014: Inside Tech's Hottest Networking Event, Blondie...

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:12
BizBash IdeaFest is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.
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Sharing the power of love

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 07:54
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.
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Autistic children 'face exclusion'

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 07:33
In a survey of 500 families, Ambitious about Autism found four in 10 children had been informally excluded from school temporarily, which is illegal.
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Early Warning Signs of Autism In Toddlers - BoldSky

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 07:04

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Early Warning Signs of Autism In Toddlers
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The moment you realise that your little one has autism, you may feel like you world has come crashing down. But it is important to move on with confidence to raise your dear one by providing all the support and care he/she needs. Diagnosing autism at ...

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Stumbling blocks for the autistic often conceptions rather than ability - Colorado Springs Gazette

Autism News from Google - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 06:49

Stumbling blocks for the autistic often conceptions rather than ability
Colorado Springs Gazette
At least, no Temple Grandin as the world knows her today: professor, inventor, best-selling author and rock star in the seemingly divergent fields of animal science and autism education. "I probably would have been a handyman, fixing toilets at some ...

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Stumbling blocks for the autistic often conceptions rather than ability

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 06:45
… Disease Control and Prevention. For autistic and "photo-realistic visual thinkers … in understanding autism in her newest book, "The Autistic Brain: Thinking … was probably mildly on the autistic spectrum. Basically, you've … mildly autistic were forced to learn them. It hurts the autistic much …
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Thinker. You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you...

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 06:17
After yesterday's detailed analysis of a study that's being touted far and wide as "evidence" that vitamin C cures cancer, I thought I deserved a bit of a break.
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Autism group wins national award for spreading awareness of condition

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 06:16
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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How accurate is child mental health screening at four years?

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 06:13
Research from the University of Adelaide shows that although mental health screening of children at ages 4-5 can help to predict mental health problems in future years, only a quarter of children can be accurately identified with such screening.
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Scientists find gene linking brain's grey matter to intelligence

Autism News from Topix - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 06:09
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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