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Boy with autism receives secret birthday wishes on social media - KPTV.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 17:00

Boy with autism receives secret birthday wishes on social media
KPTV.com
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 ...
Happy Birthday Colin! 1.6m Facebook Likes For Autistic Boy, 10, Who Told His ...Huffington Post UK
Kid's Facebook Birthday Surprise Goes ViralPC Magazine

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Do Men Really Have Bigger Brains Than Women? One Study Found Out

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 16:55
In December of last year, a university study revealed the hard-wired differences between the male and female brain.
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Mom's Facebook birthday surprise for son gets 1.7 million likes

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 16:48
When a Kalamazoo, Mich. mother wanted to throw her 10-year-old son Colin a birthday party, she was heartbroken when his response was there wasn't a point because he had no friends.
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Caregiver kicked, choked disabled boy

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 16:32
A former caregiver who was accused of kicking and choking a 16-year-old disabled boy at the Carlton Palms Educational Center in Mount Dora has pleaded no contest to felony battery.
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Parents of autistic girl arrested

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 16:13
The parents of a 13-year-old autistic girl, whose pregnancy led to … The parents of a 13-year-old autistic girl, whose pregnancy led to … The parents of a 13-year-old autistic girl, whose pregnancy led to …
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Southern Museum offers free admission on Feb. 22

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 15:55
The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History in downtown Kennesaw, Ga., will be open for free during regular operating hours on Saturday, Feb. 22. During the special free day, from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., visitors will have an opportunity to explore the Museum's permanent exhibits and learn about the Great Locomotive Chase, one of the ... (more)
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Investments in Mental Health Key to Our Future

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 15:52
An additional over four years to expand vocational training programs for people with autism spectrum disorders are important investments.
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Melissa Errico Joins Lineup for Theatre Development Fund's Spring Gala on 3/3

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 15:50
Tony Award nominee and recording artist MELISSA ERRICO, who recently starred in the hit revival of Stephen Sondheim 's Passion and will soon be seen in the upcoming Cinemax series, "The Knick," will join TOVAH FELDSHUH , the singing string quartet WELL-STRUNG , and acrobats from Ringling Bros.
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Holloway mum tells of abuse for autistic son in the borough

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 15:18
Leo Andrade and son Stephen, 19, have been thrown off buses and out of supermarkets in Archway and Holloway due to ignorance of his disability, she says.
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Can diuretic drugs fight autism?

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 14:24
… neurones of children suffering from autism contain abnormally high levels of … been carried out on mice. Autistic mice with abnormally high levels … embryo, doesn’t occur in autistic mice at all,” says Professor … relatives of people suffering from autism: “Because autism has always been treated …
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Holloway mum tells of abuse for autistic son in the borough

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 13:51
… joined a campaign started by autistic author Kevin Healey, who is … Katie Price, whose children have autism. More than 100 MPs have … his back saying ‘I’m autistic’.” Despite being 19, his mother … , whose twin brother is severely autistic and who was himself diagnosed …
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Working with autism: Milford schools aim to boost education, awareness of ... - Milford Beacon

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

Working with autism: Milford schools aim to boost education, awareness of ...
Milford Beacon
Since 1991, the identified cases of autism have increased by 695 percent in Delaware, which is slightly higher than the national increase of 600 percent over a 20-year period. The Milford School District is also seeing an increase in the population of ...

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How memory, schizophrenia are connected

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:24
Many psychiatric disorders are accompanied by memory deficits. Basel scientists have now identified a network of genes that controls fundamental properties of neurons and is important for human brain activity, memory and the development of schizophrenia.
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Protein switch dictates cellular fate: Stem cell or neuron

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:16
Researchers have discovered that a well-known protein has a new function: It acts in a biological circuit to determine whether an immature neural cell remains in a stem-like state or proceeds to become a functional neuron.
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'Baby-sitters Club' author Ann M. Martin talks tackling autism in new novel ... - Entertainment Weekly

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:04

'Baby-sitters Club' author Ann M. Martin talks tackling autism in new novel ...
Entertainment Weekly
My interest in autism began when I was in high school and continued into college. I took a number of special ed teaching classes while I was in college and, during the summers, worked at a school in Princeton for kids with autism. There was no term, ...

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Can diuretic drugs fight autism? - euronews

Autism News from Google - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 11:51

Can diuretic drugs fight autism?
euronews
Virgile is one of around 60 children in France who took part in a test trial to treat autism in 2012. They were administered a diuretic drug to determine whether this could alleviate their disorders. The treatment was based on the premise that the ...

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Blood clot risk remains higher than normal for at least 12 weeks after women deliver babies

Autism News from Topix - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 11:27
Risk of a blood clot is higher than normal for at least 12 weeks after a woman delivers a baby -- twice as long as previously recognized.
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CommunityWorks Canada: Government of Canada Announces Funding for Joint Venture between The Sinneave Family Foundation and Autism Speaks Canada

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 10:50
… the autism platform.  "We applaud this government for placing autism initiatives … Directors, Autism Speaks Canada. The Sinneave Family Foundation and Autism Speaks Canada … for Disease Control's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network …
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The FDA Misunderstands Science – Endangers Millions of Patients

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 09:25
FDA has no legitimate scientific or medical grounds to refuse Vascepa sNDA approval. Physician asks FDA to work towards a more logical, fact-based solution. NEW YORK, NY, USA, February 12, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- …
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The Vascepa sNDA... An Open Letter to Dr. Janet Woodcock, Dr. Curtis Rosebraugh and Dr. Stephen Ostroff

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 09:25
AIM-HIGH, ACCORD-Lipid and HPS2-THRIVE do not support FDA's claim that high TG-lowering in the ANCHOR population will likely not result in clinical benefit. HOUSTON, TX, USA, February 13, 2014 /EINPresswire.com/ -- A lawyer's perspective: …
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