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Autism Is Hard Enough — Let's Not Make It Harder With A Fight - WBUR

Autism News from Google - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 05:42

Autism Is Hard Enough — Let's Not Make It Harder With A Fight
WBUR
Susan Senator: In the fight between autism advocates, I take only one side: my son's. In this photo, Marlaina Dreher, left, walks with her 5-year-old son, Brandon, at the Marcus Autism Center, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Atlanta. (David Goldman/AP).

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Connecticut DCF will be seeking public's input on child mental health services

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 04:37
Connecticut's Department of Children and Families plans to hold at least a dozen forums across the state to gather public input about the need for mental health services for children in the wake of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
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More independent work environments may lead to reductions in autism symptoms

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 04:32
More independent work environments may lead to reductions in autism symptoms and improve daily living in adults with the disorder, according to a new study released in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders .
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Rats infest little girl's playroom in St. John's

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 04:14
Sabrina Newell says she had to throw out all of her daughter's toys due to a rat infestation in her basement.
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Autism breakthrough as researchers find sufferer's brains are 'out of sync'

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 04:10
… eyes and ears. WHAT IS AUTISM  Autism refers to a wide spectrum … number of treatments to help autistic people better cope with the … communication skills in children with autism. In the study, Vanderbilt researchers … same time. 'Children with autism have difficulty processing simultaneous input …
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Autism guide helps physicians to help families

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 04:00
Increased awareness of autism spectrum disorder is placing huge demands on health care systems and health care professionals to help children and their families cope with the disorder.
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Autism guide helps physicians to help families

Medical News Today - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 04:00
Increased awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is placing huge demands on health care systems and health care professionals to help children and their families cope with the disorder.
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Parents and pupils fight to rescue 'life changing' primary school

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:48
Parents are fighting to save a special educational needs school that is facing the prospect of being redesignated as a secondary school for autistic children.
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Ballymena launch for new adult autism service

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:34
The pilot service, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, is available to people aged 16 and over with a diagnosis of autism and will work in partnership with them and their families.
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Vanderbilt's autism study unveils clues to bonding, communication issues - The Tennessean

Autism News from Google - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:14

Vanderbilt's autism study unveils clues to bonding, communication issues
The Tennessean
Findings of a new study released Tuesday by Vanderbilt University researchers in The Journal of Neuroscience unveil cues as to why autistic children have communication problems and trouble bonding with people. They do not instantaneously connect ...

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Conference on autistic teens transitioning into adulthood set for Feb. 27

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:00
A one-day conference focusing on adolescents with autism or intellectual disability moving into adulthood takes place Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Peter Gerhardt, director of education at Upper School for the McCarton School in New York City, will be the keynote speaker for "Teens and Young Adults in Transition."
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Fix it or nix it: 'Derek'

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:00
Well, perhaps 'mean' is the wrong word. But the comedic mastermind behind The Office, Extras and Life's Too Short has changed things up for his newest series, Derek.
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Planning for Future Care of Special Needs Children

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:00
When kids turn 18, it can be a whole new world of opportunity for them. But when that child has a disability, parents are faced with some serious decisions about the future.
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Conference on autistic teens transitioning into adulthood set for Feb. 27

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:00
A one-day conference focusing on adolescents with autism or intellectual disability moving into adulthood takes place Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Peter Gerhardt, director of education at Upper School for the McCarton School in New York City, will be the keynote speaker for "Teens and Young Adults in Transition."
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Branstad says disabled man's family deserved truth about his death

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:00
The Iowa Department of Human Services should have told a disabled man's relatives that a staff error at a state institution caused his choking death last fall, Gov. Terry Branstad said Tuesday.
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Antidepressant use linked to infant pulmonary hypertension

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:00
New research suggests that infants of mothers who are in the late stages of pregnancy and who take a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be at increased rick of developing high blood pressure in the lungs - known as persistent pulmonary hypertension.
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Vanderbilt's autism study unveils clues to bonding, communication issues

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 03:00
Findings of a new study released Tuesday by Vanderbilt University researchers in The Journal of Neuroscience unveil cues as to why autistic children have communication problems and trouble bonding with people.
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Plans for new day activity centre for adults with autism

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 02:44
In the last 10 years, the global prevalence of autism has been on the rise -- from 1 in 167 persons to about 1 in 100 persons, according to the National Autistic Society in the UK.
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Engage Behavioral Health Expands ABA Therapy Program with Livingstone ...

Autism News from Topix - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 02:28
With the start of the spring semester, Engage Behavioral Health expanded its Applied Behavior Analysis therapy program at two private schools in Hillsborough County.
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