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Akron's Autism Society celebrating 5-K with special awards - WKYC-TV

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 18:16

Akron's Autism Society celebrating 5-K with special awards
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"I think really what you see on race day is a sense of raising autism awareness in our community. You see teachers, you see providers, you just see everybody come together with the families and say 'You know what, we're all in this together,' " said ...

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Study puts a price tag on the lifetime cost of autism - CBS News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 18:06

Study puts a price tag on the lifetime cost of autism
CBS News
The lifetime cost of supporting just one person with autism can range from $1.4 million to $2.4 million, with factors as varied as lost wages, residential care and special education driving up expenses, a new study has found. Medical care plays a role ...

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Lifetime Costs Of Autism Can Exceed $2 Million, Study Says - Huffington Post

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 16:44

Lifetime Costs Of Autism Can Exceed $2 Million, Study Says
Huffington Post
A new study has found that the cost of supporting a person with an autism spectrum disorder throughout his or her lifetime can soar as high as $2.4 million. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics on Monday and funded by the nonprofit Autism Speaks, ...

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Autism Care Can Top $2 Million Per Person - Yahoo News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 16:17

Autism Care Can Top $2 Million Per Person
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The researchers reviewed previous studies conducted in the United States and the United Kingdom to estimate the financial cost of caring for people with autism, including the cost of special education, medical services and housing for adults with the ...

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Autism Costs More Than $2 Million Over Patient's Life - Bloomberg

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 16:15

Autism Costs More Than $2 Million Over Patient's Life
Bloomberg
The cost of caring for a individual with autism may exceed $2 million over a lifetime, on top of the average $250,000 to raise a child today, with most of the expense occurring in adulthood, researchers said. Expenses for each autistic person with an ...

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Labels are for Cans: Autism in the workplace - CBC.ca

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 15:27

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Labels are for Cans: Autism in the workplace
CBC.ca
People with high-functioning autism are said to have an "invisible disability." But it's not always completely invisible. There can be problems communicating, troublesome ticks, or socially inappropriate behaviour. Sometimes, it's enough to result in ...

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Caring for Those on the Autism Spectrum - WNPR News

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 09:03

Caring for Those on the Autism Spectrum
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But just how well prepared are we to handle a surge in autism diagnoses? This hour, we take a look at how we're addressing increasing autism rates on both a local and national scale. We also look at disparities in autism diagnosis and see what's being ...
BROOKLYN - Brooklyn Autism Spectrum Disorder Initiative, Shorefront Y hold ...News 12 Brooklyn

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Troubled Future For Young Adults On Autism Spectrum - WBUR

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 06:07

Troubled Future For Young Adults On Autism Spectrum
WBUR
Michael Moscariello, 32, looks out through the front door of his Cambridge apartment complex. Michael is on the autism spectrum, as is his younger brother, Jonathan. “[My sons are] the pioneer generation” for children on the spectrum, their father ...

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Recover from Autism? How Raun Kaufman Did It - FOX News Radio

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 15:41

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Recover from Autism? How Raun Kaufman Did It
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Born with autism and with an IQ of less than 30 did not prevent Raun Kaufman from going to an Ivy League university. Raun recovered from autism and shares his method of recovery with Vipp. Raun explains what is presently wrong with medical care in ...

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Flying High for autism at regional autism conference - Pensacola News Journal

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 00:47

Flying High for autism at regional autism conference
Pensacola News Journal
Unlike most people with some form of autism, Anita Lesko didn't discover she was on the spectrum until she was 50. By that time, she already had a long and exciting career as a nurse anesthetist and military aviation photojournalist. It wasn't until ...
High-functioning autism creating challenges in the public serviceCBC.ca
Viewpoints: Don't blame Asperger's syndrome for Isla Vista or Newtown massacresSacramento Bee

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Zipline fundraiser brings in over $45000 for Autism Society - Mountain Xpress (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 14:18

Zipline fundraiser brings in over $45000 for Autism Society
Mountain Xpress (blog)
The 3rd Annual Wells Fargo Zipping for Autism, hosted by Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures and Treetops Adventure Park, raised more than $45,000 on Sunday, June 1, to support the Autism Society of North Carolina's efforts in western North Carolina.

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Autism book offers a window to a beautiful brain: Regina Brett - The Plain Dealer (blog)

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 08:12

Autism book offers a window to a beautiful brain: Regina Brett
The Plain Dealer (blog)
The boy with autism has turned into an adult who calls himself a teacher of life. The boy who was once bullied for being different now sees himself as a rare star. "I have a wonderful brain," he writes in his book. Aaron is 24. When he was born, little ...

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Woman shot to death near Liberty Park at Glenwood Autism and Behavioral ... - al.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 18:37

Woman shot to death near Liberty Park at Glenwood Autism and Behavioral ...
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The shooting happened about 2:08 p.m. at Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center off of Sicard Hollow Road near Liberty Park. After shooting the woman, police say the suspect, a 51-year-old male, fled the scene on foot and carjacked someone near ...

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On the next VJR: Recover from Autism? How Raun Kaufman Did It - FOX News Radio

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 15:51

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On the next VJR: Recover from Autism? How Raun Kaufman Did It
FOX News Radio
Born with autism and with an IQ of less than 30 did not prevent Raun Kaufman from going to an Ivy League university. Raun recovered from autism and shares his method of recovery with Vipp. Raun explains what is presently wrong with medical care in ...

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'Night of Dreams Gala' raises $400000+ for autism resource services - Barrington Courier-Review

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 13:01

'Night of Dreams Gala' raises $400000+ for autism resource services
Barrington Courier-Review
Have Dreams, a local autism resource nonprofit, hosted its sixth annual Night of Dreams Gala on May 2 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago to raise funds for Have Dreams' renowned autism intervention services. Over 300 attendees came to honor one of ...

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Autistic boy missing after car swept by flood in Hickman County - WKRN

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 03:42

Autistic boy missing after car swept by flood in Hickman County
WKRN
A six-year-old boy with autism is missing after a vehicle he was riding in was swept away by floodwater in Hickman County Thursday. It happened around 10:30 a.m. in the Beaver Creek Dam area near Centerville, about 60 miles southwest of Nashville.

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How Dads Affect a Baby's Risk of Autism - The Stir

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 18:03

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How Dads Affect a Baby's Risk of Autism
The Stir
baby with father Whether they're nodding to stress hormones one week or diet the next, researchers are constantly trying to pin down which genetics and/or environmental factors are responsible for raising a child's risk of autism. The curiosity is ...

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Nanuet student with autism among 11 recipients of Rockland art award - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 16:07

Nanuet student with autism among 11 recipients of Rockland art award
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The 19-year-old has autism. But what sets him apart at Nanuet is his prolific artwork, making him into something of a school celebrity for his vibrant acrylic paintings of cartoon characters and abstract scenes. He creates the canvasses by the dozen ...

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Autism spectrum disorder Q&A: Health Chats - The Plain Dealer

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:40

Autism spectrum disorder Q&A: Health Chats
The Plain Dealer
In a live chat online at cleveland.com yesterday, readers shared their questions about autism with a panel of experts from the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center, Milestones Autism Organization and the Autism Society of ...

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In autism, brain shows unusual thinning throughout life - SFARI News

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 09:32

In autism, brain shows unusual thinning throughout life
SFARI News
The second study, published 22 April in the Journal of Neural Transmission, found that the cortex in people with autism is thinner in some areas than it is in controls, and also has less surface area2. “There is no such thing as an isolated brain ...

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