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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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Taking on Autism - Bucknell University

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 08:37

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Taking on Autism
Bucknell University
For children with autism, early diagnosis is crucial — it can make the difference between a child who can control his or her behavior and one who can't — but at health systems around the country, children may have to wait two years or longer to meet ...

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Watch Fruitport teen Noelle Leslie share her story on living with autism - The Muskegon Chronicle

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 07:30

Watch Fruitport teen Noelle Leslie share her story on living with autism
The Muskegon Chronicle
Asperger syndrome is a high-functioning form of autism. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders, 1 in 88 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Asperger's makes it difficult to communicate in social situations ...

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PETA's Autism Lies and the Pet Blood On Their Hands - Houston Press (blog)

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 07:09

PETA's Autism Lies and the Pet Blood On Their Hands
Houston Press (blog)
You see, back in 2008, while PETA was off busying themselves with compiling violent slaughterhouse videos and purchasing Costco-sized containers of red paint for dousing people in fur, they were also meddling in the field of "championing" for autism ...

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Some NYC theaters, museums offer autism-friendly days - myfoxny.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 23:24

Some NYC theaters, museums offer autism-friendly days
myfoxny.com
Paola Jordan's 6-year-old twins have autism. She says it's a challenge to go to public places. But the Fraunces Tavern Revolutionary War museum in Lower Manhattan is one of the few autism-friendly spaces in the city. It has started offering designated ...

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Small Business Model Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Work - WUNC

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 14:48

Small Business Model Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Work
WUNC
But what if you have autism? There's a community in Chapel Hill that has come up with several small business models that ease young people with autism into the adult world of work and self-sufficiency. If you talk to a parent who has a young child with ...
Small businesses create new jobs for autistic adultsMarketplace.org

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Experts: Autism diagnosis and treatment less accessible to low-income families - The CT Mirror

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 14:35

Experts: Autism diagnosis and treatment less accessible to low-income families
The CT Mirror
Panelist Dr. John Molteni, director of the Institute for Autism and Behavioral Studies at USJ, said that no matter who you are, autism diagnosis isn't always as simple as noticing typical symptoms, and it isn't uncommon for children to go undiagnosed ...

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Small Business Models Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Work - WUNC

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 08:27

Small Business Models Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Work
WUNC
But what if you have autism? There's a community in Chapel Hill that has come up with several small business models that ease young people with autism into the adult world of work and self-sufficiency. If you talk to a parent who has a young child with ...

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Saturday's autism walk in Port Austin designed to get the word out - Huron Daily Tribune

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 07:55

Saturday's autism walk in Port Austin designed to get the word out
Huron Daily Tribune
Now 33, the world is a different place for him and so many others diagnosed with autism. “The information is so much more prevalent now,” said Cucchiara's mom, Maria. “There's much more available to people with autism than there was before.” The fifth ...

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Autistic children being 'robbed of an education because schools don't know how ... - Mirror.co.uk

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 01:00

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Autistic children being 'robbed of an education because schools don't know how ...
Mirror.co.uk
But then he was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome – a form of autism – and his happy schooldays were suddenly over. He was sent home from class nearly every day with little or no warning and mum Clare was constantly being phoned by the school and ...

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Stress In Pregnancy Linked To Autism-Like Traits - Disability Scoop

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 15:22

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Stress In Pregnancy Linked To Autism-Like Traits
Disability Scoop
Researchers found a connection between the hardship mothers experienced during pregnancy and the likelihood that their child would have difficulty making friends or exhibit odd speech patterns, clumsiness and other autism-like characteristics. The ...
More Evidence That Stress During Pregnancy Can Contribute to AutismNew York Magazine

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Hormone levels in womb tied to autism risk in boys - WATE-TV

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 14:45

Hormone levels in womb tied to autism risk in boys
WATE-TV
TUESDAY, June 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some boys with autism may have been exposed to slightly elevated levels of certain hormones in the womb, a new study suggests -- though it's not clear yet what the finding means. Researchers found that of 345 ...

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More Evidence That Stress During Pregnancy Can Contribute to Autism - New York Magazine

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 09:14

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More Evidence That Stress During Pregnancy Can Contribute to Autism
New York Magazine
Lisa Miller's piece last week drew an important distinction between mere worry and actual trauma when it comes to the link between stress and pregnancy during autism. In short, she argued, there isn't much evidence that simply being a worrier during ...

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Small businesses create new jobs for autistic adults - Marketplace.org

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 07:05

Small businesses create new jobs for autistic adults
Marketplace.org
The good news is there are communities popping up across the country that have come up with several small business models that ease young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) into the adult world of work and self-sufficiency. Lori Ireland and ...

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Ready, set, throw: EFMP hosts color run to raise autism awareness - DVIDS

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 04:28

Ready, set, throw: EFMP hosts color run to raise autism awareness
DVIDS
Pfc. Chopper V, the official III Marine Expeditionary Force Band mascot, participated in the Autism Awareness Color Run May 31 near the Foster Fieldhouse on Camp Foster. The Exceptional Family Member Program hosted the 5-kilometer color run to raise ...

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SILENT RIDE: Carousel Ride Raises Money For Autism - whotv.com

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 14:07

SILENT RIDE: Carousel Ride Raises Money For Autism
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For a growing number of kids, the sounds of summer are more than they can handle. On Sunday morning, Heritage Carousel of Des Moines turned off the music at Union Park for kids with autism. “Loud noises tend to overwhelm them or over stimulate them so ...

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autism conference at uwf this weekend - Pensacola News Journal

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 13:15

autism conference at uwf this weekend
Pensacola News Journal
A conference on autism spectrum disorder will take place Saturday and Sunday at the University of West Florida. The Flying High with Autism Foundation is presenting the conference at the UWF Conference Center. Master of ceremonies is David Heinlein of ...

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Autistic Teen Inspires Mom To Launch Online Job Board For Applicants With ... - Huffington Post

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/02/2014 - 09:31

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Autistic Teen Inspires Mom To Launch Online Job Board For Applicants With ...
Huffington Post
When Atlanta-based attorney Shannon Nash and her husband first received the news that their 18-month-old son, Jason, was autistic, they felt overwhelmed and devastated. The outlook for Jason painted by doctors and therapists alike was, Nash says, ...
Debating autism research priorities in the UKAutism Daily Newscast

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