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Got Credibility? Then You're Not PETA - TIME

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 12:01

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Got Credibility? Then You're Not PETA
TIME
There are lots of ways to quit being taken seriously in America. You can deny climate change; you can pretend the Earth is only 6,000 years old. But there's nothing that quite seals the nincompoop deal like linking something—anything really—to autism.
PETA Joins the Idiotic Anti-Vaxxer HerdDaily Beast
PETA: Milk Linked To Scary Autism And Vegan Is Your Only HopeForbes
Afraid of Autism? PETA Has the Cure!The Stir
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PETA's worst campaign ever says milk causes autism - Boing Boing

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 11:52

PETA's worst campaign ever says milk causes autism
Boing Boing
Just when you think PETA couldn't sink any lower with their outrageous publicity campaigns, they launch, then after protests, re-launch a campaign which basically says that drinking cow milk will give your children autism. This pisses me off in the ...

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Parents concerned about autism plans at Guilford elementary school - Greensboro News & Record

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:26

Parents concerned about autism plans at Guilford elementary school
Greensboro News & Record
GREENSBORO — This fall, some students with autism at Alamance Elementary might have a different teacher and share a class with students who have different disabilities. And some parents fear those changes might hurt their children's academic progress.

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Drexel Unveils New Autism Diagnosis Van - CBS Local

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 08:52

CBS Local

Drexel Unveils New Autism Diagnosis Van
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Officials at Drexel University unveil their brand new mobile REACH (Resources and Education for Autism and Community Health) Autism van. You may soon see this van in a neighborhood near you. Director of Outreach for the AJ ...

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A Gentle-Touch Hypothesis for Autism - OZY

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 03:10

OZY

A Gentle-Touch Hypothesis for Autism
OZY
When Temple Grandin was growing up, her skin seemed to be crawling beneath her clothes. “Scratchy petticoats felt like sandpaper ripping off my skin,” said Grandin, an autism-rights advocate and animal scientist at Colorado State University. “There is ...

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Maryland Girl Who Bullied Boy With Autism Pleads 'Responsible' - Huffington Post

Autism News from Google - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 20:53

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Maryland Girl Who Bullied Boy With Autism Pleads 'Responsible'
Huffington Post
LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — A 17-year-old Maryland girl accused of assaulting an autistic boy pleaded "responsible" to two misdemeanor charges after her case was transferred from adult to juvenile court. A "responsible" plea is the juvenile equivalent of ...
Md. Girl Admits Torturing Teen With AutismNBC4 Washington

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House panel tweaks autism-fighting bill - The Hill (blog)

Autism News from Google - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 16:31

House panel tweaks autism-fighting bill
The Hill (blog)
House lawmakers took a step toward moving a landmark autism-fighting law following a government investigation found that most federal autism research has the potential to be duplicative. The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health approved an ...

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​​St. Albert autism program completes 2nd year - Dayton Daily News

Autism News from Google - Wed, 05/28/2014 - 00:02

​​St. Albert autism program completes 2nd year
Dayton Daily News
By Beth Anspach. Contributing Writer. Though programs for special needs children, especially those diagnosed with autism and Asperger Syndrome, are becoming more regularly offered in public schools, they are less commonly available in private schools.

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Cumberland County Health Department staff support Blowing Bubbles for Autism ... - The Star-Ledger

Autism News from Google - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 12:27

Cumberland County Health Department staff support Blowing Bubbles for Autism ...
The Star-Ledger
View/Post Comments. In recognition of Autism Awareness month, which is observed in April, Cumberland County Health Department staff showed support by Blowing Bubbles for Autism Awareness, a Faces 4 Autism initiative. Staff members gathered in front ...

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Local non-profits team up for Auto Run for Autism - Providence Eyewitness News

Autism News from Google - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:44

Local non-profits team up for Auto Run for Autism
Providence Eyewitness News
Two local groups are teaming up for the Auto Run for Autism, an event that's working to raise funds to help combat autism. Joanne Quinn from the Autism Project, along with Tsetse Lavallee, joined the Rhode Show Tuesday to talk more about the project.

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Novel Drug Modifies Core Autism Symptoms in Adults - Medscape

Autism News from Google - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:15

Novel Drug Modifies Core Autism Symptoms in Adults
Medscape
ATLANTA ― A novel vasopressin 1a receptor antagonist, similar to oxytocin, modifies core symptoms of social cognition in high-functioning adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared with placebo, new research shows. Investigators at Albert ...

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Autism, allyship and Autism Speaks - The Stanford Daily

Autism News from Google - Tue, 05/27/2014 - 04:12

Autism, allyship and Autism Speaks
The Stanford Daily
That you, and three million other people like you, were stolen from your family, your friends, and your community? According to Suzanne Wright, co-founder of Autism Speaks – the most prominent and well-known autism advocacy group in America – I am lost.
ASAN: ACTION ALERT: Call On Congress to Oppose HR 4631, the Combating ...Left Brain Right Brain

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La Crescent family uses autism tracking bracelet - WXOW.com

Autism News from Google - Mon, 05/26/2014 - 00:44

La Crescent family uses autism tracking bracelet
WXOW.com
Those efforts include an autism service dog, who's trained to find Caden when his parents give the command, "but if Caden were with another caregiver Elf [his dog] might not be as useful," said Butler-Modaff. Caden's family found Project Lifesaver, a ...

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New Autism Center opens in Avon - Fox 59

Autism News from Google - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:47

Fox 59

New Autism Center opens in Avon
Fox 59
AVON, Ind. (May 24, 2014) — People gathered in Avon, Saturday to celebrate the opening of a new place to help children with Autism. The Bierman ABA Autism Center held its grand opening in the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA on Santori Parkway.

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SC researcher turns to crowd-funding to raise $ for his autism research - The State

Autism News from Google - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 09:04

SC researcher turns to crowd-funding to raise $ for his autism research
The State
Video games that require teamwork could be used to improve the social skills of children with autism. It's a simple idea that makes a lot of sense, but University of South Carolina researcher Roger Newman-Norlund has had trouble landing grants to pay ...

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WHO passes resolution on autism - TheHealthSite

Autism News from Google - Sat, 05/24/2014 - 01:51

TheHealthSite

WHO passes resolution on autism
TheHealthSite
autism The World Health Assembly of World Health Organisation (WHO) passed a Bangladesh-pushed resolution on autism in Geneva. Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim has hailed it 'a great success' for Bangladesh, bdnews24.com ...
WHO passes Bangladesh resolution on autismBangladesh News 24 hours
WHO passes Bangladesh-backed resolution on autismDaijiworld.com

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Poodle combats autism in local elementary school - KXAN.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 17:44

Poodle combats autism in local elementary school
KXAN.com
WEST LAKE HILLS, Texas (KXAN) – If you're a parent or friend of a child with autism you know the challenges it can bring. For a local second grader, life is drastically changing. The morning routine is changing a bit at Barton Creek Elementary. As soon ...

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Toni Braxton Says God Gave Her Son Autism Because She Got an Abortion - Gawker

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 07:45

Toni Braxton Says God Gave Her Son Autism Because She Got an Abortion
Gawker
Toni Braxton drops more than a few bombshells in her new memoir, but by far the most extreme is her apparent belief that God gave her 11-year-old son autism because she once had an abortion. Braxton, who discusses a secret abortion she had in 2001 in ...

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New software to help identify autism - Economic Times

Autism News from Google - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 03:45

Economic Times

New software to help identify autism
Economic Times
Their results show that the programme is as good at spotting behavioural markers of autism as experts giving the test themselves, and better than non-expert medical clinicians and students in training. "We're not trying to replace the experts," said ...
Automated video analysis identify children on autism spectrum earlierNews-Medical.net
Early Repetitive Behaviors Reliably Predict AutismMedscape
Now, an app to spot autism signs in kidsAuthint Mail
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Autism is growing up - CNN

Autism News from Google - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 14:22

CNN

Autism is growing up
CNN
(CNN) -- As the world's leading autism researchers and advocates gathered at the International Meeting for Autism Research last weekend to share the latest discoveries about autism spectrum disorder, a strong theme emerged: Autism is growing up.
UT Southwestern Contributes To Launch of New Autism Research SiteBioNews Texas
Distinct differences mark male, female autism brainsSFARI News

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