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Autism Play Raises $10K to Show Life on the Spectrum - DNAinfo

Autism News from Google - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 08:47

Autism Play Raises $10K to Show Life on the Spectrum
DNAinfo
"Square Peg Round Hole" is the working title of the Tectonic Theater Project's new show, which will use images, sounds, light and other stage elements to help audiences understand those with autism. An Indiegogo fundraising campaign ending on Thursday ...

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​Vaccines don't cause autism, complications extremely rare – study - RT

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 19:40

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​Vaccines don't cause autism, complications extremely rare – study
RT
There is no evidence that immunizing vaccinations cause autism while any complications arising from their administration to children are extremely rare, new analysis comprised of 67 research studies has discovered. “There is strong evidence that MMR ...
Study: Vaccines Do Not Cause AutismKTRH
Childhood Vaccinations Linked To Autism MythKFDA
Serious Reactions to Childhood Vaccines Are Rare, Study SaysYahoo News
Science World Report -WebMD.Boots.com
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Parents of Kids with Autism More Likely to Have Autistic Traits - LiveScience.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 16:59

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Parents of Kids with Autism More Likely to Have Autistic Traits
LiveScience.com
Parents of children with autism are more likely to have some of the traits associated with autism than parents whose children don't have the disorder, according to a new study. Among families in the study, those in which both parents scored highly on a ...
Comment on “Prenatal and neonatal peripheral blood mercury levels and autism ...Left Brain Right Brain
Parents of autistic kids 'have autistic traits too'NHS Choices

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Anaheim Police believe that an 11-year-old autistic boy may have been kept in ... - NBCNews.com

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 15:20

Anaheim Police believe that an 11-year-old autistic boy may have been kept in ...
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from NBC Los Angeles : 11-Year-Old Boy With Autism Kept Inside Dog Cage: Police. Anaheim Police believe that an 11-year-old autistic boy may have been kept in a dog cage by his parents. Continue reading. First published July 2nd 2014, 12:15 pm.

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Boy with autism placed in dog kennel in Anaheim; parents arrested - KABC-TV

Autism News from Google - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 14:33

Boy with autism placed in dog kennel in Anaheim; parents arrested
KABC-TV
... parents arrested. The parents of an 11-year-old boy with autism have been arrested for allegedly keeping him in a cage at their home in Anaheim. Embed. <iframe width="476" height="270" src="http://abc7.com/video/embed/?pid=151271" frameborder="0" ...

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NC family fighting for autism health care coverage - myfox8.com

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 19:27

NC family fighting for autism health care coverage
myfox8.com
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — As with so many medical cases, the diagnosis is often just the beginning of what can be an emotionally and financially challenging journey. It's something parents who have children with autism know all too well. In fact, some ...

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Donors raise $110000 at autism benefit - Easton Courier

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 18:04

Donors raise $110000 at autism benefit
Easton Courier
Some of the major sponsors of the Magic Moments fund- raiser for The Kennedy Center's autism project were Mike Dworken of Fairfield, left, at the Red Cape level and Cindy and Jeff Dworken of Easton, event sponsors, at right. Musicians of all ages ...

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The vaccine-autism notion as a liability - Left Brain Right Brain

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 16:38

The vaccine-autism notion as a liability
Left Brain Right Brain
It wasn't that long ago that my kid was diagnosed and I started on the search for information about autism. At that time the idea of vaccine causation was dominating the discussion, at least in the online world where autism parents were participating.

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Questions for Nicholas Katsanis: Fishing for autism genes - SFARI News

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 09:30

Questions for Nicholas Katsanis: Fishing for autism genes
SFARI News
But Nicholas Katsanis, professor of cell biology at Duke University in North Carolina, has turned a small fish with a conveniently transparent embryo into a powerful tool for breaking down autism's complex genetics. Hundreds of mutations and nearly as ...

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Anti-Vaxxers: Death Over Autism - Daily Beast

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:46

Anti-Vaxxers: Death Over Autism
Daily Beast
Let's pretend for a moment that the anti-vaxxers are right—that vaccines are linked with autism. Then their repeated exhortations to avoid vaccines suggest that autism is actually a fate worse than death. That autism is the worst thing that could ...

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Letter: Early intervention key for autism - Reading Eagle

Autism News from Google - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 00:02

Letter: Early intervention key for autism
Reading Eagle
I appreciate the Reading Eagle opening a discussion on autistic citizens in our community ("The cost of autism," Reading Eagle, June 29). I would like to make a case for early intervention. In the name of full disclosure, I am autistic and greatly ...

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Advocate shows autistic people how to have safe encounters with police - Los Angeles Times

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 22:38

Advocate shows autistic people how to have safe encounters with police
Los Angeles Times
People on the autism spectrum often have trouble socializing and communicating; they may exhibit inappropriate behavior, misread social cues or become agitated under stress. Statistics suggest that they are seven times as likely as someone without ...

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Stand up for autism on Saturday, Aug. 30 - TCPalm

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 15:58

Stand up for autism on Saturday, Aug. 30
TCPalm
STUART — The Treasure Coast Autism Project (TCAP) is proud to be preparing for its Third Annual Stand Up for Autism Paddle Boarding event hosted by TC Paddle Boarding and The US Sailing Center of Martin County. The event is set to take place on ...

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READER SUBMITTED: FOCUS Festival For Autism Draws Large Crowd - Hartford Courant

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 19:16

READER SUBMITTED: FOCUS Festival For Autism Draws Large Crowd
Hartford Courant
The 13th Annual FOCUS Festival for Autism, held at Mills Pond Park in Canton on June 7, was an exceptional family-friendly event with something for everyone! The Festival drew more than 350 people for games, music, activities, and fun. Special guests ...

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Global Autism Conference in NYC - Autism Daily Newscast (press release)

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 17:43

Autism Daily Newscast (press release)

Global Autism Conference in NYC
Autism Daily Newscast (press release)
Register now for one of the largest Autism conferences in the country that will be taking place Monday, June 30th to Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014. The ICare4Autism International Autism Conference will be held at the Hotel Pennsylvania in NYC.

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Future Horizons Autism conference comes to Great Falls - KRTV Great Falls News

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 20:48

Future Horizons Autism conference comes to Great Falls
KRTV Great Falls News
Alexis Wineman, the 2012 Miss Montana, has autism and appreciates the conference, noting, "Just to go and find someone who can relate to what you've been through and just kind of just chat, and have a great time with, and that's what these conferences ...

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People in Bangor Step Up to the Plate for Autism - WABI

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 18:09

People in Bangor Step Up to the Plate for Autism
WABI
“We do a lot of events from free summer camp to a wonderful free lending library,” says Cathy Dionne, one of the directors with the Maine Autism Society. “We do family retreat weekend, we have a program called autism information specialists – they go ...

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Waterloo autism center closes - kwwl.com

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 23:43

Waterloo autism center closes
kwwl.com
The center served close to about 250 families and is the only organization like it in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area. Ryne Philp's 6th birthday is Monday but he's already got his present - a brand new bike. His mom, Crystal, says she loves her son but ...

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Routine Ultrasounds May Detect Autism in Utero - WebMD

Autism News from Google - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:18

Routine Ultrasounds May Detect Autism in Utero
WebMD
June 27, 2014 (London) -- Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have more rapidly growing brains and bodies at the beginning of the second trimester than children without the disorder, new research suggests. A small study looking at ...
Home WhatsOn Autism support group fundraiser July 6 in...Simcoe.com

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How shamans, horses and global adventure gave an autistic boy his voice - Express.co.uk

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 19:28

Express.co.uk

How shamans, horses and global adventure gave an autistic boy his voice
Express.co.uk
That achievement is remarkable in itself but is more so if you learn that 10 years ago – when Rowan was diagnosed with autism – his parents were told to expect nothing from their non-speaking and socially isolated son. “Rowan is amazing,” says Rupert.

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