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Kane Is Able Honored as Employer of the Year by The Arc of Luzerne...

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:23
Kane Is Able, Inc. has been named the "Thomas P. Kokura Employer of the Year" by The Arc of Luzerne County to recognize KANE's Pittston distribution center for its inclusive workforce.
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'Positive' words paint...

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:21
THE Disabled People's Association agrees with Dr William Wan in asking for greater sensitivity .
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Pain of mother caring for autistic child

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:21
… , Morris Musa Wameyo.  Musa is autistic and has speech and hearing … Martin Nafukho says children with autistic syndromes may be confused with …
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Canada needs national autism strategy

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:19
Canada needs to re-think how it diagnoses and treats autism, says UBC's Pat Mirenda.
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Happily disgusted? Sadly angry? Computer tags emotion

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:17
US researchers have uncovered a way for computers to recognise 21 distinct and often complex facial expressions, in what is being hailed as a breakthrough in the field of cognitive analysis.
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Temple Grandin to speak at Las Positas College in Livermore

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:15
Dr. Temple Grandin, the best-selling author of books on animal behavior and autism and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, will speak at Las Positas College on April 24. Grandin, who is autistic, is an associate professor of animal science at Colorado State University.
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ETL: 2014 Tyler Run for Autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:15
… the 2014 Tyler Run for Autism. The race was started in … ) therapy for children diagnosed with Autism. 100% of the funds raised …
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Report released on RNC's arrest of autistic teen

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 18:09
An adjudicator's decision has been released for a complaint filed with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Public Complaints Commission by the mother of an autistic teen arrested in 2009.
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Humana Invites Walkers To Make Every Mile Count With New Program Powered By Charity Miles

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:54
Humana, one of the nation's leading health and well-being companies, is making every mile count with a digital update to its popular Humana Walkit program.
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Join Us in Remembering the Lost.

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:53
I've already told you that the newest numbers from the CDC are 1 in 68 children being diagnosed on the spectrum.
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Fundraising success for autistic Avaline, 6

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:51
… , aged 6, suffers from severe autism and has the communicative skills …
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Harkness tower to be bathed in blue lights to raise awareness about autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:46
… for Autism Awareness (YFAA), an undergraduate organization that works to raise autism awareness on Yale’s Campus. Every year, autism organizations … are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism occurs in all racial … work with individuals with autism. Yale for Autism Awareness strives to help …
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This World Autism Awareness Day, My IDentity Doctor Contributes to...

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:36
There is a vital need for a widespread consciousness about the autism and the problematic issues of the sufferers and their families.
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Autism rates in children on the rise

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:32
… news for the autism community. The rate of autism among children in … Elizabeth was diagnosed, Jingle said autism rates were 1 in 250 … Mullican, who founded the Jackson Autism Center. "Almost anybody that … focus on the individuals with autism who are already here. We …
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To Reporters on the Eve of Autism Awareness Month

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:18
April is Autism Awareness Month, when the words "Somebody get me an autism story" can be heard in newsrooms across the country.
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Autism One of Several Disorders on the Rise - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 17:04

Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism One of Several Disorders on the Rise
Guardian Liberty Voice
Recent reports have circulated regarding the rise in autism diagnoses among U.S. children. According to USA Today, autism rates have jumped 30 percent between 2008 and 2010 and one in 68 8-year-olds is now believed to suffer from the condition.

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Pediatrician Stacia Kenet Lansman Enforces 'Open-Minded Vaccine...

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:32
The vaccine-autism debate has been heating up within recent weeks - from criticism over Jenny McCarthy's vaccination beliefs on Twitter to a University of California, San Diego, study providing definitive proof that autism begins during pregnancy .
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Mrs. Albuquerque 2014

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:26
We're meeting the recently-crowned Mrs. Albuquerque United States 2014 Melissa Salazar and talking about her platform - the fight against Autism.
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CDC: As many as 1 in 68 U.S. children may have autism

Autism News from Topix - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:24
As many as one in 68 U.S. children may have autism, U.S. health officials said on Thursday, a sharp increase over an estimate of 1 in 88 children just two years ago that raises questions about why the number has risen so dramatically.
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More than one in 100 have autism

Autism News from Healthcare Industry Today - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:05
… 100 people is on the autistic spectrum, yet the condition is … autism spectrum conditions exist,” he said, adding that milder forms of autism … the National Autistic Society’s Centre for Autism, says: “Children with autism grow into adults with autism - …
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