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Race for Autism in Connellsville on Thursday to celebrate health, wellness - Tribune-Review

Autism News from Google - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:34

Race for Autism in Connellsville on Thursday to celebrate health, wellness
Tribune-Review
Spectators and competitors should plan to arrive early to the Highlands Hospital Bud Murphy's Race for Autism 5K Run and Walk on Thursday. Prior to the 7 p.m. race start, there will be a Riverhounds mini soccer clinic and demonstration, free health ...

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How Adel Tamano came to terms with his son's autism - Inquirer.net

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 19:07

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How Adel Tamano came to terms with his son's autism
Inquirer.net
Tamano talks openly about his 11-year-old son Santi's autism. “I have always believed a society is only as good as how it treats the weakest and most special of its members. That's the challenge, to have a society with no shame (about having children ...

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The high cost of autism -- and why it's worth it - CNN

Autism News from Google - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 11:52

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The high cost of autism -- and why it's worth it
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(CNN) -- I can't even begin to explain what it was like to see our son, Wyatt, open the elementary school production of "Rock & Roll Forever." This was the same child who was once so fearful of noises that we couldn't get him into the school cafeteria ...

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Rearing Child with Autism Costs Millions - MyFox Houston

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 23:12

Rearing Child with Autism Costs Millions
MyFox Houston
If somehow, say by magic, a dollar were delivered for every leap Brandon made on his trampoline the imaginary windfall would still fall way short of what his parents will spend battling his severe autism. "We've probably gone through three life savings ...

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Local Lettuce Company Employs Young People With Autism - WOSU Public Media

Autism News from Google - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 05:00

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Local Lettuce Company Employs Young People With Autism
WOSU Public Media
The face of autism is children. The bulk of services and research – at least until very recently – has focused on children. But children eventually become adults. And they'll need services tailored to their grown-up needs. What does the jobs picture ...

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Local man with autism wraps up yearlong brewery tour - WKYC-TV

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 23:18

Local man with autism wraps up yearlong brewery tour
WKYC-TV
Aaron planned to accompany his uncle on research tours of as many midwest brew houses as possible, and spread awareness about autism. But they soon discovered, breweries across the country welcomed Lance and his message about autism with open ...

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Autism: A 70 Year History of Treatment - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 21:05

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Autism: A 70 Year History of Treatment
Guardian Liberty Voice
Last year marked the 70th anniversary of autism as a disorder and the spectrum of treatment throughout its history is almost as diverse as autistic individuals themselves. In 1943, Leo Kanner was the first psychiatrist to coin the term autism in his ...
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Study Links Autism to Prenatal Steroid Hormone Activity in the Womb - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 08:44

Study Links Autism to Prenatal Steroid Hormone Activity in the Womb
Guardian Liberty Voice
Autism affects approximately one percent of the population and is characterized by early developmental difficulties with communication and social interaction, restricted interests and repetitive behaviors. Males are diagnosed more frequently than ...

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PETA Needs to STFU About Autism - Daily Beast

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 14:30

PETA Needs to STFU About Autism
Daily Beast
As recently reported by The Daily Beast, PETA has launched a campaign that tries to link milk consumption and autism. With an increasing number of autism cases being diagnosed year after year, the organization has decided to rejuvenate an old and ...

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House panel advances revised autism bill - The Hill (blog)

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 13:39

House panel advances revised autism bill
The Hill (blog)
The House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced autism research legislation Tuesday with a handful of tweaks, including a new title that heeds criticism from self-advocates with autism. Tuesday's mark-up changed the House Combating Autism ...

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Another Perspective on Autism Speaks - The Stanford Daily

Autism News from Google - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:14

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Another Perspective on Autism Speaks
The Stanford Daily
Recently, there was an article written in The Daily (“Autism, allyship and Autism Speaks,” May 27, 2014) that was critical of Autism Speaks, the Stanford Autism Walk and the newly approved Autism Speaks U Stanford chapter. I am the brother of a 16-year ...
Magazine to offer knowledge, support for Carmel families dealing with autismCurrent in Carmel

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Autism Is More Than One Disorder [Video] - Guardian Liberty Voice

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 23:34

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Autism Is More Than One Disorder [Video]
Guardian Liberty Voice
Autism affects around one in 68 children in the United States, so the autism spectrum disorder (ADS) has become a major concern. Various government and non-profit organizations have put a lot of effort into spreading awareness and informing the public ...

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Study: Price tag of autism in the US exceeds $236 billion per year - Los Angeles Times

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 20:35

Study: Price tag of autism in the US exceeds $236 billion per year
Los Angeles Times
When it comes to autism expenses, what that money buys depends on the age of the person with the diagnosis. For children, it pays for special-education services, the researchers found. These include early-intervention treatments for children under the ...

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Genes in the Cloud: Google Steps Into Autism Research - Wall Street Journal

Autism News from Google - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 19:14

Genes in the Cloud: Google Steps Into Autism Research
Wall Street Journal
Google and Autism Speaks will be announcing a partnership designed to house the sequencing of 10,000 genomes and other clinical data. WSJ's Shirley Wang and Autism Speaks co-founder Bob Wright join Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.

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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
WKYC-TV
"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
Yahoo News
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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