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

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...

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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Canada needs national autism strategy

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

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

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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Report released on RNC's arrest of autistic teen

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

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.

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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This World Autism Awareness Day, My IDentity Doctor Contributes to...

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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To Reporters on the Eve of Autism Awareness Month

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

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

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

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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US autism estimate rises to 1 in 68 children

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:48
The government's estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.
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CDC: 1 in 68 Kids Has Autism

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:43
One in 68 kids has autism, according to new study that suggests the developmental disorder is on the rise.
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Autism Affects 1 in How Many???

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:39
In case you are living under a rock I need you to know that the CDC released their newest prevalence rates of autism today.
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CDC: Autism Jumped 30 Percent Since 2012 - What It Really Means

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:36
I'm the founder of Science 2.0A and co-author of "Science Left Behind". A wise man once said Darwin had the greatest idea anyone... America has seen a 30 percent rise in autism since the last estimate in 2012, according to the Centers for Disease Control .
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Rise in Autism, Rise in Toxins- no coincidence

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:26
It seems that almost every day there is a new man-made disaster that poses a threat to the preservation of nature and wild life.
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1 in 68 children have Autism

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:19
VIDEO: A new study from the Center for Disease Control shows a 30 percent increase in Autism disorder in children nation wide.
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CDC: More U.S. Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 00:19
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control estimates more American kids have some form of autism.
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