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St Albans & Harpenden Review: Scott Stone stabbing: family pay tribute to "lovable and loyal" father

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 06:49
The family of a father stabbed to death in Welwyn Garden City have paid tribute to a "lovable and loyal" brother and son.
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Cassadee Pope To Perform Free Concert In Dover On Sunday, June 1, 2014

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 06:33
Fans will be treated to a free concert from knockout female vocalist Cassadee Pope leading into the Sunday, June 1, 2014 "FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks" NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Victory Plaza.
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Liberals demand more action on autism in children

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 06:19
After a few minutes of debating with the Liberals during question period, Health Minister Susan Sullivan recited more statistics about autism treatment for children.
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Biggest ever autism study probes environmental links

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 06:16
Roughly 1 per cent of children in the US population are affected by autism spectrum disorder .
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Grand Millennium Dubai Continues to Support the Community

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 06:02
Mar. 20, 2014 - AL BARSHA, UAE -- Grand Millennium Dubai has committed to extend its corporate social responsibility activities during 2014, engaging with the local community by raising funds for causes such as the Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs, a charitable organisation established in 1981, which provides therapy and ... (more)
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From art to autism: a Q&A with Uta Frith

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 05:39
Dame Uta Frith was the neuroscientist who first recognised autism as a condition of the brain rather than the result of cold parenting.
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Transition To Managed Medicaid Hits Some Bumps

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 04:20
It's been a little more than 100 days since the state of New Hampshire dramatically re-shaped its biggest program.
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2014 World Autism Awareness Day Organ Charity Recital

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 03:49
According to the UN General Assembly resulution, April 2nd is determined as the World Autism Day to raise awareness of autism.
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Lessons from Palestine: Peace through community

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 03:34
Recently, Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu met to discuss a peace process between Israel and Palestine.
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Nutley New Jersey Kia Dealer Announces Atlantic City Giveaway

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 03:24
Nutley KIA, the auto dealership that has served the New Jersey community since 2005, has announced a new contest to win a free weekend trip to Atlantic City, NJ for two.
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Marijuana, guns, child welfare bills await votes on final day of state legislature

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 03:23
With just one day of voting left, state lawmakers in Georgia face decisions on whether to expand the places where people can carry guns, whether to create a medical marijuana program for the ill and how to overhaul the child welfare system.
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Avoid the 'R' word

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 03:01
I have a son named Liam. He is 2 years old and good with a soccer ball. He adores his big sister, and hummus.
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Risperdal Lawsuits Allege Janssen Promoted Antipsychotic Drug for Off-Label Uses

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 03:00
ClassAction.org is reporting that lawsuits allege Janssen Pharmaceuticals promoted its antipsychotic drug Risperdal for off-label uses including the treatment of schizophrenia in adolescents.
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NJIT and WebTeam to develop tactile-friendly learning devices for children with autism

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 00:00
New Jersey Institute of Technology and WebTeam Corporation, a New Jersey-based IT company, have signed an agreement to collaboratively design and develop a customizable learning device that will help children with autism spectrum disorder master a range of skills-building lessons contained in the device's embedded educational software.
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Disabled girl 'lost' for four years

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 23:43
Birmingham City Council "singularly failed" a disabled child "lost in the system" for more than four years, the Local Government Ombudsman has ruled.
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Recovery School District charters to have new special education funding rules

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:04
Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard said a new funding plan for special education was more fair to schools.
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Autism-friendly NYC show offered for younger kids

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:03
This image released by The Theatre Development Fund shows the cast of "Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure."
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LOWRY: Foolish anti-vaccination cause

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 21:02
In a feat that would have been unimaginable a few decades ago, the anti-vaccine movement has managed to breathe life into nearly vanquished childhood diseases.
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Lee Grossman joins iLOC Technologies Inc. in an advisory capacity

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:59
Lee Grossman, past President & CEO of the Autism Society of America, has joined iLOC Technologies in an advisory capacity, to provide guidance and expertise to the iLOC management team in bringing its cutting-edge technologies to the autism, cognitively impaired and aging communities.
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Senator says he'll block minimum wage bill until state raises pay for caregivers

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:56
The governor's proposal to raise the minimum wage hit a snag Wednesday as a key senator said he would block the legislation until the administration agreed to increase pay for workers who care for developmentally disabled individuals.
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