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Chris Treadway: Music therapy program celebrating anniversary at Richmond performance

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:55
It was a quarter century ago that a Berkeley-based program began using the expressive and therapeutic power of music to help the developmentally disabled as a means of communication.
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Wings for Autism

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:43
This is one of the ARC's newest national initiatives.it's an airport rehearsal specifically designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their families and aviation professionals.
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Caitlin Rickard: In plane view...and some other conspiracy theories

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:36
If you're tired of hearing about Flight 370, I'm sorry, and also, teach me your ways.
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Discuss

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:28
"I am a conservative Republican and I believe in God first," Atanus said. She said she believes God controls the weather and has put tornadoes and diseases such as autism and dementia on earth as punishment for gay rights and legalized abortions.
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GOA Brings Innovative Family Inclusion Trip to Israel to the Community

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 20:27
Golda Och Academy is pleased to partner with MetroWest ABLE and the Legow Family Israel Program Center to offer a Family Inclusion Trip to Israel that is open to the community.
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Convicted murderer finds redemption training dogs to help autistic kids

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:52
Chris Vogt wept as he discussed his past. Vogt is prisoner 100765, and he is doing hard time.
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Kristin Cavallari Defends Anti-Vaccine Stance

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:48
The reality star sat down with Bravo's Andy Cohen for an episode of "Watch What Happens Live" on Tuesday, March 18, and the host pressed her on her recent anti-vaccine comments .
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Conspiracies wherever you look

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:46
Conspiracy theories surround us. Witness the reactions on the Internet to the tragic and mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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Lawmakers may study sex abuse, tribal economics

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:42
The Legislature's executive board typically picks topics to study over the summer after the session ends.
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IL Congressional Candidate Who Said Autism is God's Punishment for Gay Marriage Wins Primary

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:32
Towleroad readers may remember Susanna Atanus, a Republican congressional candidate from the Chicago area who made headlines in January for an interview she gave in which she offered a nutty perspective on gay rights and abortion : "I am a conservative Republican and I believe in God first," Atanus said.
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Half of all Americans subscribe to a medical conspiracy theory.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:26
Half of all Americans subscribe to a medical conspiracy theory , believing, for example that the government infected African-Americans with HIV and buried the link between vaccines and autism.
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Living with Extreme Sound Sensitivity

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:16
If you feel disgusted to the point of rage when you hear the sound of chewing, swallowing, breathing, throat-clearing and other common "people" noises, you're not alone.
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Can 'love hormone' oxytocin protect against addiction?

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:15
Researchers at the University of Adelaide say addictive behaviour such as drug and alcohol abuse could be associated with poor development of the so-called "love hormone" system in our bodies during early childhood.
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Brave mum tells how she saved her son's life by using first aid...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:01
Brave mum tells how she saved her son's life by using first aid skills she learned an HOUR before he choked SARA EVANS, 29, had just returned from a course on lifesaving skills when Matthew, seven, began choking on a large piece of chocolate cake in their kitchen.
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Mingo Co. proclaims April Autism Awareness Month

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 17:43
The Mingo County Commission read a proclamation during their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday declaring the month of April as Autism Awareness Month.
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Social Feedback Loop Aids Language Development

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 17:11
Verbal interactions between parents and children create a social feedback loop important for language development, according to research forthcoming in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
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Craziest person in Illinois wins Republican primary

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 17:03
"I am a conservative Republican and I believe in God first," Atanus said. She said she believes God controls the weather and has put tornadoes and diseases such as autism and dementia on earth as punishment for gay rights and legalized abortions.
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IL-09 -- GOP Nominee Blames Autism, Dementia, and Tornadoes on Gays

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 16:58
Incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky will face a GOP opponent who believes that autism, dementia, and tornadoes were somehow caused by gays.
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2016 Conventions Face Massive Shortfall Thanks to Congress

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 16:57
Congress managed to do its job last week, passing legislation to boost research funding for pediatric disorders and presenting a bill to President Obama that the White House says he'll sign.
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Spices and herbs intervention helps adults reduce salt intake

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 16:52
A behavioral intervention that taught adults to use herbs and spices instead of salt led to a decrease in sodium consumption compared to people who tried to reduce sodium on their own.
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