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World Autism Awareness Day made its biggest Canada debut yet this year and the dance studios of York Region were particularly supportive.
The Aurora Community Band and special guest Stacey Kaniuk visited Trinity Aurora Church for a one-of-a-kind concert.
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Winslow Elementary School again recently joined forces with the Foundation for Autistic Childhood Education & Support to Blow Bubbles for Autism Awareness, according to Caitlin Cavagnaro, a Winslow teacher of students with Autism.
In this April 19, 2013, file photo, Vijay Singh, of Fiji, tees off on the ninth hole while wearing an "Els for Autism" ribbon in his visor during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Singh no longer faces any sanction for using deer antler spray.
They're built for fun, but rides in amusement parks, fairs, restaurants and malls injure more than 4,400 children in the U.S. each year, according to a sweeping new study.
AS THE nation settles again following the funeral of the late Baroness Thatcher, one of the many remembrances of her long political life is her famous statement about "this lady is not for turning". The same, fortunately, cannot be said of a significant sector of the country she once led.
May 25, 2013 Over the past eleven years, the Autism Society Central Virginia 5k Run/Walk has grown from a small venture to an annual event
A dramatic genetic finding about autism and cannabinoids leads this month's news, followed by spotlighting three cannabinoid activists for furthering science and a brief look at the US Supreme Court's 1.3 grams of cannabis and deportation ruling.
Saturday's fundraiser at the Union National Guard Armory included sales of hot dogs as well as Union County Supervisor Tommy Sinclair's famous chicken stew, baked goods, and an array of items which were sold by way of a silent auction.
Sacramento, California - Three more bills by Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez made progress this week, passing out of policy committees and now making their way to the Assembly Appropriations Committee: AB 1231, Improving Access to Autism Services, was approved by the Assembly Health Committee with bipartisan support on a vote of 19-0. The bill ... (more)
The Rolling Stones' "50 and Counting" tour with its May 11 concert at MGM Grand Garden Arena is one of the decade's most eagerly awaited events, and the veteran British rockers warmed up for it with a surprise set at Echoplex in L.A. over the weekend.
The chairman of the House Science Committee on Tuesday defended his controversial draft legislation that would subject the National Science Foundation's peer review process to politics as necessary to "improve" science.
The damage done A study by Andrew Wakefield, right, helped fuel media attention to the vaccine-autism story, until Brian Deer exposed his work as deeply flawed.
Autism is a developmental disorder with varying levels of severity and no, one cause.
WASHINGTON: A Mediterranean-style diet packed with fish, chicken and olive oil and low on fatty dairy products and meat may lower the risk of memory problems later in life, a large U.S. study said Monday.
The Johnson County Autism Support Group's day camp, Camp Can Do, will be offered in two sessions this summer.
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The San Diego Sheriff's Department announced today that 16 people, including 6 minors, had been arrested following a year-long undercover drug investigation at several schools in north San Diego County.
Police are asking for help finding a missing Mukilteo boy with special needs. Evan C. Stocker, 15, was last seen at his home at 4:30 p.m. Monday, according to police.
The family of a special education student has filed a claim with the Temecula Valley Unified School District for unspecified damages after district officials knowingly exposed their son to "difficult social interactions with an undercover police officer, placing him in harm's way" during an on-campus drug sting that led to his arrest in December.