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Google Alert – autism | Circa Nov 29, 2012

Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 10:00 PM | Google Alert – autism

News10 new results for autism
Autism risk may be revealed in babies’ cries
Fox News
But the differences in the autistic babies’ cries could probably not be detected by most people using their ears alone, so this is not something parents should listen for, Sheinkopf said. “We don’t want parents to be anxiously listening to their babies 
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Study suggests link between air pollution and autism
Fox 13 Now – Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY – A new study by researchers at USC and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles found that polluted air is associated with autism. Their study found that exposure to traffic-related air pollution during pregnancy and the first year of 
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Fox 13 Now – Salt Lake City
Brain Scans Show Differences in Adults With Autism
U.S. News & World Report
29 (HealthDay News) — Brain scans done on groups of men with autism show distinct differences in both the volume of specific regions and the activity of cells that signal a possible immune response, two new studies suggest. Scientists in England and 
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U.S. News & World Report
The Autism Advantage
New York Times
When Thorkil Sonne and his wife, Annette, learned that their 3-year-old son, Lars, had autism, they did what any parent who has faith in reason and research would do: They started reading. At first they were relieved that so much was written on the topic.
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New York Times
It’s Time for a National Autism Strategy
Huffington Post
More than seven years have passed since my wife, Suzanne, and I founded Autism Speaks. During that time, we have seen the prevalence of autism in America nearly double — from 1 in 166 children in 2005 to 1 in 88 today, including 1 of every 54 boys.
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Autism severity may stem from fear (blog)
But new research on autism shows that children with the diagnosis struggle to let go of old, outdated fears. Even more significantly, the Brigham Young University study found that this rigid fearfulness is linked to the severity of classic symptoms of 
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Autism, disabilities, and the kindness of community
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
My son Matthew and I are regulars at C & L Lawnmower and Garden Equipment Repair in Walnut Creek. Matthew does garden work not only at Camphill Communities near Santa Cruz where he lives, but for a growing list of neighbors and friends, and 
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San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Autism Risk May Be Revealed By Pitch Of Babies’ Cries
Huffington Post
The pitch of babies’ cries may provide clues as to whether they are at risk for autism as early as 6 months old, a new study suggests. The researchers recorded cries from 39 6-month old infants, 21 of whom were at risk for autism because they had an 
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The Star Gets Action: Ontario Ombudsman André Marin to investigate provincial 
Toronto Star
Ontario’s Ombudsman is launching an investigation into services for adults with autismand other developmental disabilities after several desperate families complained that their loved ones risked being sent to homeless shelters or jail due to lack of 
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Toronto Star
SafeMinds’ Mark Blaxill Autism Hearing Testimony Before Committee on 
Age of Autism
I am honored to be here today on behalf of the non-profit organization, SafeMinds, grateful to Chairman Issa for today’s invitation and humbled by the opportunity to represent the community of autism families. (Slide 1) In addition to my comments, I 
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Blogs5 new results for autism
The autism advantage
By Jason Kottke
In the NY Times, Gareth Cook writes about the advantages some companies have found in employing people with autism. To his father, Lars seemed less defined by deficits than by his unusual skills. And those skills, like intense focus and
The Autism Advantage
By Tyler Cowen
That is a new and excellent feature story by Gareth Cook. Much of the article concerns Specialisterne, a Danish company which specializes in hiring autistic individuals to perform technical tasks. Here is the part concerning my work: Tyler 
Marginal Revolution
Master Pieces for Autism Speaks | Blog | Autism Speaks
By alison.dyer
The Nashville celebrity and arts community has joined together to support Autism Speaks, Tennessee Communities, by designing original artwork made from puzzle pieces that will be auctioned at the first annual Master Pieces for Autism 
Autism Speaks Official Blog
Maryland Fire Department Partners with Autism Society to Deliver 
By bcarey
COLUMBIA, MD – The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) is partnering with the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) on a progressive training program that teaches personnel how to respond to 
Feed for News
Study: Pollution Raises Risk of Autism – Imperial Beach, CA Patch
A study released today by USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles found that exposure to air pollution traffic during pregnancy and the first year of life increases an infant’s risk of autism.
Imperial Beach Patch
Web2 new results for autism
Study: Autism Linked to Air Pollution From Traffic – US News and 
Children born to women have been exposed to high pollution levels are at higher risk for autism.…/study-autism-linked-to-air-pollution-fro…
Air Pollution’s Link to Autism; Bickering Siblings Become Sick Adults 
From Yahoo! News: Discovered: Mothers living near freeways more likely to have autistic kids; siblings that get along turn out healthier; high fructose corn syrup…

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