Snapshot | Google Alert – autism | Circa October 5, 2011

Wed, Oct 5, 2011, 9:29 PM | Google Alert – autism

News9 new results for autism
Autism Center’s Festival Aimed at Educating Public
The new Comprehensive Autism Medical Treatment Center offers many services for families with autistic members. By John Patten Suzanne Johnson and Deana Luchs (from left) are organizing a festival aimed at helping more families understand options for 
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To Broadway, With Autism
New York Times (blog)
By LISA BELKIN You may have read about the first of its kind “autism friendly” performance of “The Lion King” last weekend. As my colleague Erik Piepenburg described it on the ArtsBeat blog: The company of “The Lion King” and a panel of autism experts 
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Genetic Basis for Autism Possibly Discovered
(Ivanhoe Newswire) – Autism is one of the most common genetic alterations, caused by a deletion of the 27-gene cluster on chromosome 16. By generating mouse models of autism, scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) provided the first 
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NJ Walk Now For Autism Speaks to take place Oct. 16 in Nomahegan Park
Cranford Chronicle –
By Cranford Chronicle The 8th annual North/Central New Jersey Walk Now for AutismSpeaks fundraising and awareness event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 16 at Nomahegan Park in Cranford. CRANFORD — Autism Speaks, North America’s largest autism science 
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Cranford Chronicle –
Mother of autistic child discovers power of poetry therapy
Daily Breeze
(Scott Varley / Staff Photographer) “Autism knocked on my door in the middle of a life I thought was under control, and settled in comfortably behind the eyes of my 2-year-old son.” In an instant, Jennie Linthorst’s life spiraled into darkness. 
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$20 million suit alleges abuse of autistic child on Bedford school bus
Richmond Times Dispatch
Surveillance video shows the bus driver and an assistant hit and kick 11-year-old Timothy Earl Kilpatrick, a severely autistic student who is strapped to his seat. (more) In graphic videos taken by a surveillance camera on a Bedford County school bus, 
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Autism advocates reunite in support of SB 946
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
In 2005, a small group of advocates and parents of children on the autism spectrum began meeting with an audacious idea — to bring about a change in California law, a change that would force insurance companies to pay for treatment for autismspectrum 
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San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Neon Tommy
The Grove hosted an all-star concert that attracted hundreds of people promoting The Miracle Project’s “Autism is Awesomism” last night featuring Jack Black and Stephen Stills as headliners. The free event also featured celebrity performers Holly 
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DSM ‘can identify autism spectrum disorders’
Barchester Healthcare
Diagnostic and statistic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) can be used to identify autism spectrum disorders (ASD), new research confirms. The 16 year study at the Kennedy Krieger Institute has proven that despite many claiming that the DSM cannot be 
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Blogs5 new results for autism
Inside The Lion King’s Autism-Friendly Broadway Performance 
By Michael C. Gioia
The first ever autism-friendly performance in Broadway history, presented by Theatre Development Fund’s Accessibility Programs, was held at Disney’s The Lion King Oct. 2 at the Minskoff Theatre.
Autism in the News – 10.05.11 « Autism Speaks Official Blog
By Autism Speaks
Autism study helps students (Australia)  The latest example was seen last week with the passage of the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act, a bill that authorizes $693 million in spending on autism research over the next three years. 
Autism Speaks Official Blog
Raise Money For Children With Autism At An ‘Evening Under the 
By Lauren
Autism activist Areva Martin visited the KCAL 9 studios Wednesday.
CBS Los Angeles
Wakefield’s Autism Research Is Cited by Researchers Who Say 
By Norma
Something rather strange is going on in autism research. Andrew Wakefield was smeared, his reputation trashed, his career torched, and his work labeled every negative thing conceivable—including fraud. The Lancet pulled his work off their 
New mouse model recreates common form of autism | Science Codex
By News
BOSTON –Over the past decade, new technologies have revealed that autism spectrum disorder has a substantial genetic component. But determining exactly which genes are involved has been like finding the proverbial needle in the 
Science Codex – Science news,…
Web2 new results for autism
An autism treatment worth funding – Los Angeles Times
State law requires insurers to include coverage for autism in comprehensive healthcare policies. Now, lawmakers want to go a step further, requiring coverage of…/la-ed-autism-20110930
Autism Traits Prove Valuable for Software Testing – Slashdot
Back in 2009 we ran a story about a Chicago based non-profit company that trained high-functioning autistic people to be software testers. Two years later…/Autism-Traits-Prove-Valuable-for-S…

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