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Google Alert – autism | Circa Sept 20, 2011

Tue, Sep 20, 2011, 9:29 PM | Google Alert – autism

News10 new results for autism
My autistic child: Putting Ezra first
Los Angeles Times
I’m grateful that scientists are focusing on autism. I’m going to focus on my son. What matters most to a parent of an autistic child? (Illustration by Donna Grethen / Tribune Media Services) By Tom Fields-Meyer As the father of a teenage son with 
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Los Angeles Times
Vaccination a victim of its own success
Sydney Morning Herald
In a piece in Life&Style last week, Vaccination’s vexed link to autism, freelance journalist Marj Lefroy once again resurrects the ‘controversy’ regarding autism and vaccines. To me, a busy GP with a big paediatric practice in the inner-west of Sydney, 
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Sydney Morning Herald
Autistic boy’s pledge to help others
KXII-TV
DENISON, TX – A local Denison boy battling Autism is reaching out to help others who are less fortunate. 13-year old Matt Cowan was diagnosed with Autism when he was just 3 years old. He says he was very lucky that his parents were able to afford to 
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Autism Is Treatable: Leading Experts Present Findings at Autism Research 
MarketWatch (press release)
20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Leading autism experts from around the nation will hold seminars and workshops at the biannual ARI Conference, scheduled for Thursday, October 13 through Sunday, October 16 at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, 
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Learning to understand non-genius autistic people
Scientific American (blog)
By Hannah Waters | September 20, 2011 | When I unwrapped my New York Times on Sunday, I was met with a surprise: A front-page, above-the-fold story about a young adult with autism. The story — a must-read, which you can do here — follows Justin Canha 
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Autistic High Schooler Suspended 10 Days for “Banana Man” Halftime Stunt
Business Insider
Oh, did I mention that Brian has autism? Not that it matters, but he does, and his autism can sometimes cause him to act impulsively. You know, like dressing up as a banana and streaking a high school football game. Well the school isn’t laughing. 
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Autism spectrum drugs near clinical testing
Suncoast News
They are searching for treatments for autism and related neurological disorders linked to fragile X syndrome. Researchers at Vanderbilt University are hoping to begin clinical trials soon on compounds they have been developing as possible treatments 
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Suncoast News
Autism and education
Irish Times
This was, we were told, “the last” of the ABA schools for children with autism to close, the other 12 all having already closed. This is completely untrue. Twelve ABA schools are not only open, but fully State funded. The Green Party negotiated 
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House approves autism, children’s hospital bills
The Hill (blog)
By Pete Kasperowicz – 09/20/11 04:46 PM ET The House on Tuesday afternoon approved two bills aimed at increasing funding for a federal autism program and children’s hospitals. By voice vote, the House approved HR 2005, the Combating Autism 
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Hillsboro police looking for missing autistic teen
OregonLive.com
By Owen R. Smith, The Oregonian Police in Hillsboro are looking for a missing male teenager with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. The teen, Christian Lee Linden, 18, has left his parents’ Hillsboro house on foot Sunday and has not been seen or 
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OregonLive.com
Blogs4 new results for autism
Tech Giant To Produce Free Autism Apps – Disability Scoop
By Michelle Diament
Hewlett-Packard is teaming up with a pair of autism organizations to develop apps to help people with the disorder handle everything from scheduling and communication to bullying.
Disability Scoop
Autism Speaks Co-Founder, Suzanne Wright to Host LIVE Facebook 
By Autism Speaks
Join us on September 21, 2011 at 1pm EDT for a LIVE Chat with Autism Speaks’ Co-Founder, Suzanne Wright! You can read a special letter written by Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright, grandparents of a child with autism
Autism Speaks Official Blog
Menendez battles on the floor for autism act | Politicker NJ
By max
Bob Menendez (D-NJ) clashed with Republicans on the floor of the United States Senate this afternoon, objecting to their attempts to block renewal of the Autism Act. Calling the act a national health need, Menendez jousted with U.S. Sen. 
Autism Blog – Autism Speaks Hails House Approval of Bill Renewing 
By Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 20, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, hailed today’s voice vote by the U.S. House of Representatives approving the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act, 
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