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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Feb 26, 2009

Thu, Feb 26, 2009, 9:35 PM | Google News Alert for: autism

BBC News‘Bail-out’ hope for autism carers
BBC News – UK
By Stephen Robb “Ever since then we started this long, hard battle,” says Ivan Corea, describing what followed his son Charin’s diagnosis with autism in 
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BBC NewsAutism proposals to be unveiled
BBC News – UK
Government plans to improve support for people with autism are expected to be outlined in parliament later. The announcement is due when the Autism Bill, 
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Autism bill watered down
Deseret News – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
A bill requiring health insurance companies to provide coverage for the treatment of autism was watered down in the Senate Thursday in an attempt to gain 
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Parents of autistic kids seek class-action status against Blue Cross
DetNews.com – Detroit,MI,USA
DETROIT — A federal court judge will issue a written opinion on whether parents of autistic children who want Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Michigan to pay for 
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Boston GlobeCatholic parish starts religious ed for autistic
Boston Globe – United States
A volunteer helps Nicholas Gonnella, not pictured, read the “Our Father” during prayer time at the end of classes geared toward children with autism at St. 
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Drexel-led study funded by Autism Speaks
Bizjournals.com – Charlotte,NC,USA
Autism science and advocacy nonprofit Autism Speaks said Thursday it will use a $5 million gift from an anonymous donor to link and expand two separate 
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Autism action
Lawrence Journal World – Lawrence,KS,USA
I speak of Kate’s Law (Senate Bill 12), which would require insurance companies operating in Kansas to cover autism treatment. As reported in Sunday’s 
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Autistic author to speak
Shelbyville Times-Gazette – TN,USA
27 to promote her latest book from Future Horizons, Inc. “The Way I See It: A Personal Look At Autism & Asperger’s.” Grandin is available for interviews. 
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Seattle Children’s hospital acquires autism clinic
Examiner.com – USA
Feb 26, 2009 8:34 AM (19 mins ago) AP SEATTLE (Map, News) – The Seattle Children’s Hospital has acquired the ASTAR autism clinic, a 14-person operation in 
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Take Steps of Hope with the Autism Society of Minnesota
KARE – Minneapolis,MN,USA
The 2009 Autism Society of Minnesota Steps of Hope fundraising walk will be held Sunday, March 1 beginning at 10 am at Ridgedale Center. 
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Google Blogs Alert for: autism

Families Want Autism Therapy Covered By Insurance – wjz.com
Families of autistic children rallied in Annapolis Thursday to get insurance coverage for a therapy they say makes a world of difference.
WJZ – Baltimore, Maryland’s Breaking… – http://wjz.com/homepage
Vaccine Court: Autism Debate Continues
Los Angeles – February 24, 2009 – Generation Rescue, Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey’s Los Angeles-based non-profit autism organization, today announced that the United States Government has once again conceded that vaccines cause autism
GNN Headlines – http://gnn.tv/
Judge Considers Suit Against Blue Cross Over Autism Treatment 
By Shaun Heasley 
A Michigan father is seeking class action status for his lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan claiming that the insurer should cover behavior therapy for children with autism.
Disability Scoop – http://www.disabilityscoop.com/
Autism Speaks funds $5 million to studies on genetic and 
NEW YORK NY (February 262009) Autism Speaks the nation’s largest a…,Autism,Speaks,funds,$5,million,to,studies,on,genetic,and,environmental,risk,factors,for,autism,biological,biology news articles,biology news today,latest biology news 
Latest Biology News from Bio-Medicine… – http://www.bio-medicine.org/biology-news-1/
ToysRUs and BabiesRUs Launch In-Store Fundraising Campaign to 
This weekend, Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us stores nationwide will kick off a nine-week in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders 
FundRaising Success News – http://www.fundraisingsuccessmag.com/

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