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Google Alert – autism | Circa Aug 23, 2010

Mon, Aug 23, 2010, 9:34 PM | Google Alert – autism

News10 new results for autism
Autism Gives Woman An ‘Alien View’ Of Social Brains
NPR
She says her autism has made her feel like an outsider but has also helped her become something of an expert on the social behavior of people she calls 
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If signed, bill would require insurers to cover autism treatment
NewsChannel 9 WSYR
If signed, the bill would require health insurance companies to cover the cost of screenings, diagnosis and lifetime treatment of autism
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Autism: when treatment ideas need revamping
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
During a weekend trip last spring with my son Matthew, who is 24 and has autism, I had what Oprah calls an “Aha” moment. Matthew and I had just returned to 
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Golf tournament raises funds for autism research database
Washington Post
The Autism Science Foundation recently hosted its first charity golf tournament at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in Potomac to raise money so researchers can 
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Matthew’s liberation
Boston Globe
The only treatment for Fragile X, as with autism, has been extensive behavioral therapy and drugs developed for other purposes such as schizophrenia, 
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Ways to get help for autism
7Online.com
NEW YORK (WABC) — Autism is a poorly understood affliction of kids and adults, each affected differently. Parents become scared and confused when a child 
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What Can Play Tricks on Your Memory
Wall Street Journal
Autism: There’s “no evidence” that the most commonly prescribed antidepressants help children with autism, according to a Cochrane Library meta-analysis. 
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Center to teach life skills to autistic, developmentally disabled people
Colorado Springs Gazette
The apartment is one of several real-life teaching rooms at the Foundation for Successful Living, a new center that aims to give autistic and 
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Leeds man gives autistic people a voice with magazine
The Guardian
A Leeds man is championing equality for people with autism – after successfully setting up his own independent enterprise in the city. 
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The Guardian
Autism: Symptoms and treatment
Helium
by Rosemary Letson According to the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD), autism is a lifelong neurological disability that affects a person’s 
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Blogs5 new results for autism
Singer Confirms Autism Speaks Insurance Lobbyists Drafted 
By Age of Autism
By John Gilmore In an extraordinary article letter published earlier this week in the Scarsdale Patch, Alison Singer, president of the Autism Science Foundation, confirmed that a controversial autisminsurance bill in New York, 
AGE OF AUTISM – http://www.ageofautism.com/
What causes autism? Christine O’Brien – SZONE.US Forums
By Steve Boren
What causes autism? Q: My two-year-old grandson was just diagnosed with autism. I have no idea where to even begin looking for information on its.
SZONE.US Forums – http://www.szone.us/
Define Autism – Understanding Methods of Treating Autism | RoFx.Net
By Powelson Jerri
Define Autism – Understanding Methods of Treating Autism Define Autism The first evolution in treating autism is developing an understanding of.
RoFx.Net – http://rofx.net/
Researchers connect APC protein to autism and mental retardation 
By bjs
BOSTON (August 23, 2010) — A clue to the causes of autism and mental retardation lies in the synapse, the tiny intercellular junction that rapidly transfers information from one neuron to the next. According to neuroscientists at Tufts.
Science Blog – http://scienceblog.com/
Researchers connect APC protein to autism and mental retardation 
By NLN
Mutations in the genes for neuroligin and neurexin are associated with autism in humans, but until now, little was known about the mechanisms responsible for localizing these proteins at the synapse. “Our laboratory study is the first 
Machines Like Us – Science at… – http://machineslikeus.com/

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