A$ e-Speaks || Circa April 18, 2008

Weekend Walks Raise More Than $1.9 Million Nearly 33,000 walkers raised more than $1.9 million in four successful Walk Now for Autism events on the East Coast this past Saturday, April 12. Read more and view photos and video from the Georgia, Broward, Lehigh Valley, and Cumberland Tri-State Walks. Stars Raise $360,000 at LA Celebrity Golf Challenge Autism Speaks' fifth annual LA Celebrity Golf …

Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Jul 14, 2008

Jul 14, 2008, 9:07 AM | Google News Alert for: autism Possible Autism-Related BreakthrougheFluxMedia - USABy Alex Garrel The results of a recently completed study say that certain autism cases are caused by gene defects which can be activated or deactivated by ...See all stories on this topic Pennsylvania Governor Signs Autism Insurance Coverage BilleMaxHealth.com - Hickory,NC,USAPennsylvania health insurance providers are now …

Autism and Vaccinations: A Celebrity Smackdown – Reality Base : Reality Base | Circa July 11, 2008

By Melissa Lafsky | July 11, 2008 12:58 pmWe’ve written at length about autism at DISCOVER, including the scientificdebunking of the myth that vaccines are behind the disorder. But thanks to growing celebrity support, the vaccine-autism movement has been spreading misinformation and gaining converts in Hollywood and beyond at an alarming rate.Media attention on the issue skyrocketed last month, when Playboy model-cum-actress-cum-autism activist …

Autism Speaks refuses to talk: 1.5 million autistic people? How do you figure? | Left Brain Right Brain | Circa July 12, 2008

Not long ago Michelle Dawson, an autistic adult and autism researcher in Montreal, Canada, wrote that she had tried to get Autism Speaks to explain how they arrrived at their well known number of autistic people in the US (or just autistic children in the US, depending on which of their statements you are reading).She phoned the …

Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Jul 12, 2008

Sat, Jul 12, 2008, 8:45 AM | Google News Alert for: autism Study reveals water's role in rare autismScotsman - United KingdomSCIENTISTS have discovered that water plays a key role in causing an autism condition affecting one in 100000 girls. The insight into the cause of the ...See all stories on this topic Autism and a Link to Brain DevelopmentU.S. News …

Chelation: Miracle Autism Treatment or ‘Voodoo Medicine’? | Circa July 10, 2008

July 10, 2008 09:02 AM by Cara McDonoughMany parents say chelation, a process that removes heavy metals from the body, cures their autistic children. Critics claim a study of the controversial method would be unethical. Some government researchers are pushing for a federal study of chelation in autism, pressured by parents who believe in the method, which is traditionally used …