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Google News Alert for: autism | Oct 4, 2008

Sat, Oct 4, 2008, 3:21 PM | Google News Alert for: autism

Autism genes can add up to genius
Times Online – UK
Some people with autism have amazed experts with their outstanding memories, mathematical skills or musical talent. Now scientists have found that the genes 
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UK Autism Foundation joins End Child Poverty March in London
ireport – USA
(London, UK) The UK Autism Foundation joined thousands of people including over 130 partner organisations in the biggest ever event to End Child Poverty in 
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Seminars are set up to help families dealing with autism
Crewe and Nantwich Guardian – Crewe,Cheshire,UK
By Mark Hilditch » FAMILIES in South Cheshire with children suffering from autism are be being offered help in two free seminars in Crewe. 
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Autism Society Manitoba Walk-a-thon For Autism Awareness
Portage Online – Portage la Prairie,Manitoba,Canada
We welcome everyone to enjoy some fresh air and exercise while raising awareness of autism spectrum disorders which affects countless Manitoba children and 
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Examiner.comSpecial education preschools way behind curve on autism treatment – USA
by Kathleen Byrne, New York Schools Examiner The only scientifically proved autismtreatment, intensive 1:1 Advanced Behavioral Analysis (ABA), 
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Nonprofit school in Murrieta expanding services to kids with autism
Press-Enterprise – Riverside,CA,USA
The decision to expand programs for children with autism was driven in part by the volume of calls the centered has received from parents, said Director of 
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Autism seminar offered gift of hope
Lower Hudson Journal news – West Harrison,NY,USA
All information will soon be available on the 2008 Rockland Autism Symposium Web site,, and the morning after the event, 
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Heartfelt gift will help those with autism
Greenville News – Greenville,SC,USA
They deal with autism every day. The Castellanis understand that other parents may lack the resources needed to provide the care and treatment that is 
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Everybody’s Talkin’: Making a cross-country trek for autism
Times-Mail (subscription) – Bedford,IN,USA
Genese is walking his way from San Francisco to Washington, DC, all in an effort to raise awareness of and funds for autism, through the National Autism 
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Parents Still Fear Autism Could Be Linked To Vaccines, Poll Shows
Science Daily (press release) – USA
ScienceDaily (Oct. 4, 2008) — The first national survey of attitudes toward autism reveals that a small but significant percentage of people still believe 
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Google Blogs Alert for: autism

By jennyho8 
Autism is a life long developmental disability that prevents individuals from understanding what they see, hear, and otherwise sense. It is a neurological disorder that affects the functioning of the brain. 
Jenny Ho –
My Child Has Autism – What Now?
By Dee 
Since it is a spectrum disorder, autism affects children in different ways, and no two autistic children are exactly alike. This makes things very confusing for parents who are battling to come to terms with what is best for their child 
Natural Holistic Health Blog –
Does MMR vaccine cause autism?
By Dr. Jeff and Dr. Tanya 
Mental health professionals and concerned parents of autistic children have long wondered about the link between the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism. Now, an article published in Medscape (9/3/08) examines this 
Dr. Jeff’s and Dr. Tanya’s Blog –
TACA Photos Dana Point Autism Fundraiser
By Chiropractic Blogs 
Last nights TACA event to raise money and awareness towards curing autism was a huge success. The St. Regis hotel was full of festivities and there was lots of fun had by those in attendence. Below is a sampling of photos from the 
Chiropractic Blogs –
Survey: One in four Americans thinks vaccines cause autism
By Patricia Bauer 
From Florida Today, A survey commissioned by the Florida Institute of Technology found that 24 percent of Americans believes autism is caused by vaccines, even though no scientific evidence supports such a link. 
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