Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Feb 9, 2009

Mon, Feb 9, 2009, 10:00 PM | Google News Alert for: autism

Autism bill is weakened
Richmond Times Dispatch – Richmond,VA,USA
Help for autistic children: Parents rallied at the Capitol to support legislation requiring health insurers to cover autism, but chances don’t look good in 
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Patron can’t get autism bill to House floor
Richmond Times Dispatch – Richmond,VA,USA
By Olympia Meola The lead patron of a bill that would require health insurers to cover the diagnosis and treatment of autism, tried unsuccessfully to bring 
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Parents Speak Out On Bill Requiring Insurance Coverage For Autism
WISC – Madison,WI,USA
Families affected by children with autism were speaking out at the state Capitol on Monday to try and find a solution to getting insurance coverage for 
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Multiple Genes Implicated In Autism; Discovery Could Lead To Drugs 
Science Daily (press release) – USA
9, 2009) — By pinpointing two genes that cause autism-like symptoms in mice, researchers at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have shown for 
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Friends: Professor loved son charged in beating
The Associated Press
Gertrude “Trudy” Steuernagel, 60, struggled to raise her son Sky Walker, but she loved him and would want people to know that autism doesn’t equal violence, 
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Speaking out for autism coverage
Journal Times – Racine,WI,USA
A few of those trips included his wife, Sonja, and their 6-year-old son, Joey, who has severe autism. They’ve been to rallies at the Capitol and Bill has 
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Va. senators weaken, sidetrack autism insurance bill
Richmond Times Dispatch – Richmond,VA,USA
Hopes are fading for help from the state for parents of autistic children, with legislators weakening a proposal requiring insurance companies pay for 
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Examiner.comDoctor who ‘proved’ link between vaccines and autism ‘fixed data – USA
In a February 1998 article in the Lancet medical journal, Andrew Wakefield reported that 8 out of 12 children he tracked had developed autism within days of 
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Autism mandate gets hearing
Wisconsin Radio Network – Madison,WI,USA
By Bob Hague Legislation requiring insurers cover costs of children with autism was the subject of a Capitol hearing Monday. Doctor Katie Woody of Milwaukee 
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2 Genes Implicated in Autism
U.S. News & World Report – Washington,DC,USA
9 (HealthDay News) — Multiple, interacting genetic risk factors may influence the severity of autism, a new study suggests. 
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Google Blogs Alert for: autism

Missing gene plays role in autism
It is estimated that three to six out of every 1000 children in the United States have autism – and the number of diagnosed cases is rising.
Medical News –
» Massive Congregation at Autism Sunday London Service – Blogger 
By autismsunday 
A packed church heard prayers for autism and Asperger’s Syndrome at a London Service to mark Autism Sunday 2009 – the International Day of Prayer for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome on 8th February 2009. 
Blogger News Network –
Matt Kemp to host autism fundraiser – Inside the Dodgers
By Tony Jackson 
I didn’t realize this, but Matt has a younger brother, Carlton, who is autistic, and Matt has signed on as a celeb spokesman for TACA, an autism-related charity. This event will feature several other major-league 
Inside the Dodgers –
Evidence-Based Reading Instruction for Individuals With Autism 
By Callier Library 
Legislation mandates that all children, including children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), be taught to read in ways that are consistent with reading research and target the five components of evidence-based 
COMD News –
Rational Moms » Blog Archive » MMR & Autism: The Books Were Cooked
By Jodi 
In the original study, 8 of 12 families at one clinic blamed the MMR shot for their child’s autism. The Times reviewed medical documents and witnesses from the original study, and they have discovered that Dr. Wakefield 
Rational Moms –

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