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Jul 9, 2008, 8:52 AM

Google News Alert for: autism

How Autism Can Impact Family Finances


Wall Street Journal Blogs – New York,NY,USA
But having an autistic child can impact the juggle on a whole other level. According to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 39% of parents …
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Fringe autism treatment may get US federal study
CTV.ca – Canada
AP CHICAGO — Pressured by desperate parents, government researchers are pushing to test an unproven treatment on autistic children, a move some scientists …
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Fringe autism treatment could get federal study
Austin American-Statesman – Austin,TX,USA
By Carla K. Johnson AP CHICAGO — Pressured by desperate parents, government researchers are pushing to test an unproven treatment on autistic children, …
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Autism Center of Nebraska on Probation
KPTM-TV – Omaha,NE,USA
The Autism Center of Nebraska will now be under a watchful eye. This came after employees were accused of taking money from the government. …
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Fringe autism treatment could get federal study
The Associated Press –
The treatment removes heavy metals from the body and is based on the fringe theory that mercury in vaccines triggers autism — a theory never proved and …
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Fringe autism treatment could get federal study
WAND – Decatur,IL,USA
It removes metals from the body and is based on the fringe theory that the mercury preservative once used in childhood vaccines triggers autism. …
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Fringe autism treatment could get federal study
The Associated Press –
CHICAGO (AP) — Pressured by desperate parents, government researchers are pushing to test an unproven treatment on autistic children, a move some scientists …
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Summary Box: US plans controversial autism study
The Associated Press –
The government wants to test chelation, a treatment for lead poisoning, on children with autism — even though there’s no evidence it leads to improvements. …
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A Four Day School Week?
American Thinker – Bellevue,WA,USA
In order to save money, a rural school district in Minnesota has opted for a four day school week, running Tuesday to Friday. Now comes the hard part. …
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The Carolina Center Discusses Autism Spectrum Disorder on July 15
dBusinessNews Dallas (press release) – Dallas,TX,USA
RALEIGH, NC – As part of his continuing health series, John C. Pittman, MD, of the Carolina Center for Integrative Medicine (CCIM), will present “Autism …
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Google Blogs Alert for: autism

Chelation and autism in Time
By Sharon(Sharon)
Frustrated parents use more than 300 alternative treatments, most with little or no scientific evidence backing them up, according to the Interactive Autism Network at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Md. …
The Voyage – http://thefamilyvoyage.blogspot.com/

Medical ethics, children, and chelation therapy for autism …
By Orac none@example.com
Handley’s all in a lather because the Associate Press published a story yesterday about a proposed NIH-sponsored clinical trial of chelation therapy for autism entitled Fringe autism treatment could get federal study. …
ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed – http://www.scienceblogs.com

Who knows What Is High-Functioning Autism (HFA)?
By Dr. Francisco Monegro(QSAC, Inc.)
High-functioning autism has been a controversial term which occasionally refers to and sometimes is used interchangeably with Asperger’s Syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, not otherwise specified (PDD, NOS). …
Quality Services for the Autism… – http://qsac.blogspot.com/

Autism, Deafness, Down’s Syndrome, and more: Are these children …
By Julie Pippert(Julie Pippert)
But I pause and think of autism, of deafness and the movement to not use Cochlear implants, and also of cosmetic surgery to correct Down’s syndrome facial features, when I think of how people define broken, and determine what needs …
Julie Pippert: Using My Words – http://theartfulflower.blogspot.com/

Students with autism get help in college
By Patricia Bauer
From The Associated Press/USA Today: Students with autism-related disorders around the country are increasingly finding support systems to help them make the transition to college. Dan Hackett, at left with peer mentor Kelly Coburn, …
Disability News | PatriciaEBauer.com – http://www.patriciaebauer.com


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