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Treatment offered for Utah children with autism
San Francisco Chronicle
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Utah debuts a new Medicaid-funded program for children with autism, parents will have to compete for the limited number of slots for at-home services. The Utah Department of Health says it will open enrollment for 200 …
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Autism center provides services, support
Eastern Echo
Eastern Michigan University’s Autism Collaborative Center, located in the Fletcher Building on campus, provides a range of services and support for individuals and families living with autism spectrum disorders. Amy Sanderson, associate director of …
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Autism Center receives gift from Hussman foundation
Towerlight
After receiving a $1.25 million gift from the John P. Hussman Foundation, the Towson University Center for Adults with Autism has constructed a life skills center inside the Towson City Center. The skills center includes a fully-functional kitchen …
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Atlanta becoming a world-class center of excellence for autism research
SaportaReport (blog)
“We are now among the elite centers of science for autism in the country,” said Klin, who will serve as the principal investigator and director of the new Autism Center of Excellence. But Klin is quick to say that the grant is a recognition to the …
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Penn group supports autistic children at Lea Elementary
The Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn Speaks for Autism originally began as a small group dedicated to raising awareness and providing support for families in the community. Today, it has grown immensely, and its most recent addition is the launch of an after-school program for …
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Events raise money for, awareness about autism
Journal and Courier
Residents could show their support during the Ride for Autism motorcycle ride on Saturday morning, the Rock Out of Autism concert held Saturday night at the Long Center, and the Family Fun for Autism fair held at the Cornerstone Autism Center Sunday …
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Music helps autistic connect
Poughkeepsie Journal
Autism affects the brain’s natural growth of social and communication skills. Although a lot of research on autism is being conducted, the causes and number of cases remain unknown. Some reports suggest it’s more common than previously believed, but it …
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Vaccine-autism debate coming to La Crosse
La Crosse Tribune
Andrew Wakefield, the English doctor who championed the now-dismissed link between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and the onset of autism, and Brian Deer, the newspaper reporter who showed how the study’s findings were manipulated and …
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Westport music prodigy hits note of triumph despite autism
Westport-News
Ethan Walmark, 7, smiles at his father, Michael, while playing piano in the family living room. The boy, who is on the autism spectrum, will perform at two high-profile events showcasing his talent in New York City next month. Photo: Meg Barone …
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Blogs 1 new result for autism

Emily Willingham: Is American conservatism a type of autism? No …
By Emily Willingham
Another op-ed with a “hypothesis” about autism. I’ll just say, I’ve seen a lot in the last eight years about autism that’s been deeply offensive. But this? This drills through the core of offensive and comes out on the side of calumny. I’d normally let …
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An Autistic Perspective & History | Battling the Anti-Vaxxer #BleachCult & Other Quack Cures

Across America parents are feeding their children bleach as a cure for autism. This is a deadly phenomenon and one that Autistic activists and allies have been battling worldwide for years. 

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