Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa August 8, 2012

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News10 new results for autism
 
Autism awareness effort by 11-year-olds may expand
San Francisco Chronicle
Kevin was diagnosed in third grade with Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction, fine motor skill problems and sensitivity to noise. Taylor and Emily worked with Kevin to form REACH — Road to 
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‘MMR vaccine causes autism‘ claim banned
Telegraph.co.uk
Babyjabs.co.uk said the vaccine “could be causing autism in up to 10% of autisticchildren in the UK”. It also said: “Most experts now agree that the large rise (in autism) has been caused partly by increased diagnosis, but also by a real increase in the number 
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Telegraph.co.uk
With School Gym as Olympic Stadium, Autistic Students Chase Goals
New York Times (blog)
In London, thousands gathered on Wednesday to watch as two Jamaican track stars, Usain Bolt and Johan Blake, limbered up for the 200-meter sprint. At the Rebecca School for developmentally disabled children in Manhattan, however, Sam Wilkinson had 
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New York Times (blog)
Bus Loses Child With Autism On The First Week Of School
Huffington Post
School has started in pockets of the country, and the first story of a child misplaced by a bus driver this year comes from Gwinnett County, Ga. Five-year-old Harrison Antone has autism, and when the Sugar Hill Elementary School bus dropped him at the 
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British website ordered to remove MMR-autism claims
CTV News
Babyjabs.co.uk, which promotes single vaccines, said the three-in-one MMR vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella may be causing autism in “up to 10 per cent” of autism cases in “susceptible children” in the United Kingdom. In fact, any link between the 
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Rockwood students reach out to peers with autism
STLtoday.com
Making life better can be easy, just by reaching out to others who may be a little different. Three soon-to-be sixth-graders in the Rockwood School District are trying to do that through the REACH program they created this year. REACH stands for the Road to 
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Local program helps kids with autism learn to ride bikes
News 10NBC
The UNYFEAT organization is always trying to look for ways to improve the quality of life with children with autism and on Wednesday, they took advantage of special bikes to help kids build confidence and exceed their own expectations. Noah Svokos said, “I 
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David Shuster: Romney Must Have Some Form of Autism, and Must Kill His 
NewsBusters (blog)
Brian Maloney at Radio Equalizer found that on the Stephanie Miller radio show (or Talking Liberally on Current TV), former MSNBC host David Shuster suggested Mitt Romney is so “socially inept” that he probably has some form of autism or Asperger’s 
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Advert that claims MMR jab could cause autism is banned
Daily Mail
It added that parental fears the jab caused autism were ‘supported’ by the fact that the the vaccine strain measles had been found in the guts and brains of some autistic children. However, the ASA said both the World Health Organisation and the Department 
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Daily Mail
Website warned over MMR jab and autism claim
Yahoo! Lifestyle UK
Babyjabs.co.uk said the immunisation “could be causing autism in up to 10 per cent of autistic children in the UK”, adding: “Most experts now agree that the large rise [in autism] has been caused partly by increased diagnosis, but also by a real increase in the 
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Yahoo! Lifestyle UK
Blogs5 new results for autism
 
Prison Planet.com » ‘MMR vaccine causes autism‘ claim banned
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Aug 8, 2012. Babyjabs.co.uk said the vaccine “could be causing autism in up to 10% of autisticchildren in the UK”. It also said: “Most experts now agree that the large rise (in autism) has been caused partly by increased diagnosis, but also by 
Prison Planet.com
Comparing Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders in a 
By Sullivan
The proposed change in diagnostic criteria for autism (from DSM IV to DSM 5) has been a topic of much discussion. To put it mildly. Little, if any, data has been available on how this change may affect the adult population. A recent study seeks 
Left Brain Right Brain
Molecular mechanisms: Study links RAS pathway to autism — SFARI
By Jessica Wright
Simple segments: Neurons lacking EPAC2, which is involved in the RAS pathway, have fewer branches (right) than do controls (left). An autism-linked mutation in the signaling protein EPAC2 alters the shape of neuronal branches, according 
SFARI
Q&A: Dr Mayada Elsabbagh on the Autism Research Training 
By Chrissie Giles
Interested in the ‘common ground’ bringing together researchers and the communities in which their findings can have an impact, Dr Mayada Elsabbagh from McGill university, Canada, coordinated researchers across the world to understand 
Wellcome Trust Blog
The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism: Coming Out Autistic at 
By Shannon Des Roches Rosa
This is because although I still identify most strongly as an autism parent, the truth is that I have Asperger’s and that is an important part of me. As I understand this new lens more and adjust to this new part of my identity, that identification will 
The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism

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