Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa June 28, 2013

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News9 new results for autism
Unique Brain Pattern Could Predict Autism in Youngest Children
TIME (blog)
The scientists scanned the brains of 20 autistic children who ranged in age from 7 to 12 and also imaged 20 typically developing children of the same age for comparison. They found stronger connections within many critical brain networks in the 
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Autism Center Can Evaluate More than 450 New Patients Annually, Up From 275
( – BUFFALO, N.Y. – For families with a child on the autism spectrum, early intervention is the mantra. The earlier their child is diagnosed, the sooner intervention can start, making a tremendous difference in the life of both the 
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Autism Delaware honors extraordinary volunteers
Cape Gazette
Source: Submitted Shown at the Autism Delaware yearly celebration held in Dover are (l-r) Milton florist Lisa Held, Home Depot staff members Toni Maestrale and Irene Rodriguez, Artisans’ Bank employees Dee Sedlacek and Judy Mashishin, Autism 
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Autism society donates $2000 to summer camp
Marianas Variety
ON June 25th at an Autism Society of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands meeting in the Northern Marianas Protection & Advocacy Systems Inc. ( Conference Room in Gualo Rai, the ASCNMI donated $2,000 to VOICES, or Very Outspoken 
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Much of Autism’s Groundwork May Be Laid Before Birth
Psychiatric News
“The genetics of autism are beginning to be consistent with a working model of cortex-to-cortex dysfunction,” said Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D., at APA’s 2013 annual meeting in San Francisco. “And we now think that a lot of what happens occurs 
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Children with autism may have elevated immune response to gluten
Children with autism displayed increased immune reactivity to gluten proteins compared with developmentally healthy children, recent findings suggest. The increased immunoglobulin G antibody response appeared to be related to gastrointestinal symptoms 
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Advocates seek insurance coverage for autism treatment
Raleigh, N.C. — Advocates for people with autism want access to critical treatments, but legislation that would allow it is hung up in the General Assembly. Most insurance providers cover speech, occupational and physical therapy, but North Carolina 
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School custodian spurs redesign of autism classroom in Lambertville
Hunterdon County Democrat –
LAMBERTVILLE — Lambertville Public School’s autism students return for the summer session next week to find new lighting, the walls painted dark blue and other changes in their classroom. Change is typically difficult for children on the autism 
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Brains of kids with autism ‘hyperconnected’
A new study published in the June 26 online JAMA Psychiatry suggests that children with autismspectrum disorder (ASD) may have higher-than-normal connectivity between certain areas of the brain.
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Blogs1 new result for autism
Autism Study Finds Hyperconnections Between Certain Brain 
By Jessica Sachs
If confirmed, findings could help explain autism-related talents as well as disabilities; another potential biomarker for diagnosis.
Science News | Autism Speaks

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