Snapshot | Google alerts – Autism | Circa February 10, 2018

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autismDaily update ⋅ February 10, 2018
‘Science is still out’ on autism, vaccine link, new health official saysUSA TODAYMILWAUKEE, Wis. — Milwaukee’s newly picked top health official told a radio audience that “the science is still out” on whether there’s a link between some vaccines and autism. Patricia McManus, who was chosen by the Common Council this week to lead the troubled Milwaukee Health Department, …Milwaukee’s new top health official: ‘The science is still out’ on vaccine, autism link – Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee interim health commissioner: ‘Science is still out’ on vaccines and autism – WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)Milwaukee Interim Health Commissioner clarifies vaccine comments – WDJTFull Coverage Flag as irrelevant 
Autism know no boundaries but bridges can be built to helpPoughkeepsie JournalAccording to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 68 people are diagnosed with autism, a neurological disorder marked by communication, social, and sensory processing challenges. This statistic knows no boundaries. Whether someone comes from an affluent or impoverished neighborhood, whether …Flag as irrelevant 
Brooklyn Park boy invents winning game inspired by sister with autismMinneapolis Star TribuneKusa said 12-year-old Pahnuly, who has autism, inspires him to think differently. It was because of her, after all, that inspiration struck the kid inventor one day at home in Brooklyn Park while the family played pingpong — a sport Pahnuly struggled with. Kusa wanted to find a way to make pingpong more …Brooklyn Park boy invents winning game inspired by sister with autism – Minneapolis Star TribuneFull Coverage Flag as irrelevant 
Autism, employment — and ‘over-diagnosis’The TimesSir, I disagree that a diagnosis of autism is easy to come by, or that the condition is seen as a badge of honour among middle-class parents. The idea that near-bankrupt local authorities are handing out diagnoses freely — diagnoses that will result in high support costs — is a fallacy. Most parents find it …Flag as irrelevant 
Researchers study babies’ brains to diagnose early signs of autismWNDU-TVEarly diagnosis is essential when it comes to autism. Researchers say studying babies’ brains may be a critical part of unlocking some of the mystery behind the condition. It could help researchers determine which children may go on to develop autism, and ultimately lead to better outcomes. Katharine …Flag as irrelevant 
Utah transit cops train to recognize and help riders with autismKUTV 2NewsThe training has a deeply personal connection for Utah Transit Authority Police Sgt. John Pearce who has a son with autism. “[People with autism] are dependent on public transit and it’s imperative that they feel safe,” Pearce told 2News. “We want to be able to calm situations and be able to help them …Flag as irrelevant 
Upcoming autism film screening gives WKU students the spotlightBowling Green Daily NewsWestern Kentucky University students with autism will step into the spotlight and share their inclusion experiences during a panel discussion later this month … It’s connected to the screening of the independent film “Deej,” which tells the story of DJ Savarese as a first-year college student with autismwho …Flag as irrelevant 
Autism, schizophrenia share gene activity in brainThe Indian ExpressResearchers have found that certain psychiatric disorders like autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share some physical characteristics at the molecular level, specifically, patterns of gene expression in the brain. The findings, published in the journal Science, raise hope for better diagnosis and …Autism, schizophrenia share molecular traits: study – India TodayAutism, schizophrenia share molecular traits – The TribuneAutism, schizophrenia share molecular traits: study – Business StandardFull Coverage Flag as irrelevant 
GA bill would increase age for autism insurance coverage helpWTXL ABC 27AMERICUS, GA (WALB) – Some Georgia lawmakers will soon consider a bill to help children on the autism spectrum. Under the current Georgia law, children ages 6 and under who are diagnosed with autism have access to funds to help pay for certain therapies, like speech, physical and occupational …Flag as irrelevant 
GA bill would increase age for autism insurance coverage helpWALB-TVUnder the current Georgia law, children ages 6 and under who are diagnosed with autism have access to funds to help pay for certain therapies, like speech, physical and occupational therapies. This week, the Georgia Senate passed Senate Bill 118, which would increase that age to 12. One of the bill’s …Flag as irrelevant 
Shared molecular neuropathology across major psychiatric disorders parallels polygenic overlapAutism Science FoundationResearch led by Daniel Geschwind of the University of California, Los Angeles used postmortem brain tissue, including resources from Autism BrainNet, found similar gene expression patterns in the brains of those with autism, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. All three conditions show an activation …Flag as irrelevant 
Autism Warriors t-shirt saleMohawk Area School DistrictDear Parent/Guardian/Community Member,. Over the past few years, we have promoted World AutismAwareness Day (April 2nd) by wearing the color blue in order to spread awareness. This year, the Lawrence County Autism Warriors would like to do a t-shirt fundraiser in order to raise money for the …Flag as irrelevant 
Action Alert: Tell Congress to Protect the Americans with Disabilities ActAutism SocietyNext week the House of Representatives may consider a bill, the ADA Education and Reform Act (H.R. 620), that would severely weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). H.R. 620 is a thinly veiled attempt to absolve businesses and organizations from complying with the ADA provision …Flag as irrelevant 
Autism Speaks Austin Walk CommitteeVolunteerMatchAUTISM SPEAKS INC offers the opportunity to serve your community through “Autism Speaks Austin Walk Committee”. This is a one-time opportunity located in Austin, Texas.Flag as irrelevant 
Crae autismHIV/AIDS Awareness DayJones. In particular her findings have Bullying at Work: A Guide for Teachers, London: Association of Teachers and Lecturers Audit Commission/HMI (1992) Getting in on the Act: Provision for Pupils with Special Educational Needs, London: HMSO Autism Education Trust/Centre for …Flag as irrelevant 
City CalendarGreensboro, NCOnce a month, the Glenn McNairy Branch library offers a designated “Autism Afternoon” to encourage our customers with autism to visit the library. If you are a parent who has been avoiding the library because you are concerned your child will be loud or disruptive, please come during this afternoon.Flag as irrelevant 
Program for kids and teens with autism treats accompanying OCD, anxiety, depressionRogers Memorial HospitalParenting a child with autism can often be more challenging because of symptoms that are not actually part of autism spectrum disorder. Rogers’ program for kids on the spectrum applies therapy to secondary symptoms associated with anxiety, OCD, depression and other mood disorders with the goal of …Flag as irrelevant 
PA Live: YCL: Alley-Oop For Autism February 9, 2018WBREToday we are talking about a charity 3-on-3 basketball tournament called Alley-Ooop for Autism. Check in at 8:30 AM Byron Recreational Complex Registration by Feb. 15 $35 per team Proceeds benefit the NE Regional Autism Center at Friendship House.Flag as irrelevant 

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