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Google alerts – autism | June 13, 2011

News10 new results for autism
Doctor’s Conclusions About Autism Premature, Dangerous
Fox News
By Dr. Manny Alvarez I totally disagree with the premise of a new report released by Dr. Jan Willem Gorter, a pediatrician at McMaster University in Canada, that says there is no solid evidence to support screening toddlers for autism
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Fox News
Tracking device failed for 11-year-old with autism
AURORA – Police say the parents of an 11-year-old boy with autism who went missing on Sunday night already face charges for an earlier incident where the battery in his GPS tracking device was not charged. The boy was found early Monday morning and is 
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Routine autism screening? Not so fast.
Washington Post (blog)
By On Parenting From elsewhere in The Post: Children should not be routinely checked for autismspectrum disorder, says research published today in the journal Pediatrics. A few weeks ago, a study in Pediatrics suggested the opposite, 
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7-year-old boy with autism found dead in creek
Entertainment News from AP It’s a tragic ending for a 7-year-old boy who went missing on Sunday afternoon. Police say Burton was playing with his dog Sunday afternoon in area of Park Avenue in Aurora near a creek. The dog returned to the boy’s home at 
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Patterns: Prenatal Vitamins May Ward Off Autism
New York Times
By RONI CARYN RABIN Scientists have identified an unexpected factor that may play a significant role in the development of autism: prenatal vitamins. Researchers recruited children through a California project, the Childhood Autism Risks From Genetics 
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A family’s nightmare, Chapter 1: Family’s life unravels with claims dad raped 
Detroit Free Press
Autism, which affects children in an estimated 1 in 150 births, is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. It’s the result of a neurological disorder that affects normal brain function, 
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Video: Missing boy with autism found after overnight search
Gamut News
This Local News video “Missing boy with autism found after overnight search” is copyright by KDVR – Denver and brought to you by Gamut News. Feel free to share or embed this video but this video may not be broadcast, redistributed or rewritten in whole 
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Gamut News
Autistic Child Found Wandering Along I-17 Access Road
MyFox Phoenix
PHOENIX – An autistic child was found wandering along a Phoenix highway off-ramp Monday morning. A good samaritan helped out and now police have a lot of questions. The good news is that the boy was not hurt and he’s back home with his mother. 
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Complex genetics of autism unveiled
By Dr Lux Fatimathas American researchers have linked hundreds of spontaneous genetic mutations to the group of psychological syndromes called autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Two independent studies have linked more than 100 mutated regions to ASDs. 
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Rethink Autism Becomes the First and Only Autism Curriculum Aligned with the 
PR Newswire (press release)
NEW YORK, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Rethink Autism, a new force in online education for children on the autism spectrum, has announced that its award-winning curriculum is now aligned with the Common Core State Standards, making it the first and 
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Blogs5 new results for autism
Should all children be screened for autism? It depends who you ask
By Kathleen Blanchard RN
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently put forth recommendations that health practitioners make autism screening a part of regular pediatric chec…
Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Autism and Environmental Pollution 
By Autism Reality NB
Judith Pinborough-Zimmerman, research assistant professor in the University of Utah’s Department of Psychiatry, has called for more serious study of links between toxic pollution and autismspectrum disorders after a preliminary review 
Facing Autism in New Brunswick
Lawmakers Stress Need For Advocacy For Autism « CBS Chicago
By Adam Harrington
The story of autism hits home for a downstate lawmaker who is a parent of a child who suffers from the disorder.
CBS Chicago
Canadian Research Questions Autism Screening – Health News Story 
By wbal
(CNN) — A report from Canadian researchers published Monday says there is not enough sound evidence to support routine screening of children for autism, but several autism experts are questioning the paper’s conclusions.
Chaka Khan to lobby Congress for autism awareness | The Examiner 
By The Examiner
Grammy Award winner Chaka Khan will spend Tuesday on Capitol Hill lobbying Congress to reauthorize the Combating Autism Act of 2006, which is set to expire this year.
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