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Google News Alert for: autism

November 9, 2009

Op-Ed Contributor The Short Life of a Diagnosis
New York Times
The committee argues that the syndrome should be deleted because there is no clear separation between it and its close neighbor, autism
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Police searching for missing autistic boy
AZ Central.com
9, 2009 06:27 PM Police are searching for an autistic boy who went missing from a Scottsdale elementary school Monday, officials said. 
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Media Advisory: LA/Ontario International Airport Hosts “Pull for Autism” Plane 
Market Wire (press release)
WHAT: LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT) will host “Pull for Autism” Plane Pull 2009 benefiting Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and 
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A Vanishing Diagnosis (3 Letters)
New York Times
3): As a 26-year-old with Asperger’s syndrome, I am dismayed that the Asperger’s diagnosis may soon be folded into the general diagnosis “autism spectrum 
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Overcoming autism to take the stage and dance
Newberg Graphic
Caitlin Hall, 11, a fifth-grade student, started dancing as a way to conquer her autism. “I’ve been dancing for about seven years,” she said, “I do ballet, 
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‘I Am Autism‘ Advocacy Video Draws Controversy
Huffington Post (blog)
The latest Autism-related controversy stems from a video, “I Am Autism,” created for AutismSpeaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy group, reports TIME 
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Handwriting Skills May Lag in Kids With Autism
Atlanta Journal Constitution
9 (HealthDay News) — Autistic children are more likely to have handwriting problems, including trouble forming letters, than those without autism
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Teacher had students vote an autistic peer out of class
Kansas City Star
He later was diagnosed with a form of autism. Hat Tip: Many thanks Keith G in PV! And it never ends, like the Duracell battery it just keeps going on and on 
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Children with autism more likely to have handwriting problems
EurekAlert (press release)
–Children with autism may have lower quality handwriting and trouble forming letters compared to children without autism, according to a study published in 
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Examiner.comDr. Peter Gerhardt, expert on adolescents and adults with autism, offers free 
Examiner.com
Dr. Peter F. Gerhardt, an expert in teenagers and adults with autism, will conduct a free webinar and live chat hosted by Rethink Autism on programming for 
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Google Blogs Alert for: autism

Children with autism more likely to have handwriting problems 
By News 
ST. PAUL, Minn. –Children with autism may have lower quality handwriting and trouble forming letters compared to children without autism, according to a study published in the November 10, 2009, print issue of Neurology®, 
Science Codex – Science news,… – http://www.sciencecodex.com/
Autism Blog – Recovery Act Funds Support Strategic Goals for 
By Sullivan 
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded more than 50 autism research grants, totaling more than $65 million, which will be supported with American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funds. These grants are the result 
Left Brain/Right Brain – http://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/
Dislexia the opposite of autism? – General Autism Discussion
On the contrary I’ve heard that dyslexia seems to be strangely associated with autism, in that people with dyslexia often show mild autistic symptoms (they may be mildly aspergic) or people with autismare often dyslexic. 
Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums – http://www.wrongplanet.net/
Autism Research Update | Psych Central News
By Rick Nauert PhD 
A recent meeting by The Autism Consortium gave scientists, clinicians, advocates and parents an opportunity to share the latest information on causes of autism.
Psych Central News – http://psychcentral.com/news/
Book Review: Autism’s False Profits | autisable
a book review of Paul A. Offit’s book: Autism’s False Prophet.
Autisable.com – http://www.autisable.com/

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