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News8 new results for autism
Autistic NJ 5-year-old denied school lunch
New York Daily News
The parents of a 5-year-old autistic boy say his New Jersey elementary school refused to serve him a $2.30 lunch because they were a few days late paying the bill for his meal plan. Instead, kindergartener John Robert Caravella was given mini-muffins 
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New York Daily News
Rewiring the Autistic Brain
Science Now
Signs of autism—such as impaired social skills and repetitive, ritualistic movements—usually begin to appear when a child is about 18 months old. Autism is thought to result from miswired connections in the developing brain, and many experts believe 
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New Test Uses the Genetics of Autism to Detect At-Risk Kids
For people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the basic communication skills and behavioral habits that we take for granted on a daily basis can be socially debilitating obstacles. As such, an increasing amount of research is going on in this field 
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Autism workshop to touch base on possible changes in categorizing the illness
TONAWANDA – Kathy Doody, a professor at Buffalo State College, will be running a workshop on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. this Thursday at Mullen Elementary. While her background in exceptional education gives her the 
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Golf ‘fore’ autism
The Hope Center for Autism is a tuition-free Public Charter School which provides an education as well as therapies to children with autism in pre kindergarten through second grade. Autism now affects 1 in every 88 children in our country. It affects 
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Lewisville man with autism who had been missing returns home
Fort Worth Star Telegram
A missing autistic man has returned to his home in Lewisville in good condition, Lewisville police said Thursday afternoon. Daniel Howard Wright, 50, came back to his home at about 2 p.m. Thursday. Lewisville police did not release any other information.
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Fort Worth Star Telegram
Company hosts event for Autism Society
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Jerry Raymond, the founder of Sky High Sports and father of a son with Asperger’s syndrome, said he is proud to partner with the Inland Empire’s largest organization that local families affected by autism. Sky High Sports, at 3230 Cornerstone Drive in 
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A checkered flag for autism service
The State
Lorri Unumb is more than happy to cheer from the stands at NASCAR races, but not when it comes to serving those with autism. Since her oldest child, Ryan, was diagnosed shortly before his second birthday nine years ago, the Lexington woman has been an 
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The State
Blogs5 new results for autism
My Journey through 11th grade and Beyond | Blog | Autism Speaks
By alison.dyer
This blog is by Giana Hitsos a singer, speaker, actor, and advocate bringing awareness and ahanging the perception of people with autism. Hey, it’s me, Gianna. For those that don’t know me, I am 17 years old and I have autism. When I was 
Autism Speaks Official Blog
Autism Research, Parent-Training Centers Get Cash Infusion – On 
By Nirvi Shah
Education Week reporter Nirvi Shah tracks news and trends of interest to the special education community, including administrators, teachers, and parents.
On Special Education – Education Week
Poetry by Scott Lentine about life on the autism spectrum – PLoS Blogs
By Seth Mnookin
On Monday, I got an email from a 25-year-old named Scott Lentine, who described himself as a “25-year-old man with high functioning autism (PDD-NOS/Asperger’s).” Scott graduated magna cum laude from Merrimack College, majoring in 
The Panic Virus
Treating Autism – MAPS doctors & DAN! Doctors – Talk About Curing 
By TACA-Admin
Home > Blog > Treating Autism – MAPS doctors & DAN! Doctors. By Lisa Ackerman. At TACA, a common question with parents is “What is a MAPS or DAN! Doctor?” They are doctors that mean a tremendous amount to families living with 
Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)
Study reveals how common gene mutation affects kids with autism 
By alecrosenberg
Over the past decade, researchers have made great strides in identifying genes that lead to an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which result in a continuum of social deficits, communication difficulties and cognitive delays.
UC Health

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