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News9 new results for autism
Emory, others launch autism center with grant
San Francisco Chronicle
ATLANTA (AP) — An $8.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will be used to launch an autism research center that Emory University and other partners say will establish Atlanta as a national leader in exploring the causes of the 
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San Francisco Chronicle
Marijuana-Like Chemical May Help Autism And Fragile X Syndrome Symptoms
Huffington Post
Piomelli and the other researchers are not advocating giving marijuana to individuals on the autism spectrum; they are only looking at increasing the marijuana-like chemical naturally occurring in the brain. However, some have advocated for marijuana 
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National Autism Center Provides Critical Autism Services Through Combined 
Sacramento Bee
27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Autism Center is proud to be among the selected beneficiaries of the U.S. Government’s 2012 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The CFC is the world’s largest annual workplace fundraising effort, which 
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Autism on the rise and a young mother’s struggle
Alhambra Source
Anakin was diagnosed with autism at 22 months and later began receiving funds for ABA therapies at age four at Alhambra’s East Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC), one of 21 resource and service centers in the state of California catering to 
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Medical treatments for autism spectrum disorder: Do they help or harm?
Recent data from the CDC estimates one in 88 children has an autism spectrum disorder that is characterized by common symptoms. Medical therapies currently used to treat autism symptoms including agitation, compulsive behavior and anxiety are little 
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Young Adults With Autism Seek Out White-Collar Careers For First Time
Huffington Post
A few weeks ago, Matthew Koenig, 24, was doing data entry for below minimum wage at a supervised employment center for people with disabilities in St. Paul, Minn. Koenig, who has autism, was happy to have a job in a tough economy, but soon realized the 
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Conference to raise autism awareness
Daily Eastern News
She discussed her experience being diagnosed with autism and how she eventually came to design livestock-handling equipment. Gail Richard, the chairwoman of the communication disorders and sciences department, said Grandin can provide both a 
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Emory, partners receive grant for autism research
Emory University is getting an $8.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to launch an autism research center. Nationally, one out of 88 children is autistic. In Georgia, the ratio is one out of 84. An autism specialist in Albany says 
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UNT autism center purchases artwork by 17-year-old Grant Manier
Pegasus News
Grant Manier, 17, describes his paper collage and painting “Poof Butterfly” to Kevin Callahan, executive direct of the Kristin Farmer Autism Center, after delivering the art Sunday at the center. Manier has Asperger’s Syndrome and has experienced the 
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Blogs5 new results for autism
Autism treatment slots open Monday for young Utah kids | The Salt 
Starting Monday, young Utah children with autism can apply for free treatment provided by a new pilot project — but if too many seek help, they’ll need luck to win a slot.
All – The Salt Lake Tribune
Regression may mark one-third of autism cases —
By Lindsay Borthwick
About one in three children with autism abruptly lose language, social or other developmental skills in their second year of life, according to a meta-analysis published 2 August in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders1.
Autism as an identity, not a disease – The Michigan Daily
I learn later on that this is a facet of her autism. Part of it is because she threads a stiff rubber band between her fingers, snapping it back-and-forth to a drumbeat only she seems to hear. I learn that this is also a facet of her autism, a coping 
The Michigan Daily
OPERATION COLLEGE HAS BEGUN!!!! | Blog | Autism Speaks
By alison.dyer
This post is by Gianna Hitsos, a 17 year old Singer/Speaker/Actor/Advocate Bringing Awareness and Changing the Perception of People With Autism. Gianna will be participating in the Greater Boston Walk Now for Autism Speaks. To donate 
Autism Speaks Official Blog
Op-Ed: Is American conservatism a type of autism?
Autism is described as a medical condition whereby people are self-centred, uncommunicative and at a remove from their social environment. There are many different types of autism and degrees of it. A type of “social autism” is also quite 
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Web1 new result for autism
Autism Speaks To Co-Host the Fifth Annual World Focus on Autism 
Autism Speaks will co-host the fifth annual World Focus on Autism Thursday, September 27th, at Hunter College in New York City. The purpose of the event is to…/autism-speaks-co-host-fifth-annual-…

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