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News9 new results for autism
 
Autistic‘ Mice Help Researchers Study Disorder
Fox News
Researchers have engineered a new type of mouse that models autism and could aid in the development of treatments for the disorder, a new study says. The mice exhibit behaviors very similar to those of people with autism, including repetitive behaviors 
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Fox News
MU researcher finds pill holds promise for autism
Columbia Daily Tribune
By Janese Silvey A University of Missouri researcher has found that a drug already on the market might improve language skills for people with autism. In a preliminary study, adolescents and adults with autism were better able to complete verbal tasks 
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Autism community sees promise in iPad apps
KGO-TV
(KGO) — One Bay Area mother has discovered a new way to help her autistic child learn and communicate like never before. Using an iPad is making a big difference for many children on the autism spectrum. The iPad is a tool Karen Bonini uses to help 
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Who should lead the autism rights movement?
Washington Times
SILVER SPRING, Md., September 30, 2011 — In a world that isn’t all that friendly to the autism community, it seems that parents of children with autism and autisticadults would be natural allies in the movement for disability and autistic rights. 
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Washington Times
At Your Service: Autism Society of Berks County
Reading Eagle
What we do: We are an all-volunteer, nonprofit agency that offers support and services to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. We hold chapter meetings where we either have a presenter on various autism-related topics or provide an 
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Autism ride gets rolling Oct. 9
Calaveras Enterprise
by Brionna Friedrich Motorcycles probably aren’t the first thing most people connect with autismawareness. But for the past four years, the Tri-County Autism Group has teamed up with the Lethal Riders Motorcycle Club to “Ride for Autism
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Community, cheerleaders unite for Autism awareness event
Zanesville Times Recorder
Maysville and Sheridan cheerleaders rally together for a bit of friendly rivalry to see which team can raise the most money for the 5K Walk for Autism. The third annual event that benefits the National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio will be 
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Federal Judge Certifies Class Action Against the State of Michigan Medicaid 
Sacramento Bee
ABA therapy is the most effective therapy for treating autism in children. The US Surgeon General has found that “30 years of research demonstrated the efficacy of applied behavioral methods in reducing inappropriate behavior and increasing 
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Families plea to governor for autism treatment bill
KGO-TV
(KGO) — Bay Area families with autistic children made an emotional plea to Gov. Jerry Brown to sign a bill that would expand their insurance coverage. Tearful parents spoke at a rally in Berkeley about having to care for autistic children. 
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Blogs5 new results for autism
 
Obama Signs Autism Act – Disability Scoop
By Michelle Diament
President Barack Obama signed a three-year extension of the Combating Autism Act Friday, the very day the law — and many of the programs it established — was set to expire.
Disability Scoop
President Obama Signs Landmark Combating Autism Act « Autism 
By Autism Speaks
The Combating Autism Reauthorization Act (CARA) — sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) in the House of Representatives and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY) in the Senate — would 
Autism Speaks Official Blog
Mouse model shows promise for testing autism therapies | UC Health
By alecrosenberg
The researchers found that autistic mice share similar symptoms and behaviors with people on the autism spectrum, suggesting that mouse brains and human brains are wired surprisingly alike. If so, the model offers a promising way to test 
UC Health
Facing Autism in New Brunswick: President Obama Continues 
By Autism Reality NB
Autism hope for the future lies in autism research and the US leads the world in autism research.  President Obama Continues Autism Hope, Signs Combating Autism Reauthorization Act Into Law. Posted by Autism Reality NB at 9:15 PM 
Facing Autism in New Brunswick
September 30, 2011 – President Obama signs Combating Autism 
By TACA-Admin
by Talk About Curing Autism on Friday, September 30, 2011 at 4:13 pm. Today, President Obama signed the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act into law, extending much needed federal support for autism research, treatment and services 
Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

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