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Ontario mother of autistic son accuses Lisa MacLeod of ‘twisting’ her words in legislature – The Globe and Mail

In the legislature on Monday, Ms. MacLeod read supportive statements from families, including one from Windsor mom Sherri Taylor that Ms. Taylor has since deemed to be taken out of context Source: Ontario mother of autistic son accuses Lisa MacLeod of ‘twisting’ her words in legislature – The Globe and Mail

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Autism-anorexia link ‘must be acted on’ – BBC News

One in five women presenting to UK clinics with anorexia may also have autism, research suggests. Source: Autism-anorexia link ‘must be acted on’ – BBC News

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Google Alert – autism | Circa March 21, 2014

Fri, Mar 21, 2014, 12:01 PM | Google Alert – autism autismDaily update ⋅ March 21, 2014 NEWS Central Michigan LifeAutism speaker Temple Grandin inspires, advises packed crowdCentral Michigan LifeEmployers being vague with instructions or criticism is hardly helpful for the thought processes and understanding of workers with autism, said …Flag as irrelevant Toledo BladeBreakthrough for autism, but access an issueToledo […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa Oct 1, 2010

Fri, Oct 1, 2010, 9:29 PM | Google Alert – autism News9 new results for autism Ozark Center for Autism offering news programsJoplin GlobeJordan’s daughter was diagnosed autistic at 23 months. Jordan describes her as “pretty severe” on the spectrum. There was a time when she would suddenly …See all stories on this topic » Language delays found in siblings of children […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Dec 22, 2009

Tue, Dec 22, 2009, 8:30 PM | Google News Alert for: autism About 1% of US Children Have Autism Spectrum DisorderCitizens ReportAbout 1% of kids in the United States have autism spectrum disorder, a classification that includes autism, Asperger’s syndrome and pervasive developmental …See all stories on this topic New York Times (blog)Raising IQ in Toddlers With AutismNew York Times (blog)By TARA PARKER-POPE […]

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Casting a puppet as an autistic child is a grotesque step backwards | Frances Ryan | Opinion | The Guardian

A new play about autism has sparked a row by using an inanimate figure in a central role, while the other characters are played by humans Source: Casting a puppet as an autistic child is a grotesque step backwards | Frances Ryan | Opinion | The Guardian

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Some Thoughts as Autism Awareness Month Comes to an End… | 5 Minutes for Special Needs | Circa April 29, 2009

Posted: 29 Apr 2009 09:00 AM PDT The month of April is coming to a close, and with it ends Autism Awareness Month. However, so many of us don’t have an end to Autism. It is an ongoing, daily struggle filled with accomplishments, setbacks, discoveries, joy and pain. It is a journey, and the topography […]