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New Autism Test Worries Pro-Life Advocates

HOUSTON (ChurchMilitant.com) – A new, groundbreaking prenatal test may be able to determine if a child has autism, but pro-life advocates are worried it will lead to autistic children being aborted.The pilot results of a new test announced on July 18 at the Dup15q Alliance Scientific Symposium in Houston, Texas, are claiming autism in an […]

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Matt Hancock vows to fix ‘broken’ system segregating people with autism and learning disabilities

Every patient held in long-term segregation or seclusion is to be reviewed by independent advocates to fix a ‘broken’ care system for autistic people and people Source: Matt Hancock vows to fix ‘broken’ system segregating people with autism and learning disabilities

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‘Broken’ care system locks kids as young as 11 with autism away for years on end

KIDS as young as 11 with autism are been locked away for years on end after being let down by “broken” care system, a new report warns. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) was told of 62 … Source: ‘Broken’ care system locks kids as young as 11 with autism away for years on end

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‘Autistic children as young as 11 held in isolation for years’ | London Evening Standard

Children as young as 11 are being locked in isolation for years on end by NHS hospitals, as a means of caring for those with autism and learning difficulty, watchdogs have found. The Health secretary Source: ‘Autistic children as young as 11 held in isolation for years’ | London Evening Standard

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Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic children

Autism is a condition that can cause developmental delays, trouble with communication and repetitive behavior. In 2017, one of America’s most enduring children’s programs introduced a character with autism, and new research suggests a little information can go a long way toward making all kids feel included. Source: Connecticut Families Extra: Resources for parents with autistic […]

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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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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Jul 10, 2008

Thu, Jul 10, 2008, 8:44 AM | Google News Alert for: autism US researchers want to study alternative treatment for autism …ABC News – USABy CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Writer AP Eight-year-old Charlie Blakey, who was diagnosed with autismat age 3, says a prayer before eating. …See all stories on this topic ‘I’m autistic: I can speak for myself.’p2pnet.net – Ontario,CanadaA charity that claims […]