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In a first, Peruvian with Down syndrome runs for parliament – LahainaNews.com | News, Information, Lahaina and Western Maui, Hawaii — Lahaina News

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Bryan Russell has Down syndrome and does daily speech exercises, putting pens and corks in his mouth to help build up low muscle tone there. He is also waging a longshot bid to become a national Peruvian lawmaker, going door to door in Lima to ask for votes. Russell, 27, wants […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Aug 13, 2009

Google News Alert for: autism Autism collaboration: A little less toxins pleaseExaminer.comThere are many theories and suppositions regarding the apparent increase in incidences of autism. One, which I am inclined to agree with, is that there are …See all stories on this topic Special needs 101: Where can I find autism support around Denver?Examiner.comDenver offers several services and support groups for […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Oct 4, 2008

Sat, Oct 4, 2008, 3:21 PM | Google News Alert for: autism Autism genes can add up to geniusTimes Online – UKSome people with autism have amazed experts with their outstanding memories, mathematical skills or musical talent. Now scientists have found that the genes …See all stories on this topic UK Autism Foundation joins End Child Poverty March in Londonireport – USA(London, […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Jul 14, 2008

Jul 14, 2008, 9:07 AM | Google News Alert for: autism Possible Autism-Related BreakthrougheFluxMedia – USABy Alex Garrel The results of a recently completed study say that certain autism cases are caused by gene defects which can be activated or deactivated by …See all stories on this topic Pennsylvania Governor Signs Autism Insurance Coverage BilleMaxHealth.com – Hickory,NC,USAPennsylvania health insurance providers are now […]