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The Archives | e-Speaks: Puzzle Pretzels Hit the Shelves; West Texas Walk; "Fox Sports Supports" and NASCAR; "Night of Too Many Stars" | Circa April 10, 2008

e-Speaks: Puzzle Pretzels Hit the Shelves; West Texas Walk; “Fox Sports Supports” and NASCAR; “Night of Too Many Stars” e-Speaks || April 11, 2008 Puzzle Pretzels Hit the Shelves The Bachman Company debuted its Puzzle Pretzel, baked in the shape of the Autism Speaks puzzle piece logo, to steady requests from around the country. It is available in grocery […]

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From The Archives | Autism Speaks Newsletter: e-Speaks | Circa August 7, 2009

e-Speaks || August 7, 2009 Autism Speaks President Shares Mid-Year Highlights Autism Speaks President Shares Mid-Year Highlights In his mid-year review, Autism Speaks President Mark Roithmayr recounts the organization’s achievements over the past six months. The letter focuses on successes in each portion of the mission (science, government relations, advocacy, family services and awareness), as well as the fundraising […]

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Makeup Does Not Pass Autistic Son’s Inspection | Circa Feb 2008 | Eve Reiland

Place: My house. In the hallway next to the front door.People: Jared, Me Me: See you Jared. Have a good day at school. Jared: Okay.  He looks at me strangely. Me: What? Jared: You look like Mimi. Me: Who? Jared: Mimi. Your makeup (He points a finger and zags it at my eyes) Me: Who’s Mimi?  Jared: You know the lady from the Drew Carey […]

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The Party Will Go On …| Circa Feb. 2008 | Eve Reiland

I woke up with a start. My youngest son’s fourth birthday party was today. My mellow approach to its arrival roared regretfully in my head. I hadn’t been mellow, I had been lazy. What the heck was I thinking? Bleary-eyed and panicked I scrambled out of bed. Regardless of the preparations the day before and […]

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Life & Times of Rieker, The Dog | Circa 2008 | Eve Reiland

I panicked when the two nurses put the muzzle on him. There had never been the need to keep his jaw closed for safety before. He was wrapped in a blue quilt and was being carted off on a rolling metal table. The distance between us grew as the nurses pushed him quickly through the […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa April 14, 2015

autismDaily update ⋅ April 14, 2015 NEWS USA TODAYGestational diabetes increases autism riskUSA TODAYChildren are slightly more likely to develop autism if their mothers were diagnosed with diabetes early in pregnancy, a new study shows. Women …Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Be Linked to Autism, Study Finds – TIMEGestational diabetes in pregnancy may raise child’s risk of autism – CBS NewsMid-pregnancy maternal diabetes tied to child’s autism risk – ReutersFull CoverageFlag as irrelevant […]

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Google Alert – autism | Circa April 10, 2015

autismDaily update ⋅ April 10, 2015 NEWS People MagazineRobert F. Kennedy Jr. Says Mandatory Vaccination Will Cause a ‘Holocaust’People Magazine… the audience at a Sacramento, California, screening of the documentary Trace Amounts, which links autism to thimerosal, a vaccine preservative.Flag as irrelevant HealthlineBrain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism – WebMDWebMD“We discovered that at the very first signs of autism in infants and […]