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Audit: Dangerous drivers, questionable expenses at agency for disabled New Yorkers

Dangerous drivers remained on the road, dubious purchases were made and vehicle recalls went without repair at the state agency that is in charge of supervising the transportation of disabled New Yorkers, according to a new analysis of records. An audit by State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office has found multiple problems and lapses in the […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa August 16, 2019

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeAug 16, 2019, 12:03 PM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ August 16, 2019 NEWSNew study shows how autism can be measured through a non-verbal markerScience Daily“Autism is hard to screen for in children, when the first signs are present. A trained clinician may be able to detect autism at […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa August 14, 2019

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeAug 14, 2019, 12:03 PM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ August 14, 2019 NEWSThe problems with prenatal testing for autismSpectrumMarc’s autism diagnosis was confirmed when he was almost 3. His baby sister, Julia, was diagnosed about a year later at 23 months. “You just can’t … Amy Schumer has […]

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Disability Pride: The High Expectations of a New Generation – The New York Times

A disability awareness button celebrating the Americans With Disabilities Act.Credit…National Museum of American History By Joseph Shapiro July 17, 2020 To get to her job as the communications director of a legal office in Philadelphia, Imani Barbarin gets in her car — when the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t require working from home — and drives to a […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa November 1, 2016

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeNov 1, 2016, 12:02 PM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ November 1, 2016NEWS Study links autism to mitochondrial DNAUPI.comITHACA, N.Y., Oct. 31 (UPI) — A new study conducted by Cornell University researchers confirms the link between some forms of autism and defects in …Certain Mitochondrial DNA Mutations May Increase […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa November 23, 2010

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comNov 23, 2010, 8:31 PM News 9 new results for autism For Autistic Kids, IQ May Not Predict School AchievementBusinessWeek23 (HealthDay News) — IQ is typically a good predictor of academic performance, but not necessarily in autistic children, a new study shows. …See all stories on this topic […]

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Fauci warns that anti-vaxxers could prevent coronavirus herd immunity – New York Daily News

“There is a general anti-science, anti-authority, anti-vaccine feeling among some people in this country.” Researchers around the globe are working overtime to discover the first effective coronavirus vaccine, but in an interview with CNN, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that a vaccine can only create herd immunity if a large enough portion of the population gets it. […]