Thursday, December 14, 2017

Child with Autism facing possible discrimination by Monroe School - MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)


MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

Child with Autism facing possible discrimination by Monroe School
MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)
MONROE - Kristen Owen says from day one, officials at Lexington Elementary School seemed reluctant to teach her son Levi who has Autism. She says when she went to enroll him, this is what they said, "I'm sorry we don't have a place for him due to him ...

Autism Speaks Unveils New Scientific Agenda - Disability Scoop


Disability Scoop

Autism Speaks Unveils New Scientific Agenda
Disability Scoop
A year after dropping references to a cure from its mission statement, the nation's largest autism advocacy group is charting a new course with a bold rewrite of its scientific priorities. Autism Speaks released an updated three-year strategic plan for ...

Desperate Parents Turn to Cannabis to Treat Autism - Dope Magazine


Dope Magazine

Desperate Parents Turn to Cannabis to Treat Autism
Dope Magazine
In the U.S., 1 in 45 children are born with autism spectrum disorder, which can come with many debilitating symptoms including impaired communication and social skills and/or compulsive, repetitive behaviors. And severely autistic individuals can ...

Is Autism Caused By Touchdown Passes? - American Council on Science and Health


American Council on Science and Health

Is Autism Caused By Touchdown Passes?
American Council on Science and Health
Barbara Demeneix, a team leader at The Paris Natural History Museum is at it again. Demeneix certainly has credentials. She earned Ph.D. in endocrinology and physiology from the University of Calgary, has published two books, more than 170 papers, and ...

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A Threat to Campus? Or a Panic Attack? - Inside Higher Ed


Inside Higher Ed

A Threat to Campus? Or a Panic Attack?
Inside Higher Ed
Supporters of Allen say that he was unfairly kicked off campus and has since been suspended through the end of the spring semester, for outbursts and panic attacks that were related to his autism, and that those panic attacks did not constitute a ...

Autism traits linked to risk of depression, suicidal thoughts in people with psychosis - News-Medical.net


News-Medical.net

Autism traits linked to risk of depression, suicidal thoughts in people with psychosis
News-Medical.net
People with autism traits who have psychosis are at a greater risk of depression and thoughts of suicide, new research has found. The research, led by Professor Stephen Wood at Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, showed ...

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15-year-old boy with autism uses art as an outlet, raises $16K for research through his greeting cards - fox6now.com


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15-year-old boy with autism uses art as an outlet, raises $16K for research through his greeting cards
fox6now.com
MADISON — A 15-year-old boy with autism loves art and is very talented. In partnership with the Waisman Center at UW-Madison, he's showcasing his line of greeting and holiday cards, and they are on sale this holiday season. According to a news release ...