Friday, May 31, 2013

Dachel Media Update: Time Bashes Oprah Over Autism? Facing Adulthood ... - Age of Autism









Dachel Media Update: Time Bashes Oprah Over Autism? Facing Adulthood ...

Age of Autism

"Honorary degrees are often bestowed to non-academic leaders in the arts, business, and politics. Harvard's roster in recent years has included Kofi Annan, Bill Gates, Meryl Streep, and David Souter. But Oprah's particular brand of celebrity is not a ...





Oak Grove High School grad rises to the challenge of autism with hard work ... - The Birmingham News - al.com









Oak Grove High School grad rises to the challenge of autism with hard work ...

The Birmingham News - al.com

But that is exactly what Steven McMurrey, a 19-year-old Oak Grove resident, had to do. When he was in the fourth grade, Steven was diagnosed with autism -- a disorder of the brain that makes it difficult to communicate. But Steven, by all accounts, is ...





A Clinical Use for Google Glass: Diagnosing Autism? - Technorati









A Clinical Use for Google Glass: Diagnosing Autism?

Technorati

But then I read an article outlining research that uses eye-tracking technology to diagnose autism. It appears that children with autism move their gaze more slowly, and therefore even with babies as young as 7 months old, an autism diagnosis can be ...





Autism Study Needs Volunteers - WZZM









Autism Study Needs Volunteers

WZZM

Many flowers growing right outside are edible. Autism Study Needs Volunteers. A new study could change the way Autism is diagnosed. It could lead to a blood ... Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. If you suffer from cramping or pain in your legs after you walk or ...





AJ Drexel Autism Institute Contributes to New Autism Resources in Pennsylvania - DrexelNow









AJ Drexel Autism Institute Contributes to New Autism Resources in Pennsylvania

DrexelNow

The Pennsylvania ASERT Collaborative has launched a new autism resource website, PAautism.org, and toll-free phone number. The Pennsylvania Autism Services, Education, Resources & Training Collaborative (ASERT) has announced the launch of a ...





Military Kids with Autism Face Special Challenges - Age of Autism









Military Kids with Autism Face Special Challenges

Age of Autism

Summer is almost here, which for almost all families with a child on the autism spectrum brings up the question of how to ensure your child has enough activities planned to keep life as consistent as possible. We are all told how important consistency ...





Thursday, May 30, 2013

Cambridge firm's autism drug fails test, families upset - Boston Globe








Boston Globe



Cambridge firm's autism drug fails test, families upset

Boston Globe

Anders Zorovic's last visit to the dentist was uneventful. His mother Becky did not have to hold him down, screaming and crying. The 11-year-old from Sharon simply sat still as the dentist scraped away at his teeth. Anders has autism and a closely ...





Is Ecstasy the Key to Alleviating Autism Anxiety? - VICE (blog)









Is Ecstasy the Key to Alleviating Autism Anxiety?

VICE (blog)

Autism resists both definitions and treatment within the medical community. But the strange historical interpretation of autistic behavior and symptoms has led to novel experimental treatments for the disorder. Sometimes a disease that doesn't fit ...





SABIC donates SR 45 m for autism research - Arab News








Arab News



SABIC donates SR 45 m for autism research

Arab News

A SR 45-million Autism Research Center (ARC) was inaugurated in Riyadh on Tuesday at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSHRC). The donor, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), said the donation aims to support ARC's ...





Director of Stanford Autism Center responds to your questions on research and ... - Scope (blog)








Scope (blog)



Director of Stanford Autism Center responds to your questions on research and ...

Scope (blog)

On Saturday, the Stanford Autism Center at Packard Children's Hospital will host its sixth annual Autism Spectrum Disorders Update. During the day-long symposium, parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to discuss new autism research and ...





Autism's Competitive Advantage, and Challenge, in the Workplace - Bloomberg









Autism's Competitive Advantage, and Challenge, in the Workplace

Bloomberg

If drugs and/or medical intervention effectively treat the awkwardness and dysfunction associated with autism, might they also undermine the cognitive skills and abilities that originally got those autistics hired by SAP and other IT firms? Would ...





5th-Grader Raises 3K for Autism Research at Caldwell College - Patch.com









5th-Grader Raises 3K for Autism Research at Caldwell College

Patch.com

Fifth-grader Shane Harper and his uncle, Frank Lisante, recently held a “Walk in the Park” with friends and family to benefit the Caldwell College Center for Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis and collected more than $3,000 to be donated to the facility.





Lack of awareness about autism in India - Channel News Asia








Channel News Asia



Lack of awareness about autism in India

Channel News Asia

And because awareness of autism is so low, families with an autistic child and the children themselves face harassment due to ignorance. Dr Radhike Khanna, who works with autistic and mentally challenged individuals, said the Indian society's ignorance ...





Katie Wright and Michele Iallonardi Broaden Scope of Katie Couric Autism Episode - Age of Autism









Katie Wright and Michele Iallonardi Broaden Scope of Katie Couric Autism Episode

Age of Autism

for the Katie Couric talkshow which airs today and features autism. It seems that the children/people with autism chosen to appear on camera do not represent many of our readers' own children. Katie Wright does a great job of pointing out the vast ...





Autism center opens bigger facility - STLtoday.com









Autism center opens bigger facility

STLtoday.com

A new pediatric developmental center is helping children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders improve their conditions. The Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center opened the new Knights of Columbus Developmental Center facility on ...





Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Folk singers gather to raise money for autism services Saturday in College Park - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online









Folk singers gather to raise money for autism services Saturday in College Park

Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Photo by Chuck Morse Mack Bailey, who has performed with the Limeliters and the Hard Travelers (founded at the University of Maryland) will appear with Tom Paxton, Noel Paul Stookey and other folk singers on Saturday, June , at the Clarice Smith ...





Dachel Media Update: Unvaxed Liability, Eye Movement, Outrage - Age of Autism









Dachel Media Update: Unvaxed Liability, Eye Movement, Outrage

Age of Autism

"Despite a rampant growing presence of autism (one in 88 children is diagnosed; one in 54 for boys), diagnosis can still be a years-long process for families. Children can exhibit symptoms of autism spectrum disorders before 18 months, but the current ...





Autism center considered for former Wardcliff Elementary - Lansing State Journal









Autism center considered for former Wardcliff Elementary

Lansing State Journal

The center would be open to young patients with autism spectrum disorders, which can include anything from difficulty with social skills to trouble communicating to repetitive behaviors. CMH has Medicaid funding, which covers children from 18 months to ...





New Study Focuses On Autism, Development Of Language Skills - CBS Local









New Study Focuses On Autism, Development Of Language Skills

CBS Local

A new study finds the way an autistic child's brain responds to words at an early age can help predict the child's future language skills and social behavior. Researchers tested the brain patterns of 2-year-olds on the autism spectrum. They found ...





Emory studies autism blood test - WSB Atlanta









Emory studies autism blood test

WSB Atlanta

That could have big implications for treatment, as autism can affect children's' speech and ability to communicate and interact. Parent Stephanie Medlin told Channel 2's Diana Davis she knew something was wrong when her 2-year-old twins weren't talking ...





Mom of child with autism publicly shamed? - HLNtv.com









Mom of child with autism publicly shamed?

HLNtv.com

That's where Ashley Bays found herself when the story of her two-year-old son with autism went viral. Bays was allegedly scolded by the salon's owner after her son had a meltdown during his haircut. A patron then posted about the exchange on her ...





Understanding autism: Removing the label of "problem children" - Greenwich Citizen









Understanding autism: Removing the label of "problem children"

Greenwich Citizen

I am the lucky aunt of a beautiful 5-year-old autistic girl. Having a child with autism is something that our family never expected, nor were we ready for it. She came into this world being quite different than the rest of us. And that's fine with us ...





Study tries to identify signs of Autism - Purdue Exponent









Study tries to identify signs of Autism

Purdue Exponent

AJ Schwichtenberg, an assistant professor in the department of human development and family sciences and the department of psychological sciences, is working to develop new ways to identify autism, but she said not everyone agrees on what autism is or ...





Aldebaran Robotics' NAO Robot Goes to School to Help Children with Autism - PR Newswire (press release)









Aldebaran Robotics' NAO Robot Goes to School to Help Children with Autism

PR Newswire (press release)

Aldebaran Robotics, the world leader in humanoid robotics, today announced the launch of the ASK NAO (Autism Solution for Kids) initiative for use in special education and specifically, for children with autism. The launch is part of an effort to ...





Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Dachel Media Update: Adults Facing Autism - Age of Autism









Dachel Media Update: Adults Facing Autism

Age of Autism

"Dr Martha Herbert of Harvard Medical School, an acknowledged autism expert and author of The Autism Revolution, believes the accepted approach has been all wrong from the start. 'Autism is a treatable, whole-body condition that has been miscategorised ...





New research studies link between eye movement, autism - WRAL.com









New research studies link between eye movement, autism

WRAL.com

Chapel Hill, N.C. — Using new research techniques, doctors at UNC Hospitals are coming closer to answering a key question about autism spectrum disorder – when does it begin? For 3-year-old Grayson Kollins, autism symptoms didn't show up until he was ...





Emory site of largest autism clinical study - Atlanta Business Chronicle (blog)









Emory site of largest autism clinical study

Atlanta Business Chronicle (blog)

Despite a rampant growing presence of autism (one in 88 children is diagnosed; one in 54 for boys), diagnosis can still be a years-long process for families. Children can exhibit symptoms of autism spectrum disorders before 18 months, but the current ...





Rosenthal Auto Donates $25000 to FC's Autism Society - Falls Church News Press









Rosenthal Auto Donates $25000 to FC's Autism Society

Falls Church News Press

Autism Society of Northern Virginia board member Don Shipley (left) accepts a check for $25,000 from Don Bavely, president of the Rosenthal Automotive Group, as a donation resulting from its Autism Acceptance Month sales promotion last month. This is ...





Useful Tools for Navigating the Waters of Autism - Technorati









Useful Tools for Navigating the Waters of Autism

Technorati

Autism is confusing, frustrating, and often misleading when looking from the outside in. Trying to understand someone else with autism is difficult, because you have to understand what they know versus what they repeat, what they learn versus what they ...





Two Forestdale siblings battling to overcome Autism - Cape Cod Today








Cape Cod Today



Two Forestdale siblings battling to overcome Autism

Cape Cod Today

Seven-year-old Torin Phillips and his 6-year-old sister, Kaia, are on a mission to overcome the limiting effects of autism. The two Forestdale siblings receive intensive applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy from the Center for Autism and Related ...





Illuminating Autism weekend brings musical treasure to Pirates Cove - The Huntsville Times - al.com









Illuminating Autism weekend brings musical treasure to Pirates Cove

The Huntsville Times - al.com

JOSEPHINE, Alabama – The annual Illuminating Autism “funraiser” brings a weekend of exceptional music to Pirates Cove this weekend, with a lineup including Guthrie Trapp, George Porter Jr., Brian Stoltz and Grayson Capps. Cathe Steele, one of the ...





Creating a state “autism support fund” - Radio Iowa









Creating a state “autism support fund”

Radio Iowa

Representative Dave Heaton is a Republican from Mount Pleasant who worked on the proposal in the legislature. “An autism program, dedicating $2 million that will be essential to help parents provide treatment for their children with autism,” Heaton says.





Art created by autistic kids auctioned off to raise awareness - THV 11









Art created by autistic kids auctioned off to raise awareness

THV 11

The event features drinks, hors d'oeuvres, live music by Darril "Harp" Edwards and a silent auction of roughly 30 artworks incorporating puzzle pieces created by various local artists and individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their family members.





Photos: Bubbles for Autism - Ottawa Citizen








Ottawa Citizen



Photos: Bubbles for Autism

Ottawa Citizen

Children play with soap bubbles during the Share Drive of Life charity event, May 28, 2013 organized by the Kiev Chapter Ukraine motorcycling club for children with autism in a park in Kiev. The number of children with various forms of autism in ...





NC Autism Society Rides to Raise Awareness - Jacksonville Daily News









NC Autism Society Rides to Raise Awareness

Jacksonville Daily News

When her daughter Catlyn Jorge was 18 months old, Marina noticed she was different. Her daughter wasn't speaking and would scoot instead of crawl. Soon afterward, Catlyn was diagnosed with autism and Sensory Processing Disorder, a condition that ...





Zumbathon to be held Saturday for boy with autism disorder - Sioux Falls Argus Leader









Zumbathon to be held Saturday for boy with autism disorder

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

XFitness in Sioux Falls will host a Zumbathon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday to help a 4-year-old boy who needs intensive therapy for an autism disorder. The Zumbathon will consist of two 45-minute sessions at the fitness center, which is ...





Autism expert to speak at Marshall - Huntington Herald Dispatch









Autism expert to speak at Marshall

Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON -- Monika Suchowierska, an assistant professor at the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities in Poland who also is the director of the Step-by-Step Treatment Center for preschoolers with autism in Warsaw, will speak on autism at 3 ...





Local Student Surmounts Autism Challenges to be Youth Russian Ambassador - Patch.com









Local Student Surmounts Autism Challenges to be Youth Russian Ambassador

Patch.com

As a child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, Joshua Yarrington spent much of his time wrapped up in his own world. This summer, he's traveling around the world to Russia as part of a study abroad program. "I just kind of felt secure in my own ...





Autism One and Nicholas Glenski: Recovering From Autism And Telling The World - Age of Autism









Autism One and Nicholas Glenski: Recovering From Autism And Telling The World

Age of Autism

In 2012 at Autism One, I met Nicholas Glenski, a young man who said he hoped to "go the distance" and one day, cure himself of autism. He was so enthusiastic and inspired by so many speakers last year that now one year later, he, himself was a speaker ...





Rock bands to take stage during autism fundraiser - Laredo Morning Times









Rock bands to take stage during autism fundraiser

Laredo Morning Times

The Autism Awareness & Education Foundation will host its third annual Turn It Up For Autism fundraiser June 7 at Average Joe's Sports Bar and Grill. “The last two years of Turn It Up For Autism have been such a great success thanks to the support of ...





Artistic outlets sought for youths with autism - Omaha World-Herald









Artistic outlets sought for youths with autism

Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — Based upon her eye-opening experience with her own son, an Iowa State University graphic design professor is leading research efforts to develop new ways to teach students with autism and cognitive disabilities. Debra Satterfield's teenage ...





Monday, May 27, 2013

Islands of Brilliance teaches creative skills for students with autism disorders - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel









Islands of Brilliance teaches creative skills for students with autism disorders

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The experimental Sunday morning academy for children with autism spectrum disorders such as Asperger's syndrome fosters creativity through technology while teaching basic skills in programs such as Illustrator or Photoshop. Each child with autism is ...





Appeal to Chicago Autism Community Alex Spourdalakis About to Be Moved to ... - Age of Autism









Appeal to Chicago Autism Community Alex Spourdalakis About to Be Moved to ...

Age of Autism

Appeal to Chicago Autism Community Alex Spourdalakis About to Be Moved to Psychiatric Facility. Please contact Info@AutismMediaChannel.com if you are in the Chicago area and can help Alex escape this nightmare. Posted by Age of Autism at May 27, ...





My autism makes me who I am today - Autism Support Network









My autism makes me who I am today

Autism Support Network

My parents knew something was wrong from the age of two weeks onwards. I screamed for no apparent reason throughout the day and night for many months. My early life was complicated by the onset of severe eczema and a number of allergies including ...