Sunday, May 31, 2015

Boy with autism gets a special gift at 5th grade field day - Fox17


Fox17

Boy with autism gets a special gift at 5th grade field day
Fox17
Preston Lillis is in the 5th grade because of issues associated with his Autism. He's had trouble with sports in the past and his parents say he's never really wanted to take part in field day events at school. “Preston was a little anxious to do field ...

AL teen with autism gets hundreds of cards ahead of 16th birthday - WTVM


AL teen with autism gets hundreds of cards ahead of 16th birthday
WTVM
Jake has non-verbal autism and epilepsy. He doesn't let that keep him from facing each day with a smile and positivity. Jake loves to get mail, so for his very special sweet 16 we are asking each of you to help us make his milestone birthday one to ...

Lake Erie College assistant professor to present workshop at Autism conference - News-Herald.com


Lake Erie College assistant professor to present workshop at Autism conference
News-Herald.com
Katie Krammer, Lake Erie College assistant professor of special education, will present a workshop at the 13th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference presented by Milestones Autism Resources. This conference features a wide range of ...

Autism clinic opens in Kirksville - KTVO


Autism clinic opens in Kirksville
KTVO
Families of those with autism now have a new place locally where they can go for help. The Judevine Center for Autism out of St. Louis has opened it's new autism clinic in Kirksville. The clinic on 705 E. La Harpe Street held an open house Saturday for ...

Angels hosting 'Autism Awareness Night' Saturday - MyNewsLA.com


MyNewsLA.com

Angels hosting 'Autism Awareness Night' Saturday
MyNewsLA.com
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will conduct Autism Awareness Night at Saturday night's game against the Detroit Tigers at Angel Stadium, part of an effort throughout Major League Baseball to raise awareness for the fastest growing serious ...

Program offers support for college students with autism - Washington Times


Program offers support for college students with autism
Washington Times
CIP worldwide is a comprehensive postsecondary support program for young adults on the autism spectrum and with other learning differences, according to the organization's website. Karen Thomas, program director of CIP Bloomington, said the program ...

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Valley Fair Hosts Autism Awareness Day - KSTP.com


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Valley Fair Hosts Autism Awareness Day
KSTP.com
Valley Fair is handing out boarding passes to guests with autism spectrum disorder so they are not overstimulated by long lines. The loudspeaker volume throughout the park is also being lowered and there are designated quiet areas throughout the park.

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Race results for FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover - FOXSports.com


Delaware First Media

Race results for FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover
FOXSports.com
Tweet. Updated MAY 31, 2015 5:50p ET. Jimmie Johnson won the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Dover International Speedway. It was Johnson's record 10th-career win at the 1-mile track, and it took him holding off ...
Five things to watch in Sunday's FedEx 400...NBCSports.com
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Opelika teen with autism receiving hundreds of cards for his 16th birthday - Opelika Auburn News


Opelika Auburn News

Opelika teen with autism receiving hundreds of cards for his 16th birthday
Opelika Auburn News
Jake, who will enter the 10th grade at Opelika High School this year, has non-verbal autism and epilepsy. That makes it extremely difficult for him to communicate, much less develop friendships. He can only speak a few words – often with the gentle ...

Scientists Think MDMA Might Have a Surprising Effect on Autism - Mic


Mic

Scientists Think MDMA Might Have a Surprising Effect on Autism
Mic
People with autism encounter a variety of difficulties with social interaction, from communication challenges to social anxiety that can be quite severe. To deal with those symptoms, some have experimented with powerful psychoactive drugs — most ...
Why a Party Drug May Be the Key for Lowering Anxiety in Autistic AdultsCare2.com

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Five things to watch in Sunday's FedEx 400... - NBCSports.com


Delaware First Media

Five things to watch in Sunday's FedEx 400...
NBCSports.com
He starts second in the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks. Truex, second in the points, has been fast with the same car he ran last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. That car didn't return to the Furniture Row Racing's shop in Denver, Colo., until ...
Final practice results for FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks yields no ...FOXSports.com
Drivers ready to tackle Sprint Cup "FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks"Delaware First Media
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Missing boy with autism found dead in Plant City pond - Bay News 9


Missing boy with autism found dead in Plant City pond
Bay News 9
Deputies have located the body of a missing 5-year-old autistic boy in a Plant City pond. Michael Bolden went missing Sunday morning at a farmer's market located near Highway 39 and Sam Allen Road in Plant City. Michael was last seen at 9 a.m. by his ...

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Final practice results for FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks yields no ... - FOXSports.com


Delaware First Media

Final practice results for FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks yields no ...
FOXSports.com
As if he hadn't already done enough to establish himself as the clear favorite heading into Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, Denny Hamlin again was fastest in Saturday's final practice at Dover International Speedway. The Joe Gibbs Racing ...
Five things to watch in Sunday's FedEx 400...NBCSports.com
Drivers ready to tackle Sprint Cup "FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks"Delaware First Media
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Program offers support for college students with autism - Washington Times


Program offers support for college students with autism
Washington Times
CIP worldwide is a comprehensive postsecondary support program for young adults on the autism spectrum and with other learning differences, according to the organization's website. Karen Thomas, program director of CIP Bloomington, said the program ...

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Poway physicians open learning center on farm - U-T San Diego


U-T San Diego

Poway physicians open learning center on farm
U-T San Diego
The nonprofit organization now serves about a dozen kids with special needs, specifically focusing on children with autism. The farm, which is staffed with professional teachers and aides, allows children to do everything from interact with animals to ...

Chair Created For Kids With Autism May Be Headed To Market - Times Record


Times Record

Chair Created For Kids With Autism May Be Headed To Market
Times Record
The chair, which those involved tout as different from anything else available, is meant to provide a calming effect to children with autism, many of whom are prone to maladaptive behaviors such as self-injurous behavior or meltdowns. It features two ...

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Athens TN teen diagnosed with autism turns talent into business - Chattanooga Times Free Press


Chattanooga Times Free Press

Athens TN teen diagnosed with autism turns talent into business
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Todd, diagnosed with autism at 12 years old, draws geometric designs on wood. It's a newfound talent that is not only turning into a business, it's given Todd a sense of purpose, says his mom, Donna Godfrey. Even though there's no advertising -- it's ...

Julie Hoffman Marshall: What it means to be 'autism-friendly' - Boulder Daily Camera


Julie Hoffman Marshall: What it means to be 'autism-friendly'
Boulder Daily Camera
Like most children diagnosed with Autism, Sarah is compelled to awkwardly move her body in space and make strange noises, which explains why families like mine are banned from experiencing the performing arts. Our collective experience is a virtual ...

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Rockets Alumni Helping Kids With Autism in Kelowna - KelownaNow


KelownaNow

Rockets Alumni Helping Kids With Autism in Kelowna
KelownaNow
A new partnership has been announced to help kids with autism in Kelowna learn how to skate and play hockey. The Rockets Alumni Foundation is committing to raising $100,000 over the next three years to C.A.N., the Canucks Autism Network for children ...
Rockets alumni reach out to help kids with autismKelowna Capital News

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Brookline residents join autism board - Wicked Local Brookline


Brookline residents join autism board
Wicked Local Brookline
The new board members join a group of 12 leaders to help support the organization's mission of helping families affected by autism live life to the fullest through programs and partnerships that support access to care, active lifestyles and adult ...

Program offers support for college students with autism - Washington Times


Program offers support for college students with autism
Washington Times
CIP worldwide is a comprehensive postsecondary support program for young adults on the autism spectrum and with other learning differences, according to the organization's website. Karen Thomas, program director of CIP Bloomington, said the program ...

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Study finds autism rates probably haven't changed - Detroit Free Press


Study finds autism rates probably haven't changed
Detroit Free Press
In the largest study of its kind, a Swedish group has determined that actual autism rates probably have not changed in recent years, even though diagnoses of autism cases continue to climb. The research, led by Sebastian Lundstrom and colleagues at the ...

Angels hosting 'Autism Awareness Night' Saturday - MyNewsLA.com


MyNewsLA.com

Angels hosting 'Autism Awareness Night' Saturday
MyNewsLA.com
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will conduct Autism Awareness Night at Saturday night's game against the Detroit Tigers at Angel Stadium, part of an effort throughout Major League Baseball to raise awareness for the fastest growing serious ...

Five things to watch in Sunday's FedEx 400... - NBCSports.com


Charlotte Observer

Five things to watch in Sunday's FedEx 400...
NBCSports.com
He starts second in the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks. Truex, second in the points, has been fast with the same car he ran last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. That car didn't return to the Furniture Row Racing's shop in Denver, Colo., until ...
NASCAR - Sprint Cup - FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks PreviewFresno Bee

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Autism Summer Camp Returns To Las Cruces - KRWG


KRWG

Autism Summer Camp Returns To Las Cruces
KRWG
The Hearts for Autism fund, in conjunction with New Mexico State University Campus Activities host Camp New Amigos - the 6th annual summer camp for children living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) on June 1st-5th at the NMSU Activity Center.

Guest Commentary: Music speaks to kids with autism - The Denver Post


Guest Commentary: Music speaks to kids with autism
The Denver Post
Like most children diagnosed with autism disorder, Sarah is compelled to awkwardly move her body in space and make strange noises, which explains why families like mine are banned from experiencing the performing arts. Our collective experience is a ...

Autism advocacy group keeps issue in the spotlight after lighting it up blue - PR Week


PR Week

Autism advocacy group keeps issue in the spotlight after lighting it up blue
PR Week
Autism Speaks launched Light It Up Blue six years ago to honor the awareness day and celebrate the start of April's Autism Awareness Month. That first year, the condition affected one in 110 children. Today, an estimated one in 68 children in the US ...

Opelika teen with autism receiving hundreds of cards for his 16th birthday - Opelika Auburn News


Opelika Auburn News

Opelika teen with autism receiving hundreds of cards for his 16th birthday
Opelika Auburn News
Jake, who will enter the 10th grade at Opelika High School this year, has non-verbal autism and epilepsy. That makes it extremely difficult for him to communicate, much less develop friendships. He can only speak a few words – often with the gentle ...

Autism run unites families, fosters community - The Courier-Journal


Autism run unites families, fosters community
The Courier-Journal
More than 950 people took to the road at Beckley Creek Park on Saturday morning to for the 10th Annual Outrunning Autism 5K Run and Fun Walk. The run, organized by Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT), raised over $60,000 to help fund ...

Final practice results for FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks yields no ... - FOXSports.com


Heavy.com

Final practice results for FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks yields no ...
FOXSports.com
As if he hadn't already done enough to establish himself as the clear favorite heading into Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, Denny Hamlin again was fastest in Saturday's final practice at Dover International Speedway. The Joe Gibbs Racing ...
NASCAR Dover 2015: FedEx 400 Lineup & Qualifying ResultsHeavy.com
Deja vu: Hamlin fastest yet again in Cup Happy HourNBCSports.com
Hamlin edges Truex for pole at DoverGwinnettdailypost.com
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Air pollution-autism link identified by Pitt researchers - Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)


Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)

Air pollution-autism link identified by Pitt researchers
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
A University of Pittsburgh study has identified an association between air pollution and autism, the third study of its kind in recent years to finger the connection. Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during pregnancy and through the first two ...