Friday, July 31, 2015

Blues to help with cause Outreach educates on autism - Brownsville Herald


Brownsville Herald

Blues to help with cause Outreach educates on autism
Brownsville Herald
Lebby Salinas, a nutritionist and diet specialist, will answer those questions tonight at the Blues for Autism. The event, which will include live music and free food, will take place at Baloos at 115 E. Harrison Ave. Baloos is located upstairs from ...

Landscape of brain ridges may vary with gender in autism - SFARI News


SFARI News

Landscape of brain ridges may vary with gender in autism
SFARI News
A region of the brain involved in interpreting social cues is unusually smooth in boys and men with autism, but normal in girls and women with the disorder. The findings, published 4 July in Molecular Autism, add to mounting evidence that autism ...

Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children - TheNewsTribune.com


Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children
TheNewsTribune.com
Everyone involved in treating children with autism, from the professionals to the parents to the children with autism themselves, can tell you how frustrating the treatment can be. Carson City's Gary Jesch has used his expertise in live animation to ...

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NDIS 'wrong from the start' on autism numbers - The Australian


NDIS 'wrong from the start' on autism numbers
The Australian
Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia (A4) convener Bob Buckley said there was “no consultation with stakeholders, no consultation on autism” before the scheme began trials and only now has a “secret” working group been formed. “The (NDIS) agency has ...

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Michigan a step closer to allowing marijuana for autism - Detroit Free Press


Detroit Free Press

Michigan a step closer to allowing marijuana for autism
Detroit Free Press
LANSING – Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if an official follows the recommendation of a state panel. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted, 4-2, Friday to recommend autism as ...
Michigan medical marijuana panel votes to add autism treatment to state lawMLive.com
Panel recommends medical marijuana for severe autismThe Detroit News
Can medical marijuana treat autism?WDIV Detroit
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Cake convention benefits nonprofit serving kids with autism - KMTV


Cake convention benefits nonprofit serving kids with autism
KMTV
"Our vision is for all children on the autism spectrum and for those with spectrum behaviors to have access to specifically trained autism service and/or therapy dogs to assist with their peer interaction and improve social integration in their schools ...

Michigan medical marijuana panel votes to add autism treatment to state law - MLive.com


MLive.com

Michigan medical marijuana panel votes to add autism treatment to state law
MLive.com
LANSING, MI — The Michigan Medical Marihuana Law Review Panel voted Friday to recommend adding autism as a qualifying condition fit for treatment under the state law. That recommendation now heads to Mike Zimmer, director of the Michigan ...
Michigan a step closer to allowing marijuana for autismDetroit Free Press
Can medical marijuana treat autism?WDIV Detroit
Panel recommends medical marijuana for severe autismThe Detroit News
Washington Times
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Are we ready for a test that could 'pre-diagnose' autism in babies? - Medical Xpress


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Are we ready for a test that could 'pre-diagnose' autism in babies?
Medical Xpress
For children with autism, early intervention is critical. Therapies and education – especially in the first two years of life – can facilitate a child's social development, reduce familial stress and ultimately improve quality of life.
Microsoft's video games to train employees with autismWest - Welfare Society Territory

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NDIS role suspected in the rise of autism diagnoses - The Australian


The Australian

NDIS role suspected in the rise of autism diagnoses
The Australian
Here is something else it knew: every single one of those places bar 55 would be taken up by children with autism. South Australia has some of the best records on autism in the country and it knew how many were out there, despite later claiming to be ...
Autism Spectrum Disorder and the NDISABC Online (blog)

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Public Release: 30-Jul-2015 Young adults with autism show improved social ... - EurekAlert (press release)


Medical Xpress

Public Release: 30-Jul-2015 Young adults with autism show improved social ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA have found that a social skills program for high-functioning young adults with autism spectrum disorder significantly improved the participants' ability to engage with their ...
Young adults with autism show improved social function following UCLA skills ...Medical Xpress

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NDIS 'wrong from the start' on autism numbers - The Australian


The Australian

NDIS 'wrong from the start' on autism numbers
The Australian
Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia (A4) convener Bob Buckley said there was “no consultation with stakeholders, no consultation on autism” before the scheme began trials and only now has a “secret” working group been formed. “The (NDIS) agency has ...
Autism Spectrum Disorder and the NDISABC Online (blog)

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Are we ready for a test that could 'pre-diagnose' autism in babies? - The Conversation US


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Are we ready for a test that could 'pre-diagnose' autism in babies?
The Conversation US
But while we can reliably diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at 24 months, most children are diagnosed much later. This is largely due to a lack of resources, poor adherence to screening guidelines and the fact that primary care physicians are ...
Microsoft's video games to train employees with autismWest - Welfare Society Territory

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Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children - The Olympian


Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children
The Olympian
Everyone involved in treating children with autism, from the professionals to the parents to the children with autism themselves, can tell you how frustrating the treatment can be. Carson City's Gary Jesch has used his expertise in live animation to ...

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Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children - SunHerald.com


Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children
SunHerald.com
Jesch has designed Invirtua 3D Digital Puppeteer TM - a program that combines live animation with autism treatment techniques to provide treatment for children with autism. The Invirtua program had its coming out party at the 2015 National Autism ...

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Young adults with autism show improved social function following UCLA skills ... - Medical Xpress


Young adults with autism show improved social function following UCLA skills ...
Medical Xpress
"There is still a misconception that autism is a childhood disorder," said Elizabeth Laugeson, the founder and director of the UCLA PEERS Clinic, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute and the study's principal ...
Public Release: 30-Jul-2015 Young adults with autism show improved social ...EurekAlert (press release)

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Are we ready for a test that could 'pre-diagnose' autism in babies? - The Conversation US


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Are we ready for a test that could 'pre-diagnose' autism in babies?
The Conversation US
But while we can reliably diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at 24 months, most children are diagnosed much later. This is largely due to a lack of resources, poor adherence to screening guidelines and the fact that primary care physicians are ...
Microsoft's video games to train employees with autismWest - Welfare Society Territory

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Cancer and Autism: Mysterious Deaths of Alternative Health Doctors Who Have ... - Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Cancer and Autism: Mysterious Deaths of Alternative Health Doctors Who Have ...
Center for Research on Globalization
Dr. Jeffrey Bradstreet, MD, an alternative autism specialist, and Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, MD, an alternative cancer specialist, saw the truth and were willing to step outside of the standard allopathic medical model for treating cancer and autism. They ...

Autism Cost In America Could Reach $1 Trillion In 10 Years - International Business Times


International Business Times

Autism Cost In America Could Reach $1 Trillion In 10 Years
International Business Times
Autism caring cost in the United States could reach about $500 billion by 2025, according to new study. In this photo, dated Arpil 18, 2015, an autistic child with the help of her father gets a pat down search by Transportation Security Administration ...
Autism costs could skyrocket, experts warnCBS News
Autism Care Costs Could Hit $500 Billion by 2025WebMD
Autism Costs Projected To SoarDisability Scoop
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Can medical marijuana treat autism? - WDIV Detroit


WDIV Detroit

Can medical marijuana treat autism?
WDIV Detroit
OTHERS SAY THERE NEEDS TO BE MORE RESEARCH, A VOTE COULD DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT AUTISM MAKES IT ON THE LIST FOR CONDITIONS THAT CAN BE TREATED BY MEDICAL MARIJUANA. LAUREN PODELL IS WORKING ON THIS ...
State panel to vote on medical marijuana for autismThe Detroit News

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State panel to vote on medical marijuana for autism - The Detroit News


The Detroit News

State panel to vote on medical marijuana for autism
The Detroit News
... to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan. Supporters say oil extracted from marijuana has been effective in controlling severe physical behavior by kids with autism. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel is meeting on ...

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Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children - The Bellingham Herald


Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children
The Bellingham Herald
Everyone involved in treating children with autism, from the professionals to the parents to the children with autism themselves, can tell you how frustrating the treatment can be. Carson City's Gary Jesch has used his expertise in live animation to ...

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Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children - Bradenton Herald


Autism breakthrough: Animation program helps children
Bradenton Herald
Jesch has designed Invirtua 3D Digital Puppeteer TM - a program that combines live animation with autism treatment techniques to provide treatment for children with autism. The Invirtua program had its coming out party at the 2015 National Autism ...

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State panel to vote on medical marijuana for autism - WLNS


WLNS

State panel to vote on medical marijuana for autism
WLNS
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A state panel is meeting again to consider whether to add extreme forms of autism to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan. Supporters say oil extracted from marijuana has been effective in controlling ...
Big Vote On Autism And Medical Marijuana Tomorrow In MichiganThe Weed Blog (blog)

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State panel to vote on medical marijuana for autism - The Idaho Statesman


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State panel to vote on medical marijuana for autism
The Idaho Statesman
LANSING, Mich. — A state panel is meeting again to consider whether to add extreme forms of autism to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan. Supporters say oil extracted from marijuana has been effective in controlling severe ...
Big Vote On Autism And Medical Marijuana Tomorrow In MichiganThe Weed Blog (blog)

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Simmons Alum Has a Startup to Help Families With Autistic Children - BostInno


BostInno

Simmons Alum Has a Startup to Help Families With Autistic Children
BostInno
Pei Pan Morrone should know: The Simmons alum, who has worked for Liberty Mutual, Partners Healthcare and Monster Worldwide, saw her whole life change dramatically when her son was diagnosed with PDD-NOS—one of the three autism spectrum ...

Autism in the workplace: 'Always thought you were a bit weird' - The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

Autism in the workplace: 'Always thought you were a bit weird'
The Guardian (blog)
So would “coming out” about my autism help at work? Responses varied. For some it was a confirmation: always thought you were a bit weird. For others, being autistic suddenly rendered me incapable of doing the job I'd always done; here, let me get that ...
My Autistic Children Are Not a BurdenHuffington Post
Autistic kids in crisis deserve better from IWKTheChronicleHerald.ca
The Spectrum – Part 4 – OpportunitiesAutism Daily Newscast

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Light across the spectrum: the challenges of autism in Iran - The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

Light across the spectrum: the challenges of autism in Iran
The Guardian (blog)
Autism is a neurological disorder, usually graded in severity along a spectrum. It causes problems with thinking, feeling, language, and relating to others. There are no reliable figures for its global extent. The World Health Organisation noted in ...

Coombs: Reno High grad won't be defined by autism - Reno Gazette Journal


Reno Gazette Journal

Coombs: Reno High grad won't be defined by autism
Reno Gazette Journal
Mark was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2. It was first noticeable as his social skills weren't developing as expected and this has lead to a lifetime of difficulty making and keeping friends for Mark. As a result of his autism, Mark suffered a ...

School for children with autism burglarized - WXIA-TV


WXIA-TV

School for children with autism burglarized
WXIA-TV
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga -- With the start of the school years approaching fast, a school for children with Autism is in dire need of help. The Cumberland Academy of Georgia was burglarized sometime during the early morning hours on Monday. The burglars ...
Local school for autistic children burglarizedWSB Atlanta

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