Thursday, March 31, 2016

Autism Festival slated for Saturday - Brownsville Herald


Brownsville Herald

Autism Festival slated for Saturday
Brownsville Herald
The first Autism Festival, which will be held Saturday at Dean Porter Park, starts with a one mile walk/run at 7:30 a.m. Visitors can still register prior to the event for a $15 flat fee. Those planning to participate in the walk are encouraged to wear ...

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Genetic Testing Key for Early Autism Diagnosis, Treatment, Says Expert - Utah Business


Genetic Testing Key for Early Autism Diagnosis, Treatment, Says Expert
Utah Business
Genetic testing for autism is crucial for correct and quick treatment of the disorder, said a scholar and author whose expertise in the field is bolstered by a lifetime of living with it. Temple Grandin, Ph.D., an author and speaker renowned for her ...

To diagnose autism, watch the eyes - Gizmag


Gizmag

To diagnose autism, watch the eyes
Gizmag
When diagnosing autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, doctors currently rely on reports from parents, and direct observations, but those methods don't always produce concrete results. Now, researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have looked to remote ...

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Mason City couple raising two sons with autism - Mason City Globe Gazette


Mason City Globe Gazette

Mason City couple raising two sons with autism
Mason City Globe Gazette
Three-year-old Jacob Bonwell, who is autistic along with his older brother Nicholas, hides behind a large pillow as he and family watch the movie "Turbo" Wednesday at their home in Mason City. Jacob's mother, Jackie, said he and Nicholas can be over ...

School admits teacher duct taped student with autism - KTRK-TV


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School admits teacher duct taped student with autism
KTRK-TV
Armando Howato, 11, has autism, and doctors say he has the mental capacity of a second grader. Last week, his father says a teacher at Aces East School in Tempe wrapped his legs in duct tape. The school has released a statement admitting the teacher ...

'Autism Cop' Honored For Educating Law Enforcement On Disorders - CBS Local


CBS Local

'Autism Cop' Honored For Educating Law Enforcement On Disorders
CBS Local
ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A St. Paul police officer who's been dubbed “the autism cop” has a new title Thursday evening: Officer Rob Zink is the St. Paul Police Department's Officer of the year. Officer Zink is known for his work helping officers ...

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Bridging the Autism employment gap - whnt.com


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Bridging the Autism employment gap
whnt.com
He says age 21 is typically the cutoff for high school enrollment. After that, it's up to parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to figure out what's next. For young people with an interest in computers, the answer may be a computer ...

US Autism Rate Steady at 1 in 68: CDC - Medscape


Medscape

US Autism Rate Steady at 1 in 68: CDC
Medscape
Rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have not changed in the United States, although it is too soon to say whether autism prevalence is stabilizing, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday. According to the latest ...

Autism awareness - Houston Chronicle


Houston Chronicle

Autism awareness
Houston Chronicle
Currently, about one in 68 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a sharp increase from the autism rate just a decade ago. While building awareness of autism is ...
Raising awareness for autismBowling Green Daily News
LIght It Up Blue campaign kicks off to promote Autism Awareness MonthWPBF West Palm Beach
Area businesses, families recognize World Autism Day with blue lights Saturday, April 2The Oakland Press
ChristianityToday.com -Pacific Daily News -STLtoday.com
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CDC reports no change in autism prevalence - CNN International


CNN International

CDC reports no change in autism prevalence
CNN International
(CNN) One in 68 children has autism, according to the latest government report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While the current report (showing data from 2012) shows no change in prevalence from the 2014 report (showing data from ...
Autism rate among US children held steady 2010-2012: CDCReuters
Autism rate in US kids remains steadyCBS News
No Change In Autism Rate Among US KidsCBS Local
NorthJersey.com -Deseret News -New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
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Autism event hopes to provide connection to help - Mankato Free Press


Mankato Free Press

Autism event hopes to provide connection to help
Mankato Free Press
Donations made will go toward a variety of autism programs run by the Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition. Robin Boeke, chair of the board for the organization, said the event has helped out greatly since starting about nine years ago. Families not ...
Helping Autism with horsesABC 10 News NOW

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5 Questions with autism center director Mary Rosswurm - Indianapolis Star


Indianapolis Star

5 Questions with autism center director Mary Rosswurm
Indianapolis Star
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 68 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder each year, making it one of the fastest-growing disabilities in the United States. Mary Rosswurm's personal experience gives ...
Action for Autism: SARRC courses help families adjust, learn about autismKTAR.com
KTAR News and SARRC: 9th Annual Action For Autism To Raise AwarenessParent Herald

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Legoland to Make Park More Sensory-Friendly for Kids With Autism - The Mighty


The Mighty

Legoland to Make Park More Sensory-Friendly for Kids With Autism
The Mighty
Today Legoland Florida announced they are partnering with Autism Speaks to make the amusement park and resort in Winter Haven, Florida, a more sensory-friendly place for children on the spectrum. The park is currently installing “a large panel of ...
Legoland Florida Resort partners with Autism SpeaksOrlando Sentinel

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Autism rate among US children held steady 2010-2012: CDC - Reuters


Reuters

Autism rate among US children held steady 2010-2012: CDC
Reuters
ATLANTA Autism rates among U.S. children were unchanged between 2010 and 2012, but it remains too early to know whether a rise in diagnoses over the last decade has stabilized, researchers at the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control said on ...
Autism rate in US kids remains steadyCBS News
No Change In Autism Rate Among US KidsCBS Local
N.J. has highest rate of children diagnosed with autism again, officials sayNorthJersey.com
Deseret News -Indianapolis Star -Gizmag
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Action for Autism: SARRC courses help families adjust, learn about autism - KTAR.com


KTAR.com

Action for Autism: SARRC courses help families adjust, learn about autism
KTAR.com
PHOENIX — Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control, yet it is the most underfunded when it comes to research and program development in the country. The Southwest Autism ...

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CDC Finds No Change In Autism Prevalence - Disability Scoop


Disability Scoop

CDC Finds No Change In Autism Prevalence
Disability Scoop
The latest numbers come from data collected on 8-year-old children in 2012 through the CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, which regularly tracks prevalence of such conditions among children in 11 communities by reviewing ...
2 Your Health: No change in how common autism is in US kids: about 1 in 68WCBD News 2
No change in how common autism is in US kids: about 1 in 68The San Diego Union-Tribune
Utah Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Data Errors and Research Misconduct as CDC Report Releases US Autism Rate ...Age of Autism

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Autism rate in US kids remains steady - CBS News


CBS News

Autism rate in US kids remains steady
CBS News
The autism rate among school-aged children in the United States has held steady in recent years, but it's too early to determine whether rates are stabilizing, according to a federal government report released Thursday. The autism rate was 1 in 68 ...
CDC Finds No Change In Autism PrevalenceDisability Scoop
2 Your Health: No change in how common autism is in US kids: about 1 in 68WCBD News 2
No change in how common autism is in US kids: about 1 in 68The San Diego Union-Tribune
Age of Autism
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Ringling artist creates autism murals at SMART in Manatee - Bradenton Herald


Bradenton Herald

Ringling artist creates autism murals at SMART in Manatee
Bradenton Herald
Natalie Palumbo, above, a motion design major from Ringling College of Art and Design, worked several days recently to create two murals at Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy, also known as SMART, for World Autism Awareness Day. One of ...

Sesame Street Launches Part 2 of Autism Initiative - The Mighty


The Mighty

Sesame Street Launches Part 2 of Autism Initiative
The Mighty
In October, Sesame Street launched “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children,” an online initiative providing resources for viewers on the spectrum, as well as educating the general public about autism. A big part of this was the ...

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No Change In Autism Rate Among US Kids - CBS Local


CBS Local

No Change In Autism Rate Among US Kids
CBS Local
ATLANTA (AP) – A government report released Thursday shows no change in how common autism is among U.S. children. About 1 in 68 school-aged children have autism or related disorders. That's the same as it was when health officials checked two years ...
Utah's autism rate plateaus after 6-year surgeSalt Lake Tribune
CDC report: Autism rate holding steadyDeseret News
NJ has highest rate of children diagnosed with autism again, officials sayNorthJersey.com
Indianapolis Star -The Seattle Times -U.S. News & World Report
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Raising awareness for autism - Bowling Green Daily News


Bowling Green Daily News

Raising awareness for autism
Bowling Green Daily News
This is the third year for the free event and the community is encouraged to wear blue and celebrate people living on the autism spectrum. Saturday is World Autism Awareness Day and there will be activities available for the whole family – a blue ...
Area businesses, families recognize World Autism Day with blue lights Saturday, April 2The Oakland Press
OUR VIEW: Autism Awareness Fair offers support, public awarenessPacific Daily News
My Son's Autism Changed Everything—Even Our ChurchChristianityToday.com
Dhaka Tribune -Cordele Dispatch -Eagle Radio
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Legoland Florida Resort partners with Autism Speaks - Orlando Sentinel


Orlando Sentinel

Legoland Florida Resort partners with Autism Speaks
Orlando Sentinel
To make Legoland Florida Resort more autism-friendly, park leaders are partnering with Autism Speaks to create experiences and spaces for children with autism and their families. A large panel of hands-on, sensory stimulating activities is currently ...

Autism estimate stops rising for U.S. kids - San Jose Mercury News


Indianapolis Star

Autism estimate stops rising for U.S. kids
San Jose Mercury News
For decades, autism meant kids with severe language, intellectual and social impairments and unusual, repetitious behaviors. But the definition has gradually expanded and now includes milder, related conditions. The causes of autism are still not known.
Utah's autism rate plateaus after 6-year surgeSalt Lake Tribune
5 Questions with autism center director Mary RosswurmIndianapolis Star
Is the dramatic rise in autism tapering off?STAT
CBS Local -Deseret News
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Utah's autism rate plateaus after 6-year surge - Salt Lake Tribune


Indianapolis Star

Utah's autism rate plateaus after 6-year surge
Salt Lake Tribune
One in roughly 58 Utah 8-year-olds have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to the review of 2013 data. It's a slight dip since 2010 — when the diagnosis rate was 1 in 54 — but researchers say the decline is not statistically ...
5 Questions with autism center director Mary RosswurmIndianapolis Star
No change in how common autism is in US kids: about 1 in 68WSB Atlanta
NJ has highest rate of children diagnosed with autism again, officials sayNorthJersey.com
CBS Local -PR Newswire (press release)
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Neil Young joins Stephen Stills' 4th Light Up the Blues autism benefit - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Neil Young joins Stephen Stills' 4th Light Up the Blues autism benefit
Los Angeles Times
Stephen Stills and his long-ago Buffalo Springfield band mate Neil Young will take part again in Stills' fourth Light Up the Blues concert to benefit Autism Speaks, scheduled for May 21 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Young was among Stills ...

No Change in How Common Autism Is in US Kids: About 1 in 68 - ABC News


Indianapolis Star

No Change in How Common Autism Is in US Kids: About 1 in 68
ABC News
A government report released Thursday shows no change in how common autism is among U.S. children. About 1 in 68 school-aged children have autism or related disorders. That's the same as it was when health officials checked two years earlier. The lack ...
5 Questions with autism center director Mary RosswurmIndianapolis Star
Utah's autism rate plateaus after 6-year surgeSalt Lake Tribune
Latest CDC Figures Show Autism Rates Holding SteadyCBS Local
Daily Star Gazette -PR Newswire (press release)
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