Saturday, April 30, 2016

Artist inspires at Rally for Autism - Huntington Herald Dispatch


Huntington Herald Dispatch

Artist inspires at Rally for Autism
Huntington Herald Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - Dozens of colors lit up Ritter Park Saturday morning as hundreds of people wearing colorful team T-shirts came to together for the 15th annual Rally for Autism. The colors were reminiscent of what Michael Tolleson, an artist with Asperger ...

Orem, Provo police expand training to help better serve autism community - Daily Herald


Orem, Provo police expand training to help better serve autism community
Daily Herald
The prevalence rate of autism in Utah is one of the highest in the country. In fact, only New Jersey's prevalence rate is higher. This means police and law enforcement in Utah are fairly likely to come across an individual with autism, whether it's an ...

Summer Meltdown festival brings awareness to autism - Santa Clarita Valley Signal


Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Summer Meltdown festival brings awareness to autism
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Communication, goal-setting and teamwork are just three important skills Santa Clarita Valley students learned as they worked to organize the annual Summer Meltdown Art and Music Festival held on Saturday. The Yes I Can Unity Through Music, Art and ...

Autism school - CT Post


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Autism school
CT Post
As many know and others may not, April was Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a developmental disability that impairs one's social and communication skills. One of the obstacles that many individuals with autism face is access to a quality education ...
First Annual Autism Awareness Street Festival in Jersey City underway (PHOTOS)NJ.com
Toms River Schools Commemorate Autism Awareness MonthPatch.com
Higgins raises awareness of autism with House speechNiagara Frontier Publications
Elite Daily (blog) -nwitimes.com -The Nation
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Study Finds 25 Percent Higher Rate of Autism Where Mosquito Killer Is Sprayed From Planes - Newsweek


Newsweek

Study Finds 25 Percent Higher Rate of Autism Where Mosquito Killer Is Sprayed From Planes
Newsweek
But as all eyes turn to mosquito prevention, new research released Saturday finds a connection between one common method of mosquito control—spraying insecticide from planes—and heightened incidence of autism in children born where it occurs.
The Link Between Mosquito Spraying and AutismTIME
Aerial spraying to combat mosquitoes linked to increased risk of autism in childrenScience Daily
Pesticides spread by airplane linked to 25% increase in autism riskInternational Business Times UK
U.S. News & World Report -Times of India
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First Start helps children with autism learn and grow - Janesville Gazette


Janesville Gazette

First Start helps children with autism learn and grow
Janesville Gazette
“Both of our boys were diagnosed with autism before the age of 2, and the news was devastating because we really didn't know what to expect,” said Phillips of Cuyahoga Falls. “But when I look at them, they are our perfect babies and we will do the very ...

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Autism advocates look to tech but cash is an issue - ABC10.com


Autism advocates look to tech but cash is an issue
ABC10.com
SAN FRANCISCO – Some autism advocates are hopeful technology, from robots to custom-programmed Google Glass, can help individuals with the complex brain condition. “Technology can lead an autistic person to contribute to society when doing so face ...

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Practicing for a smoother flight with autism - South Bend Tribune


South Bend Tribune

Practicing for a smoother flight with autism
South Bend Tribune
Sophia joined 22 other young people with autism and their families Saturday to rehearse the full process of checking into and even boarding a 50-seat airplane at South Bend International Airport. Autism's trigger points surrounded them: touch, noise ...

North Dakota families 'devastated' after losing expected waivers for autism services to budget cuts - Grand Forks Herald


Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota families 'devastated' after losing expected waivers for autism services to budget cuts
Grand Forks Herald
MiKynna, who was diagnosed with autism when she was 15 months old, comes to Red Door Pediatric Therapy three times a week for speech and occupational therapy sessions. During the session, Joersz has her complete a puzzle to hone her fine motor ...

Eyecare center makes doctor's visits easy for kids with autism - WTOC


Eyecare center makes doctor's visits easy for kids with autism
WTOC
Misty Kearney who is a refractive consultant at West Eye Care Center says their waiting room can be a little challenging for kids with autism. "Because we have nine surgeons and one optometrist on this campus, we can have a pretty crowded facility to ...

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Autism Friendly Barons Game set for Sunday - WIAT 42


WIAT 42

Autism Friendly Barons Game set for Sunday
WIAT 42
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Happening Sunday, it's a chance for families to enjoy a day at the ballpark, with special considerations for loved ones diagnosed with autism. It's the third annual Autism Friendly Barons Game. The game will feature calming ...

Parents of Twins with Autism Open Up About the App They Created to Help Kids Develop Social Skills: It's 'Incredible ... - People Magazine


People Magazine

Parents of Twins with Autism Open Up About the App They Created to Help Kids Develop Social Skills: It's 'Incredible ...
People Magazine
Shari Grande and her husband call the day their two-year-old son Elijah was diagnosed with autism "the day of nevers." "His physician told us he'll never talk, he'll never interact, it was just one 'never' after the next," Grande, 49, tells PEOPLE ...

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First Start helps children with autism learn and grow - Janesville Gazette


Janesville Gazette

First Start helps children with autism learn and grow
Janesville Gazette
“Both of our boys were diagnosed with autism before the age of 2, and the news was devastating because we really didn't know what to expect,” said Phillips of Cuyahoga Falls. “But when I look at them, they are our perfect babies and we will do the very ...

and more »

First Annual Autism Awareness Street Festival in Jersey City underway (PHOTOS) - NJ.com


NJ.com

First Annual Autism Awareness Street Festival in Jersey City underway (PHOTOS)
NJ.com
JERSEY CITY -- City residents, nonprofits and businesses joined together to bring attention to autism today at the First Annual Autism Awareness Street Festival in Jersey City. The lively event, which kicked off at 11 a.m. on First Street between ...
Toms River Schools Commemorate Autism Awareness MonthPatch.com
Aerial spraying to combat mosquitos linked to increased risk of autism in childrenMedical Xpress
Higgins raises awareness of autism with House speechNiagara Frontier Publications
gulfnews.com -Elite Daily (blog) -CT Post
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Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screening - Science Daily


Medical Daily

Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screening
Science Daily
Researchers say children with autism who were born before the 2007 recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that all children be screened for the disorder at the 18- and 24-month well child visits were diagnosed significantly later ...
Kids With Autism Who Wander: Largest Study To Date Reveals Prevalence And Dangers Of Popular BehaviorMedical Daily
'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With AutismHealthDay
Autism Diagnosed at Younger AgesPhilly.com
EurekAlert (press release)
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Valor Fight Night raises money for Autism awareness - WVLT


WVLT

Valor Fight Night raises money for Autism awareness
WVLT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - On Friday night, some of the best fighters in the southeast went at it to raise money for the 'Fighting for Autism' organization. The group's mission is to improve the quality of life for children and families living with ...
Local mixed martial artists raise money for autism researchKnoxville News Sentinel

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The Link Between Mosquito Spraying and Autism - TIME


TIME

The Link Between Mosquito Spraying and Autism
TIME
In the new findings, presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 meeting, researchers looked at the rates of autism and developmental delays from eight zip codes in a region of New York that is exposed to yearly airplane pesticide spraying to ...
Study Finds 25 Percent Higher Rate of Autism Where Mosquito Killer Is Sprayed From PlanesNewsweek
Pesticides spread by airplane linked to 25% increase in autism riskInternational Business Times UK
Study Suggests Aerial Pesticide Spraying Tied to Higher Autism RatesU.S. News & World Report
Times of India
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Eyecare center makes doctor's visits easy for kids with autism - WTVM


Eyecare center makes doctor's visits easy for kids with autism
WTVM
To better promote Autism Awareness Month, staff at West Georgia Eye Care Center strategized better ways to accommodate those autism. A employee of West Georgia Eye Care Center introduced her mother who is a paraprofessional in the Special ...

Child prodigy proves autism isn't a roadblock - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Child prodigy proves autism isn't a roadblock
USA TODAY
He'll be performing during two free concerts with the orchestra on the Space Coast this weekend, with proceeds being split between The Scott Center for Autism at Florida Institute of Technology and the nonprofit Autism Speaks. The concerts are:.

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Kids With Autism Who Wander: Largest Study To Date Reveals Prevalence And Dangers Of Popular Behavior - Medical Daily


Medical Daily

Kids With Autism Who Wander: Largest Study To Date Reveals Prevalence And Dangers Of Popular Behavior
Medical Daily
Parenting a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder comes with a number of difficulties and hardships, but there's one ASD behavior that is not just worrisome, it's downright life-threatening. Eloping, or wandering off, is fairly common among ASD ...
Early Autism Diagnoses Can Bring Earlier InterventionPsychCentral.com (blog)
Autism Diagnosed at Younger AgesHealthDay
'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With AutismU.S. News & World Report

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Toms River Schools Commemorate Autism Awareness Month - Patch.com


Patch.com

Toms River Schools Commemorate Autism Awareness Month
Patch.com
TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The Toms River Regional Board of Education marked Autism Awareness Month by adopting a resolution in honor of the students it serves. Superintendent David Healy, who announced the resolution, noted statistics from the Centers for ...
Higgins raises awareness of autism with House speechNiagara Frontier Publications
Autism school to open in Qatargulfnews.com
What Growing Up In An Autistic Family Taught Me About AcceptanceElite Daily (blog)
nwitimes.com -CT Post
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Higgins raises awareness of autism with House speech - Niagara Frontier Publications


Elite Daily (blog)

Higgins raises awareness of autism with House speech
Niagara Frontier Publications
Congressman Brian Higgins spoke about autism spectrum disorder in a speech on the House Floor as part of Autism Awareness Month. The month of April is used to shine light on ASD, increase knowledge of the condition, and embrace those who are ...
Autism school to open in Qatargulfnews.com
What Growing Up In An Autistic Family Taught Me About AcceptanceElite Daily (blog)
Free screenings, activities in honor of Autism Awareness Monthnwitimes.com
CT Post -Patch.com -The Nation
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School drumming program helps local students with autism - myfox8.com


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School drumming program helps local students with autism
myfox8.com
JAMESTOWN, N.C. -- Throughout April, there has been a national effort to bring awareness to autism and occupational therapy. A Guilford County school is bringing attention to both issues through a drumming program it implemented about two years ago.

Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screening - Medical Xpress


HealthDay

Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal screening
Medical Xpress
Researchers say children with autism who were born before the 2007 recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that all children be screened for the disorder at the 18- and 24-month well child visits were diagnosed significantly later ...
Higgins raises awareness of autism with House speechNiagara Frontier Publications
Autism Diagnosed at Younger AgesHealthDay
'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With AutismU.S. News & World Report
Elite Daily (blog) -nwitimes.com -Llanelli Star
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Autism Friendly Barons Game set for Sunday - WIAT 42


WIAT 42

Autism Friendly Barons Game set for Sunday
WIAT 42
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Happening Sunday, it's a chance for families to enjoy a day at the ballpark, with special considerations for loved ones diagnosed with autism. It's the third annual Autism Friendly Barons Game. It features calming stations ...

Early Autism Diagnoses Can Bring Earlier Intervention - PsychCentral.com (blog)


PsychCentral.com (blog)

Early Autism Diagnoses Can Bring Earlier Intervention
PsychCentral.com (blog)
According to researchers, children with autism who were born before the 2007 recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that all children be screened for the disorder at the 18- and 24-month well child visits were diagnosed ...
Autism Diagnosed at Younger AgesHealthDay
'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With AutismU.S. News & World Report
What Growing Up In An Autistic Family Taught Me About AcceptanceElite Daily (blog)
Niagara Frontier Publications -nwitimes.com
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Controversy complicates options for kids with autism - OregonLive.com


Controversy complicates options for kids with autism
OregonLive.com
Like Portland's Loreta and Bojan Boskovic, many parents seeking therapies for children with autism find themselves weighing complicated treatment options. It doesn't help that the use of communication aides for people with autism has been a ...

'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism - HealthDay


HealthDay

'Wandering' a Hazard for More Than a Third of Kids With Autism
HealthDay
"Wandering places children with autism spectrum disorders at risk of serious injury or even death once they are away from adult supervision," study senior investigator Dr. Andrew Adesman said in a Northwell Health news release. Adesman is chief of ...

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