Sunday, July 31, 2016

Police Seek Public's Help In Locating Missing Lakewood Man With Autism - CBS Local


CBS Local

Police Seek Public's Help In Locating Missing Lakewood Man With Autism
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department are seeking the public's help in locating Kevin Huynh, who was last seen leaving his residence on the 6100 block of Bellflower Boulevard in Lakewood, at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Huynh ...

Jill Stein Deletes Tweet That Says "There's No Evidence That Autism Is Caused By Vaccines" - Gizmodo


Gizmodo

Jill Stein Deletes Tweet That Says "There's No Evidence That Autism Is Caused By Vaccines"
Gizmodo
Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party's candidate for president, just wants someone to like her. The function she served in this election, thus far, is to preemptively blame progressives if Trump gets elected. It's unfair to criticize Dr. Stein for merely ...

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Dogs can help kids with autism - UPI.com


UPI.com

Dogs can help kids with autism
UPI.com
SUNDAY, July 31, 2016 -- Raising a child with autism can be fraught with stressful days, but new research suggests the family pooch might bring parents some relief. For more than two years, British researchers followed families of children with autism ...

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Alex Perry jokes about drugs and autism in bizarre introduction at Australian première of Absolutely Fabulous - Daily Mail


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Alex Perry jokes about drugs and autism in bizarre introduction at Australian première of Absolutely Fabulous
Daily Mail
He's a designer to the stars, judge on Australia's Next Top Model and known to make controversial comments on social media. And on Sunday, as Alex Perry introduced Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as MC at the Sydney premiere of their new film ...
Alex Perry pokes fun at David Jones, drugs and autism at Absolutely Fabulous movie premiereThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Back 2 School Block Party to raise awareness for autism - SCNow


SCNow

Back 2 School Block Party to raise awareness for autism
SCNow
FLORENCE, S.C. – To celebrate children, particularly those with autism and other special needs, Leya Elijah-Eller of the Pee Dee Community Arts Team will host a back-to-school block party from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Rooms R Us on ...

Autism Asperger ACT merger with Marymead prompted by NDIS funding limbo - The Canberra Times


The Canberra Times

Autism Asperger ACT merger with Marymead prompted by NDIS funding limbo
The Canberra Times
A key support service for more than 2000 people affected by autism and Asperger's syndrome has been saved by a last-minute merger after funding changes sparked by the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme cast doubt over its future ...

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A small moment can make someone's day at Autism Ontario Kids camp - Toronto Star


A small moment can make someone's day at Autism Ontario Kids camp
Toronto Star
Martin Chambers, 29, is a senior counsellor at Autism Ontario Kids (AOK) day camp. For every summer I can remember I have worked at a day camp. I've moved around and taken some summers off, but for the last few years, I have put my sunscreen on at the ...

Au-some event to raise funds for local autism support - The Sheboygan Press


The Sheboygan Press

Au-some event to raise funds for local autism support
The Sheboygan Press
SHEBOYGAN – The Au-some Social and Support Group of Sheboygan County serves as a safe place for families with a child on the spectrum to vent about roadblocks, share insight and have fun together without worrying about their child's symptoms.

Alex Perry pokes fun at David Jones, drugs and autism at Absolutely Fabulous movie premiere - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Alex Perry pokes fun at David Jones, drugs and autism at Absolutely Fabulous movie premiere
The Sydney Morning Herald
Three years after being unceremoniously dumped by David Jones, fashion designer Alex Perry has taken a public swipe at the department store while joking about drug use in the fashion industry. "When you watch Ab Fab and you see Patsy coming out of the ...

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Autism Asperger ACT merger with Marymead prompted by NDIS funding limbo - The Canberra Times


The Canberra Times

Autism Asperger ACT merger with Marymead prompted by NDIS funding limbo
The Canberra Times
A key support service for more than 2000 people affected by autism and Asperger's syndrome has been saved by a last-minute merger after funding changes sparked by the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme cast doubt over its future ...

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McDonald's gives boy with autism free fries for a year - WLS-TV


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McDonald's gives boy with autism free fries for a year
WLS-TV
"We are aware of an unfortunate misunderstanding between one of our managers and a guest who has a child with autism spectrum disorder. While we typically do not allow guests to bring in food from other restaurants, we always strive to be sensitive to ...
North Carolina boy with autism turned away from restaurant ...KGO-TV

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McDonald's gives boy with autism free fries for a year | abc7ny.com - WABC-TV


WABC-TV

McDonald's gives boy with autism free fries for a year | abc7ny.com
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A McDonald's franchise owner in Rocky Mount watched the story on ABC11 about a boy with autism who was treated indifferently at another area restaurant ...
North Carolina boy with autism turned away from restaurant ...KGO-TV

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Suzanne Wright, autism advocate, dies at 69 - CNN


People Magazine

Suzanne Wright, autism advocate, dies at 69
CNN
Wright and her husband, former NBC chief executive Bob Wright, founded the charity in 2005 after their grandson, Christian, was diagnosed with autism. The organization has lobbied for laws that help families caring for children with autism, worked with ...
Suzanne Wright, Co-Founder of Autism Speaks, Has Died at 69People Magazine
Autism Speaks founder Suzanne Wright of Palm Beach, Conn., dies ...Palm Beach Daily News
Autism Speaks Co-Founder Suzanne Wright Dies at 69NBCNews.com
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Region Ten Hosts First Autism Conference in Albemarle County - NBC 29 News


NBC 29 News

Region Ten Hosts First Autism Conference in Albemarle County
NBC 29 News
Hundreds of people from across the commonwealth came to a conference in Albemarle County Saturday to work together to better raise awareness of autism and its effects. The DoubleTree hotel was filled Saturday with more than 400 people for the 2016 ...
Grandin: Autistic people need to be challengedMartinsville Bulletin

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Parents outraged after autism charity cuts back on vital services - Irish Independent


Irish Independent

Parents outraged after autism charity cuts back on vital services
Irish Independent
The Irish autism charity once fronted by former Boyzone singer Keith Duffy has been lambasted by parents after announcing that it is to cut back its outreach services to children with autism and will focus "exclusively" on national advocacy ...

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Suzanne Wright, autism advocate, dies at 69 - CNN


People Magazine

Suzanne Wright, autism advocate, dies at 69
CNN
Wright and her husband, former NBC chief executive Bob Wright, founded the charity in 2005 after their grandson, Christian, was diagnosed with autism. The organization has lobbied for laws that help families caring for children with autism, worked with ...
Suzanne Wright, Co-Founder of Autism Speaks, Has Died at 69People Magazine
Autism Speaks founder Suzanne Wright of Palm Beach, Conn., dies ...Palm Beach Daily News
Autism Speaks Co-Founder Suzanne Wright Dies at 69NBCNews.com
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Research thousands of British men have gone undiagnosed with Autism - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Research thousands of British men have gone undiagnosed with Autism
Daily Mail
According to UK charity the National Autistic Society (NAS), ASD in adults can often be a 'hidden disability' with sufferers simply being thought of by those around them as 'a bit odd'. Indeed, Justine Sullivan, 44, admits that it was his 'interesting ...

McDonald's gives boy with autism free fries for a year - KTRK-TV


KTRK-TV

McDonald's gives boy with autism free fries for a year
KTRK-TV
"We are aware of an unfortunate misunderstanding between one of our managers and a guest who has a child with autism spectrum disorder. While we typically do not allow guests to bring in food from other restaurants, we always strive to be sensitive to ...
North Carolina boy with autism turned away from restaurantKGO-TV

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Rain can't put damper on HS Senior Game and Autism Awareness Fundraiser - SILive.com


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Rain can't put damper on HS Senior Game and Autism Awareness Fundraiser
SILive.com
Even though the Fifth Annual Staten Island High School Baseball Senior Game for Autism Awareness was stopped early due to rain, it did not put a damper on the day's festivities. As a part of One on One Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation's ...

Parents outraged after autism charity cuts back on vital services - Irish Independent


Irish Independent

Parents outraged after autism charity cuts back on vital services
Irish Independent
The Irish autism charity once fronted by former Boyzone singer Keith Duffy has been lambasted by parents after announcing that it is to cut back its outreach services to children with autism and will focus "exclusively" on national advocacy ...

Cleveland Autism Speaks to hold Chef Gala | WKYC.com - WKYC-TV


WKYC-TV

Cleveland Autism Speaks to hold Chef Gala | WKYC.com
WKYC-TV
Autism Speaks is getting ready to host the 2016 Cleveland Autism Speaks Chef Gala.

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Autism and fear: Thanks for the kudos for officers - The Seattle Times


Autism and fear: Thanks for the kudos for officers
The Seattle Times
I would like to commend you for your excellent column “I have a son with autism, and I feared calling the police” [Opinion, July 29]. In particular, I appreciated the credit you gave to the lawsuit of Ostling v. Bainbridge Island for providing an ...

UC Davis researchers seek autism treatment in monkey's brains - Sacramento Bee


Sacramento Bee

UC Davis researchers seek autism treatment in monkey's brains
Sacramento Bee
Medicine isn't an option for the kids UC Davis psychiatry professor David Amaral sees in his decadelong study tracking the brain development of autistic children. That likely won't change in the near future, he said, because “we're still trying to ...

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Man with autism finds voice through Disney - Denton Record Chronicle


Denton Record Chronicle

Man with autism finds voice through Disney
Denton Record Chronicle
“When [Suskin] was diagnosed with regressive autism, he lost his ability to communicate and connect with his parents,” said Williams, who we spoke to on the phone during a promotional tour for the film. “[Suskind's] parents, Ron and Cornelia, were ...

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Monash University academic denied permanent residency because of autistic son - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Monash University academic denied permanent residency because of autistic son
The Sydney Morning Herald
Biswajit Banik and his wife Sarmin Sayeed knew it wasn't easy raising a child with autism, but were happy doing it in Australia after moving from Bangladesh in 2007. But the Monash University lecturer and his GP wife were devastated when they learned ...

Students create backpack meant to help with autism - KARE


KARE

Students create backpack meant to help with autism
KARE
“I volunteered helping kids on the autism spectrum when I was younger,” Portra says. “I really enjoyed that experience. I saw kind of the unique talents of people on the autism spectrum and at the same time things they struggled with. I thought ...