Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Autism in women 'significantly under-diagnosed' - BBC News


BBC News

Autism in women 'significantly under-diagnosed'
BBC News
The National Autistic Society is calling for changes and improvements in the diagnosis of girls and women with the condition. When Hans Asperger first defined autistic psychopathy in 1944, he was talking about boys. He thought no women or girls were ...
I was diagnosed with autism in my 40s. It's not just a male condition ...The Guardian
How Many Children Are Misdiagnosed With Autism? The Rates ...Romper

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Log InRegister - CBS Local


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... Davis believe they've found a new possible treatment for autism. Professor Randi Hagerman of the school's MIND Institute is leading research into children with Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic condition that causes developmental problems, including ...

Mom routinely locked child with autism, infant in car so she could work out: police - whnt.com


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Mom routinely locked child with autism, infant in car so she could work out: police
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NANTICOKE, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania mother faces a slew of charges after admitting to leaving her children locked in a car outside the gym on multiple occasions, according to prosecutors. Molly O'Neill and Daniel Johnson, of Mountain Top, were were ...

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A guide for how to choose therapy for a child with autism - The Conversation AU


A guide for how to choose therapy for a child with autism
The Conversation AU
It is important to say loudly, clearly and repeatedly that there is no “one size fits all” approach for matching a child to a therapy. This is one of the great scientific goals for autism research, and we have reason to be optimistic for significant ...

Cognitive behavior therapy could be key for children with autism getting enough sleep - Science Daily


Cognitive behavior therapy could be key for children with autism getting enough sleep
Science Daily
Eligible participants must be between the ages of six and 12, been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and have experienced problems falling or staying asleep. McCrae suggest that if parents are noticing that their children with ASD are having ...

Autism in women 'significantly under-diagnosed' - BBC News


BBC News

Autism in women 'significantly under-diagnosed'
BBC News
The National Autistic Society is calling for changes and improvements in the diagnosis of girls and women with the condition. When Hans Asperger first defined autistic psychopathy in 1944, he was talking about boys. He thought no women or girls were ...
I was diagnosed with autism in my 40s. It's not just a male condition ...The Guardian
How Many Children Are Misdiagnosed With Autism? The Rates ...Romper

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Autism Genes Vary, Even Among Siblings - Disability Scoop


Autism Genes Vary, Even Among Siblings
Disability Scoop
Within families with multiple kids on the spectrum, varying genetic roots are often at play, according to a new study that's highlighting just how complicated the developmental disorder is. Roughly 11 percent of families affected by autism have more ...

Mother of Boy With Autism Touched by Act of Kindness in Restaurant - NBC Chicago


NBC Chicago

Mother of Boy With Autism Touched by Act of Kindness in Restaurant
NBC Chicago
Tipton recently opened an indoor gym for children on the autism spectrum and their families, and wrote that striving for acceptance like this is one of the many reasons she began that venture. "I am always sensitive to how others judge how I am ...

DA Who Said Vaccines Cause Autism Has More To Say And He Is Still Wrong - Forbes


Forbes

DA Who Said Vaccines Cause Autism Has More To Say And He Is Still Wrong
Forbes
Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood made waves recently when he stated unequivocally in a promo interview for the film Vaxxed that “vaccines cause autism,” saying it to the camera while apparently sitting in his taxpayer-funded county office.
District Attorney Nico LaHood: 'Vaccines cause autism'KIII TV3
VIDEO: San Antonio DA Claims Vaccines Cause AutismBreitbart News
Does Medical Research Agree Vaccines Can Cause AutismWOAI
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Researchers Assess How Autism Traits Could Be Passed Genetically - CBS Local


CBS Local

Researchers Assess How Autism Traits Could Be Passed Genetically
CBS Local
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Washington University researchers are trying to assess how traits of autism may pass through our genes. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine are recruiting women who had at least one child with autism, and who ...

Cognitive behavior therapy could be key for children with autism getting enough sleep - Science Daily


Cognitive behavior therapy could be key for children with autism getting enough sleep
Science Daily
Eligible participants must be between the ages of six and 12, been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and have experienced problems falling or staying asleep. McCrae suggest that if parents are noticing that their children with ASD are having ...

For Alzheimer's And Autism Patients, This Smart Button Could Save Lives - Co.Design (blog)


Co.Design (blog)

For Alzheimer's And Autism Patients, This Smart Button Could Save Lives
Co.Design (blog)
Although the Proximity Button is primarily aimed at people suffering from dementia, it could also benefit people with autism and their caregivers. As Proximity Care notes, almost half of all autistic children tend to wander, and the consequences can be ...

How Hollywood Stars, Trump and Scientologists Flame the Vaccine Wars: "It's Spurious But Effective" - Hollywood Reporter


Hollywood Reporter

How Hollywood Stars, Trump and Scientologists Flame the Vaccine Wars: "It's Spurious But Effective"
Hollywood Reporter
“There's a lot of information about things that are happening with the [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention], the pharmaceutical companies; there's a lot of things that are not said. I, as a parent of a child who has autism, I'm concerned. I ...

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Women With Autism Aren't Getting Diagnosed - HowStuffWorks NOW


Women With Autism Aren't Getting Diagnosed
HowStuffWorks NOW
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports an autism spectrum disorder prevalence rate of 1 in 68 American children. But getting that diagnosis, and the life-changing therapies and resources that can come with it, is particularly ...

New Study Shows Netherlands Euthanizing People With Depression, Eating Disorders and Autism - LifeNews.com


LifeNews.com

New Study Shows Netherlands Euthanizing People With Depression, Eating Disorders and Autism
LifeNews.com
New Study Shows Netherlands Euthanizing People With Depression, Eating Disorders and Autism. International. Wesley Smith Aug 31, 2016 | 3:24PM Amsterdam, Netherlands. Share this story: The Netherlands considers itself oh, so rational. Its laws around ...

Texas DA's 'Politically Incorrect Opinion' On Autism And Vaccines Isn't Scientifically Correct - Forbes


Forbes

Texas DA's 'Politically Incorrect Opinion' On Autism And Vaccines Isn't Scientifically Correct
Forbes
“I'm Nico LaHood. I'm the criminal district attorney in San Antonio, Texas. I'm here to tell you that vaccines cannot and do not cause autism.” That's what Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood should have said after having viewed the anti-vaccine ...
District Attorney Nico LaHood: 'Vaccines cause autism'KIII TV3
Provider: Autism community plagued by delays in treatmentKSAT San Antonio
Medical professionals react to LaHood's stance on autism and vaccinesKENS5.com
San Antonio Express-News (subscription) -San Antonio Current -Patch.com
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Autism Genes Vary, Even Among Siblings - Disability Scoop


Autism Genes Vary, Even Among Siblings
Disability Scoop
Within families with multiple kids on the spectrum, varying genetic roots are often at play, according to a new study that's highlighting just how complicated the developmental disorder is. Roughly 11 percent of families affected by autism have more ...

Mother says school won't accommodate son with autism | Local ... - WTAE Pittsburgh


Mother says school won't accommodate son with autism | Local ...
WTAE Pittsburgh
A Belle Vernon mother says the school district is not providing the necessary transportation to accommodate her 6-year-old son who has autism.

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District Attorney Nico LaHood: 'Vaccines cause autism' - KIII TV3


KIII TV3

District Attorney Nico LaHood: 'Vaccines cause autism'
KIII TV3
SAN ANTONIO (KSAT) - Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood said Monday he's ready for the backlash to his public comments that vaccines cause autism. The father of a son with autism, LaHood voiced his opinions about the long-running issue for the ...
Texas DA's 'Politically Incorrect Opinion' On Autism And Vaccines Isn't Scientifically CorrectForbes
Provider: Autism community plagued by delays in treatmentKSAT San Antonio
Bexar County DA Nico LaHood Insists "Vaccines Can and Do Cause Autism"San Antonio Current
San Antonio Express-News (subscription) -WFAA.com -Center for Research on Globalization
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Autism and Dogs - The Bark (blog)


The Bark (blog)

Autism and Dogs
The Bark (blog)
The lead researcher, Professor Daniel Mills, says that while there's growing evidence that animal-assisted therapy can aid in the treatment of children with ASD, this is the first study to explore the effects of dog ownership. The team's work is also ...

Football Player Eats Lunch With Boy With Autism After Seeing Him Sitting Alone - TIME


TIME

Football Player Eats Lunch With Boy With Autism After Seeing Him Sitting Alone
TIME
Football Player Eats Lunch With Boy With Autism After Seeing Him Sitting Alone. Melissa Chan @melissalchan. 11:43 AM ET. SHARE. Leah Paske, 39, shared this photo on Facebook of the touching moment between Florida. Photo courtesy Leah Paske Leah ...
FSU player Travis Rudolph sits with sixth-grader with autism eating lunch aloneCBS News
A Florida State football player made sure a boy with autism didn't eat lunch aloneWashington Post
Florida State Football Player Eats Lunch with Boy with Autism Who Was Sitting Alone: He 'Is a Hero'People Magazine
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Autism in women 'significantly under-diagnosed' - BBC News


BBC News

Autism in women 'significantly under-diagnosed'
BBC News
The National Autistic Society is calling for changes and improvements in the diagnosis of girls and women with the condition. When Hans Asperger first defined autistic psychopathy in 1944, he was talking about boys. He thought no women or girls were ...
I was diagnosed with autism in my 40s. It's not just a male conditionThe Guardian

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Autism Genes Vary, Even Among Siblings - Disability Scoop


Autism Genes Vary, Even Among Siblings
Disability Scoop
Within families with multiple kids on the spectrum, varying genetic roots are often at play, according to a new study that's highlighting just how complicated the developmental disorder is. Roughly 11 percent of families affected by autism have more ...

FSU player Travis Rudolph sits with sixth-grader with autism eating lunch alone - CBS News


CBS News

FSU player Travis Rudolph sits with sixth-grader with autism eating lunch alone
CBS News
Leah Paske's heart sinks a little bit every time her sixth grade son tells her he ate lunch alone again. The young boy with autism doesn't seem to notice or care, but that doesn't stop his hopeful mother from asking him after school if things were ...
A Florida State football player made sure a boy with autism didn't eat lunch aloneWashington Post
Football Player Eats Lunch With Boy With Autism After Seeing Him Sitting AloneTIME
Florida State football player sees boy with autism sitting alone at lunch, joins himfox8.com
Firstcoastnews.com -People Magazine -TheBlaze.com -Orlando Sentinel
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A Florida State football player made sure a boy with autism didn't eat lunch alone - Washington Post


Washington Post

A Florida State football player made sure a boy with autism didn't eat lunch alone
Washington Post
While visiting Montford Middle School in Tallahassee on Tuesday with several of his Florida State football teammates, Seminoles wide receiver Travis Rudolph noticed a boy eating lunch by himself. “I asked if I could sit next to him, and he said, 'Sure ...
Florida State' Travis Rudolph shows incredible gesture for boy with autismFOXSports.com
Florida State football player sees boy with autism sitting alone at lunch, joins himfox8.com
FSU football player eats lunch with boy with autism sitting aloneFirstcoastnews.com
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Texas DA's 'Politically Incorrect Opinion' On Autism And Vaccines Isn't Scientifically Correct - Forbes


Forbes

Texas DA's 'Politically Incorrect Opinion' On Autism And Vaccines Isn't Scientifically Correct
Forbes
“I'm Nico LaHood. I'm the criminal district attorney in San Antonio, Texas. I'm here to tell you that vaccines cannot and do not cause autism.” That's what Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood should have said after having viewed the anti-vaccine ...
District Attorney Nico LaHood: 'Vaccines cause autism'KIII TV3
Medical professionals react to LaHood's stance on autism and vaccinesKENS5.com
Provider: Autism community plagued by delays in treatmentKSAT San Antonio
San Antonio Express-News (subscription) -San Antonio Current -12NewsNow.Com
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Autism in women 'significantly under-diagnosed' - BBC News


BBC News

Autism in women 'significantly under-diagnosed'
BBC News
The National Autistic Society is calling for changes and improvements in the diagnosis of girls and women with the condition. When Hans Asperger first defined autistic psychopathy in 1944, he was talking about boys. He thought no women or girls were ...
I was diagnosed with autism in my 40s. It's not just a male condition ...The Guardian
Autism at the Waterpark| Aquatics International Magazine ...Aquatics International
Employers embrace autism benefit coverages | Employee Benefit ...Employee Benefit Adviser (registration)
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Mother says school won't accommodate son with autism | Local ... - WTAE Pittsburgh


Mother says school won't accommodate son with autism | Local ...
WTAE Pittsburgh
A Belle Vernon mother says the school district is not providing the necessary transportation to accommodate her 6-year-old son who has autism.

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Florida State football player sees boy with autism sitting alone at lunch, joins him - fox8.com


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Florida State football player sees boy with autism sitting alone at lunch, joins him
fox8.com
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — While visiting Montford Middle School with teammates on Tuesday, Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph spotted a boy sitting by himself at lunch, and asked if he could sit next to him according to the Orlando Sentinel.
This Florida State football player made sure a middle-schooler with autism didn't eat lunch aloneSB Nation
FSU football player eats lunch with boy with autism sitting aloneFirstcoastnews.com
FSU player visits elementary school, has lunch with boy with autismWSOC Charlotte
Orlando Sentinel
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The Costs of Caring For a Child With Autism | Bankrate.com - Bankrate.com


Bankrate.com

The Costs of Caring For a Child With Autism | Bankrate.com
Bankrate.com
Having a child with autism adds an extra layer of costs for parents. On average, a person older than 18 who has a disorder on the autism spectrum will face ...

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