Friday, September 30, 2016

Nonprofit preschool serving children with autism set for Waterville move - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Nonprofit preschool serving children with autism set for Waterville move
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
WATERVILLE — A nonprofit preschool in Oakland that serves children with autism and other special needs is getting a big boost with its planned move to the former Seton Hospital campus on Chase Avenue in Waterville. Woodfords Family Services at 47 ...

Parents of boy with autism say someone at high school urinated in his water bottle - fox8.com


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Parents of boy with autism say someone at high school urinated in his water bottle
fox8.com
FOLSOM, Calif. – A California mother says she's devastated after learning that someone at her son's high school allegedly urinated in his water bottle. The boy's parents say their 14-year-old, who's been diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum, is ...
Mother warns parents after autistic son's water bottle replaced with urine at Folsom High SchoolABC10.com

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Molly Sims, Kevin Frazier and More Turn Out for Autism Speaks Gala in L.A. - CBS 8 San Diego


Molly Sims, Kevin Frazier and More Turn Out for Autism Speaks Gala in L.A.
CBS 8 San Diego
Molly Sims, Vivica A. Fox, Eve and Entertainment Tonight's Kevin Frazier dazzled on the blue carpet, as they turned out to support the La Vie En Blue gala fashion event for the Autism Speaks charity in Los Angeles on Thursday night. ET caught up with ...

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Nonprofit preschool serving children with autism set for Waterville move - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Nonprofit preschool serving children with autism set for Waterville move
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
WATERVILLE — A nonprofit preschool in Oakland that serves children with autism and other special needs is getting a big boost with its planned move to the former Seton Hospital campus on Chase Avenue in Waterville. Woodfords Family Services at 47 ...

Church hosts free Autism Awareness Concert Oct. 8 - Amsterdam News


Amsterdam News

Church hosts free Autism Awareness Concert Oct. 8
Amsterdam News
Out-Reach Ministries is sponsoring a free Autism Awareness Gospel Concert to be held at United Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic, Pastor Granville Senior, 3936 Bronxwood Ave., Bronx, N. Y. This event will be Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, and will begin ...

Facebook Helps Mom Find Blanket For Son With Autism, & The Story Will Warm Your Heart - Romper


Romper

Facebook Helps Mom Find Blanket For Son With Autism, & The Story Will Warm Your Heart
Romper
More than three years later, now 2-year-old Parker, who has autism, loves the blanket. It's a source of comfort for him when he is upset and can't calm down. The blanket had been so loved and worn, however, that Eldridge had begun worrying about the ...
Mass. mother uses Facebook to find favorite blanket for son with autismWTHR

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Proteins that spark learning may play key part in autism - Spectrum


Spectrum

Proteins that spark learning may play key part in autism
Spectrum
Several autism candidates are in this complex, which comprises more than 1,500 proteins. The new study implicates a core of 11 proteins in autism, including 4 previously linked to the condition. All 11 are involved in a key cellular process that ...

Missing girl with Asperger's Syndrome and autism found safe - The Denver Channel


The Denver Channel

Missing girl with Asperger's Syndrome and autism found safe
The Denver Channel
A 14-year-old girl who is autistic and has Asperger's Syndrome has been found safe. Alice Carver went missing Thursday afternoon around 4:30. She was last seen at her home on Pierson Circle in Westminster. She was found late Friday morning. She went ...

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Billiards trick shot star overcomes autism - Hometownlife.com


Hometownlife.com

Billiards trick shot star overcomes autism
Hometownlife.com
Diagnosed early in life with Asperger's syndrome, which is considered to be on the high functioning end of autism spectrum disorder, DeYonker has emerged from an often lonely world. “Over the last year and a half, since he started achieving success in ...

Dad's Heartfelt Facebook Post About Son with Autism Who Says He Has No Friends Inspires Flood of Online Support - People Magazine


People Magazine

Dad's Heartfelt Facebook Post About Son with Autism Who Says He Has No Friends Inspires Flood of Online Support
People Magazine
Bob, who wrote that Christopher is on the autism spectrum, penned a heartrending Facebook post that reads, in part, "His classmates are delayed as well, but most not as much as Christopher. They are figuring out how to interact socially every day, and ...
After saying he has 'no friends', boy with autism receives hundreds of lettersThe indy100

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Grouchy Dog? It May Be Autism - Seeker - Seeker


Seeker

Grouchy Dog? It May Be Autism - Seeker
Seeker
Frustrated with your misbehaving dog that seems to ignore you? Your furry friend could be autistic or suffering from OCD, new research suggests.
Friendly Dogs Have Genes Like Those Altered in AutismGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog)
Genes linked to autism in humans may influence dog sociabilityDaily Mail
Genes tied to autism could influence human-dog relationshipsScience Magazine
Cosmos -The Scientist -Nature
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Did Douglas County do enough to educate a child with autism? US Supreme Court will decide. - Chalkbeat Colorado


Chalkbeat Colorado

Did Douglas County do enough to educate a child with autism? US Supreme Court will decide.
Chalkbeat Colorado
It was a nightmare scenario for any parent or teacher: A boy of about 10 suddenly became a different kid in class — banging his head, falling to the floor, stripping his clothes off and running away. This happened six years ago at Summit View ...
US Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark…The Denver Post
Supreme Court to hear case involving autistic Douglas County School District studentHighlands Ranch Herald
Supreme Court to hear DougCo case9NEWS.com

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Mass. mother uses Facebook to find favorite blanket for son with autism - WTHR


Mass. mother uses Facebook to find favorite blanket for son with autism
WTHR
(TODAY Show) - A Massachusetts mother was gifted a baby blanket at her baby shower three years ago, and now the blanket has become a staple in her son Parker's life. Parker was diagnosed with autism at a young age. The 2-year-old is s mitten with his ...

Church hosts free Autism Awareness Concert Oct. 8 - Amsterdam News


Church hosts free Autism Awareness Concert Oct. 8
Amsterdam News
Out-Reach Ministries is sponsoring a free Autism Awareness Gospel Concert to be held at United Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic, Pastor Granville Senior, 3936 Bronxwood Ave., Bronx, N. Y. This event will be Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, and will begin ...

Independent of Autism holding vendor fair to spread awareness - Carroll County Times


Carroll County Times

Independent of Autism holding vendor fair to spread awareness
Carroll County Times
Independent of Autism, a nonprofit that will have been active in Carroll County for two years in January, is holding a vendor fair to raise funds and spread autism awareness Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Texas Roadhouse in Westminster ...

Wall Street Will Ride for Autism Research on Oct. 8 - Markets Media (press release) (registration) (blog)


Wall Street Will Ride for Autism Research on Oct. 8
Markets Media (press release) (registration) (blog)
Harkins sees hope for the future of autism research amid the exponential increase in the number of individuals diagnosed with this disorder. The second-annual Wall Street Rides FAR, which will take place 25 miles from New York City in Westchester ...

Israeli Researchers Take Breakthrough in Autism Research | Jewish ... - Algemeiner


Algemeiner

Israeli Researchers Take Breakthrough in Autism Research | Jewish ...
Algemeiner
JNS.org – Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have made a significant breakthrough in a unique study on autism that brings doctors one ...
Researchers find evolutionary link between autism genes | Genetic ...Genetic Literacy Project

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Friendly Dogs Have Genes Like Those Altered in Autism - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog)


Daily Mail

Friendly Dogs Have Genes Like Those Altered in Autism
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (blog)
The genes that underlie the dog's liking of human company—call them sociability genes—have human analogues. Curiously, in humans, variations in these sociability genes appear to play a role in human disorders such as autism and aggression related to ...
Genes linked to autism in humans may influence dog sociabilityDaily Mail
Grouchy Dog? It May Be Autism - SeekerSeeker
Genes tied to autism could influence human-dog relationshipsScience Magazine
Cosmos -The Scientist -Nature
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With help from Facebook, mom finds favorite blanket for son with autism - Today.com


Today.com

With help from Facebook, mom finds favorite blanket for son with autism
Today.com
It was a simple baby blanket, gifted to a Massachusetts mom at her baby shower more than three years ago. But what Crystal Eldridge did not know as she opened the gift was that the blanket — blue with construction vehicles — would become the sole ...

Grouchy Dog? It May Be Autism - Seeker - Seeker


Seeker

Grouchy Dog? It May Be Autism - Seeker
Seeker
Frustrated with your misbehaving dog that seems to ignore you? Your furry friend could be autistic or suffering from OCD, new research suggests.
Genes linked to autism in humans may influence dog sociabilityDaily Mail
Genes tied to autism could influence human-dog relationshipsScience Magazine
Dogs reach out to humans – it's in their genes | CosmosCosmos
The Scientist -Nature
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Israeli Researchers Take Breakthrough in Autism Research | Jewish ... - Algemeiner


Algemeiner

Israeli Researchers Take Breakthrough in Autism Research | Jewish ...
Algemeiner
JNS.org – Researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have made a significant breakthrough in a unique study on autism that brings doctors one ...
Researchers find evolutionary link between autism genes | Genetic ...Genetic Literacy Project

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Mom's Intimate Photos Capture Son's Experience Growing Up With Autism - Huffington Post


Mom's Intimate Photos Capture Son's Experience Growing Up With Autism
Huffington Post
After years of evaluations and various interventions, August was officially diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) last year. Throughout that time Raddatz ― who specializes in documentary-style family photography ― has lovingly chronicled her ...

The Families That Launch Their Own Autism Studies - The Atlantic


The Atlantic

The Families That Launch Their Own Autism Studies
The Atlantic
When Rodakis took his data to autism researchers, they urged him to publish the details as an 'N-of-1' case study ('N' refers to the number of participants). Many of medicine's most successful treatments started off when one parent, physician or person ...

Genes linked to autism in humans may influence dog sociability - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Genes linked to autism in humans may influence dog sociability
Daily Mail
Their unwavering loyalty to their owners and obedient nature has led to dogs becoming known as man's best friend. Now new research has revealed five key genes that has enabled dogs to develop such close social ties to humans. The findings help to ...
Grouchy Dog? It May Be Autism - SeekerSeeker
Genes tied to autism could influence human-dog relationshipsScience Magazine
Dogs reach out to humans – it's in their genes | CosmosCosmos
Nature
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New apartment complex combines housing and services to young adults with autism - WNYT


WNYT

New apartment complex combines housing and services to young adults with autism
WNYT
Parents who have children with Autism have been making plans for their sons or daughters their entire lives. But a meeting today in Cohoes is so they can learn more about helping their soon-to-be young adults with Autism - like 19-year-old Matthew Oill ...

After saying he has 'no friends', boy with autism receives hundreds of letters - The indy100


The indy100

After saying he has 'no friends', boy with autism receives hundreds of letters
The indy100
Last week, a father shared a heartbreaking post on Facebook after he saw that his son had answered "no-one" when asked who his friends were in a school project. Bob Cornelius said it "felt like a punch in the gut" to learn that his son, Christopher ...

DNA research may lead to early intervention for children with autism - MinnPost


MinnPost

DNA research may lead to early intervention for children with autism
MinnPost
Because Toleu believes that her daughter's early autism diagnosis has helped her get the help she needs to thrive, and because she wants other children to have the same advantages, she signed her family up to take part in SPARK, a national research ...

Parents of boy with autism say someone at high school urinated in his water bottle - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV


New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Parents of boy with autism say someone at high school urinated in his water bottle
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
FOLSOM, Calif. – Was it just a joke among kids or a gesture meant to hurt? Either way, a parent-to-parent post on "Folsom Chat" about urine being put in the water bottle of a special needs child at Folsom High School in California drew hundreds of ...
California mom says bullies urinated in autistic son's water bottleKRON4.com
California mom says bullies urinated in autistic son's water bottleNBC4i.com

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