Monday, October 31, 2016

Autism Speaks Georgia hosting 5K Run at Piedmont Park - MDJOnline.com


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Autism Speaks Georgia hosting 5K Run at Piedmont Park
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Autism Speaks Georgia will host its fifth annual 5K Run Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. at Piedmont Park in Midtown to promote awareness and raise funds for autism research and treatments. Registration is open on Autism Speaks Georgia's website for individuals and ...
Playground for autistic kids: Visual, sensory stimulation keyThe News Journal

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Piggery seeks employees on autism spectrum for animal husbandry and welfare roles - ABC Online


ABC Online

Piggery seeks employees on autism spectrum for animal husbandry and welfare roles
ABC Online
And in what is believed to be a world-first for the agricultural industry, Sunpork Farms has advertised for eight animal husbandry and welfare positions — but as a prerequisite, applicants must provide medical proof that they are on the autism spectrum.

Autism signs can be subtle or absent for some girls at risk - Detroit Free Press


Detroit Free Press

Autism signs can be subtle or absent for some girls at risk
Detroit Free Press
Think autism and an image of an awkward boy typically emerges. The developmental disorder is at least four times more common in boys, but scientists taking a closer look are finding some gender-based surprises: Many girls with autism have social skills ...
Study links autism to mitochondrial DNAUPI.com
Research shows genetic link between mitochondrial DNA and autismNews-Medical.net
New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNAMedical News Today
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This 8-year-old boy with autism completely nailed the "Thriller" dance - CBS News


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This 8-year-old boy with autism completely nailed the "Thriller" dance
CBS News
William Ryan, an 8-year-old with autism, re-created the iconic “Thriller” dance as several people gathered around to watch. “We noticed him doing it when we got into the office and we're amazed by how good he was,” Doug Howard, marketing manager at ...
8-year-old autistic boy's dance to 'Thriller' is the best thing on the internetMashable
Boy With Autism Crushes Webcam Dance Contest With 'Thriller' RenditionHuffington Post
Boy with autism performs flawless rendition of 'Thriller' dance9news.com.au
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Roanoke researcher studying link between gut bacteria, autism - Roanoke Times


Roanoke researcher studying link between gut bacteria, autism
Roanoke Times
A Carilion Clinic psychiatrist is enrolling children in a national clinical trial to help determine if a compound aimed at restoring gut health can alleviate symptoms of autism. To participate, children need to be between 3 and 8 and have an autism ...

Knightdale High School play examines family dynamics of autism - News & Observer


News & Observer

Knightdale High School play examines family dynamics of autism
News & Observer
“This play isn't about autism. It is about loving someone who is hard to love,” said stage manager Christopher Cates, who said the subject matter was relevant to his life because he has an uncle with autism. “It really brings to life how hard parents ...

Boy With Autism Crushes Webcam Dance Contest With 'Thriller' Rendition - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Boy With Autism Crushes Webcam Dance Contest With 'Thriller' Rendition
Huffington Post
William Ryan, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 5, was visiting the seaside town of St. Ives in Cornwall with his family when he convinced his mom to let him enter, she recalled in a Facebook post. “We mentioned the webcam comp to him and the ...
8-year-old autistic boy's dance to 'Thriller' is the best thing on the internetMashable
Boy with autism performs flawless rendition of 'Thriller' dance9news.com.au
This Autistic Eight-Year Old Just Nailed the Thriller DanceTIME
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Piecing together the gender jigsaw of autism - euronews


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Piecing together the gender jigsaw of autism
euronews
Funded by the Autism Science Foundation, a non-profit education and research group, the Autism Sisters Project began last year and is currently speeding up its research efforts, expanding its DNA collection. The goal is to build a big database that ...

Autism Speaks Georgia hosting 5K Run at Piedmont Park - MDJOnline.com


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Autism Speaks Georgia hosting 5K Run at Piedmont Park
MDJOnline.com
Autism Speaks Georgia will host its fifth annual 5K Run Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. at Piedmont Park in Midtown to promote awareness and raise funds for autism research and treatments. Registration is open on Autism Speaks Georgia's website for individuals and ...
Playground for autistic kids: Visual, sensory stimulation keyThe News Journal

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Study links autism to mitochondrial DNA - UPI.com


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Study links autism to mitochondrial DNA
UPI.com
ITHACA, N.Y., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A new study conducted by Cornell University researchers confirms the link between some forms of autism and defects in mitochondrial DNA. The study builds on previous scholarship linking mitochondrial functions with autism ...
New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNA - Medical ...Medical News Today
Autism's Link to Mitochondrial DNA Mutations Grows | GENGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Mother's DNA linked to autism risk scientists | NZNews | NewshubNewshub
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Penn Foundation opens Family Autism Center - Montgomery Newspapers


Penn Foundation opens Family Autism Center
Montgomery Newspapers
The center is currently offering autism diagnostic evaluations, psychiatric services by a child and adolescent psychiatrist with expertise in supporting children and adolescents on the autism spectrum, resources on topics and services related to autism ...

New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNA - Medical News Today


Medical News Today

New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNA
Medical News Today
Autism is a developmental disorder affecting over 3.5 million Americans. While there is no known cure for it, there are options for treating some of its associated symptoms. A new study by a team of researchers at Cornell University has found a ...
Autism's Link to Mitochondrial DNA Mutat...Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Mother's DNA linked to autism risk - scientistsNewshub
Study shows link between mitochondrial DNA and autism Cornell UniversityEurekAlert (press release)

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Syracuse teen with autism assaulted during cross country meet - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Syracuse teen with autism assaulted during cross country meet
New York Daily News
A high school freshman with autism lost his love for running after he was assaulted by a stranger during a recent race. Chase Coleman, who is nearly nonverbal as a result of his autism, was attacked by a 57-year-old man while competing in a race with ...
Autistic black teen got lost running a 5K — and was assaulted by a man who feared getting muggedWashington Post

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Autism's Link to Mitochondrial DNA Mutat... - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Autism's Link to Mitochondrial DNA Mutat...
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
In recent years, ongoing research has continually shown that an increased number of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) cases are inextricably linked to greater numbers of harmful mutations within mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) than other unaffected members of ...
New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNAMedical News Today
Mother's DNA linked to autism risk - scientistsNewshub
Study Shows Link Between Mitochondrial DNA and AutismNewswise (press release)

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8-year-old autistic boy's dance to 'Thriller' is the best thing on the internet - Mashable


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8-year-old autistic boy's dance to 'Thriller' is the best thing on the internet
Mashable
LONDON — While visiting the British coastal city of St. Ives, 8-year-old William Ryan decided to partake in a webcam challenge put on by a cottage leasing agency. The task? Put on your best dancing moves for the camera. The stakes? A luxury hamper of ...
Autistic boy pulls off amazing Michael Jackson Thriller dance routine filmed on a webcamDaily Mail
Autistic boy filmed dancing to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' in a video which has won the heart of the internetMirror.co.uk

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Parental age has different impact on autism, schizophrenia - Spectrum


Spectrum

Parental age has different impact on autism, schizophrenia
Spectrum
Children born to parents who are 35 or older are at an increased risk of autism, and the risk continues to rise with parental age, a new study suggests. For schizophrenia, by contrast, the increased risk is limited to those born to mothers in their ...

Autism in college: a change in major starts a new path - Daily Herald


Daily Herald

Autism in college: a change in major starts a new path
Daily Herald
People with autism may respond inappropriately in social situations, have difficulty forming friendships, be highly sensitive to changes and be dependent on routines, which can make transitioning to a college environment a struggle. Vargas, a freshman ...

Kevin Pelphrey Installed as Carbonell Family Professor in Autism - GW Today


GW Today

Kevin Pelphrey Installed as Carbonell Family Professor in Autism
GW Today
And it was mostly so he could play with scanners and analyze “cool-looking” pictures of the brain. That changed when his daughter, Frances, was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), giving direction to his career and shaping it into something ...

Syracuse runner with autism attacked in Rochester - News 10NBC


News 10NBC

Syracuse runner with autism attacked in Rochester
News 10NBC
An African-American high school student with autism, racing in Rochester for his Syracuse school, was attacked by a 57-year-old stranger, according to our affiliate in Syracuse. The 15-year-old was running in the race on October 14. We're told a man ...
Autistic black teen got lost running a 5K — and was assaulted by a man who feared getting muggedWashington Post

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Paradise Valley resort offers new options for adults with autism - Montana Standard


Montana Standard

Paradise Valley resort offers new options for adults with autism
Montana Standard
Nordberg said the need for organizations like Erik's Ranch only grows with the prevalence of autism in the United States. When Erik was first diagnosed at 2 years old, only one case was reported for every 5,000 births. Today Erik is 25 years old and ...

For kids with autism, parent-led therapy shows long-term benefits - CBS News


CBS News

For kids with autism, parent-led therapy shows long-term benefits
CBS News
A therapy that focuses on parents' communication skills may have lasting benefits for young children with autism, a new clinical trial suggests. Researchers from the United Kingdom found that preschool children who took part in the program had less ...
Autism study shows benefits when parents get involvedCNN
'Super-parenting' improves children's autismBBC News
Parent-Led Treatment Helps Kids With Autism, Researchers FindNBCNews.com
Scientific American -Medscape -Disability Scoop
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New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNA - Medical News Today


Medical News Today

New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNA
Medical News Today
Autism is a developmental disorder affecting over 3.5 million Americans. While there is no known cure for it, there are options for treating some of its associated symptoms. A new study by a team of researchers at Cornell University has found a ...
Mother's DNA linked to autism risk - scientistsNewshub

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Autism Linked to Mutations in Mitochondrial DNA - Science Daily


Science Daily

Autism Linked to Mutations in Mitochondrial DNA
Science Daily
Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have greater numbers of harmful mutations in their mitochondrial DNA than family members, report Zhenglong Gu of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and colleagues, in a study published ...
Researchers collecting DNA to better understand autismWLS-TV
Heteroplasmic Mitochondrial Mutations More Common in Autism Spectrum Disorder CasesGenomeWeb
Autism linked to Altered mitochondrial DNATheHealthSite
Cornell Chronicle
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Penn Foundation opens Family Autism Center - Montgomery Newspapers


Penn Foundation opens Family Autism Center
Montgomery Newspapers
The center is currently offering autism diagnostic evaluations, psychiatric services by a child and adolescent psychiatrist with expertise in supporting children and adolescents on the autism spectrum, resources on topics and services related to autism ...

Autism Linked to Mutations in Mitochondrial DNA - Science Daily


Science Daily

Autism Linked to Mutations in Mitochondrial DNA
Science Daily
Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have greater numbers of harmful mutations in their mitochondrial DNA than family members, report Zhenglong Gu of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and colleagues, in a study published ...
Researchers collecting DNA to better understand autismWLS-TV

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Miami Beach Police searching for missing teen with autism - 7News - WSVN-TV


7News - WSVN-TV

Miami Beach Police searching for missing teen with autism
7News - WSVN-TV
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami Beach Police are seeking the public's help in finding a missing teen whom they described as endangered. According to detectives, 15-year-old George Castello ran off after a physical altercation with his mother, Sunday.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Autism study aims to collect DNA samples from 50000 people - KPRC Houston


Autism study aims to collect DNA samples from 50000 people
KPRC Houston
Now, researchers are collecting information and DNA samples from 50,000 people with autism, and their family members, and they're sharing that information with other top autism experts. They believe such a large database of information will start to ...