Friday, May 26, 2017

A teacher locked a 6-year-old with autism in a storage room, and that's 'traumatizing' - Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

A teacher locked a 6-year-old with autism in a storage room, and that's 'traumatizing'
Globalnews.ca
That was how a child psychiatrist described the experience of a six-year-old boy with autism, who was attending a school in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district. He was placed in a storage room while he was having a tantrum. Then teacher on call ...
Nanaimo teacher suspended for locking boy with autism in storage roomCTV Vancouver Island
BC teacher given two day suspension for locking 6-year-old autistic boy in storage room630ched.com

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Century-old drug improves autism in small clinical trial - The San Diego Union-Tribune


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Century-old drug improves autism in small clinical trial
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Autism spectrum disorder therapy is often based on behavioral methods, sometimes accompanied by drugs. It's considered most effective when treatment begins as early as possible. Consequently, much research is focused on developing methods of early ...
Small non-profit's unconventional approach offers new hope with autism suramin trialEurekAlert (press release)

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Parents speak about how their autistic children improved with experimental drug - The San Diego Union-Tribune


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Parents speak about how their autistic children improved with experimental drug
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Colorized transmission electron micrograph of mitochondria, which produce a small molecule called ATP. Inside cells, ATP provides energy but outside cells, it acts as a danger signal. Suramin eliminates the cell danger response associated with autism.

Vaccines front and center at autism summit - Stowe Today


Stowe Today

Vaccines front and center at autism summit
Stowe Today
Just in case, seven state troopers and four Stowe police officers were stationed at the Hope and Healing for Autism and Neuro-development Disorders seminar. “First of all, I want to say it is an honor to be here at the Vermont police convention,” joked ...

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Small non-profit's unconventional approach offers new hope with autism suramin trial - EurekAlert (press release)


Small non-profit's unconventional approach offers new hope with autism suramin trial
EurekAlert (press release)
DALLAS, TX - May 26, 2017 - Results released today from an N of One: Autism Research Foundation supported clinical trial in boys with autism may represent one of the most dramatic advances in autism yet. The findings offer both a new view of what ...

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The Autism Diet: Healthy Cooking with the Daniels Family - Freedom Leaf (press release) (blog)


Freedom Leaf (press release) (blog)

The Autism Diet: Healthy Cooking with the Daniels Family
Freedom Leaf (press release) (blog)
Like many on the autism spectrum, Leo suffers from severe and chronic digestive issues and life-threatening food allergies. Realizing the root of all healing comes with food, this dedicated mom spent years researching and experimenting to come up with ...

First responders autism training - IllinoisHomePage.net


First responders autism training
IllinoisHomePage.net
They learned a person with autism could seem suspicious. They may walk at odd hours of the night, be hard to respond, and may not understand their questions immediately, but the perspective of parents is helping open their eyes. Linda Tortorelli, a ...

'Minecraft' players on the autism spectrum find a safe space on the Autcraft server - Mashable


Mashable

'Minecraft' players on the autism spectrum find a safe space on the Autcraft server
Mashable
One dad wanted to give people on the autism spectrum a safe space to play Minecraft, so he made a troll-free server called Autcraft that has ballooned in popularity. Stuart Duncan, also known as AutismFather, created Autcraft in 2013. Today it has more ...

Alleged assault on child with autism sparks debate after release of video - AOL


AOL

Alleged assault on child with autism sparks debate after release of video
AOL
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.(WXMI) - A local mother claims her 6-year-old daughter with autism was assaulted by her teacher multiple times, and video of her daughter and teacher is now being used as a key piece in the investigation. We first introduced you to ...

Local woman's passion for autism sends her across world... - KPRC Houston


KPRC Houston

Local woman's passion for autism sends her across world...
KPRC Houston
"I love autism. It's sort of my passion," Badon said. Badon works as a coach in the Houston area, helping children and their parents learn how to live with the disorder. "I do autism coaching for families, where I go into the home and work with ...

Parents say Kansas City fashion show featuring models with autism helped change their kids' lives - fox4kc.com


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Parents say Kansas City fashion show featuring models with autism helped change their kids' lives
fox4kc.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A fashion show was held in River Market Thursday night, but this one was unlike any other; the show featured five models with autism. Parents who say their kids have faced severe bullying say this event changed their kids' lives.

People with 'smart genes' are more likely to have autism - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

People with 'smart genes' are more likely to have autism
Daily Mail
Dr Danielle Posthuma, lead author of the study, told MailOnline: 'We found a positive genetic correlation between intelligence and autism, which suggests that genetic variants associated with higher intelligence are also associated with increase risk ...

Oxytocin administered to the nose increases emotion perception in autism - Science Daily


Oxytocin administered to the nose increases emotion perception in autism
Science Daily
Autism is characterized by difficulties in social functioning. Individuals with autism are generally less sensitive to social information, which can influence their interactions with others as they may overlook social cues. Research has shown that the ...

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Alleged assault on child with autism sparks debate after release of video - Fox17


Fox17

Alleged assault on child with autism sparks debate after release of video
Fox17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A local mother claims her 6-year-old daughter with autism was assaulted by her teacher multiple times, and video of her daughter and teacher is now being used as a key piece in the investigation. We first introduced you to Shaunte ...

Teen with autism missing from Lake County found safe - cleveland.com


cleveland.com

Teen with autism missing from Lake County found safe
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A teen with autism who had been missing from a Lake County house was found safe Thursday evening in Cleveland, authorities said. Daryl Edwards, 16, was found by Cleveland police, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. It's unclear ...

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Bay County Firefighters Raise Awareness and Money for Autism - My Panhandle


My Panhandle

Bay County Firefighters Raise Awareness and Money for Autism
My Panhandle
BAY COUNTY, Fla. - You've probably noticed Bay County firefighters wearing shirts with an addition of the iconic puzzle piece, representing Autism, on the back. It's an effort to spread awareness of the developmental disability and ultimately raise money.

Fewer ads, faster browsing - Colorado Springs Gazette


Fewer ads, faster browsing
Colorado Springs Gazette
This is the first time the nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by parents of children with autism has held its yearly conference in Colorado Springs and not Chicago. "Colorado is very receptive to the healing benefits of cannabis," said AutismOne ...

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Fewer ads, faster browsing - Colorado Springs Gazette


Fewer ads, faster browsing
Colorado Springs Gazette
This is the first time the nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by parents of children with autism has held its yearly conference in Colorado Springs and not Chicago. "Colorado is very receptive to the healing benefits of cannabis," said AutismOne ...

Regions Bank Has More Than 1500 Autism-Friendly Branches - The Mighty


The Mighty

Regions Bank Has More Than 1500 Autism-Friendly Branches
The Mighty
More and more companies are embracing sensory-friendly events and autism-inclusive programs, including Regions Bank. The Alabama-based banking company recently rolled out a company-wide initiative to more than 1,500 branches across 15 states to ...

Boy with autism goes missing in Lake County - cleveland.com


cleveland.com

Boy with autism goes missing in Lake County
cleveland.com
CONCORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A boy with autism visiting from out of state has been missing since Wednesday night, officials said. Daryl Edwards (Lake County Sheriff's Office). Daryl Edwards, 16, was last seen at a Concord Township house about 6 p.m., the ...

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Alleged assault on child with autism sparks debate after release of video - Fox17


Fox17

Alleged assault on child with autism sparks debate after release of video
Fox17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A local mother claims her 6-year-old daughter with autism was assaulted by her teacher multiple times, and video of her daughter and teacher is now being used as a key piece in the investigation. We first introduced you to Shaunte ...

Special diets, supplements for autism still a question mark - Medical Xpress


Special diets, supplements for autism still a question mark
Medical Xpress
After analyzing 19 clinical trials, researchers found little proof that dietary tactics—from gluten-free foods to fish oil supplements—helped children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Some studies showed positive effects, while others found ...

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Suicide rates among people with autism on rise - Zee News


Zee News

Suicide rates among people with autism on rise
Zee News
In the same study - which remains the most recent clinical research into suicidality in autism - 35% of the 365 respondents newly diagnosed with AS said they had planned or attempted to end their own life, with 31% reporting that they suffered depression.

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The Autism Diet: Healthy Cooking with the Daniels Family - Freedom Leaf (press release) (blog)


Freedom Leaf (press release) (blog)

The Autism Diet: Healthy Cooking with the Daniels Family
Freedom Leaf (press release) (blog)
Like many on the autism spectrum, Leo suffers from severe and chronic digestive issues and life-threatening food allergies. Realizing the root of all healing comes with food, this dedicated mom spent years researching and experimenting to come up with ...

12-year-old with autism writes book to help others understand - KSDK


KSDK

12-year-old with autism writes book to help others understand
KSDK
ST. LOUIS - “My name is Jordan. I am 12-years-old. I have a mom, a dad, a sister who is 16 and a brother and a sister who are also 12.” Jordan Keller has Autism. And he has been bullied. His sister Kristin says, “Some people make fun of him.” Part of ...

Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur Conference - U.S. News & World Report


Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur Conference
U.S. News & World Report
"What relatively little we know about suicidality in autism points to a worryingly high prevalence of people with the condition contemplating and attempting to take their own life," said Sarah Cassidy, co-author of a paper written in advance of the ...

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Oxytocin administered to the nose increases emotion perception in ... - Science Daily


Oxytocin administered to the nose increases emotion perception in ...
Science Daily
Intranasal oxytocin can influence how individuals with autism perceive emotion in others, a recent study has demonstrated. This is an important first step for a ...

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Vaccines front and center at autism summit - Stowe Today


Stowe Today

Vaccines front and center at autism summit
Stowe Today
Just in case, seven state troopers and four Stowe police officers were stationed at the Hope and Healing for Autism and Neuro-development Disorders seminar. “First of all, I want to say it is an honor to be here at the Vermont police convention,” joked ...

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Bride and groom serve a bacon entree to make child with autism feel more comfortable - Metro


Metro

Bride and groom serve a bacon entree to make child with autism feel more comfortable
Metro
Jo-Ann Turning, the mother of 13-year-old Eric, wrote a post to her blog, Bacon and Juiceboxes: Our Life With Autism, telling of how the wedding they had attended had provided one bacon entree, alongside the planned beef entree and chicken entree, just ...