Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Dancing Like a Star for Autism - WTAJ


WTAJ

Dancing Like a Star for Autism
WTAJ
Help raise awareness for Autism Spectrum Disorder with Beginnings, Inc. at the 7th Annual Dancing Like a Star for Autism fundraiser! The 7th Annual Dancing Like a Star for Autism Fundraiser is set for Saturday, February 4 at 7:00 pm at the Pasquerilla ...

Autism associated with complications during pregnancy and birth, study finds - 89.3 KPCC


89.3 KPCC

Autism associated with complications during pregnancy and birth, study finds
89.3 KPCC
A new study based on the health records of half a million Southern California children finds an association between autism and complications during pregnancy and birth. The study, published in the American Journal of Perinatology, analyzed the records ...

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Calls for increased government funding of autism services in Quebec - Globalnews.ca


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Calls for increased government funding of autism services in Quebec
Globalnews.ca
WATCH ABOVE: An estimated 150,000 Quebecers are living with autism spectrum disorder, and many are not getting the services they need. As Global's Anne Leclair reports, families and the Miriam Foundation are blaming the Quebec government.

Scientists Uncover Possible Therapeutic Targets for Rare Autism ... - Science Daily


Scientists Uncover Possible Therapeutic Targets for Rare Autism ...
Science Daily
Researchers have uncovered 30 genes that could, one day, serve as therapeutic targets to reverse Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that affects only ...

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Dancing Like a Star for Autism - WTAJ


WTAJ

Dancing Like a Star for Autism
WTAJ
Help raise awareness for Autism Spectrum Disorder with Beginnings, Inc. at the 7th Annual Dancing Like a Star for Autism fundraiser! The 7th Annual Dancing Like a Star for Autism Fundraiser is set for Saturday, February 4 at 7:00 pm at the Pasquerilla ...

Lakota graduate, current student partner on Autism Advocacy Project - Hamilton Journal News


Hamilton Journal News

Lakota graduate, current student partner on Autism Advocacy Project
Hamilton Journal News
Lynx Project members (from left) Steven Humes, Megan Moore, Florence Mak and Caitleen Kahn. Lakota West High School graduate Moore co-founded the Lynx Project, which seeks to connect performers and audiences by pairing the lyrics of four ...

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Mount Sinai study characterizes genetically modified rat model of autism and intellectual disability - News-Medical.net


News-Medical.net

Mount Sinai study characterizes genetically modified rat model of autism and intellectual disability
News-Medical.net
Researchers at The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai have generated and characterized a genetically modified rat model of autism and intellectual disability, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at ...

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Project Warren County helps students with autism - MyDaytonDailyNews


Project Warren County helps students with autism
MyDaytonDailyNews
A Project Warren County intern works on the campus of the University of Cincinnati making granola to be sold to professors. The program helps young adults with autism spectrum disorder in their transition from school to work and independence.

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Algorithm automates efforts to estimate autism prevalence - Spectrum


Spectrum

Algorithm automates efforts to estimate autism prevalence
Spectrum
A computer program can accurately estimate the prevalence of autism from children's medical and school records, suggests a new report. The tool could help automate efforts to estimate autism rates over time, cutting down the enormous time and costs now ...

What is it like to have a sibling with autism? - Metro


Metro

What is it like to have a sibling with autism?
Metro
Autism is a lifelong disability that affects the way an individual communicates with others and perceives the world. All autistic people have certain difficulties in common, but the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) itself affects each person differently.
The criminal justice system and autismInsideTime (press release) (blog)

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Algorithm automates efforts to estimate autism prevalence - Spectrum


Spectrum

Algorithm automates efforts to estimate autism prevalence
Spectrum
A computer program can accurately estimate the prevalence of autism from children's medical and school records, suggests a new report. The tool could help automate efforts to estimate autism rates over time, cutting down the enormous time and costs now ...

Autism may begin early in brain development - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)

Autism may begin early in brain development
EurekAlert (press release)
The research paper, "Abnormal development of the earliest cortical circuits in a mouse model of Autism Spectrum Disorder," Daniel Nagode, Xiangying Meng, Daniel Winkowski, Ed Smith, Hamza Khan-Tareen, Vishnupriya Kareddy, Joseph Kao, and Patrick ...

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Mount Sinai researchers generate rat model of autism - EurekAlert (press release)


Mount Sinai researchers generate rat model of autism
EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers at The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai have generated and characterized a genetically modified rat model of autism and intellectual disability, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at ...

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Swimming for Autism - UpperMichigansSource.com


UpperMichigansSource.com

Swimming for Autism
UpperMichigansSource.com
"We're all in the same boat, if they have a meltdown, there's not going to be an issue, no one cares... our mission is to promote awareness and support to children and families on the spectrum," Copper Country Autism Awareness Chairman Sue Antila said.

Lakota graduate, current student partner on Autism Advocacy Project - Hamilton Journal News


Lakota graduate, current student partner on Autism Advocacy Project
Hamilton Journal News
A: This project involves four individuals in the Cincinnati area, ranging from ages 12-17, who have autism and are nonverbal. They have learned to communicate through a methodology called the Rapid Prompting Method (RPM), in which they point to letters ...

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Complications at Birth: Risk of Autism? - Science Daily


Science Daily

Complications at Birth: Risk of Autism?
Science Daily
Children who were exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of ...
Perinatal Complications Tied to Increased Autism RiskMedscape
Study shows birth complications may increase risk of autismUPI.com

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Dancing Like a Star for Autism - WTAJ


Dancing Like a Star for Autism
WTAJ
The 7th Annual Dancing Like a Star for Autism Fundraiser is set for Saturday, February 4 at 5:30 pm at the Pasquerilla Conference Center in Johnstown. Spectator tickets are $20. Fans can vote for their favorite performance in four categories for just ...

Lakota graduate, current student partner on Autism Advocacy Project - Hamilton Journal News


Lakota graduate, current student partner on Autism Advocacy Project
Hamilton Journal News
Lynx Project members (from left) Steven Humes, Megan Moore, Florence Mak and Caitleen Kahn. Lakota West High School graduate Moore co-founded the Lynx Project, which seeks to connect performers and audiences by pairing the lyrics of four ...

Scientists Uncover Possible Therapeutic Targets for Rare Autism Spectrum Disorder - Science Daily


Scientists Uncover Possible Therapeutic Targets for Rare Autism Spectrum Disorder
Science Daily
Date: January 31, 2017; Source: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Summary: Researchers have uncovered 30 genes that could, one day, serve as therapeutic targets to reverse Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that affects only girls and is ...

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Autism may begin early in brain development - Science Daily


Science Daily

Autism may begin early in brain development
Science Daily
Autism is not a single condition, but a spectrum of disorders that affect the brain's ability to perceive and process information. Recent research suggests that too many connections in the brain could be at least partially responsible for the symptoms ...

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Fecal Transplants May Improve Autism By Targeting Gut Bacteria - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Fecal Transplants May Improve Autism By Targeting Gut Bacteria
Huffington Post
New research suggests that the gut also may be an important site of intervention for autism spectrum disorders. Children with autism have been found to have a less diverse gut microbial community than neurotypical children, as well as lower levels of ...
Treatment Protocol May Aid Children With AutismPsychiatry Advisor

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Perinatal Complications Tied to Increased Autism Risk - Medscape


Medscape

Perinatal Complications Tied to Increased Autism Risk
Medscape
Children exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were 15% more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than were children not exposed to complications, new research indicates.
Study shows birth complications may increase risk of autismUPI.com
Southern California autism study finds link to complications before and during birthLong Beach Press Telegram

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Study shows birth complications may increase risk of autism - UPI.com


UPI.com

Study shows birth complications may increase risk of autism
UPI.com
31 (UPI) -- A new Kaiser Permanente study has found that children exposed to birth complications like asphyxia or preeclampsia could have an increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. "Our study suggests that children exposed to ...
Southern California autism study finds link to complications before and during birthLong Beach Press Telegram
Perinatal Complications Tied to Increased Autism RiskMedscape

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Algorithm automates efforts to estimate autism prevalence - Spectrum


Spectrum

Algorithm automates efforts to estimate autism prevalence
Spectrum
A computer program can accurately estimate the prevalence of autism from children's medical and school records, suggests a new report. The tool could help automate efforts to estimate autism rates over time, cutting down the enormous time and costs now ...

Autism may begin early in brain development - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)

Autism may begin early in brain development
EurekAlert (press release)
Autism is not a single condition, but a spectrum of disorders that affect the brain's ability to perceive and process information. Recent research suggests that too many connections in the brain could be at least partially responsible for the symptoms ...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. brings polarizing position to Aspen autism event - Aspen Times


Aspen Times

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. brings polarizing position to Aspen autism event
Aspen Times
Robert Kennedy Jr.'s scheduled appearance at a fundraiser for autism next month is not an implicit endorsement of his longtime view that vaccines cause the disorder. That's according to Sallie Bernard, founder and board president of Ascendigo autism ...

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Driver gives emotional apology to family of teen with autism who died on hot bus - 6abc.com


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Driver gives emotional apology to family of teen with autism who died on hot bus
6abc.com
Bus driver Armando Ramirez made an emotional apology to the family of Paul Lee, a 19-year-old with autism who died after being left on a hot bus in Whittier. KABC. By Melissa MacBride. Tuesday, January 31, 2017 12:48PM. NORWALK, Calif. --. During his ...

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What is it like to have a sibling with autism? - Metro


Metro

What is it like to have a sibling with autism?
Metro
Autism is a lifelong disability that affects the way an individual communicates with others and perceives the world. All autistic people have certain difficulties in common, but the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) itself affects each person differently.
The criminal justice system and autismInsideTime (press release) (blog)

all 2 news articles »

Southern California autism study finds link to complications before and during birth - Long Beach Press Telegram


Long Beach Press Telegram

Southern California autism study finds link to complications before and during birth
Long Beach Press Telegram
A study based on the health records of nearly 600,000 children born in Kaiser Permanente hospitals between 1991 and 2009 shows a link between complications before an during birth and autism spectrum disorder. (Photo of Kaiser Permanente in Carson by ...
Perinatal Complications Tied to Increased Autism RiskMedscape

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