Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Don't Believe The Hype Around Autistic Women Having A Male Brain - Forbes


Don't Believe The Hype Around Autistic Women Having A Male Brain
Forbes
Autism And The Male Brain. A study just published in JAMA Psychiatry made headlines with its conclusions that women with autism are much more likely than women without autism to have a "male brain." The study does not, however, live up to the ...

Woman seeks to create autism database for emergencies - Record Delta


Record Delta

Woman seeks to create autism database for emergencies
Record Delta
BUCKHANNON — Following up on an autism training session for emergency responders held last week, an area woman now wants to create a database of children and adults with autism that can be plugged into the E-911 emergency dispatch system.

Herpes During Pregnancy Could Double Autism Risk | Care2 Causes - Care2.com


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Herpes During Pregnancy Could Double Autism Risk | Care2 Causes
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Research examining infections during early pregnancy has found a startling potential link between autism rates and herpes infection in pregnant mothers.
Autism risk genes linked to evolving brain - Medical XpressMedical Xpress
Study: Autistic youth four times more likely to visit emergency departmentThe Sentinel
Genital herpes in pregnancy doubles autism risk | Health24Health24
TG Daily (blog)
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Altogether Autism conference keynote speakers announced - Scoop.co.nz (press release)


Altogether Autism conference keynote speakers announced
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ALTOGETHER AUTISM has announced the first keynote speakers for its 2017 conference on July 19 and 20 in Auckland, which will explore the theme of transitions. “We are delighted to confirm three speakers, all with an emphasis on strength-based practice ...

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Autistic Youth Visits To ER More Than Quadrupled--Because They ... - Forbes


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Autistic Youth Visits To ER More Than Quadrupled--Because They ...
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Autistic teens visit the ER four times more often than their peers, largely due to unmet behavioral and mental health needs.
Adolescents with autism four times more likely to visit emergency ...Medical Xpress
More ER visits for teens with autism - Story | WeAreCenralPAWTAJ

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Researchers seek ways to help novice drivers with autism - News-Medical.net


Researchers seek ways to help novice drivers with autism
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The University of Virginia Health System is teaming up with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to study novice drivers with autism to determine if they would benefit from specialized training to help them become better, safer drivers and feel ...

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Gym for kids with autism opens in Arvada - 9NEWS.com


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Gym for kids with autism opens in Arvada
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ARVADA - We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym in Arvada opened its door weeks ago providing kids with autism a place to engage with their peers and develop important skills for breaking through life's barriers. Amy Woszczynski and her husband opened the ...

Adolescents with autism four times more likely to visit emergency department - Medical Xpress


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Adolescents with autism four times more likely to visit emergency department
Medical Xpress
Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use emergency-department services four times as often as their peers without autism, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The findings suggest that youth with autism may need better ...
More ER visits for teens with autismWTAJ

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Parents urge support of autism training for law enforcement - Firstcoastnews.com


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Parents urge support of autism training for law enforcement
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Parents of children with autism on the First Coast are urging support of a bill that would require autism training for Florida law enforcement. Senate Bill 154 calls for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to create a course ...

UVA Teaming Up with VTTI to Study Novice Drivers with Autism - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and ... - NBC 29 News


NBC 29 News

UVA Teaming Up with VTTI to Study Novice Drivers with Autism - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and ...
NBC 29 News
A new research project at University of Virginia is putting people behind the wheel to find ways to help drivers with autism. UVA is pairing up with Virginia Tech on the project. Both are searching for drivers with less than a year of experience behind ...

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Adolescents with autism four times more likely to visit emergency department - Penn State News


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Adolescents with autism four times more likely to visit emergency department
Penn State News
HERSHEY, Pa. — Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use emergency-department services four times as often as their peers without autism, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The findings suggest that youth with autism ...
Herpes During Pregnancy Could Double Autism RiskCare2.com
Autism risk genes linked to evolving brainMedical Xpress
Genital herpes in pregnancy doubles autism riskHealth24
Carlisle Sentinel -TG Daily (blog)
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Autism Approval: Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Brasil Receives Brazilian Government Permission ... - Yahoo Finance


Autism Approval: Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Brasil Receives Brazilian Government Permission ...
Yahoo Finance
This marks the first time Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency ANVISA has granted a prescription for RSHO™ to help an autism patient. Earlier this month, Medical Marijuana, Inc. also announced that ANVISA had also granted the filling of two ...

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Give Local: 'Flash Dash' kicks off Autism Society of Minnesota fundraiser - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press


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Give Local: 'Flash Dash' kicks off Autism Society of Minnesota fundraiser
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Editor's note: This is a weekly spotlight on local fundraising campaigns in need of a boost. The money might be needed for medical expenses, art projects, educational pursuits, religious missions, neighborhood efforts, entrepreneurial visions or for ...

Autism, other brain disorders linked to network of 91 genes - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Autism, other brain disorders linked to network of 91 genes
Genetic Literacy Project
Gene discovery research is uncovering similarities and differences underlying a variety of disorders affecting the developing brain, including autism, attention deficits, tics, intellectual impairments, developmental delays and language difficulties ...

In-person — not online — autism training best for police officers | Opinion - Sun Sentinel


Sun Sentinel

In-person — not online — autism training best for police officers | Opinion
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The rate of autism continues to climb, and with it concerns for a future of challenges and potential opportunities. Families, such as mine, that include someone on the autism spectrum, worry every day about the future and safety of our loved one. Just ...

YaleNews | Genetic risk of autism spectrum disorder linked to ... - Yale News


Yale News

YaleNews | Genetic risk of autism spectrum disorder linked to ...
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Genetic variants linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may have been positively selected during human evolution because they also contribute to ...
Autism genes conserved during human evolution to make us ...The Independent
Is your child destined to become intelligent or autistic? | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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Adolescents with ASD have four-time higher risk of emergency visits than peers without autism - News-Medical.net


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Adolescents with ASD have four-time higher risk of emergency visits than peers without autism
News-Medical.net
Adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use emergency department services four times as often as their peers without autism, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The findings suggest that youth with autism may need better ...
Autism risk genes linked to evolving brainMedical Xpress
Genital herpes in pregnancy doubles autism riskHealth24
Herpes During Pregnancy Could Double Autism RiskCare2.com
TG Daily (blog)
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Tangled web of proteins holds clues to autism's complexity - Spectrum


Spectrum

Tangled web of proteins holds clues to autism's complexity
Spectrum
Mutations in hundreds of genes have been linked to autism, thanks to dozens of studies over the past decade. But many families, funders and researchers are wondering why this progress has yet to yield treatments for the condition. The answer is simple ...

Autism conference in San Antonio addresses the rising cost of care - KHOU.com


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Autism conference in San Antonio addresses the rising cost of care
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SAN ANTONIO - On the chopping block in the state legislature are programs to help adults with autism become more independent. For the first time, two national groups are meeting to discuss autism as they scramble to plead for more funding instead of ...

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Autism genes conserved during human evolution to make us ... - The Independent


The Independent

Autism genes conserved during human evolution to make us ...
The Independent
Autism genes may have been conserved during human evolution because they make us smarter, say scientists. More inherited genetic variants linked to autism ...
YaleNews | Genetic risk of autism spectrum disorder linked to ...Yale News
Is your child destined to become intelligent or autistic? | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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UVA, Va. Tech Seek Ways to Assist Drivers With Autism - University of Virginia


University of Virginia

UVA, Va. Tech Seek Ways to Assist Drivers With Autism
University of Virginia
The University of Virginia Health System is teaming with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to study novice drivers with autism to determine if they would benefit from specialized training to help them become better, safer drivers and feel more ...

Autism risk genes linked to evolving brain - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Autism risk genes linked to evolving brain
Medical Xpress
"In this case, we found a strong positive signal that, along with autism spectrum disorder, these variants are also associated with intellectual achievement," said Renato Polimanti, associate research scientist at Yale School of Medicine and VA ...
More Research For Next Level Asperger Enhanced Thinking And Donald TrumpScience 2.0

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Writing about autism: 'Parents are sick of being asked what special skill their child has' - The Guardian (blog)


Writing about autism: 'Parents are sick of being asked what special skill their child has'
The Guardian (blog)
Almost everyone asked me about autism. It may seem naive but I didn't expect it. Despite having been a father to a non-verbal autistic son for almost 16 years, I had never had an in-depth conversation with anyone about the subject, apart from ...

Genital herpes in pregnancy doubles autism risk - Health24


Health24

Genital herpes in pregnancy doubles autism risk
Health24
Women who are infected with genital herpes early in their pregnancy may face twice the risk of bearing a child with autism, a team of US and Norwegian researchers said. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of ...
Adolescents with Autism Four Times More Likely to Visit Emergency DepartmentNewswise (press release)
Autism Risk Doubles For Babies Born To Mothers With HerpesAn F1 Blog (blog)

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An Oscar-Nominated Film Inspires a New Approach to Autism - Scientific American


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An Oscar-Nominated Film Inspires a New Approach to Autism
Scientific American
Dinosaurs, Star Wars, train schedules, Disney princesses, maps, LEGO—subjects such as these can become all-consuming passions for children on the autism spectrum. What therapists and educators often call “circumscribed” or “restricted” interests (or, ...
'Life, Animated' rings true for autistic children in the Lehigh Valley ...Allentown Morning Call

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Monday, February 27, 2017

AL lawmakers push for more insurance coverage for Autism - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com


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AL lawmakers push for more insurance coverage for Autism
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State lawmakers are pushing a new law to require insurance companies to offer more coverage for children with autism. Currently, Alabama is one of seven states that does not require insurance agencies to cover therapy for autistic children. The Arts ...
Alabama lawmakers consider bill to require health insurance coverage for autismAlabama's News Leader

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Autism conference in San Antonio addresses the rising cost of care - KENS5.com


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Autism conference in San Antonio addresses the rising cost of care
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SAN ANTONIO - On the chopping block in the state legislature are programs to help adults with autism become more independent. For the first time, two national groups are meeting to discuss autism as they scramble to plead for more funding instead of ...

Autism diagnosis could arrive earlier with new advances - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral ... - WZVN-TV


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Autism diagnosis could arrive earlier with new advances - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral ...
WZVN-TV
One out of every 68 kids is diagnosed with autism, and it takes years before parents know for sure. But new research shows brain scans could be picking up on signs of autism earlier than ever before. "With autism, they're very high-risk, so I'm always ...

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