Friday, March 31, 2017

Can grandma help spot autism earlier? - WHTC


USC News

Can grandma help spot autism earlier?
WHTC
(Reuters Health) - Kids with autism who spend a lot of time with their grandmothers may get diagnosed with the disorder at a younger age, a small study suggests. “This finding is incredibly important, as these individuals have the potential to lower ...
Empathy, tech combine to improve autism awareness and researchUSC News
Spot the early signs of autismMumbai Mirror
'My Harry's autism came out of the blue' - Model Ali McDonnellIrish Independent

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COMMENTARY: New Jersey is leader in addressing autism - Cherry Hill Courier Post


Cherry Hill Courier Post

COMMENTARY: New Jersey is leader in addressing autism
Cherry Hill Courier Post
This past month, Sesame Street introduced a new character named Julia. She has orange hair, loves to sing, owns a toy rabbit, and she also has autism. Julia shows children what autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can look like and educates viewers on a ...
How these new Sesame Street and Power Rangers characters are changing Hollywood's portrayal of autismPBS NewsHour
'We've got your back!' Fresno autism advocate gives shout-out to 'Sesame Street' JuliaFresno Bee
Autism awareness month recognized in AprilKMVT

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UN calls for recognizing the rights of people with autism to make their own decisions - UN News Centre


Cambridge News

UN calls for recognizing the rights of people with autism to make their own decisions
UN News Centre
31 March 2017 – Ahead of World Autism Awareness Day, the United Nations today called for recognizing the rights of people with the spectrum neurological condition, which is believed to affect 70 million people around the world. “Let us ensure that we ...
Cambridge professor fears basic human rights of autistic people not being metCambridge News

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USM changing lives of Mississippi kids with autism - WDAM-TV


USM changing lives of Mississippi kids with autism
WDAM-TV
"I have three boys that are on the autism spectrum," McKinley said. "Twins that are 10 and a 9-year-old. We tried everything, and as any parent with autism knows, in Mississippi, there's just not a whole lot of resources." The University of Southern ...

How Businesses Are Welcoming Children With Autism - WebMD


WebMD

How Businesses Are Welcoming Children With Autism
WebMD
For the 1 in 68 children who will be diagnosed with autism, a simple family outing can be filled with anxiety. Symptoms of autism vary from person to person, but they may include trouble socializing, disruptive and repetitive behavior, and difficulty ...

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How our autistic ancestors played an important role in human evolution - The Independent


The Independent

How our autistic ancestors played an important role in human evolution
The Independent
When you think of someone with autism, what do you think of? It might be someone with a special set of talents or unique skills – such as natural artistic ability or a remarkable memory. It could also be someone with enhanced abilities in engineering ...

Autism Risk Factors - Philadelphia Sunday Sun


Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Autism Risk Factors
Philadelphia Sunday Sun
The causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) remain unknown. However, experts believe they have pinpointed certain factors that may increase risk. There's some evidence that the critical period for developing ASD occurs before, during, and immediately ...

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Can grandma help spot autism earlier? - Reuters


Cherry Hill Courier Post

Can grandma help spot autism earlier?
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids with autism who spend a lot of time with their grandmothers may get diagnosed with the disorder at a younger age, a small study suggests. “This finding is incredibly important, as these individuals have the potential to lower ...
COMMENTARY: New Jersey is leader in addressing autismCherry Hill Courier Post
Empathy, tech combine to improve autism awareness and researchUSC News
How new research and Sesame Street are expanding our understanding of autismMedical Xpress
Lakeland Times -Mumbai Mirror -PBS NewsHour
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Why we must turn April into Autism Action Month - OCRegister


OCRegister

Why we must turn April into Autism Action Month
OCRegister
Over the past 17 years I have served as the executive director of Talk About Curing Autism. TACA is a national nonprofit that is on the front lines of helping families that have children with autism. I have dedicated my life to understanding autism and ...
Report calls for early intervention for children with autismCityNews

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Can grandma help spot autism earlier? - WHTC


Medical Xpress

Can grandma help spot autism earlier?
WHTC
(Reuters Health) - Kids with autism who spend a lot of time with their grandmothers may get diagnosed with the disorder at a younger age, a small study suggests. “This finding is incredibly important, as these individuals have the potential to lower ...
How new research and Sesame Street are expanding our understanding of autismMedical Xpress
Autism 2017: The big news is mortality, especially by injuryLakeland Times
Spot the early signs of autismMumbai Mirror
PBS NewsHour -Irish Independent -ITV News
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Legoland adapts park to make it more autism-friendly - KCRA Sacramento


KCRA Sacramento

Legoland adapts park to make it more autism-friendly
KCRA Sacramento
The park is offering special passes that help families make the park more enjoyable for those with autism. Advertisement. Do you live in one of the noisiest places in the United States? Plus, what all that commotion means for your health. Dr. Oz The ...

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Transition from youth to adult with autism - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Transition from youth to adult with autism
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Families across our area will soon celebrate graduations and launch their children on to the next step toward independence. April is Autism Awareness Month and, for families whose child has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), that step may seem like more ...
COMMENTARY: New Jersey is leader in addressing autismCherry Hill Courier Post
Can grandma help spot autism earlier?KFGO
Why we must turn April into Autism Action MonthOCRegister
Medical Xpress -Lakeland Times -Mumbai Mirror
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Meet 28 artists living with autism at the Shore - Asbury Park Press


Asbury Park Press

Meet 28 artists living with autism at the Shore
Asbury Park Press
The word autism first came into Oceanport resident Robin Kelly's life when her daughter Erin was four. At the time, Erin rarely spoke, and if she did it was only in one word responses. The news was confirmed by specialists at Robert Wood Johnson ...

Officer sentenced in shooting death of boy with autism - CBS News


CBS News

Officer sentenced in shooting death of boy with autism
CBS News
MARKSVILLE, La. -- A Louisiana law enforcement officer was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison a week after being convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy with autism. Derrick Stafford, 33, was convicted in the November ...
Louisiana officer sentenced in shooting death of 6-year-old autistic boyFox News

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White House to be colored blue Sunday for autism awareness - ABC News


Scout

White House to be colored blue Sunday for autism awareness
ABC News
The White House will briefly become the "blue house" on Sunday to mark World Autism Awareness Day. Spokesman Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump is keeping a promise to the late wife of his friend Bob Wright that he would illuminate the White ...
Pros Gearing for Autism Angler of April ContestScout
World Autism Awareness DayShorebeat
For World Autism Day, these are celebs, fictional characters that are on the spectrumChron.com
Fall River Herald News -STV News -Fox 2 Detroit
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COMMENTARY: New Jersey is leader in addressing autism - Cherry Hill Courier Post


Cherry Hill Courier Post

COMMENTARY: New Jersey is leader in addressing autism
Cherry Hill Courier Post
This past month, Sesame Street introduced a new character named Julia. She has orange hair, loves to sing, owns a toy rabbit, and she also has autism. Julia shows children what autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can look like and educates viewers on a ...
How new research and Sesame Street are expanding our understanding of autismMedical Xpress
Autism 2017: The big news is mortality, especially by injuryLakeland Times
Spot the early signs of autismMumbai Mirror
PBS NewsHour -Irish Independent -CityNews
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Apple launches new Field Trips and App Store page for Autism Acceptance month - 9 to 5 Mac


9 to 5 Mac

Apple launches new Field Trips and App Store page for Autism Acceptance month
9 to 5 Mac
Steven Aquino, a self-proclaimed tech journalist covering Apple accessibility, has taken to Twitter today to share some of Apple's efforts for April's Autism Acceptance month. Apple hopes to celebrate the unique experiences of those on the Autistic ...
Apple Highlights Autism Acceptance Month Through App Store, Retail Field TripsMac Rumors

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"We Have Autism All Wrong", Letters from Joao, 21 years-old, non-verbal, "severely" autistic - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

"We Have Autism All Wrong", Letters from Joao, 21 years-old, non-verbal, "severely" autistic
Huffington Post
I have a friend in Portugal named João. I met his mother, Helena first. She reached out to me after reading my book,Awakened by Autism (Hay House, 2015) because she said she felt great hope. She said we shared a common vision about autism and we ...

New Sesame Street character, Power Ranger introduce new faces ... - Sacramento Bee


Sacramento Bee

New Sesame Street character, Power Ranger introduce new faces ...
Sacramento Bee
On a sunny day on Sesame Street, Abby Cadabby asks her new neighbor Julia if she wants to play a game. Julia, a red-headed Muppet in a pink smock, doesn't ...
Wisconsin Autism Advocate Has High Hopes For Julia, The 'Sesame Street' MuppetWisconsin Public Radio News
What Trump Could Learn From 'Sesame Street' (Column)Variety
Nassim: New 'Sesame Street' Muppet with autism a positive choiceThe Herald-Times (subscription)

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Autism was key to human evolution claims new study - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Autism was key to human evolution claims new study
Daily Mail
Research has shown that some key autism genes are part of a shared ape heritage, which predates the 'split' that led us along a 'human' path. This was when our ancient ape ancestors separated from other apes that are alive today. Other autism genes are ...

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Legoland adapts park to make it more autism-friendly - KETV Omaha


KETV Omaha

Legoland adapts park to make it more autism-friendly
KETV Omaha
The park is offering special passes that help families make the park more enjoyable for those with autism. Advertisement. Do you live in one of the noisiest places in the United States? Plus, what all that commotion means for your health. Dr. Oz The ...
'Pink Noise' Might Be the Secret to Better Sleep and Improved Memory - White Noise vs. Pink NoiseDr. Oz The Good Life
this interactive map - Geospatial Home - U.S. Department of TransportationGeospatial Home - U.S. Department of Transportation
This Noise Map Shows Just How Miserably Loud Some Cities Are -- Science of Us - New York MagazineNew York Magazine
Dr. Oz The Good Life -Dr. Oz The Good Life
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World Autism Awareness Day - Shorebeat


Shorebeat

World Autism Awareness Day
Shorebeat
This coming Sunday is the tenth official World Autism Awareness Day, a day in which I could tell you I'll be “lighting it up blue” or spreading awareness, but in reality I will be severely jetlagged in Ireland and hopefully putting autism on a shelf ...
Pros Gearing for Autism Angler of April ContestScout
Fall River autism center provides families new early intervention optionFall River Herald News
How to Support Autism Awareness Month this AprilHuffington Post
Northwest Herald -Fox 2 Detroit -Chron.com
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Out and about with autism: 'If a baby starts crying, we have to leave' - The Guardian


Out and about with autism: 'If a baby starts crying, we have to leave'
The Guardian
My husband and I have two autistic sons, 18-year-old identical twins Nathan and Curtis. Taking them out and about is a big challenge. Both boys have severe learning difficulties and are non-verbal. Curtis also has attention deficit hyperactivity ...

Autism Awareness Month is time to celebrate victories - MyCentralJersey.com


MyCentralJersey.com

Autism Awareness Month is time to celebrate victories
MyCentralJersey.com
Community Access Unlimited (CAU), a statewide nonprofit organization providing support programs and services to adults and youths with disabilities, will be highlighting the achievements of two of its youngest clients on the autism spectrum during the ...

Pros Gearing for Autism Angler of April Contest - Scout


Scout

Pros Gearing for Autism Angler of April Contest
Scout
Autism Awareness has a new twist for a group of professional anglers in 2017. The new campaign on the BASS Elite Series this year will build on last year's pounds for a pledge donation. Since April is Autism Awareness month, Elite anglers that want to ...
How to Support Autism Awareness Month this AprilHuffington Post
What our children with autism have taught usNorthwest Herald
For World Autism Day, these are celebs, fictional characters that are on the spectrumChron.com
STV News -KKTV 11 News -WSAV-TV
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Why we must turn April into Autism Action Month - OCRegister


OCRegister

Why we must turn April into Autism Action Month
OCRegister
Over the past 17 years I have served as the executive director of Talk About Curing Autism. TACA is a national nonprofit that is on the front lines of helping families that have children with autism. I have dedicated my life to understanding autism and ...

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