Sunday, April 30, 2017

Emergency personnel learn the importance of autism awareness - Cheboygan Daily Tribune


Emergency personnel learn the importance of autism awareness
Cheboygan Daily Tribune
CHEBOYGAN COUNTY- Law enforcement and other emergency responders from Cheboygan County heard a presentation last week on autism and the importance of being able to recognize its symptoms. When responding to an emergency, the autistic ...

Walk for Autism in Bangor - WABI


Walk for Autism in Bangor
WABI
More than 400 people attended the Walk for Autism in Bangor. It was the 15th annual year of the larger state wide walk. “I loved the walk. It felt like 10 miles! I got a bunch of stuff. I even got a sea monster balloon hat!” The 2 mile walk features ...

Local officials work to increase autism awareness - Lake County News


Local officials work to increase autism awareness
Lake County News
CLEARLAKE, Calif. – The goal of expanding the understanding of autism spectrum disorder, its impacts on families and society at large has been recognized throughout the country this month, with with local officials sharing their experiences as part of ...

Speaker says vaccines and autism may be linked, a view denied by public health officials - Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Speaker says vaccines and autism may be linked, a view denied by public health officials
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A national speaker who believes there are links between vaccines and autism told a group of Somali-American parents Sunday night that they should choose whether to vaccinate their children by weighing risks and benefits. He also said the government has ...

Risk Taking and Autism Truths - Patheos (blog)


Patheos (blog)

Risk Taking and Autism Truths
Patheos (blog)
The kids' activities for the day were clear to me when I woke up: H had Islamic Sunday school, D had Open Gym, A had homework and I had plans to do laundry and run a bunch of errands. I had a caregiver coming to help me manage everything, with the ...

Wings for Autism acclimates children, families to flying - Greenville News


Greenville News

Wings for Autism acclimates children, families to flying
Greenville News
Tegan Woods had never boarded a plane before Saturday afternoon. Woods, 12, of Fountain Inn, got her chance along with a number of Upstate children and families along the autism spectrum to board a flight at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

Walk for Autism in Bangor - WABI


Walk for Autism in Bangor
WABI
More than 400 people attended the Walk for Autism in Bangor. It was the 15th annual year of the larger state wide walk. “I loved the walk. It felt like 10 miles! I got a bunch of stuff. I even got a sea monster balloon hat!” The 2 mile walk features ...

Missing teen with autism found safe inside local church - KTRK-TV


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Missing teen with autism found safe inside local church
KTRK-TV
A teen with autism has been found safe and reunited with his parents after missing for three days, Texas EquuSearch confirmed. Nahum Legaspi, 19, was found inside a local church on FM 529 and Eldridge Road. He was last seen on April 26 near Cypress ...
Search for 19-year-old student with autism temporarily suspended ...CW39

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For families with autistic kids, a chance to dine out without stress or stares - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

For families with autistic kids, a chance to dine out without stress or stares
Chicago Tribune
“It's relaxed. You can sit anywhere. No one judges,” said Chicago participant Vania Marrero, who enjoyed Autism Eats Chicago with her daughter Makayla, 4, who has mild autism and a fascination with dinosaurs. (Brian Jackson / Chicago Tribune).

New Jersey Nonprofit Hosts Ninja Warrior Challenge For Autism Awareness - CBS Philly


CBS Philly

New Jersey Nonprofit Hosts Ninja Warrior Challenge For Autism Awareness
CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Like most kids, 10-year-old Ethan Krell loves to run, jump, and climb. But Ethan hops over unseen hurdles too as a child with autism, says dad Jason Krell. “We know there are struggles ahead, but just don't judge,” Krell said.

Autism Project walks towards goal - Portsmouth Daily Times


Portsmouth Daily Times

Autism Project walks towards goal
Portsmouth Daily Times
Proclamation by New Boston Mayor William Williams, Jr. proclaiming April 29 as Autism Day in New Boston presented to Mike Bell, President of Autism Project of Southern Ohio, Kim Copas, Vice-President, and New Boston Councilman Mike Payton who is the ...
Thousands attend HEAL Autism Walk at Jacksonville ZooActionNewsJax.com

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Walk for Autism in Bangor - WABI


Walk for Autism in Bangor
WABI
More than 400 people attended the Walk for Autism in Bangor. It was the 15th annual year of the larger state wide walk. “I loved the walk. It felt like 10 miles! I got a bunch of stuff. I even got a sea monster balloon hat!” The 2 mile walk features ...

AutismOne 2017 Conference – Recovering Children from Autism! - Prime Time News


AutismOne 2017 Conference – Recovering Children from Autism!
Prime Time News
Colorado Springs, CO – Is Autism Recovery Possible? Yes! Recovery from autism is possible. Children are recovering from autism, and yet the general public, and most of our medical community are still unaware that this is even possible. It is becoming ...

Thousands attend HEAL Autism Walk at Jacksonville Zoo - ActionNewsJax.com


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Thousands attend HEAL Autism Walk at Jacksonville Zoo
ActionNewsJax.com
The money is disbursed through grants to local schools, programs and educators serving those living with autism spectrum disorders in Northeast Florida, organizers say. “This summer, we'll be funding 15 different camps that 350 children, teens and ...
Autism Project walks towards goalPortsmouth Daily Times

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UCP of Maine's Bridges program participates in walk for autism in Bangor - WCSH-TV


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UCP of Maine's Bridges program participates in walk for autism in Bangor
WCSH-TV
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Families gathered at the Autism Society of Maine's 15th Annual Walk for Autism at UMA Bangor on Sunday afternoon. Approximately 400 participants attended the two-mile walk that looped around the campus. One of the ...

Cathy Justice: Learn how autism affects families, neighbors (Gazette) - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)


Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Cathy Justice: Learn how autism affects families, neighbors (Gazette)
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
April was National Autism Awareness Month. As the governor mentioned recently, autism has touched many families in West Virginia, including ours. In this day and age, I am certain every West Virginia citizen either knows an individual or knows of an ...

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Students learn about autism through outreach, assembly | WTOV - WTOV Steubenville


WTOV Steubenville

Students learn about autism through outreach, assembly | WTOV
WTOV Steubenville
Follansbee Middle School held its third annual Autism Awareness assembly on Friday. Teachers wrapped up a week of fundraising and outreach with a program ...

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Fair looks to raise funds, autism awareness - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader


Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Fair looks to raise funds, autism awareness
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Held by the Autism Awareness NEPA, the 10th annual Autism Awareness Fair kicked off Saturday morning along with a 5K run and family walk. “The Autism Awareness NEPA committee started this 10 years ago as an effort to be able to promote awareness, ...

Autism walk: Event raises awareness, provides fun - Poughkeepsie Journal


Poughkeepsie Journal

Autism walk: Event raises awareness, provides fun
Poughkeepsie Journal
Joseph Wallace, who wore a shirt that read “Super Autism Son” on the back and had a red and yellow "S" on the front, was a tad lethargic prior to the start of the Autism Walk at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. His parents, Kimberly Wallace and Steve ...

12th Annual Burkhart Walk for Autism Awareness Sunday Afternoon at Texas Tech - EverythingLubbock.com


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12th Annual Burkhart Walk for Autism Awareness Sunday Afternoon at Texas Tech
EverythingLubbock.com
"The Autism Walk is important to the Lubbock community because it raises awareness for all families of people on the autism spectrum," said Janice Magness, director for the Burkhart Transition Academy. "We would like to thank the whole Lubbock ...
Autism Speaks Walk Held in AtlantaCBS46 News Atlanta
Autism Speaks walk draws thousands to raise money for research ...KABC-TV
Soldier makes heartwarming appearance at Autism Walk in Decatur ...whnt.com
Auburn Citizen
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Local officials work to increase autism awareness - Lake County News


Local officials work to increase autism awareness
Lake County News
CLEARLAKE, Calif. – The goal of expanding the understanding of autism spectrum disorder, its impacts on families and society at large has been recognized throughout the country this month, with with local officials sharing their experiences as part of ...

Does Smoking Lead To Autism? A New Study Claims There's A Link - Romper


Romper

Does Smoking Lead To Autism? A New Study Claims There's A Link
Romper
Even as more and more people are affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), so many mysteries still surround the neurodevelopmental conditions it encompasses. At the top of that list is what actually causes children to display its hallmark traits ...
Diagnosed autism linked to maternal grandmother's smoking in pregnancyScience Daily
If your grandmother smoked, you may be more likely to develop autismMedical News Today
Grandmothers who smoked in pregnancy may have triggered autism in grandaughtersTelegraph.co.uk
The Independent -U.S. News & World Report -The Inquisitr -Nature
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Autism as a Competitive Advantage in IT - InformationWeek - InformationWeek


InformationWeek

Autism as a Competitive Advantage in IT - InformationWeek
InformationWeek
At quality assurance company, ULTRA Testing, 75% of the employees have autism spectrum disorder. The company's co-founder says that gives the business a ...

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Autism Alliance flies kites for a cause in Framingham - Wicked Local - Wicked Local


Wicked Local

Autism Alliance flies kites for a cause in Framingham - Wicked Local
Wicked Local
Justin Daigle, 21, of Framingham and his father, Michael, fly a kite on Bose Mountain in Framingham during the Autism Alliance of MetroWest's Kite Day ...

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Autism makes life after high school a struggle for the 'Mayor of Parkway West' - STLtoday.com


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Autism makes life after high school a struggle for the 'Mayor of Parkway West'
STLtoday.com
One 2015 study by Drexel University researchers shows that more than 60 percent of young adults with autism are not working or continuing their education in the first couple of years out of high school. There is little to no credible data showing how ...

Families talk about autism to help others - Norfolk Daily News


Norfolk Daily News

Families talk about autism to help others
Norfolk Daily News
THE WEIDNER and Sueper families of Humphrey are working to bring attention to autism. They each have a child with autism. Shown here (front row, from left) are Dalton Weidner, Blake Weidner, Aidan Weidner, Lauren Sueper, John Sueper, Nolan Sueper ...

Soldier makes heartwarming appearance at Autism Walk in Decatur ... - whnt.com


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Soldier makes heartwarming appearance at Autism Walk in Decatur ...
whnt.com
DECATUR, Ala. - A group of families hosted their own Autism Awareness walk in Decatur on Saturday. The event featured families from all over Decatur showing ...
Autism Speaks walk draws thousands to raise money for research ...KABC-TV
Auburn Walk for Autism 'a great cause' | Local News | auburnpub.comAuburn Citizen

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Local officials work to increase autism awareness - Lake County News


Local officials work to increase autism awareness
Lake County News
CLEARLAKE, Calif. – The goal of expanding the understanding of autism spectrum disorder, its impacts on families and society at large has been recognized throughout the country this month, with with local officials sharing their experiences as part of ...

An interview with a young mother of an autistic son - The Herald-Times (subscription)


The Herald-Times (subscription)

An interview with a young mother of an autistic son
The Herald-Times (subscription)
The association says that autism “impacts the normal development of the brain in the areas of social interaction, communication skills and cognitive function. Individuals with autism typically have difficulties in verbal and non-verbal communication ...
Thousands Take Part In 5K Walk In Pasadena To Support People With AutismCBS Los Angeles
'I'm not going to hide': Finding employment with autismCBC.ca
Running for autism awareness | Berea MailBerea Mail
Troy Messenger -Clay County Progress -Sand Hills Express
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