Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Parents say child with autism attacked at Hope High - KTAL


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Parents say child with autism attacked at Hope High
KTAL
Hope, AR - Parents of a special needs student say they're pressing charges against a student who allegedly bullied and attacked their child at Hope High School. A 9th grader of Hope High who lives with autism. suffers from a swollen face and injuries ...

Boy with autism found along Eisenhower, reunited with grandmother - Chicago Tribune


Boy with autism found along Eisenhower, reunited with grandmother
Chicago Tribune
A 10-year-old boy with autism was found in Chicago walking along the Eisenhower Expressway on Monday evening and was reunited hours later with his grandmother, according to the Illinois State Police. The boy was spotted on the West Side near Ashland ...

Whole genomes may power search for autism risk factors - Spectrum


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Whole genomes may power search for autism risk factors
Spectrum
Scientists this week announced the release of nearly 7,000 whole-genome sequences from a collection of families that each have one child with autism and unaffected family members. The release brings the total to nearly 9,000 sequences from families in ...

Dunellen artist with autism paints library mural - MyCentralJersey.com


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Dunellen artist with autism paints library mural
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Michael Nowicki, 21, is an accomplished artist with autism and other medical disabilities. He spent the summer giving back to his community. Nowicki designed and painted a mural in the children's section of the Dunellen Library. ~ Courtesy of ECLC of ...

Jersey City 5K to raise awareness for autism | Opinion - NJ.com


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Jersey City 5K to raise awareness for autism | Opinion
NJ.com
BY SHERRY SINGH. Sharing this video is one of the hardest things I've done. I am not looking for sympathy, but for your support and acceptance. I am a Jersey City business owner -- the founder of the Smile Preschool and Nursery on the corner of Newark ...

Boy with autism found along Eisenhower, reunited with grandmother - Chicago Tribune


Boy with autism found along Eisenhower, reunited with grandmother
Chicago Tribune
A 10-year-old boy with autism was found in Chicago walking along the Eisenhower Expressway on Monday evening and was reunited hours later with his grandmother, according to the Illinois State Police. The boy was spotted on the West Side near Ashland ...

Tarbut V'Torah students, film teacher tackle documentary on autism - OCRegister


Tarbut V'Torah students, film teacher tackle documentary on autism
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The idea of making a short documentary on autism was something Michelle Glickman has had on her mind for quite some time. As a film teacher at Tarbut V'Torah Community Day School, Glickman has had several autistic students in her classes, and in the ...

Marvel-Backed VFX Company Is Teaching VFX Skills to Adults with Autism - Screen Rant


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Marvel-Backed VFX Company Is Teaching VFX Skills to Adults with Autism
Screen Rant
A Marvel-backed VFX company has been teaching VFX skills to adult students with autism. With shows like Atypical on Netflix and the upcoming The Good Doctor on ABC, characters with autism are coming closer to the forefront of our entertainment media.

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Southern Missouri woman charged with killing her daughter who had autism - fox4kc.com


Southern Missouri woman charged with killing her daughter who had autism
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THEODOSIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved ...

Whole genomes may power search for autism risk factors - Spectrum


Spectrum

Whole genomes may power search for autism risk factors
Spectrum
Scientists this week announced the release of nearly 7,000 whole-genome sequences from a collection of families that each have one child with autism and unaffected family members. The release brings the total to nearly 9,000 sequences from families in ...

I'm autistic: This is what Atypical on Netflix gets right about autism - iNews


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I'm autistic: This is what Atypical on Netflix gets right about autism
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They're all in the new Netflix series Atypical, but you'll have to watch all eight episodes to understand their significance. My name is Robyn, and I am autistic. I've read criticism about Atypical's depiction of autism. Particularly that lead ...

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R82 Scallop Designer Keira Gwynn is Featured Guest on Autism Live Program - Markets Insider


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R82 Scallop Designer Keira Gwynn is Featured Guest on Autism Live Program
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TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Convaid | R82 will be the featured guest on next week's episode of Autism Live, an interactive web talk show hosted by Shannon Penrod that provides support, resources, information, facts, ...

Does Autism Risk Reside in Cells' Energy Engines? - WebMD


Does Autism Risk Reside in Cells' Energy Engines?
WebMD
"Our findings show that differences in mitochondrial function are important in ASD [autism spectrum disorder]," said study leader Douglas Wallace. He directs the Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Autism Linked to Mitochondrial DNA Variation, Possible Cause Gains Traction - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Autism Linked to Mitochondrial DNA Variation, Possible Cause Gains Traction
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Looking beyond the nuclear genome, researchers have found further evidence that the nearby mitochondrial genome, often overlooked, could be an underlying cause of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study reported an association between ancient ...
Altered Mitochondria Associated with Increased Autism RiskNewswise (press release)

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How Typical Is Atypical's Autism Story? - Screen Rant


Screen Rant

How Typical Is Atypical's Autism Story?
Screen Rant
Once upon a time, the only major depiction of autism in movies or TV was Dustin Hoffman's portrayal of Raymond Babbitt in Rain Man. Hoffman's performance was iconic, and it became the reference that many people had for autism. Unfortunately, the vast ...
I'm autistic: This is what Atypical on Netflix gets right about autismiNews

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Does Autism Risk Reside in Cells' Energy Engines? - U.S. News & World Report


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Does Autism Risk Reside in Cells' Energy Engines?
U.S. News & World Report
"Our findings show that differences in mitochondrial function are important in ASD [autism spectrum disorder]," said study leader Douglas Wallace. He directs the Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Altered mitochondria associated with increased autism riskEurekAlert (press release)

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I'm autistic: This is what Atypical on Netflix gets right about autism - iNews


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I'm autistic: This is what Atypical on Netflix gets right about autism
iNews
They're all in the new Netflix series Atypical, but you'll have to watch all eight episodes to understand their significance. My name is Robyn, and I am autistic. I've read criticism about Atypical's depiction of autism. Particularly that lead ...

Weak 'wiring' in infant brains augurs severe autism features - Spectrum


Spectrum

Weak 'wiring' in infant brains augurs severe autism features
Spectrum
Babies who are later diagnosed with autism show aberrant connections between brain regions in their first year of life, according to a new study. In particular, researchers found that nerve bundles in brain regions that process sound, vision and ...

Autism Linked to Mitochondrial DNA Variation, Possible Cause Gains Traction - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Autism Linked to Mitochondrial DNA Variation, Possible Cause Gains Traction
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Looking beyond the nuclear genome, researchers have found further evidence that the nearby mitochondrial genome, often overlooked, could be an underlying cause of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study reported an association between ancient ...

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Boy with autism found on Near West Side reunited with guardian ... - WLS-TV


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Boy with autism found on Near West Side reunited with guardian ...
WLS-TV
A 10-year-old boy with autism found walking along I-290 on Chicago's Near West Side Monday has been reunited with his legal guardian, Illinois State Police ...

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Jersey City 5K to raise awareness for autism | Opinion - NJ.com


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Jersey City 5K to raise awareness for autism | Opinion
NJ.com
BY SHERRY SINGH. Sharing this video is one of the hardest things I've done. I am not looking for sympathy, but for your support and acceptance. I am a Jersey City business owner -- the founder of the Smile Preschool and Nursery on the corner of Newark ...

Sensory tour at The Gentle Zoo helping children with autism - cbs19.tv


Sensory tour at The Gentle Zoo helping children with autism
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FORNEY, TX - Sensory tours are now being offered at a family owned zoo in Forney. The tour is tailored for children with autism and sensory issues. "We added it back in March. We added it because we were noticing a lot of adults and children on the ...

"Autism is an ability not a disability...it is a superpower": Children blog about living with autism - ITV News


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"Autism is an ability not a disability...it is a superpower": Children blog about living with autism
ITV News
I don't really focus on the fact that I'm autistic, although there are times when I do something and wonder if it's because of my autism, especially if it's something I don't see other people doing. I don't remember being told that I was autistic, I ...

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What Atypical on Netflix gets right about autism - iNews


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What Atypical on Netflix gets right about autism
iNews
They're all in the new Netflix series Atypical, but you'll have to watch all eight episodes to understand their significance. My name is Robyn, and I am autistic. I've read criticism about Atypical's depiction of autism. Particularly that lead ...

Woman charged with killing daughter with autism - WSPA.com


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Woman charged with killing daughter with autism
WSPA.com
(AP) — A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the teenage daughter with autism she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved back from ...
A Mom Has Been Charged For Killing The Teenage Daughter She Gave Up For Adoption As A BabyBuzzFeed News
Mother charged with murder of missing Minn. teen; remains found in burn pitMinneapolis Star Tribune

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"Autism is an ability not a disability...it is a superpower": Children blog about living with autism - ITV News


ITV News

"Autism is an ability not a disability...it is a superpower": Children blog about living with autism
ITV News
I don't really focus on the fact that I'm autistic, although there are times when I do something and wonder if it's because of my autism, especially if it's something I don't see other people doing. I don't remember being told that I was autistic, I ...

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For people with autism, unforeseen events come as no surprise - Spectrum


For people with autism, unforeseen events come as no surprise
Spectrum
People with autism are less surprised by unexpected occurrences than are typical adults, according to a new study. That may be because they see the world as highly changeable, and expect the unexpected. The researchers measured reaction times to ...

People with autism spectrum disorder show neural responses of anxiety on seeing social touch - Science Daily


People with autism spectrum disorder show neural responses of anxiety on seeing social touch
Science Daily
People with strong signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show neural signs of anxiety when they see social touch and report unpleasant feelings about social touch by comparison to people with weak signs of ASD. This finding has emerged from a new ...

Want to know what it's like to have autism? Visit Care Show's 'reality' experience - carehome.co.uk News


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Want to know what it's like to have autism? Visit Care Show's 'reality' experience
carehome.co.uk News
Care staff, health professionals, academics are among the members of the public expected to get a snapshot of an autistic person's life, as well as hear talks, network and learn something new at Care Show 2017 on 10-11 October at the NEC Birmingham.