Day: October 20, 2017

Fredericksburg.com: Car lease winner declines prize, donates to Stafford school autism program instead

Fredericksburg.com: Car lease winner declines prize, donates to Stafford school autism program instead

April Burch of Stafford County was shocked when she won a new Nissan Rogue three-year lease in a contest organized by B101.5 radio and Pohanka Nissan in Fredericksburg.

But what she did with the grand prize stunned just about everyone else.

Instead of accepting the SUV, Burch requested that

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Spectrumnews.org: Risk genes for autism overlap with those for attention deficit

Spectrumnews.org: Risk genes for autism overlap with those for attention deficit

Finding focus: Up to 80 percent of people with autism also meet the criteria for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) carry rare, harmful mutations in many of the same genes as people with autism, an analysis of thousands of sequences suggests.

The

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Wgme.com: Scarborough asks for help finding missing teen with autism

Wgme.com: Scarborough asks for help finding missing teen with autism

Police say 18-year-old Lillian Slauson was last seen Wednesday around 8:15 p.m. (Scarborough Police)

#UPDATE: Scarborough police say the missing woman has been found.

SCARBOROUGH (WGME) – Scarborough police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing young woman with autism.

Police say 18-year-old Lillian Slauson was

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “You know, eighty-five percent of all homeless rickshaw businesses fail within the first three months.”

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- “You know, eighty-five percent of all homeless rickshaw businesses fail within the first three months.”

I’m having a day.  I have a lot on my mind of late.  I feel the need to express some vulnerabilities and flaws.  (Please, don’t hurt me for it.)  I talked on the phone with the woman who was my buddy in basic training earlier.  She explained I’ve hurt her feelings because the only time we communicate is when she contacts me.  I felt like crying, but I didn’t.  She said she wants us

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Psu.edu: $1.25 million grant to improve treating children with autism, other needs

Psu.edu: $1.25 million grant to improve treating children with autism, other needs

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State faculty members have received a $1.25 million federal grant to address a shortage in speech-language pathologists and special educators with master’s degrees who have the knowledge and experience in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) practices, in order to improve school-based services and results for children,

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Abc7chicago.com: Man with autism is 3rd murder victim in 11 days in 1 neighborhood after taking wrong bus

Abc7chicago.com: Man with autism is 3rd murder victim in 11 days in 1 neighborhood after taking wrong bus

TAMPA, Fla. —

Police believe the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old autistic man who took the wrong bus home from work on Thursday night is linked to two other suspicious deaths in a Florida neighborhood.

The deaths, which took place in the same neighborhood over the past 10 days, prompted

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Govtech.com: Autism Risk and First Responder Training Nears

Govtech.com: Autism Risk and First Responder Training Nears

(TNS) – Autism is defined as a neurodevelopmental disorder which, according to 2010 statistics, was found to affect one to two individuals in every 1,000 births or roughly 25 million individuals worldwide.

As a result, autism is the fastest growing developmental disability and has become synonymous with individuals exhibiting a variety

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Overdriveonline.com: 2017 GATS Best of Show, Builders Class: Puzzle comes together for autism theme

Overdriveonline.com: 2017 GATS Best of Show, Builders Class: Puzzle comes together for autism theme

This profile is part of a multi-part series in which Overdrive is publishing stories on the five Pride & Polish Best of Show winners from the 2017 Great American Trucking Show in August.

Michael Manuel of Front Royal, Virginia, built his “Autism: One of Many” 2015 Peterbilt 389 and 2016 Mac curtainside

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Fredericksburg.com: Car winner declines prize, donates to Stafford school autism program instead

Fredericksburg.com: Car winner declines prize, donates to Stafford school autism program instead

April Burch of Stafford County was shocked when she won a new Nissan Rogue three-year lease in a contest organized by B101.5 radio and Pohanka Nissan in Fredericksburg.

But what she did with the grand prize stunned just about everyone else.

Instead of accepting the SUV, Burch requested that

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Codcourier.org: “The Good Doctor” – Re-writing the options for people with autism

Codcourier.org: “The Good Doctor” – Re-writing the options for people with autism

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When people think about surgeons, they envision the embodiment of trust and communication. They think of someone who can relate and communicate both sympathy

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Blog:The Talentless Liar- Karma Police – Addendum

Blog:The Talentless Liar- Karma Police – Addendum

I gave Karma a prod in my last post and bemoaned to consequences, but it turns out my little stash of validity has been looking after itself very well thank you, while my confidence has taken a dive.

Not long after sending my email withdrawing from the application process, I received an email from the prospective employer seeking a meeting to make sure there no misunderstandings about the nature of the role that might have wrongly

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Autismspeaks.org: World's largest autism genome databank adds more than 2,000 sequences

Autismspeaks.org: World's largest autism genome databank adds more than 2,000 sequences

The Autism Speaks MSSNG program marks another milestone toward its goal of 10,000 fully sequenced human genomes for autism research

October 20, 2017

Today, the Autism Speaks MSSNG team announced the upload of an additional 2,030 fully sequenced genomes to the project’s cloud-based databank – making it the

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