Day: October 17, 2018

Eurekalert.org: Largest autism sequencing study to date yields 102 genes associated with ASD

Eurekalert.org: Largest autism sequencing study to date yields 102 genes associated with ASD

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – In the largest genetic sequencing study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to date, researchers have identified 102 genes associated with ASD, and report significant progress toward teasing apart the genes associated with

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Wgntv.com: COPA releases video of Chicago police officer shooting unarmed teen with autism

Wgntv.com: COPA releases video of Chicago police officer shooting unarmed teen with autism

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CHICAGO — The Civilian Office of Police Accountability released video of a Chicago police officer shooting an unarmed teen with autism 14 months after the shooting happened.

COPA posted the videos of the

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Video:Lookyus- Tommy wins Half Marathon at 9 Run Run 2018

Video:Lookyus- Tommy wins Half Marathon at 9 Run Run 2018

At 4:21 in this video, Tommy crosses the finish line!
Thank you to everyone at the 2018 9 Run Run #halfmarathon for all the support, and congratulations to all the other runners who came to run on a beautiful fall day! Proud to represent Ottawa Lions Track and Field Club and ZiZU Optics on the podium with a 1st place in 1:14:49. Happy to have Adel waiting at the finish line! DogGuides So excited to receive a beautiful medal from all the amazing people at Ottawa Police Service – Service de police d’Ottawa, first responders and firefighters, and thank you to all the sponsors of the event including BMO Financial Group Bushtukah, lululemon HydroAthletics and Sports Medicine, and many others.
We appreciate all the hard work the race volunteers do each year! Such great people, a great atmosphere, so much fun!
Tommy is an Athlete with Autism who loves Disney!
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Tommy’s mantra is “I’m going to be the First Fastest Runner in the World!” Thank you for sharing his inspiring, joyous message

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Australianageingagenda.com.au: New autism guidelines aim for standard diagnosis

Australianageingagenda.com.au: New autism guidelines aim for standard diagnosis

New national guidelines for the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders will have no impact on people who are currently supported by the NDIS, the federal government says.

Paul Fletcher

Thirty-one per cent of NDIS participants are on the spectrum, making people with an ASD by far the largest disability group in

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Wpri.com: Medical marijuana approved in RI for children with autism

Wpri.com: Medical marijuana approved in RI for children with autism

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island Department of Health approved a petition from parents Tuesday which would allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana in order to treat children with autism.

A hearing on the petition, which was filed in April, was held in August, and according to the October 16 letter mailed to

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Southernstar.ie: Clonakilty celebrates after achieving first 'Autism Friendly Town' status

Southernstar.ie: Clonakilty celebrates after achieving first 'Autism Friendly Town' status

Tuesday, 16th October, 2018 5:05pm

Story by Kieran O’Mahony

Michael Francis Collins of Clonakilty GAA Club with Jack Burton of Clonakilty Rugby Club at the unveiling of the official Autism Friendly designation sign in Clonakilty. (Photo: Cathal Noonan)

THE ‘can do’ attitude of the people of Clonakilty was celebrated last week

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