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Whsv.com: Inaugural basketball tournament aiming to raise awareness for autism

Whsv.com: Inaugural basketball tournament aiming to raise awareness for autism

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — A local basketball tournament in Harrisonburg is raising awareness for autism: “Hoopin’ for Autism Summer Showcase.”

The group hosting the inaugural tournament is Your Future Basketball, an elite, non-profit travel team, which has a volunteer coaching staff.

The doors to Eastern Mennonite University’s Yoder Arena

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Autismspeaks.org: Autism Research Series – 'Discovery to Solutions' – in six cities this summer

Autismspeaks.org: Autism Research Series – 'Discovery to Solutions' – in six cities this summer

Autism Speaks invites community members to local presentations on new advances in autism research, featuring Chief Science Officer Tom Frazier and local autism scientists

May 31, 2018

Autism Speaks invites the public to free local presentations of its “Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions,” featuring Chief Science Officer

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Medindia.net: Epileptic Seizures Earlier in Life Linked to Autism

Medindia.net: Epileptic Seizures Earlier in Life Linked to Autism

Epilepsy seizures during childhood could switch on important synapses in the brain contribute to impairment in neurodevelopmental leading autism and other intellectual disabilities, suggests a new study from researchers at Penn Medicine. The findings were published online in Cell Reports.

Importantly, the study shows that an existing targeted therapy may keep

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Philly.com: For some children with autism, stopping seizures may aid brain development

Philly.com: For some children with autism, stopping seizures may aid brain development

It’s been long known that many children with autism also have epilepsy or some form of seizure disorder. Not so well understood was the relationship between the two.

But a new Penn study suggests that early life seizures may switch on synapses in the brain that can lead to further development delays

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Iwcp.co.uk: Isle of Wight children waiting more than 18 months for autism diagnosis

Iwcp.co.uk: Isle of Wight children waiting more than 18 months for autism diagnosis

PARENTS awaiting an autism diagnosis for their children are still in the dark — 18 months after first being referred.

Last October, the Autism Diagnostic Research Centre (ADRC) at Southampton, where Isle of Wight children are assessed, closed for new referrals after the waiting list became unmanageable.

The service was

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Thebiotechnologynews.com: Autism Market: Trends, Development Status, Type and Application, Segmentation and Revenue 2027

Thebiotechnologynews.com: Autism Market: Trends, Development Status, Type and Application, Segmentation and Revenue 2027

 

Autism – Market Insights, Epidemiology and Market Forecast – 2027 report gives a Comprehensive study of the Autism, diagnosed patterns, treatment trends, unmet medical needs and current developments, the study of disease transmission and market lookout.

Autism Market report provides understanding of the patients affected, the study of disease transmission

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Cbc.ca: Naturopath college outlaws therapy that promises 'complete elimination' of autism

Cbc.ca: Naturopath college outlaws therapy that promises 'complete elimination' of autism

A homeopathic therapy that promises “complete elimination” of autism has been banned by the regulator for naturopaths in B.C.

The College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C. advised practitioners Monday that advertising or offering the treatment, known as CEASE therapy, does not meet its standards for professional responsibility.

“The board has determined that

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Educationdive.com: How 'special' education impedes social justice for students with autism

Educationdive.com: How 'special' education impedes social justice for students with autism

Lee Mason is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and an associate professor of Special Education at The University of Texas at San Antonio, where he directs the Autism Research Center.

To receive special education services, students must meet the eligibility criteria for one of the 13 disability categories designated

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Oswegocountytoday.com: Vona's Support Appetizers For Autism

Oswegocountytoday.com: Vona's Support Appetizers For Autism

OSWEGO – Once again, Vona’s Restaurant welcomed customers to support “Appetizers for Autism” during the month of April with proceeds from every appetizer donated to the Oswego County Autism Task Force.

Pictured are: Tammy Thompson, OCATF; David and Elisabeth Haight, Vona’s Restaurant, and their daughter, Samantha Haight.

“We are thrilled

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Thequint.com: How early-life seizures are linked with autism

Thequint.com: How early-life seizures are linked with autism

New York, May 31 (IANS) Early-life seizures may prematurely switch on key synapses in the brain that may further cause neurodevelopmental delay among children with autism and other intellectual disabilities, finds a new study.

According to the researchers, antiepileptic drug may keep those synapses “silent” longer so brain can

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Newsweek.com: Signs of Autism Can Be Found in Children's Baby Teeth, New Study Suggests

Newsweek.com: Signs of Autism Can Be Found in Children's Baby Teeth, New Study Suggests

Scientists have created a new test which can identify whether a child has autism by looking at their baby teeth.

The paper is centered around how children metabolize metals, which are critical to neurodevelopment in early life. An imbalance in this process has previously been linked with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Researchers at the

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