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Thedailytimes.com: Panasonic Announces Autism Sprint Car Sponsorship to Raise Autism Spectrum Disorder Awareness

Thedailytimes.com: Panasonic Announces Autism Sprint Car Sponsorship to Raise Autism Spectrum Disorder Awareness

NEWARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 21, 2018–Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, today announced its sponsorship of the Autism Sprint car which will compete in the Carolina Sprint Tour and Virginia Sprint Series in an effort to raise awareness around autism spectrum disorder.

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Wltz.com: Autism Screenings Missing Some Children

Wltz.com: Autism Screenings Missing Some Children

Doctors say some tests not identifying children with autism.

Researchers in Norway followed more than 69 thousand 18 months olds who tested negative for autism.

They found several differences in behavior between children who were later diagnosed with the disorder and those who were not.

Those with milder or more infrequent

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Starweekly.com.au: Skye a real high for Ryan

Starweekly.com.au: Skye a real high for Ryan

Ryan’s one wish is for a dog – but not just any dog.

The six-year-old from Hopetoun Park has autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He was assigned an assistance dog a year ago through Amaze (formerly Autism Australia), naming the Labrador puppy Skye.

Ryan has been visiting Skye regularly

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Thesaturdaypaper.com.au: Labor questions UNHRC vote

Thesaturdaypaper.com.au: Labor questions UNHRC vote

Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese has questioned the federal government’s opposition to a United Nations Human Rights Commission resolution to establish an independent inquiry into the deaths of more than 60 Palestinians last week. Speaking to the ABC’s Insiders, Albanese said a Labor government would have voted with 29 other nations

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Globalnews.ca: Edmundston to get new autism community centre: New Brunswick premier

Globalnews.ca: Edmundston to get new autism community centre: New Brunswick premier

The Edmundston, N.B., region is set to receive a new community autism centre, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant announced in a press release on Saturday.The facility will help provide support services for the families of preschoolers, school-aged children, youth and adults with autism in the region.“The establishment of a new

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Mihomepaper.com: Forever Friends Network receives surprise donations

Mihomepaper.com: Forever Friends Network receives surprise donations

Lapeer County Association for Family and Community Education president Kristine Mueller surprised Regina Starr with a donation of $630. Photos by Nicholas Pugliese LAPEER — Autism support nonprofit Forever Friends Network hosted a luncheon on Tuesday that served as a callto arms for the need to spread awareness of services

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News-journal.com: Health digest: May 20, 2018

News-journal.com: Health digest: May 20, 2018

■ Sharing Smiles Day: Kool Smiles dentists will provide free dental exams, cleanings, extractions, fillings and sealants to uninsured/underinsured local children from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, at 710 Estes Drive, suite 105 in Longview. For information, call (903) 686-0696 or visit mykoolsmiles.com/sharingsmiles.

■ Better living for Texans: Texas

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Sungazette.com: 'Fischer's Autism Trilogy'

Sungazette.com: 'Fischer's Autism Trilogy'

Local author Paul Nelson was inspired by his son, Michael, who has autism, to begin writing in hopes to change perceptions about people with autism. Nelson shares in his writings the blessings and the challenges of those with autism, he said.

He has written “Fisher’s Autism Trilogy,” including “Through Fisher’s

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Fox13now.com: Mother of children with autism grateful for West Valley City Police's Special Needs Safety Program

Fox13now.com: Mother of children with autism grateful for West Valley City Police's Special Needs Safety Program

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A new program in West Valley City is working to keep people with special needs safe when they have a run-in with police.

The West Valley City Police Department has been looking at national and local data

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Newindianexpress.com: The vedic healer

Newindianexpress.com: The vedic healer

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When Puducherry-based author-turned volunteer at Midam Ashram Sushrut Badhe started administering the Vedic Chants Intervention Program—designed by the Midam Charitable Trust—to autistic children in schools of Puducherry in 2013, kids were unruly. “A boy grabbed my eyeglasses, another scratched me, some of them even passed out and

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