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Move to set up Asperger’s group

Gathering contacts, dispelling myths and setting up an Asperger’s support group in Dunedin is the hope of Aspiehelp co-manager Leith McMurray. The idea of a public meeting being held tonight at the Dunedin South Presbyterian Church was to try to gather … …read more

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‘Miniature brains’ created to understand autism better

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Researchers at Yale School of Medicine created “miniature brains” from stem cells of autistic patients to get a better understanding of the disorder. Most children with Autism Spectrum Disorder have a larger head, a condition known as macrocephaly, and the new findings can help scientists predict the risk of the …read more

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Rain Doesn’t Stop Walk for Autism

Rain or shine, the 4th annual Walk for Autism on Saturday afternoon at Clarksburg City Park brought out people from many areas to support a great cause. The Corridor Chapter of the Autism Society of West Virginia hosted the walk not only to spread … …read more

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Secure Jobs getting people back to work

Thomas Wood, of New Hampshire, is on the board of directors for Aspergers Works, a startup based in Lawrence that aims at getting adults with Aspergers and autism into the workforce. Wood said up to 90 percent of disabled adults are unemployed or … …read more

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