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4th annual Walk with Autism this weekend

KUSA – It’s almost time for the 4th annual Walk with Autism at Sloan’s Lake Park in Denver. Walkers from across the state will join the Autism Society of Colorado at this year’s event on June 12 starting at 8 a.m. ASC provides services for 45,000 … …read more

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Autism Speaks Canada Walk

WATERLOO, June 8, 2016 — Autism Speaks Canada, part of North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, announced that Waterloo’s Autism Speaks Canada Walk will take place this Sunday, June 12, 2016 at The Waterloo Memorial recreation … …read more

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Stress Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism

Columbia, MO (Scicasts) — Stress during pregnancy has been linked to several conditions, including some instances of autism spectrum disorder. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have observed a variant of a stress-sensitive … …read more

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Autism Linked to Mother’s Immune Dysfunction During Pregnancy

Pregnant women with higher levels of proteins that control communication between cells of the immune system, may be at significantly greater risk of having a child with autism combined with intellectual disability, researchers with the UC Davis MIND … …read more

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Nixon announces $5.5 million in state funding for autism clinic

Tuesday afternoon on the sun-splashed grounds of the Greenwood School in Kirksville was proof against the idea that government moves slowly. Just six months after plans became public of a proposal to turn the former elementary education building of … …read more

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Experience What It Feels Like To Have Autism

The Cherokee tribe of Native Americans had a well-known proverb stating that you “shouldn’t judge a person before you have walked a mile in their shoes”. It’s practical advice to view a situation from the perspective of another before rendering an … …read more

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