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Raising money for autism

Rochester, N.Y. – Helping a cause that impacts an estimated 10,000 people locally. A well dressed crowd was at the Riverside Convention Center Saturday for the AutismUp Hope Lights the Night Gala. The event raised money for the organization, which for the … …read more

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Taryn Lawson: National Autism Awareness Month

National Autism Awareness Month 2017 wraps up today. At Wauseon’s New Horizons Academy (NHA) at Sara’s Garden, where 59 percent of the students who attend have been diagnosed with autism, Jessie Wolfrum’s “kiddos” (her term) are wrapping up their … …read more

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Free autism presentation at KCC Monday

LIHUE — Kathryn Taketa-Wong, a naturopathic physician with Sacred Healing Hearts on Oahu, will be at Kauai Community College Monday to give a presentation on autism; more specifically, how to reduce risks before and after pregnancy and in early childhood. …read more

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Did your grandmother smoke? You might be more prone to autism

LONDON: If a girl’s maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 per cent more likely to display certain traits linked to autism, such as poor social communication skills and repetitive behaviours, says a study. The researchers also found … …read more

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Stars of autism care honoured at ceremony

THE “pioneering” staff and volunteers of an organisation dedicated to supporting families affected by autism have been honoured at an annual awards ceremony. The Star Awards 2017 were staged for the second year at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland by the … …read more

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Autism in East Texas: A family’s struggle to strike a balance

ARP – Sherry Thornton’s sport utility vehicle serves as makeshift office, equipment holder and traveling canteen, with snacks at the ready for meals on the run as she shuttles her teenaged twins to school and sporting events. It’s a typical mom … …read more

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Autism in East Texas: Couple works to build child’s independence

BULLARD — At 6 p.m. on a typical weeknight, when many parents are trying to discourage their children from snacking before dinner, Meggan and Travis Jeter are doing just the opposite. Their son, Jack, 6, isn’t especially interested in eating, preferring … …read more

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Hundreds run in Autism 5K

Hundreds showed up Saturday afternoon for the 3rd Annual Autism Uniquely You 5k run-walk. Participates painted shirts, watched the Central High School drum line, and visited with a few of the Disney princesses. The 5k not only helps raise awareness for … …read more

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Autism Speaks walk draws thousands to raise money for research

Around 15,000 people attended the 15th annual Autism Speaks Walk held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena Saturday. The 5K walk raises money for autism and highlights those who live with the condition and their families. “It means a lot just to see all families … …read more

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Runners, cyclists pack Ritter Park for Rally For Autism

HUNTINGTON – It was raining early Saturday morning, but more than 1,300 sunny and smiling faces helped stave off any dark clouds. Forty-three teams with some 1,120 members took off through Ritter Park on Saturday morning for the 16th annual Ruth Sullivan … …read more

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Teen with autism disqualified from national contest

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland, Ore. teenager who won a national writing contest and the trip of a lifetime is now fighting for his civil rights. Niko Boskovic’s family said after contest officials from the Order of Odd Fellows United Nations Pilgrimage … …read more

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Autism Walk Provides Resources for Local Families

San Angelo. TX – People walked for autism awareness today. It’s the biggest fundraiser of the year for Autism Alliance of the Concho Valley. The money raised is used for a such things as sensory friendly events. It wasn’t just about walking today. …read more

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Fair raises autism awareness, funding for organizations that help

FORTY FORT — Parking was scarce at the Forty Fort Sports and Recreation Complex on Saturday as hundreds flocked to the facility to show their support for autism awareness. Hosted by Autism Awareness NEPA, the 10th annual Autism Awareness Fair kicked off … …read more

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