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Fox News Apologizes After Mocking Boy on Autism Spectrum

Last Tuesday, May 9, during an event with military families in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Vice President Mike Pence accidentally swiped a young boy across the face with his arm. According to videos of the event, after the incident, the … …read more

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The Parenting Aspergers Resource Guide

Please be aware that due to the fact that we use third-party statistics to create our product evaluations, they’re completely unbiased. Even so, we do have an “affiliate” relationship with the product publisher. This means we will get a commission … …read more

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Alabama Senate to consider autism insurance bill today

A bill to require many insurance plans to cover autism therapy is expected to be considered on the Alabama Senate floor today. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh had said last week he expected the bill to be considered on Wednesday. But Marsh said an … …read more

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Diabetes drug may improve autism-associated disorder

An oral drug widely used to treat high blood sugar levels may improve symptoms for people suffering with a common inherited form of autism, new research shows. The findings showed that the drug metformin improved sociability and reduces symptomatic … …read more

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Elephants for Autism hits home for Egg Harbor City family

Matt Podolski is already sweating after one cup of coffee, while his daughter Corinne sets up two wooden stools for them to sit on and practice their songs. Over by the window, Cadence Podolski is looking down at the pool outside. “She loves the water … …read more

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In Treating Autism, Drugs Often Overshadow Behavior Therapy

Many kids with autism are taking antipsychotics without participating in behavior therapy, new research suggests, despite evidence that medication is most helpful when paired with therapy. In a study looking at the experiences of more than 5,100 children … …read more

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Construction to start in fall on Golisano Autism Center

Construction on a $5 million center for people with autism is slated to begin this fall on South Avenue near Science Parkway. The Golisano Autism Center Rochester will expand and enhance autism services to serve the more than 10,000 people diagnosed with … …read more

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Broad cross-party support expected for autism Bill

A new Bill that will result in a significant increase in State recognition and support for autism is likely to attract wide support from all parties and groups in the Oireachtas. The Autism Spectrum Disorders Bill will be tabled by Fine Gael Senator Dr … …read more

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‘How My Autism Has Helped Me Become A Better Pastor’

“On Monday, December 22, 2014, I walked into the office of my therapist. I sat down on her couch with my wife by my side,” writes pastor Lamar Hardwick. He was about to find out that he was on the autistic spectrum; something that would change his life and … …read more

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Children with Autism Aren’t Necessarily Visual Learners

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Children with autism are often described as “visual learners” and said to “think in pictures”. Accordingly, teachers and therapists routinely prescribe picture … …read more

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Golisano Autism Center to be built in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) – Al Sigl Community of Agencies, AutismUp and CP Rochester officially announce plans to build the new Golisano Autism Center in Rochester. The new Center will expand and enhance autism services to serve the more than 10,000 people … …read more

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Golisano Autism Center Rochester planned to open in 2018

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) – A new center to bring services for people with autism under one roof is in the works for Rochester, according to an announcement Tuesday. Al Sigl Community of Agencies, AutismUp and CP Rochester are collaborating to build the new … …read more

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WATCH: Defining Autism — Beyond the Label [Documentary]

Every single day I just want a really good day. A peaceful day. As in, not bugged. Just left alone. In peace. Who is Blaine? You can ask Dave: “He is extremely independent, but at the same time when he’s around a group of people he’s a prankster and a …read more

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“Dress-Down” for Autism at Succasunna school

“Dress-Down” for Autism at Succasunna school April is National Autism Awareness Month and the Eisenhower Middle School Student Council and the students in the school having been building awareness about autism and sharing facts on the homeroom … …read more

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