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Blog: Autism Cares Foundation Race 11/7

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Lace up your sneakers and join the Autism Cares Foundation’s 6th Annual Race for Resources on Saturday, Nov. 7 at Tyler State Park’s Center for the Arts, in Richboro, PA. The family-friendly fundraising event, from 9 a.m. to noon … …read more

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Myself And Autism

Most people often say to me “Looking at you, I wouldn’t have known you have autism” after I explain to them. Some who have autism are more severe than others. Me, I am not so severe however I’m still very autistic and my needs are very complex. Ask me if …read more

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Novel technique shows how autism affects social brain

Brain areas linked to social behaviors are both underdeveloped and insufficiently networked in youths with high functioning autism spectrum disorder, according to research published in the journal Brain and Behavior. The findings help to show how the … …read more

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Routine eye exam could help detect autism

SPOKANE, Wash. – What if a simple penlight pupil test – like the one performed daily in doctors’ offices – could help diagnose autism? Data from a unique pilot study done by scientists at Washington State University is so promising that they plan … …read more

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Feeding disorders associated with EoE among children with autism

Pediatric patients with autism spectrum disorders are more likely to develop eosinophilic esophagitis if they have a feeding disorder, according to data presented at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Annual … …read more

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Pioneering autism centre opens at Surrey school

A first-of-its-kind autism centre was officially opened at a mainstream secondary school in Chertsey on Monday 12 October. Almost 100 students, parents and staff attended the launch of the NAS Cullum Centre at Salesian School, which will give students on … …read more

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Easton Children’s Museum holds family autism events

North Easton, Mass. — The Children’s Museum in Easton, Massachusetts will be holding family autism events for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The first of the four events to be held at the museum happened Friday last week. The events will … …read more

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Teenager in autism abuse case sent home

A judge has ordered that a former Chopticon High School student be released from the custody of state juvenile detention facilities and be sent home, more than 16 months after she admitted her involvement to distributing an obscene video and a second … …read more

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First Responders Learn How To Identify Autism

Attached are some resources from the Autism Alliance of Michigan: Autism Alert: This is for families to keep in their vehicles in case of an emergency. Keeping this in your glove compartment or visor are good places. Autism Profile: This emergency contact … …read more

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Autism and ISS – Cutting the CORD

That is not a message I want to hear on my phone, EVER. The thing is we just had his IEP meeting the DAY BEFORE, making changes to let him fly solo. We decided he did not need adult assistance in social studies and science anymore for social skills. …read more

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