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Autism Speaks Launches the House to Home Prize

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – October 19, 2015) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is seeking creative ideas to develop alternative housing and support services for the growing number of adults with autism … …read more

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Stanford Researchers Treat Autism With Google Glass

As Google retools its Glass experiment, researchers at Stanford are using the device to help autistic children recognize and classify emotions. The project’s second phase is a 100-child study to investigate the system’s viability as an at-home autism … …read more

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Zorba Paster: Thinking evolves on autism treatment, causes

Autism certainly is difficult – for the child, for the parent. Anything we can do to decrease it would be welcome. But first, class, a brief lesson: Autism is defined as a neurological developmental disorder that interferes with a child’s ability to … …read more

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Active for Autism Walk held in Deer Lake

It was a rainy afternoon, but that didn’t stop the Active for Autism Walk in Deer Lake on Sunday. Organizers said close to $4,000 was raised in Deer Lake this year. Four-year-old Stanley Jaddore got his treat bag after the walk finished up at Elwood … …read more

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Autism and Dyslexia: Seeds of Change

On Monday, October 19, Anne Mataczynski from the GEM Learning Center in Wausau presents Autism and the Seeds of Change. Achieving Full Participation in Life with the Ron Davis Autism Approach. As with all Ron Davis’ work, the autism program is built on a … …read more

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Autism Awareness Walk In Mansfield Draws Thousands

MANSFIELD (CBS) — Thousands gathered outdoors despite frigid temperatures for an autism fundraiser in Mansfield Sunday. The 14th annual “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” kicked off at the Xfinity Center. The event raises money for autism research, and … …read more

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New kits help Seahawks fans with autism

If you’re sensitive to sound, an NFL game might seem like the last place you’d want to go. It’s sensory overload. And that’s one of the reasons why the Seahawks just partnered with a pair of moms from Tulsa, Okla., who started a non-profit program called I … …read more

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Autism center expands with new Cedar Falls location

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A central Iowa-based autism center has expanded its services in the northeast part of the state, a move one mother says has helped her better communicate with her three-year-old son. The Homestead is celebrating its grand opening … …read more

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Iowa family says autism center’s expansion will help them

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A central Iowa-based autism center has expanded its services in northeast Iowa, a move that one family says will help them better communicate with a three-year-old boy. The Homestead is celebrating its grand opening in Cedar … …read more

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£10,000 Lottery boost for autism support group

A NEW group aimed at supporting people with learning difficulties and autism is hoping to expand its service after receiving a £10,000 grant. The Peers Connection Group For Learning Difficulties received the money from the National Lottery and is now … …read more

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Rewinding senseless events can help us learn

According to digital posts traced to his mother, the 26-year-old Chris Harper-Mercer may have suffered from Aspergers syndrome – a form of autism. And before I get too far into what I know about autism and how someone with Asperger’s might do what … …read more

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