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Pjstar.com: New programs open in old Germantown Hills grade school building

Pjstar.com: New programs open in old Germantown Hills grade school building

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GERMANTOWN HILLS — In a unique co-partnership, specialized education programs operated by two different agencies started last week in the old Germantown Hills Elementary School.

Easterseals Learning Academy represents the first foray into K-12 education for Easterseals Central Illinois. Black Partridge Public Day School

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Businesswire.com: Free Materials Help Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Understand Hurricanes …

Businesswire.com: Free Materials Help Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Understand Hurricanes …

HURON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Storms and natural disasters are traumatic events. People who experience them often see, hear, feel and do things that they have never done before and can never forget. Both children and adults who have intellectual disabilities have additional challenges understanding events that seem to defy explanation in so

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Benzinga.com: Center for Autism and Related Disorders Announces Partnership with Arizona Cardinals to Raise …

Benzinga.com: Center for Autism and Related Disorders Announces Partnership with Arizona Cardinals to Raise …

CARD presents a night of NFL football on Sunday, October 15 benefitting autism awareness.

Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) September 08, 2017

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) announced today that it will team up with the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals to host a game that will benefit ACT (Autism

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Spectrumnews.org: After long wait, 'ACE' announcement delivers mixed news

Spectrumnews.org: After long wait, 'ACE' announcement delivers mixed news

Coveted cash: Nine teams have won multimillion-dollar grants for autism research.

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced yesterday that four autism research networks and five centers will share a pot of nearly $100 million over the next five years. The grants, called the Autism Centers of Excellence

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Wndu.com: Documentary shows non-verbal autistic man's battle for inclusion

Wndu.com: Documentary shows non-verbal autistic man's battle for inclusion

Students with autism are finding success with early intervention and strong support in their academic programs.

But often, once they graduate from high school, that’s it.

There’s a young, non-speaking autistic man who has defied the odds and is now a college graduate. He’s the subject of “Deej,” a documentary

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Tribuneindia.com: Folic acid may reduce autism risk from pesticides

Tribuneindia.com: Folic acid may reduce autism risk from pesticides

Los Angeles, September 9

Mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around the time of conception may reduce their child’s risk of pesticide-related autism, a study suggests.

Researchers at University of California, Davis in the US found that children whose mothers took 800 or more microgrammes of folic acid had a

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Pharmabiz.com: NIH awards $100 million research grant for Autism Centers of Excellence programme

Pharmabiz.com: NIH awards $100 million research grant for Autism Centers of Excellence programme

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded nine research grants totaling nearly $100 million over the next five years for the Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE), a programme that supports large research projects aimed at understanding and developing interventions for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The ACE program was created

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Ndtv.com: Folic Acid is Important During Pregnancy, May Cut Risk of Autism in the Newborn

Ndtv.com: Folic Acid is Important During Pregnancy, May Cut Risk of Autism in the Newborn

Folate plays a crucial role in health maintenance. It assumes quite a significant role for expecting women. Folate is a micronutrient, popularly known as B9, which is easily sourced from food items. When the vitamin is synthesized and used in fortifying food products it is known as folic acid. Folate

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Ianslive.in: Folic acid in pregnancy may cut kids' autism risk

Ianslive.in: Folic acid in pregnancy may cut kids' autism risk

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New York, Sep 9 (IANS) Mothers who take the recommended amounts of folic acid during pregnancy might reduce the risk of their children developing pesticide-related autism, researchers say.

The findings showed that if the mother was taking folic acid during the window around conception, the risk associated with pesticides seemed

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Themighty.com: Examining Why Autism Is Under-Diagnosed in the Hispanic Community

Themighty.com: Examining Why Autism Is Under-Diagnosed in the Hispanic Community

The quickest growing population in the United States has the lowest autism diagnosis rates, according to several studies, and the big question on everyone’s mind is: Why?

Well, according to pediatricians across the country, the primary reason for low diagnosis rates in Hispanics is due to the confusion of the questions on the screening questionnaire.

The solution

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Abc17news.com: Thompson Center expands autism research with new building

Abc17news.com: Thompson Center expands autism research with new building

COLUMBIA, Mo. – On Friday, the Thompson Center Research and Training building had a ribbon-cutting to celebrate its opening.

It’s a new facility that is a part of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders on Keene Street. The Research and Training building will provide more space for experts to research and

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Komu.com: Thompson Center expands to meet the needs of kids with autism

Komu.com: Thompson Center expands to meet the needs of kids with autism

Posted on 8 September 2017 at 8:25pm

COLUMBIA – A ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday marked the grand opening of the Thompson Center’s new research and training facility in Columbia. 

The expansion is supposed to further the agenda of aiding kids with autism and their families. Kristin Sohl spearheads ECHO: Extension

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Beckershospitalreview.com: Scientists narrowing down risk factors for autism

Beckershospitalreview.com: Scientists narrowing down risk factors for autism

Written by Julie Spitzer | September 08, 2017 | Print | Email

Scientists continue to crack the genetic code to better understand Autism Spectrum Disorder, reports CNBC.

About one in 68 children are diagnosed with autism, which affects how the brain develops and is characterized by social challenges or behavioral issues. And the

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