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Yourteenmag.com: Strategies for Students with Autism: When Your Teen Has Unique Challenges

Yourteenmag.com: Strategies for Students with Autism: When Your Teen Has Unique Challenges

Unique Challenges Require a Unique Study Plan

By Diane Mayer Christiansen

Having a child on the autism spectrum can be challenging on many levels. For my son, the social game has always been a struggle. His inability to understand others’ emotions and his narrow interest base kept him secluded

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Autismspeaks.org: Autism Speaks releases new strategic plan for science

Autismspeaks.org: Autism Speaks releases new strategic plan for science

Three-year plan focuses funding on research that can best improve lives today and accelerate the delivery of personalized therapies and other services in the years ahead

December 13, 2017

(December 13, 2017) Autism Speaks today released its Strategic Plan for Science 2018-2020, with emphasis on the organization’s mission

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Digitaljournal.com: Autism Disorder and Treatment Market | Drug Innovation Key Factor | Boosting Growth | Promising …

Digitaljournal.com: Autism Disorder and Treatment Market | Drug Innovation Key Factor | Boosting Growth | Promising …

“Autism Disorder and Treatment Market”

The Autism Disorder and Treatment Market report provides Renewed Interest in Autism Disorder and Treatment Industry Reinvigorates Growth Trends for Segment. The report gives Stellar CAGR % Effectively Assertively Boosting Growth of the Sector from 2017 to 2022.

Autism disorder affects a significant percentage

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Nbherard.com: The 2017 Children of Promise Gala a Blockbuster Success for The New England Center for Children

Nbherard.com: The 2017 Children of Promise Gala a Blockbuster Success for The New England Center for Children

“This support helps NECC remain steadfast in our mission – to help children with autism learn the skills they need to become independent and reach their potential,” said Jared Bouzan, Chief Development Officer of The New England Center for Children.

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. December 13, 2017

The New England Center

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Bournemouth.ac.uk: AFC Bournemouth backs Autism Friendly Football campaign

Bournemouth.ac.uk: AFC Bournemouth backs Autism Friendly Football campaign

Local charity, Autism Wessex, alongside AFC Bournemouth and Harry Redknapp have started a campaign for Autism Friendly Football.

Autism Wessex have joined together with AFC Bournemouth and Harry Redknapp to campaign for Autism Friendly Football.

One of the many traits of Autism is a sensitivity to loud noises, and being

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Yourtherapysource.com: Sleep, Bedtime Routines, Anxiety, and Autism

Yourtherapysource.com: Sleep, Bedtime Routines, Anxiety, and Autism

Sleep, Bedtime Routines, Anxiety, and Autism

The association between sleep, bedtime routines, anxiety, and Autism Spectrum Disorder in children is an important quality of life issue although there is a limited amount of research regarding this topic.  Bedtime routines are a component of sleep hygiene defined as ‘a set of observable, repetitive

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Retractionwatch.com: “Utterly awful:” David Gorski weighs in on yet another paper linking vaccines and autism

Retractionwatch.com: “Utterly awful:” David Gorski weighs in on yet another paper linking vaccines and autism

David Gorski, via Wayne State

Retraction Watch readers may be forgiven for thinking that there has been at least a small uptick in the papers that claim to link autism and vaccines, and yet tend to raise more questions than they answer. Sometimes, they are retracted. See here, here and

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Laruecountyherald.com: Struggles of autism

Laruecountyherald.com: Struggles of autism

A LaRue County mother is hoping to raise more awareness about autism as she looks for possible avenues to help her autistic son.

If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our

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Spectrumnews.org: Why autism remains hidden in Africa

Spectrumnews.org: Why autism remains hidden in Africa

Raising awareness:

Most Africans are largely unaware of autism, despite its prevalence; to be fair, child mortality and malnutrition are more urgent concerns for most people. In surveys conducted in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Ethiopia, healthcare workers and families frequently attribute its features to a curse (brought on by a

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News-medical.net: UQ researchers create new and improved version of 'love hormone'

News-medical.net: UQ researchers create new and improved version of 'love hormone'

December 13, 2017

A new and improved version of the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin has been developed by University of Queensland researchers.

Dr Markus Muttenthaler

The team from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience has created a synthetic form of the hormone which is less likely to have side effects.

UQ

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Goodhousekeeping.co.uk: Viewers call for a third series of BBC drama The A Word after 'outstanding' series two finale

Goodhousekeeping.co.uk: Viewers call for a third series of BBC drama The A Word after 'outstanding' series two finale

The BBC’s hugely-popular drama The A Word concluded its second series this evening (December 12), and fans are already desperate for a third.The show, which stars Christopher Eccleston, follows the Hughes family as they come to terms with their young son Joe’s autism diagnosis and the daily trials of family life.

Today’s finale

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Dealwithautism.com: Is Hollywood Guilty of Undermining Autism Employment Opportunities?

Dealwithautism.com: Is Hollywood Guilty of Undermining Autism Employment Opportunities?

A recent season 9 episode of “Namaste” saw Larry David pretending to be autistic in a bid to win sympathy from an African-American mechanic he had insulted.

Nevertheless, this behavior was widely criticized as being inappropriate and insensitive across the autism community as well as blogospheres surrounding autism. However,

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