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Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: Mum's anger as Belfast autistic child subjected to tirade of abuse from teacher

Belfasttelegraph.co.uk: Mum's anger as Belfast autistic child subjected to tirade of abuse from teacher

Belfast teacher subjects little autistic boy (5) to tirade of abuse

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A furious mother has gone public with a recording of her autistic son being subjected to a tirade of angry abuse from a teacher in his school.

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A furious mother has gone public with a recording of her autistic son being subjected to a tirade of angry abuse from a teacher in his school.

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Wired.com: AI Could Target Autism Before It Even Emerges–But It's No Cure-All

Artificial intelligence is ascendant in medicine—from AI eye doctors to chatbot therapists. As medical databases balloon in size and complexity, researchers are teaching computers to sift through and identify patterns, hinting at a future in which machine learning algorithms diagnose disease all on their own.

Sometimes, algorithms pick up on early signs of disease that humans wouldn’t even know to look for. Last week, researchers at the University of North Carolina and Washington University reported

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Burnleyexpress.net: Alison is thinking inside the box for autism

A supermarket worker has been thinking inside the box in a bid to help children and young people with autism.

Alison Booth (49) stepped inside a glass box at her workplace in Tesco Burnley at noon on Thursday – and will not emerge until 2pm on Saturday, some 50 hours later.

Her patient effort is helping to raise funds and awareness for national charity Caudwell Children.

Alison, who works as an admin assistant at the store, said:

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Ndtv.com: Fever During Pregnancy Might Elevate The Risk Of Autism In Children

Ndtv.com: Fever During Pregnancy Might Elevate The Risk Of Autism In Children

Beware would-be mommies! An episode of fever or flu during pregnancy is noted to raise the risk of autism by 40% in children.

Women who took acetaminophen during fever are less likely to have a child later diagnosed with autism

HIGHLIGHTS Autism spectrum disorder is a for a group of developmental disorders. Fever during the second trimester raised the risk of Autism by 40%. It also depends on the way the immune system responds

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Spectrumnews.org: Light-based method choreographs activity of brain circuits

Spectrumnews.org: Light-based method choreographs activity of brain circuits

Light show: Mouse neurons containing a light-activated molecular switch (red) light up (green) when the mouse receives a reward (top) and when it moves (bottom).

A new method lets scientists monitor and manipulate groups of neurons that communicate with a specific chemical messenger, or neurotransmitter. Researchers used the method, called iTango, to identify mouse brain circuits involved in reward and movement, and to selectively stimulate cells that make mice move.

They could use the same

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Abc13.com: Man with non-verbal autism missing in Fort Bend County

HOUSTON (KTRK) —

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in finding a man with non-verbal autism.

Nicholas Martell Davis, 20, is a black male about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and has black hair, brown eyes and weighs approximately 145 pounds.

He left a group home in the Houston area of Fort Bend County on foot Tuesday night. He was wearing a light blue t-shirt, blue jeans and tan Nike shoes with

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Nbcdfw.com: Garland Police Search for Missing 19-Year-Old With Autism

Police said they need help finding a 19-year-old man with Autism who went missing in Garland.

Garland police said Fredrick Aka was last seen in the 2100 block of Overview Lane at about 2 p.m. Thursday.

Aka was described as 6-feet 2-inches tall and thin with a short beard. He was last see wearing a white-and-blue striped shirt and gray pants.

Police said Aka does not speak and may try to run if approached.

Garland

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Dogsmonthly.co.uk: Presenter's farm is new location for autism support dog workshops

Dogsmonthly.co.uk: Presenter's farm is new location for autism support dog workshops

Specialist workshops, hosted by the charity Dogs for Good, will see dogs and their families descend on Humble by Nature, the working farm of broadcaster Kate Humble based near Monmouth.

Research has shown that a pet dog can provide life-changing support for families with a child who has autism, helping to reduce parental stress; help families go out more together and children with a pet dog experienced fewer meltdowns.

The workshops also help families to

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Blastingnews.com: Autism spectrum disorders study on mother's who had fever during pregnancy

Blastingnews.com: Autism spectrum disorders study on mother's who had fever during pregnancy

#fever during pregnancy is something that is not uncommon, however, a recent study indicates that pregnant women should not take fevers lightly. The study which was published by the Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health found a possible link between #Autism spectrum disorders and fever during pregnancy. Researchers say that expectant women who get a fever especially during the second trimester have a slightly increased risk of giving birth to a child with autism.

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Dailyrecord.co.uk: Parents slam Hamilton school's autism centre `move'

Parents of autistic children who attend Hamilton Grammar believe their children are to be moved out of the main school building “contrary to principles of inclusion”.

They contacted the Advertiser this week to point out that the communication development unit established in the early 2000s – which caters for 35 pupils – is to relocate from within the main school building to the stand-alone former janitor’s house by the junction of Union Street and Auchincampbell

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Medgadget.com: Global Autism Market – Pipeline Products by Stage of Development 2017

Medgadget.com: Global Autism Market – Pipeline Products by Stage of Development 2017

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WiseGuyReports published new report, titled “Top Trends in Autism”.

“Autism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2017″ provides an overview of Autism clinical trials scenario. This report provides top line data relating to the clinical trials on Autism. Report includes an overview of trial numbers and their average enrollment in top countries conducted across the globe. The report offers coverage of disease clinical trials by region, country (G7 & E7), phase, trial status, end

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Theguardian.com: How to help people with autism? Just be nice

Life and style Autism awareness

When you have a child on the spectrum, you get used to disapproving looks from strangers. But if people learned to be kinder and more understanding, it would benefit everyone

There is a sense of benevolent calm at the beach. People act differently there. Photograph: Sally Anscombe/Getty Images Life and style Autism awareness How to help people with autism? Just be nice

When you

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Bendbulletin.com: The struggle to socialize for families with autism

Bendbulletin.com: The struggle to socialize for families with autism

Tara Bannow The Bulletin

Pausing mid-sentence, James Carner abruptly jerked his head to the side to get a better view of his 9-year-old son across the room at a crowded indoor play area. Oliver stood silently before of a group of adults, his gaze fixed on them, his fingers dancing over his face and neck.

“Sorry, I always lose my train of thought when I’m watching him,” said the 43-year-old Bend man. “See,

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Mysuncoast.com: Mothers having a fever during pregnancy may up baby's risk of autism

Having a fever during pregnancy appears to be linked to a 34 percent increased risk of autism in children.

It was even higher for women who had a fever during the 2nd trimester; their children had a 40% increased risk of autism. With three or more fevers, the increased risk jumped to more than 300 percent.

Those are the findings of a study of 100,000 mothers and their children by Columbia University researchers. It was published in

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News-medical.net: Researchers shed light on underlying reasons for eye-avoidance by individuals with ASD

June 16, 2017

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often find it difficult to look others in the eyes. This avoidance has typically been interpreted as a sign of social and personal indifference, but reports from people with autism suggests otherwise. Many say that looking others in the eye is uncomfortable or stressful for them – some will even say that “it burns” – all of which points to a neurological cause. Now, a team

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Kapital929.fm: DAC: Autism Foundation Calls For Establishment Of Special Needs Commission

Kapital929.fm: DAC: Autism Foundation Calls For Establishment Of Special Needs Commission

16 June 2017 Natonal News News

The Day of the African Child ,DAC is commemorated every year on 16th June. This year’s Day of the African Child with the theme, “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for children in Africa: Accelerating Protection, Empowerment, and Equal Opportunity” encapsulates the yearning of parents and caregivers of children with special needs in Nigeria.

At a seminar for parents and caregivers of children with special needs, in Abuja ,the

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