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Heraldsun.com: 'There's more than just us who needs to hear this.' This is the story behind 'The Autism Song'

Heraldsun.com: 'There's more than just us who needs to hear this.' This is the story behind 'The Autism Song'

Usually, a song like Johnny Orr Band’s “We’ll Get By (The Autism Song)” begins with an artist’s personal connection to someone who has the condition.

But Orr’s song is an exception.

At the time he wrote and recorded “We’ll Get By,” the 48-year-old Wake Forest resident didn’t really know anyone

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Msn.com: Dangerous 'cures' for autism still being peddled on the internet – including drinking BLEACH

Msn.com: Dangerous 'cures' for autism still being peddled on the internet – including drinking BLEACH

Horrifying ‘cures’ for autism that can be fatal are still being peddled on the internet – including drinking bleach and turpentine.

And groups promoting unproven ‘treatments’ are moving fast between online platforms and are using fake names to avoid detection by authorities, a prominent autistic rights campaigner told Mirror Online.

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Itv.com: Hampshire art exhibition raises awareness of autism

Itv.com: Hampshire art exhibition raises awareness of autism

A Hampshire artist has opened an exhibition exploring the relationship between herself and her son, who has high functioning autism.

Deborah Ireland hopes it will raise awareness of the condition, and be beneficial to other carers and their families.

The exhibition, at Winchester University’s Link Gallery, is open until April

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Syracuse.com: Upstate researchers developing spit test to diagnose autism

Syracuse.com: Upstate researchers developing spit test to diagnose autism

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Upstate Medical University researchers may be on the brink of developing a spit test to diagnose autism.

Autism is an incurable developmental disability that affects one in 68 children. It affects their ability to learn, communicate and interact with others.

There is no medical test to diagnose

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News5cleveland.com: Local program helps adults with autism become independent through one skincare product at a time

News5cleveland.com: Local program helps adults with autism become independent through one skincare product at a time

CLEVELAND – Living independently, something that comes naturally for most of us, but adults with autism, it’s not as easy, which is why one local group is trying to help them through life’s hurdles with one special job.

A job that Andrew Wax’s father says is beneficial for his son.

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Popsugar.com: This Mom's PSA to Parents Who Don't Have Kids With Autism Deserves a Standing Ovation

Popsugar.com: This Mom's PSA to Parents Who Don't Have Kids With Autism Deserves a Standing Ovation

Jennifer Jeppson isn’t afraid to hold back on social media, especially when it comes to discussing her 4- and 6-year-old sons’ experiences with autism. In fact, she’s so well-versed on the topic, she decided to post an epic PSA about what moms and dads of kids with special needs wished

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Huffingtonpost.ca: 1 In 66 Canadian Kids Has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Report Finds

Huffingtonpost.ca: 1 In 66 Canadian Kids Has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Report Finds

TORONTO — An estimated one in every 66 Canadian children and youth aged five to 17 has autism spectrum disorder, says the inaugural report on the prevalence of the neurodevelopmental condition in this country.

Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, is typically detected in early childhood and causes impairments in communication

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Econotimes.com: Panera Bread to Score a “Touchdown for Autism” all to Benefit the Dan Marino Foundation

Econotimes.com: Panera Bread to Score a “Touchdown for Autism” all to Benefit the Dan Marino Foundation

Panera Bread to Score a “Touchdown for Autism” all to Benefit the Dan Marino Foundation

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 30, 2018 — Panera Bread and The Dan Marino Foundation have partnered for the 8th consecutive year to celebrate inclusion and empowerment during April, National Autism Awareness Month.  Starting March 29th

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Hippocraticpost.com: Let's focus on autism

Hippocraticpost.com: Let's focus on autism

I am proud of having initiated Britain’s National Autism Project (NAP).  This started in late 2014, reported in 2017 and has just moved into its legacy phase.

Its original purpose was to map the existing research base on autism and provide authoritative recommendation on what further research was needed. 

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T-g.com: Motlow to hold Autism Awareness Walk

T-g.com: Motlow to hold Autism Awareness Walk

Motlow State Community College will host an Autism Awareness Walk at all four Motlow campuses on April 2 from 2 – 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Motlow Student Government Association and organized by the Motlow Autism Awareness Committee. Blue light bulbs will be given to participants, while

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Thecanary.co: It's Autism Awareness Week. Here's why we need to call it a feminist issue.

Thecanary.co: It's Autism Awareness Week. Here's why we need to call it a feminist issue.

As Autism Awareness Week draws to a close, a mother, campaigner, and woman who is autistic is calling for the condition to be treated as a feminist issue. The reasons for her thinking are fundamental to how society operates.

Autism Awareness Week

Autism Awareness Week has been running since Monday

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News-medical.net: Children with ADHD and autism are more likely to develop anxiety

News-medical.net: Children with ADHD and autism are more likely to develop anxiety

March 30, 2018

A recent study has found that children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to develop mood disorders and anxiety.

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The study, which compares comorbidities among patients with ASD and ADHD, and ASD alone, is one of the

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