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Chicagotribune.com: Glenbard Parent Series Sept. 11 event: Support for Students on the Autism Spectrum

Chicagotribune.com: Glenbard Parent Series Sept. 11 event: Support for Students on the Autism Spectrum

The Glenbard Parent Series: (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families will present First Class Support for Students on the Autism Spectrum with Michael Duggan at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Glenbard South High School, 23W200 Butterfield Road in Glen Ellyn.

College students with autism can face many difficulties in adult

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Chicagotribune.com: Whooping cough vaccine given to pregnant women does not increase risk of autism in children, study shows

Chicagotribune.com: Whooping cough vaccine given to pregnant women does not increase risk of autism in children, study shows

New research has shown that a common childhood vaccination given to pregnant women does not put their children at any increased risk of autism.

A Kaiser Permanente study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics found no association between the prenatal Tdap (for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, also known as

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Chicagotribune.com: Does this common condition put baby at risk of autism and ADHD?

Chicagotribune.com: Does this common condition put baby at risk of autism and ADHD?

Pregnant women with high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, may be putting their newborn at a higher risk of developing autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study.

Researchers at the University College Cork School of Public Health in Ireland analyzed 61 previous studies of pregnant

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Chicagotribune.com: Autism is becoming more common, better diagnosis of minorities may be why

Chicagotribune.com: Autism is becoming more common, better diagnosis of minorities may be why

The government estimates that autism is becoming more common, but it’s only a small increase and some experts think it can be largely explained by better diagnosing of minority children.

About 1 in 59 U.S. children were identified as having autism in 2014, according to a Thursday report from

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Chicagotribune.com: Hinsdale walk raises more than $116000 for Charlie's Gift Autism Center

Chicagotribune.com: Hinsdale walk raises more than $116000 for Charlie's Gift Autism Center

The Community House in Hinsdale’s autism walk raised more than $116,000, surpassing its fundraising goal for the second year in a row.

The Walk the Walk for Autism website on Sunday showed the event had raised $116,747 for Charlie’s Gift Center for Autism and Related Disorders in Downers Grove.

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Chicagotribune.com: Kids with autism — and their younger siblings — are less likely to be fully vaccinated

Chicagotribune.com: Kids with autism — and their younger siblings — are less likely to be fully vaccinated

Vaccine skeptics appear to be swaying many parents of children with autism to forgo critical childhood vaccines, a new study suggests.

And the hesitation to fully immunize includes the children’s younger siblings, the researchers added.

This means that “children with autism spectrum disorder, and their siblings, may be at

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Chicagotribune.com: Aurora Non-Profit Hails Employee “Citizen of the Year” Honor for Autism Advocacy

Chicagotribune.com: Aurora Non-Profit Hails Employee “Citizen of the Year” Honor for Autism Advocacy

(Aurora, IL) – An Aurora-based special education non-profit that runs a multi-state school network is brimming with pride over a “citizen of the year” distinction recently earned by one its school chiefs.

The Menta Group, which operates C.O.R.E. Academy in Aurora among many other schools throughout Illinois and Arizona,

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Chicagotribune.com: 'Keep the Change' review: Love blossoms in NY between two adults with autism

Chicagotribune.com: 'Keep the Change' review: Love blossoms in NY between two adults with autism

Being different isn’t a hindrance to also being just like everyone else in “Keep the Change” — a lesson that David (Brandon Polansky), a grown man with autism, finds difficult to accept throughout the course of this empathetic romantic comedy. Charting David’s budding romance with Sarah (Samantha Elisofon), writer-director

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Chicagotribune.com: Families affected by fetal alcohol syndrome hope study increases awareness, treatment for …

Chicagotribune.com: Families affected by fetal alcohol syndrome hope study increases awareness, treatment for …

Six-year-old Macy runs throughout her Naperville home, toting her plush Hatchimal toy. In her basement play room, she dangles from the monkey bar rings her dad affixed to the ceiling and then turns to her art supplies. Minutes later, she’s dressing in costumes — first a parrot, then a

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Chicagotribune.com: Brothers brew up plan to raise money for autism causes with India pale ale release

Chicagotribune.com: Brothers brew up plan to raise money for autism causes with India pale ale release

A new beer that debuted Sunday in Tinley Park is getting positive reviews.

“It’s very good and potent,” said Dan DeCero, of Frankfort. He and his wife, Kathy DeCero, were on hand for the release of Woggly Square Brewing Company’s Piece of Mind at 350 Brewing Co.

Beyond serving

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Chicagotribune.com: Have a Teenager/Young Adult With Autism? Build an Action Plan to Get Them Off Technology and Into Real Life

Chicagotribune.com: Have a Teenager/Young Adult With Autism? Build an Action Plan to Get Them Off Technology and Into Real Life

NAPERVILLE, IL – (Feb.2018) – Teachability, LLC, an organization dedicated to transitioning young adults with autism and other invisible disabilities to employment, will present its new Inverse Internship program on Wednesday, February 21, from 1-2 p.m. and Wednesday, February 28, 7-8 p.m. at the Naperville Public Library, 2035 Naper

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