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45 min ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

QUIZ: Find out if you show signs of Autism

These are all key questions in a quiz designed to identify symptoms autism as well as its milder form, Asperger syndrome.


Related Topix: Health

4 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

LEGO Club allows kids with autism to build relationships while having fun

Meghan Davis/Special to the News Sentinel Lydia Brown and her father, Michael, play with LEGO figurines at the Autism Society of East Tennessee's monthly LEGO Club.


Related Topix: Health, Sports

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Spectrum

Conference offers strategies for dealing with autism

As National Autism Awareness Month concludes, the Southwest Educational Development Center is hosting its 13th annual Autism Conference at Canyon View High School on Saturday.


Related Topix: Health, University of Southern California

Easy Reader News

Mira Costa grad with autism pens raw memoir to challenge blanket stereotypes

How she sat perched atop a monkey bar in her elementary school playground and watched her classmates play.


Related Topix: Health, Marymount University, Loyola Marymount University, Manhattan Beach, CA

CBC News

Families of autistic kids 'uncomfortable' in northern N.B.

Although autism awareness has increased in northern New Brunswick, it still has a long way to go, says a British expert who has a personal connection to the area.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Canada

Early detection, intervention are key in helping children on the autism spectrum

They say a mother always knows when something is not quite right with her child.

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Related Topix: Health, Pediatrics, Family, Kids


Paramus Schools Get Fit for Autism

Alpine Learning Group and The Epic School are joining forces to host 'Get Fit for Autism' this Sunday, April 27 at Life Time Athletic, 10 Van Riper Road, Montvale.


Related Topix: Health, Montvale, NJ, Bergen County, NJ

Article: Search of: autism spectrum disorders OR autism OR pervasive...

Article: Search of: autism spectrum disorders OR autism OR pervasive developmental disorders OR PDD OR Kanner's syndrome OR child mental disorders OR asperger syndrome OR autistic OR developmental disabilities Search of: autism spectrum disorders OR autism OR pervasive developmental disorders OR PDD OR Kanner's syndrome OR child mental disorders OR ... (more)


Related Topix: Health

The Age

Commentary: Autism and the Agitator

What do you call someone who sows misinformation, stokes fear, abets behaviour that endangers people's health, extracts enormous visibility from doing so and then says the equivalent of "Who? Me?" I'm not aware of any common noun for a bad actor of this sort.


Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Mumps

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Italian Court Rules MMR Vaccine Caused Autism: US Media Blacks Out Story

Please read this article; May 8, 2013 by Joe Martino . *The debate over vaccines continues as an Italian court ruled in favor of the Bocca family whose nine-year-old son became autistic after receiving the MMR vaccine.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps

Daily Star


He is one of only 40 people in the world to unlock their inner Einstein with a condition called Acquired Savant Syndrome.


Related Topix: Health

Attkisson Defends Reports on Vaccine-Autism Link: 'Many Peer-Reviewed Studies' Show It

Most of Sharyl Attkisson 's interview on CNN's Reliable Sources Monday focused on her critical reports of the Obama administration, but Brian Stelter brought up another issue Attkisson's gotten some flak for: her past reporting on a link between vaccines and autism.

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Related Topix: Health, Television


Sharyl Attkisson suggests Media Matters was paid to target her

Former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson has accused the liberal watchdog group Media Matters of targeting her reporting, and believes someone may have even paid for them to do it.


Related Topix: Health

The Fairfield Ledger

No scientific link found between childhood ...

To Your Heath column is a venue for Jefferson County Health Center to provide health information that will benefit The Fairfield Ledger's readers.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, IA, Health, Vaccinations, Mumps


Nick Lachey And Lindt Chocolate Team Up To Raise Autism Awareness

The month of April has long served as Autism Awareness Month, and in an effort to further the goals and aspirations of Autism awareness, singer and producer Nick Lachey has teamed up with the iconic Swiss chocolatier Lindt to raise money for the cause.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Chocolate

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Position In Superresolution Imaging Of Synaptic Function

Research in this position will combine single-molecule imaging and other super-resolution microscopy techniques, with computational and molecular approaches to study the mechanisms of synaptic transmission at individual synapses and dysregulation in synaptic function in neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly Fragile X syndrome and autism.


Related Topix: Health

The Star Press

Richard Feldman: Vaccines and autism: Numerous studies indicate no connection

A number of celebrities continue to actively promote the notion that vaccines in general, or that receiving too many vaccines too quickly, can lead to autism.


Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Mumps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Daily Kos

Trying to vaccinate against cowardice failed

While researching my earlier diary on vaccination and misuse of statistics, I landed at as part of a Google Search.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Hernando Today

Mother of autistic son ready to help others facing struggle

Raising a child with autism, while challenging, is somewhat easier today than a few years ago when little was known about the neurological disorder that affects one in 68 young people.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Florida, Alachua County, FL, Hernando County, FL, Alachua, FL, Graphic Design, Arts

Whitby family challenged with three autistic teenagers

Some parents have more on their hands than others. It's safe to say Whitby resident Julie Wormington has her hands full, as all three of her teenaged children have autism.


Related Topix: Health