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Walk-A-Thon supports Richland Co. children witha

Walk-A-Thon supports Richland Co. children with autism Annual Autism Awareness Walk-A-Thon raises money to help families afford needed care.

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Related Topix: Health, Richland County, OH

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Deseret News

'Crystal Puzzle' author shares lessons learned from a sibling with Asperger's

"Crystal Puzzle: Growing Up with a Sister with Asperger's," by Utah blogger and author Ashley Nance, is a charming, edifying true story of sisterhood and how the trials that come with Asperger's can turn into triumphs. Utah author and blogger Ashley Nance did not feel there was anyone she could relate to when she was growing up.

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The Guardian

Dogs provide valuable learning aid at Prince Street School

I'm the parent of a beautiful nine-year-old girl who has attended Prince Street School since kindergarten. One of the reasons I choose Prince Street is because of its inclusion of all kids and the wonderful programs they offer such as the "Puppy Project."

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Related Topix: Health, Opinion

The Winnipeg Free Press

Science vs. sentiment

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? That it's even a question being asked in the 21st century is a source of immense frustration to health-care providers who've dedicated their lives and careers to keeping kids safe and healthy. "Those who choose not to vaccinate their children are making a bad and misinformed choice that puts not only their children at risk, but also those with whom their children come in contact," said Dr. Paul Offit, an infectious-diseases specialist who figures prominently in the PBS/Nova documentary Vaccines: Calling the Shots, which airs Wednesday at 7 p.m. on Prairie Public TV.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Autistic cat lover spends 15 years transforming home into purr-fect pet paradise

Greg Kreuger, 50, admits having Asperger's Syndrome is to blame for his a-maze-ing catwalk structure becoming an obsession A cat lover has transformed his home into a feline paradise to give his pets the ultimate in creature comforts. Greg Kreuger, 50, has spent 15 years revamping his house in Minnesota, US, to include an elaborate maze of cat-sized passageways and hiding places for his four moggies, fully equipped with adequate lighting and padding.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Autistic Savant Artist's Malaysia Day Gift To Obama

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 15 -- Malaysia's first autistic savant artist, Delwin Cheah Wien Loong, 11, will be presenting his work to United States President Barack Obama in conjunction with Malaysia Day which falls tomorrow. Delwin's father Lawrence Cheah Guan Keong, 39, said the drawing featuring a diversity of wildlife species called 'African Safari', represents the stability of the ecosystem, reflecting the unity that prevails in the country.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Beacon

Aleksander Vinter, a dynamic artist proving reluctance is the only disability

Savant has been his stage name since 2011; but its not just a stage name to the Norwegian EDM artist Aleksander Vinter- its a constant reminder of the kaleidoscope in his head. "I have been a nerd all my life.

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CNN

Toxic Vaccines and Autism: a CDC Coverup

A major cover-up of vaccine adverse effects is brewing and is about to explode. Much of this information came from my colleague Mike Adams from naturalnews.com.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Carrickfergus Today

Carrick ladies step up to half marathon

Two Carrickfergus women are gearing up to take on a running challenge on Sunday just six weeks after starting to train. Hayley Welsh and Sarah McDonald will be competing in the Belfast City Half-Marathon despite having "never run the length of themselves".

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

CNN

Fact: Both MMR & Mercury-Laced Vaccines Cause Autism The CDC is...

Quite a week, I think you'd have to agree. William Thompson, the whistleblower first heard on a taped phone call with Brian Hooker last week, has now come forward, confirming his role in covering up evidence that black males may be particularly vulnerable to autism from the on-time MMR shot.

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Anti-vaccine movement may have global repercussions

Supporters of the anti-vaccine movement question the safety, efficacy and necessity of the very medicines that have so greatly reduced our children's risk of catching a host of once-common but potentially very serious infectious diseases, such as mumps, measles and whooping cough. And then there's polio, the disabling, sometimes fatal virus that was every American parent's worst nightmare until effective vaccines were developed in the 1950s - and which still infects children in the developing world.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Mumps

I Speak of Dreams

Comments on 'Impacts of Environmental Factors on the Prevalence of...

The very shortest version: no, "fetal DNA in vaccines" isn't present; even it were, it would not be a likely cause of autism. The Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute has some unusual notions about autism causation relative to vaccines.

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Courthouse News Service

Class Accuses Kaiser of DumpingMentally Ill Patients on Taxpayers

Kaiser forces patients who suffer from mental illness to cancel their insurance and then shifts the cost of treatment onto taxpayers through a patient dumping scheme, a family claims in a class action lawsuit. The 1999 California Mental Health Parity Act requires health insurers to provide all medically necessary treatment of patients suffering from a severe mental illness on the same financial terms and conditions as for physical illnesses.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

The Daily Beast

No, Stem Cells Don't Cause AutismBy Kent Sepkowitz

Anti-vaxxers and anti-stem cell-ers come together, thanks to a recent paper linking autism to vaccines that use stem cells. The increase in recognition of autism spectrum disorders in Western countries continues to confound and confuse.

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Related Topix: Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Genetics, Medicine

The Daily Beast

Hey Anti-Vaxxers, Watch This ShowBy Russell Saunders

'NOVA: Vaccines-Calling the Shots' lays out the clear, unambiguous case for why it is so important for everyone to be vaccinated. "There comes a point where there is so much evidence, none of which shows any link between vaccines and autism, that you have to say 'enough.'

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, NOVA, Vaccinations, Health

Wed Sep 10, 2014

NBC2 News

Man builds incredible maze for his cats

People have been known to build bird houses, swing sets, tree house and even skating rinks for their children, but a Minnesota man created an indoor fun house for cats. "That goes to the basement, that goes to a closet.

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Related Topix: St. James, MN, Health

Leinster Express

Portlaoise school is all set for autism unit

Portlaoise Educate Together who moved into a new school at Summerhill last September, have applied for permission to build on an Autism Spectrum Disorder unit. Two classrooms will take a maximum of six pupils, a teacher and two special needs assistants each.

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The Coast News

Sep 09,

It's Thursday, and the nine children in Janine Shelton's Madison Middle School class are pounding the punching bags at L.A. Boxing in Carlsbad. For them, the biweekly trips are a much anticipated field trip.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Doctor horrified at media cover-up of vaccine science fraud at the CDC

Outraged over the way the mainstream media has completely ignored the issue, board-certified family physician Dr. David Brownstein recently posted an alert for his readers warning them about the CDC's coverup of the link between the MMR vaccine and autism. After reviewing the claims of CDC whistleblower Dr. William Thompson, Dr. Brownstein concluded that the CDC indeed lied and covered up data exposing MMR as potentially dangerous for boys under 36 months.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

CNN

Congressional Briefing on the Vaccine Injury Compensation...

Congressman Bill Posey's office has confirmed exclusively to Benswann.com that a "very large number" of documents have been turned over by CDC scientist, Dr. William Thompson, who has admitted that the CDC suppressed information about the links between the MMR vaccine and autism in some cases. This [whistleblower] news, and the unfolding of it have penetrated me to the core of my womanhood.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Bill Posey, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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