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1 hr ago | Shields Gazette
Learners made information boards, featuring images and biographies of famous celebrities and historical figures diagnosed with, or believed to have had, autism.
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5 hrs ago | The Sydney Morning Herald
Thanks in large part to the tenacity and love of his mother, Ping Lian Yeak is not only a recognised autistic savant, but slowly moving towards attaining a degree of independence.
9 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times
It's "outrageously irresponsible" for celebrities like Jenny McCarthy to encourage parents not to immunize their children against potentially deadly diseases, Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews said yesterday.
13 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Today, more than ONE IN TWO children suffers from chronic illness. Although many experts discuss primary triggers for autism, birth defects, infertility, gut disorders, cancer, and other chronic illnesses, triggers continue.
18 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
Measles in Manhattan, mumps in Ohio, and whooping cough in San Diego have been making the news over the past month, with at least five outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases under way now around the U.S. Health officials are blaming low vaccination rates, and many states that allow parents to opt out of vaccines for reasons other than health ... (more)
23 hrs ago | Student Life
Professor Michelle Augistin speaks during the Autism Awareness Panel in Seigle Hall Tuesday.
The month of April is when I receive a lot of valuable information about autism books, films, resources and late breaking news.
After years of alignment with anti-vaxxers, Jenny McCarthy says she's not anti-vaccine-she's pro 'one poke per visit.'
Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism By Ron Suskind Kingswell; 368 pages; $26.99 4 stars out of 4 Ron Suskind's latest book, "Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism," Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
Nick Lachey opened up about his 19-year-old brother's autism diagnosis while speaking to CBS news a week after he launched the Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction to raise awareness for autism.
SSRI Use During Pregnancy Is Associated With Risk Of Autism, Developmental Delays In Male Children - Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors , medications frequently prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other mental-health disorders, is associated with a higher incidence of autism spectrum disorder and developmental ... (more)
Tony DeBlois doesn't see the world, he hears it. He started playing the piano at age 2. By age 9, he was performing professionally in nursing homes.
Although experts and the vast majority of Americans contend that refusal to have a child vaccinated leaves everyone at risk of contracting once sidelined diseases, more and more parents are opting out and for such reasons as: On that last item, truth be told, by age six, a child will have been "shot" about 24 times-and that's too many for concerned ... (more)
When I first became a pregnant, I worried. Like most new parents I had the concern, 'What if something is wrong with my child?' For many people Down syndrome, cerebral palsy among other disabilities are at the forefront of their concern.
View co-host Jenny McCarthy is now attempting to backtrack on her anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.
Jenny McCarthy is under fire for allegedly reversing her anti-vaccine position and is being slammed for spreading misinformation, the Raw Story reported Tuesday.
April is Autism awareness month and much is being done to alert people to the problems encountered by those who are autistic and their families.