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Headlight Photo Jazlynn Eberling, 14, does her beadwork in preparation for the 49th annual Rockhound Round Up this weekend at the Southwestern New Mexico State Fairgrounds.
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Dustin Hoffman, working alongside a 26-year-old Tom Cruise, won an Oscar for his role as an autistic savant in "Rain Man," from 1988.
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I'm not her! Student with same name as 'spoiled' teen suing her parents is hit by internet trolls - but she uses opportunity to drum up support for charity USF student Rachel Canning received a barrage of hateful comments because she shares her name with New Jersey student suing her parents After receiving more than 30,000 visitors to her Facebook ... (more)
With 10 more preorders, Tennessee will be ready to launch a specialty license plate that will benefit local autism nonprofits.
Atypical development can be detected as early as 12 months of age among the siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder, a study published by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute and UCLA has found.
A couple of days ago I watched Othello for the first time. By chance, I had never seen or read it before.1 But that Shakespeare.
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Thomas Kienzle reports for the Associated Press on a study which found public health campaigns touting vaccines' effectiveness and debunking the links between autism and other health risks might actually be backfiring, and convincing parents to skip the shots for their kids .
Parents who prefer not have their children vaccinated are posing a major health problem, researchers now say, but show little sign of changing ways.
Close, for a quilting/sewing bee taking in '50s rock classics as they stitched away at the Olive Branch Senior Center.
A new economic analysis of the childhood immunization schedule shows it will prevent 42,000 early deaths and 20 million cases of disease, with a savings of $13.5 billion in direct costs and $68.8 billion in total societal costs in a single cohort.
There are roughly 54 million people in our country with disabilities of all types, and surveys show the rate of unemployment for this group is twice that of the overall workforce.
There is currently no specific data regarding the prevalence in Ireland of autistic spectrum disorder, according to Health Minister James Reilly .
Vaccines are doing their jobs preventing disease and death, and even bringing down societal costs, according to a new study in Pediatrics .
The government's public health message to parents suspicious of childhood vaccine safety is counterproductive, a new study from Dartmouth College finds.
Need evidence to support the argument that tenure for schoolteachers should be abolished? Then try this: A Michigan teacher who bullied an autistic child stuck in a chair while his classmates looked on and laughed is on paid administrative leave while the school board grapples with the fact that her tenure makes firing her difficult.
Vaccine denial is dangerous. We know this for many reasons, but just consider one of them: In California in 2010, 10 children died in a whooping cough outbreak that was later linked , in part, to the presence of 39 separate clusters of unvaccinated children in the state.