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2 hrs ago | The New York Observer
Autism advocates are set to protest tomorrow against a quiet effort by Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration to require annual flu vaccinations for all New York City schoolchildren.
3 hrs ago | Reuters
U.S. President Barack Obama hosted the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony for Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine, Carlos Santana and more in Washington, D.C. The U.S. capital's prestigious awards ceremony honors stars of the stage, screen and concert hall in its annual celebration of the arts.
7 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com
The family of a former Big Beaver Falls Elementary School student who alleged harassment by other students will get $75,000 under a settlement agreement released today.
14 hrs ago | NWAonline
Singer Susan Boyle says she has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism - and is relieved to finally have the right label for her condition.
Scottish singer Susan Boyle revealed on Sunday that she has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism.
Journal of Neurolinguistics , Vol. 24, No. 1. , pp. 41-53, doi:10.1016/j.jneuroling.2010.07.005 The expressive prosodic abilities of two groups of school-age children with autism spectrum conditions , Asperger's syndrome and high-functioning autism , were compared with those of typically-developing controls.
This recent profile in Vanity Fair is very, very strange, in that it obsesses over Marissa Mayer being very, very strange.
The claims that autism is caused by vaccines have been completely disproven, right? We have all heard that claim, maybe most famously by actress and model Jenny McCarthy.
Offstage, Maya Naleid can be a bit of a wallflower, staring at her feet, lingering in the corner of the room.
What's the difference between having a quirky child and having a child on the autism spectrum? Rhen Helling and his ex-wife found out four years ago.
Last year, producers at Katie Couric's daytime talk show "Katie" reached out to journalist and co-director of MIT's graduate program in science writing Seth Mnookin while researching a show to "better inform the public that still questions links between vaccination and autism and need to better understand the scientific truth."
ACCORDING to Dr. Alexis Reyes, a developmental pediatrician and resource speaker during the 13th Annual Autism Conference held in Manila in October 2013, four criteria under the DSM V must be met before an individual may be diagnosed as having autism spectrum disorder.