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  1. Privatizer Pence's Policy Record Of Harming Children Through VouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Crooks and Liars

    ... four that weren't overtly religious and, of those, one was solely for students with Asperger's syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders, and the other is an alternative school for at-risk students. Religious institutions benefited almost ...

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  2. Hundreds Of Health Groups Plead With Trump To Look At Scientific Evidence On VaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Switched

    Hundreds of state and national medical groups on Tuesday sent President Donald Trump scientific evidence debunking the theory that childhood vaccines cause autism. "Claims that vaccines are unsafe when administered according to expert recommendations have been disproven by a robust body of medical literature, including a thorough review by the National Academy of Medicine," reads the letter , which was signed by groups including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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  3. Meet these autistic youngsters looking for love this Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    The Vault, in Gateshead is holding a special speed dating event on Valentine's Day for people with autism and Asperger's syndrome The Vault in Gateshead , Newcastle formerly The Rivers Edge Hotel, will host a speed dating night for young people with autism and Asperger's syndrome on Valentine's Day. It's part of a 2m project run by St Camillus Care Group which sees the former hotel transformed into a respite care centre for those with autism and similar learning difficulties.

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  4. Wirral charity's work placement scheme shortlisted for national awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Wirral Globe

    Step into Work Plus - which helps young adults with Asperger Syndrome - is in the running for most supportive employer and outstanding adult service honours in the Autism Professional Awards. It was shortlised by a panel of 10 experts on the condition who judged them on their innovation, creativity, impact and sustainability.

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  5. Why Stephen decided to start a taxi service for petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Worcester News

    The 44-year-old who was born and brought up in Malvern says he was registered disabled in 1977 at the age of five, diagnosed with autism in 1978 and subsequently diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in 2007. He had to contend with bullying at school and work as well as a string of rejections from prospective employers meaning he could only get voluntary or agency work.

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  6. The Trump Administration and Disability Issues: Watch the StaffingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | I Speak of Dreams

    ... ladder, and who is appointed is critical. Relative to Trump, A Trump Administration that believes that vaccines cause autism insults Autistic people and can do tremendous harm to public health. But at the end of the day, defending vaccine policy is ...

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  7. Eagle House Group Offers Primary Education for Children with Autism in MitchamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | SBWire

    Eagle House Group, one of the leading autistic schools in Surrey, provides primary aged education for 4 to 11 years old children with autism at their Eagle House School in Mitcham. Their team of highly-qualified psychological experts and trained teachers work closely with the children, who have been diagnosed with either autism, Asperger syndrome, or associated social and communication difficulties.

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  8. Study shows early brain changes in Fragile X syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    TSRI Professor Jeanne Loring led the new study with first author Michael J. Boland of Columbia University. Credit: Madeline McCurry-Schmidt A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute is giving researchers a first look at the early stages of brain development in patients with Fragile X syndrome, a disorder that causes mild to severe intellectual disability and is the most common genetic cause of autism spectrum disorder.

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  9. TSRI study offers first look at early stages of brain development in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Medical News

    A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute is giving researchers a first look at the early stages of brain development in patients with Fragile X syndrome, a disorder that causes mild to severe intellectual disability and is the most common genetic cause of autism spectrum disorder. "We're the first to see that these changes happen very early in brain development," said TSRI Professor Jeanne Loring, who led the study, published this week in the journal Brain .

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  10. Atlanta Autism School Cumberland Academy of Georgia Celebrates its 10-Year AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... and headmaster of Cumberland Academy of Georgia, which specializes in the needs of children with high-functioning autism, Asperger's, attention-deficit disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and other learning differences. During the ...

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  11. Inoculate vaccination commission from fake scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Hill

    After years of pushing back against scientifically discredited claims that vaccinations cause autism, health professionals and researchers are seeing results: vaccination rates are finally back on the rise in the U.S. Yet just recently, a guest column by Dr. Daniel Neides, Chief Operating Officer of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Institute and Robert Kennedy Jr.'s claim that then President-elect Donald Trump 4 journalists cleared of inauguration rioting charges: report History's lesson proves American engagement is 'America First' The decision to exit TPP puts America back to square one MORE asked him to "chair a commission on vaccination safety and scientific integrity" have once again put the anti-vaccination cause back in the spotlight.

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  12. Scientists Uncover Possible Therapeutic Targets for Rare Autism Spectrum DisorderRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Newswise

    Researchers have uncovered 30 genes that could, one day, serve as therapeutic targets to reverse Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that affects only girls and is a severe form of an autism spectrum disorder. The study, led by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, will be published January 30 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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  13. Film examines vaccination controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    If you think that the link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine has been debunked or that Dr. Andrew Wakefield is the "father of the anti-vaccination movement" then the film Vaxxed will be a true eye-opener. This movie begins by looking at the 2013 revelation of a senior scientist with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that there was a 2004 study that showed African-American boys who received the vaccine before the age of three were 360 per cent more likely to develop autism. 1 comment

  14. Living with Asperger's syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Newsday

    ... survive the day, like our family's understanding and medication that may cause side effects. Asperger's is a form of autism. His type means he's really smart and can realize things others with a more severe form cannot. Even though Asperger's is not ...

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  15. Trump Preps for War on Vaccines [Page 3.14]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | ScienceBlogs

    ... of one of the greatest life-saving tools of the 20th century." Like Kennedy, Trump says that vaccines can cause autism , and as Orac notes on Respectful Insolence, "compared to the flip-flops Trump has pulled off regarding beliefs in a variety of ... 1 comment

  16. Dow pushing farmers to continue using a pesticide linked to childhood ADHD and autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | NewsTarget.com

    ... pressure on farmers to continue using a pesticide that scientists and researchers have tied to childhood ADHD and autism . As reported by The Intercept , no comprehensive studies were done prior to 2014 into the link between autism and the chemical ...

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  17. Let's spend money on autism support, not conspiracy theoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Kevin, M.D.

    I spent many sleepless nights in the months after my son's autism diagnosis fretting whether I could have done something to prevent it. I recounted, in obsessive detail, the course of my pregnancy, the birth, and the two years of child-rearing that led to the moment when our pediatrician confirmed my fears - and life as I'd known it tilted off its axis.

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  18. Donald Trump Would Hate These Bits Of LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Londonist

    ... Jenner is quite possibly responsible for saving more lives than anyone who ever lived. Links between vaccines and autism have been soundly discredited as fraud , though the myth persists. We'd explain this to Trump while showing him this statue of ...

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  19. Will "Measles Parties" Return?Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | Switched

    President Trump's possible appointment of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lead a commission on vaccine safety should frighten all American parents. Kennedy, a vocal believer in the thoroughly discredited notion that childhood vaccines lead to autism, could strengthen the anti-vaccination movement, which would undoubtedly result in the deaths of unvaccinated children.

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  20. How to beat Facebook censorship and stay connected with suppressed news sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | NewsTarget.com

    ... stories are utterly censored outright, including any story that contains phrases such as "vaccine side effects" or "autism and vaccines." The Facebook censorship algorithms automatically strip out stories on "sensitive" topics that threaten the ...

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