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  1. Age at autism diagnosis differs between boys, girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Girls are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder later than boys, possibly because females exhibit less severe symptoms, according to a study to be presented Tuesday, April 28 at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego. To study gender differences in age at diagnosis and compare symptom severity between boys and girls, researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Md., analyzed data from the Institute's Interactive Autism Network.

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  2. Less severe autism symptoms in girls may lead to delayed diagnosis, study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Medical News Today

    An analysis by researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD, finds girls may present less severe symptoms of autism spectrum disorder than boys, causing them to be diagnosed with the condition later. Dr. Paul Lipkin, director of the Interactive Autism Network at Kennedy Krieger, and colleagues today present their findings at the Pediatrics Academic Societies Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.

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  3. Giving buoyancy to life Group offers grants to provide lifesaving swim lessons to autistic childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    She splashes with excitement until he gingerly joins her in the water. Anna and Ian, 7, are on the autism spectrum.

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  4. 'Lunch-n-Learn' features AkisanyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... vaccinating children was the fear of them being autistic, Akisanya said one in 68 children have been identified with autism across the United States. "A 2013 study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) shows that vaccines do not cause autism," ...

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  5. Superhero Project photographer captures portraits of disabled children dressed as heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... In 2013, she began working on the The Superhero Project, taking pictures of children with physical disabilities, autism, and sensory disorders free of charge. After Apollo, she photographed Avery, a little girl born prematurely who underwent ...

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  6. April 28: Stranger than fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... So he prints the letter from reader Eliyahu Holley about vaccines ("Vaccine policies," April 26). No link between autism and vaccines has been found after many excellent scientific studies. The original Lancet paper by Andrew Wakefield, claiming a ...

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  7. Hextable special school saved from closure after parents rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | News Shopper

    ... County Council announced another school, Broomhill Bank School in Tunbridge Wells - which caters for children with autism, Asperger's syndrome and other disorders - would be taking over the day-to-day running of Furness. Jacqueline Sinnott, 35, from ...

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  8. How are we warm-blooded? A picture of CRISPR/Cas and fragile X advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... options after recently concluded clinical trials for fragile X syndrome, an inherited intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder, did not show the expected improvements in core behavioral phenotypes. The trials, which tested a drug that ...

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  9. Vaccine bill is vital for our healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Davis Enterprise

    As a practicing pediatrician for 40 years, I want to add my strong support for SB 277, the vaccination bill being debated in the California Legislature. Despite the false concerns regarding a link to autism, vaccines remain the best and safest way to protect children from myriad easily preventable diseases.

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  10. New study aimed at diminishing phantom pain suffered by amputeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of attacks, according to a study led by researchers at Oregon Health ... Fragile X syndrome, an inherited cause of autism and intellectual disability, can have consequences even for carriers of the disorder who don't have full-blown symptoms. New ...

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  11. Southern Miss psychology center plans summer social skills programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The University of Southern Mississippi School Psychology Service Center will launch a new social skills development program this summer for children with autism spectrum disorder and their peers. The program begins June 2 to include sessions from 1-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for eight weeks.

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  12. Friends, family and 4-H: Teen learns to manage disorder through involvement in clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... for internships, camps, scholarships and international programs for the participants. Asperger's syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder, one of a distinct group of complex neurodevelopment disorders characterized by social impairment, communication ...

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  13. Staneski Shows Support for Autism AwarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Patch.com

    To promote Autism Awareness throughout Connecticut, State Rep. Pam Staneski attended a ceremony for Autism Awareness Day at the State Capitol, Wednesday April 8th. The ceremony was filled to capacity with legislators, parents and individuals affected by Autism, all meeting to provide support and promote acceptance.

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  14. Australia to boost child vaccination with $20 mn packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... e their children say they fear a triple vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella is responsible for increasing cases of autism-a theory repeatedly disproven by various studies.

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  15. Anti-Vaccine Beliefs Raced Around The World While Science Was Putting On Its ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    ... is untrue , there have been no deaths due to the measles vaccine. "What about that study that showed vaccines cause autism" . No , just no . Andrew Wakefield's study, since retracted for unethical conduct, was so sloppy that it was meaningless, and ...

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  16. Feminism as Rationalization or, Hating Men Because Men Don't Like You EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Other McCain

    Lindsay King-Miller writes a column for @thehairpin , which is a spinoff site from TheAwl.com , which is one of those Trendy But Not Actually Popular Kind of Blogs That You Should Never Call a "Blog." There are dozens of these sites out there trying to convince investors that they could be The Next Buzzfeed.

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  17. some poetry eventsRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... the publication of his memoirs, "I am Dr. Charles Joseph Smith," the life of an Autistic savant, in conjunction with Autism awareness month which is April.

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  18. 'Autism in Love': Tribeca ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | KURB-FM Little Rock

    Unveiled at Tribeca in the documentary competition, director Matt Fuller's polished documentary debut Autism in Love takes an affectionate but clear-eyed look at the romantic lives of several people on the autistic spectrum . Encompassing a socially isolated young man, a couple in their 30s working through the challenges of long-term commitment and a middle-aged man whose wife is gravely ill, it's a judiciously balanced work, which helpfully dispels persistent and irritating myths about AS folk's supposed coldness and disinterest in others.

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  19. Roy Exum: Celebrate Autism's VictoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    As I was getting my salad during lunch at the sixth annual Chattanooga Autism Conference on Friday, a simple question from a friendly kid on the other side of the buffet gave me the answer I was seeking.

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  20. Vaccine debate's name calling hurts those living with autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | CBC News

    "What's bothered me about the vaccine conversation is that on both sides we're seeing very ablest language," she says. Her son Hugh was diagnosed on the autism spectrum in 2013. 5 comments