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  1. Co-Parenting Tips If You Have Asperger's/AutismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Psychology Today

    Even though, the majority of couples I've worked with as a couples counselor where the husband or wife has Asperger's Syndrome or high-functioning autism, a handful of these couple through the years have considered and moved forward with divorce proceedings. Divorcing is never easy, and it can be even more challenging with a spouse with Asperger's.

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  2. Religious Leaders, Health Care Officials Work to Control Measles OutbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KSTP

    ... that vaccination is in the best interest of the community. False information suggesting the measles vaccine can cause autism has driven down immunization rates in the Somali community. Minnesota Public Radio says Children's Minnesota has given ...

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  3. Fidget Spinners - Therapeutic devices or classroom distractions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... use the spinners during "brain breaks" to decompress. "I use them as a time-out device for children who have ADHD or autism, when what's going on in the classroom is too overstimulating," she said. "It's very soothing and relaxing, they enjoy it, ...

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  4. Alan Pickert 2017 Lawyer of the YearRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... leagues over the years,' said Pickert. 'It is those people I just mentioned, including the homeless, those on the autism spectrum or special needs, and those who just need a little help, that have made me a better person. I owe them my gratitude and ...

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  5. Somali leaders say imams can spread word on measles shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... that vaccination is in the best interest of the community. False information suggesting the measles vaccine can cause autism has driven down immunization rates in the Somali community. Minnesota Public Radio ( http://bit.ly/2qTq46b ) says Children's ...

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  6. Religious Leaders in Somali Community Step Up Efforts to VaccinateRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... that vaccination is in the best interest of the community. False information suggesting the measles vaccine can cause autism has driven down immunization rates in the Somali community. Minnesota Public Radio says Children's Minnesota has given ...

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  7. Five measles cases in JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... by a fever, rash, and eye infection. It may also cause severe complications. The MMR vaccine (which does not cause autism) is given at one year of age and again at age six. Most cases of preventable vaccines originate in non-vaccinated people. The ...

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  8. .com | Measles vaccination effort extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | News24

    Health experts have advised parents to ensure that children get a measles vaccine jab soon, irrespective of whether your child, aged anywhere between six months and 15 years, was vaccinated before. Many parents have remained sceptical of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccines, following a UK study that linked the vaccine to autism a complex neurobehavioral condition that includes impairments in social interaction and communication skills combined with rigid, repetitive behaviours.

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  9. Katie Price releases teaser of her new club anthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Katie Price releases teaser for new 'summer club anthem' seven years after releasing her last single... as she prepares to film final scenes of reality show My Crazy Life But Katie Price, 39, is once again pursuing her ambition to make it as a singer, releasing a snippet of her jaunty new tune on social media before a live performance on Saturday night. The former glamour model will sing the track tonight at the G-A-Y nightclub in London as part of filming for the final scenes of her reality TV series My Crazy Life.

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  10. Imams in U.S. take on the anti-vaccine movement during RamadanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... years has targeted the Somali American community with misinformation linking the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine to autism, a claim that extensive research has disproved . Somali American children in Minnesota had a vaccination rate of 92 percent in ...

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  11. Experts sound alarm on autism's "worryingly high" suicide rateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | CBS News

    "What relatively little we know about suicidality in autism points to a worryingly high prevalence of people with the condition contemplating and attempting to take their own life," said Sarah Cassidy, co-author of a paper written in advance of the meeting. An estimated 1 in 68 American children is on the autism spectrum, and experts say many of them have a range of other medical problems to deal wit... "More concerning still, the small body of research that does exist exposes serious shortcomings in how prepared we are to intervene and provide effective support to those with autism who are most at risk of dying by suicide," said Cassidy.

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  12. Vaccine skeptic RFK Jr. headlines Colorado Springs conference that maintains vaccines cause autismRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Denver Post

    The decades-long controversy over whether childhood immunizations can be traced to brain injuries such as autism is called quackery by many medical professionals and viewed as a cover-up by others, including Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy, a lawyer and environmentalist, Kennedy has become an outspoken skeptic, disputing determinations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and other scientific groups that the mercury-containing preservative thimerosal does not cause symptoms of autism.

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  13. Movie reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Lakeland Times

    Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Dr. David Jordan, senior medical officer on the International Space Station when life brought from Mars begins to grow and wreak havoc on the station and its crew. Space exploration has always been one of the most fascinating things to me.

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  14. Colin Farrell shows off ink-free arms as he jets into LARead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... Kim Bordenave, suffers from a rare genetic disorder called Angelman syndrome that has symptoms often mistaken for autism. Colin also shares another son, eight-year-old Henry, with his ex-girlfriend and Ondine co-star, Alicja Bachleda-CuruA>. The way ...

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  15. Latest LocalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Gazette

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 10,2017. The decades-long controversy over whether childhood immunizations can be traced to brain injuries such as autism is called quackery by many medical professionals and viewed as a cover-up by others, including Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy, a lawyer and environmentalist, Kennedy has become an outspoken skeptic, refuting determinations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and other scientific groups that the mercury-containing preservative thimerosal does not cause symptoms of autism.

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  16. Taking a stand for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Nelson Mail

    ... which is touring New Zealand, is based on a debunked link between the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR) and autism. It is directed by the author of the since retracted 1998 study, Andrew Wakefield, that wrongly made the link. O'Sullivan was ... 1 comment

  17. Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | HON

    "What relatively little we know about suicidality in autism points to a worryingly high prevalence of people with the condition contemplating and attempting to take their own life," said Sarah Cassidy, co-author of a paper written in advance of the meeting. "More concerning still, the small body of research that does exist exposes serious shortcomings in how prepared we are to intervene and provide effective support to those with autism who are most at risk of dying by suicide," said Cassidy.

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  18. Suicide rates among people with autism on riseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Washington D.C. [USA], May 25 : According to a recent study, suicide rates among autism patients have reached 'worryingly' high levels. The findings have been published in the journal Lancet Psychiatry.

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  19. Suicide rates among autism patients are 'worryingly' highRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... a week after he took his own life A study previously revealed 66 per cent of adults newly diagnosed with a form of autism have contemplated ending their life. Study author Dr Cassidy from the University of Coventry, said: 'What relatively little we ...

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  20. Rates of suicide 'worrying' among people with autism, say expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Suicide rates among people with autism in England have reached "worryingly" high levels, according to experts writing in the Lancet Psychiatry today. Writing ahead of a world-first international summit on suicidality in autism , the researchers - from Coventry and Newcastle universities - say the issue remains poorly understood and that action is urgently needed to help those most at risk.

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