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MMH opens autism early evaluation hub - Batesville Herald Tribune



Batesville Herald Tribune
 
MMH opens autism early evaluation hub 
Batesville Herald Tribune
?Diagnosis of autism and developmental delays in early childhood allows children to start intervention services during the time of rapid brain growth and plasticity in young childhood, when it can be of most benefit,? notes an Indiana University School ...

 


Autism Without Fear: In Carly Fleischmann's Own Words?What Happened on HBO's ?Night of Too Many Stars? - HuffPost



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Autism Without Fear: In Carly Fleischmann's Own Words?What Happened on HBO's ?Night of Too Many Stars? 
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(Disclaimer: Michael John Carley is on the Board of Directors of NEXT for Autism, the organization that creates the ?Night of Too Many Stars? program, and this article is about an incident that occurred on the show. The HBO program, that airs once ...
Carly Fleischmann's Appearance On 'Night Of Too Many Stars' Highlights The Need For More Autistic Stars On TV Bustle

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How to address autism in Ethiopia and other low-income nations - Spectrum



How to address autism in Ethiopia and other low-income nations 
Spectrum
The program would provide community health workers with an additional year of training: The workers would be trained in mental health and developmental conditions, including autism, for the first time. As the rain poured down outside, we discussed what ...

 


Time between pregnancies may affect autism risk - EurekAlert (press release)



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Time between pregnancies may affect autism risk 
EurekAlert (press release)
"These findings support existing guidelines on pregnancy spacing and further highlight the association between autism and pregnancy health," said lead author Dr. Laura Schieve, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Couples thinking about ...
Mums who fall pregnant shortly after giving birth 50% more likely to have kid with autism The Sun

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Video game could help youth with autism improve their balance - News-Medical.net



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Video game could help youth with autism improve their balance 
News-Medical.net
Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various "ninja" poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their balance, according to a recent study in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders ...
Video games may help autistic kids with posture Zee News

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Families: Learn How to Find Autism-Friendly Colleges - U.S. News & World Report



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Families: Learn How to Find Autism-Friendly Colleges 
U.S. News & World Report
Autism diagnoses have more than doubled in the past two decades, according to federal data. Twenty years ago, it was rare for colleges to know how to work with these students or to even know of the disorder, says Jane Thierfeld Brown, an autism expert ...

 


Purdue startup specializing in children diagnosed with minimally verbal autism presents at national conference - Purdue News Service (press release)



Purdue startup specializing in children diagnosed with minimally verbal autism presents at national conference 
Purdue News Service (press release)
Wendt's startup developed SPEAKall! and SPEAKmore!, augmentative and alternative communication mobile applications for children diagnosed with autism, in order to promote speech and language learning in its users. Based on research in AAC for ...

 


Thankfully creating change for local kids with autism: Larry Wilson - The Pasadena Star-News



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Thankfully creating change for local kids with autism: Larry Wilson 
The Pasadena Star-News
?Is autism really on the rise like crazy in our time ? I knew no kids with an official diagnosis when I was a child, and know many of them now ? or is it just that we are better at recognizing it?? ?It's a real increase,? Diane said. ?Teachers say to ...

 


10 ways to help the parent of a child with autism - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
10 ways to help the parent of a child with autism 
The Guardian
At three, Lenny was diagnosed with classic autism and I had to tell my eldest daughter, Rosie, then seven, that she had not one but two disabled siblings. Rosie was bright, academic and inquisitive; I had noticed that she was a bit different from her ...

 


Liberty Center offers special Santa visits for children with autism - Hamilton Journal News



Hamilton Journal News
 
Liberty Center offers special Santa visits for children with autism 
Hamilton Journal News
Edwin Jones and Shelby Jeffries, of Hamilton, told the Journal-News last holiday season that the experience of taking their then-7-year-old son Ashton, who was diagnosed with high-functioning autism with sensory processing disorder and moderate hearing ...

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