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Some in autism community say 'The Good Doctor' may not help cause - 13WHAM-TV



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Some in autism community say 'The Good Doctor' may not help cause 
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Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - The new hit show The Good Doctor on ABC is about a young autistic surgeon who has savant syndrome. Those in the Rochester-area autism community say it's proof Hollywood is acknowledging them, but some believe it should only be ...

 


No, the cartoon ?Peppa Pig? doesn't cause autism - WFLA



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No, the cartoon ?Peppa Pig? doesn't cause autism 
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WASHINGTON (AP) ? There is no Harvard study that says a British children's television cartoon causes autism, despite what a social media post claims. In fact, there's at least one peer-reviewed study that hints that a children's television show may ...

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I'm autistic. I just turned 36 ? the average age when people like me die. - Vox



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I'm autistic. I just turned 36 ? the average age when people like me die. 
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On March 21, 2017, CNN published an article on a new study from the American Journal of Public Health that found the average life span of an autistic person is 36 years. I wasn't shocked by this news. I know how dire things can be for so many of us on ...

 


Fayetteville man with autism denied access to gun range - WTVD-TV



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Fayetteville man with autism denied access to gun range 
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The family claims discrimination, but the gun store said there were concerns about his gun-safety briefing. WTVD. By Morgan Norwood. Monday, February 19, 2018 07:34PM. FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WTVD) --. A Fayetteville family is claiming discrimination, saying ...

 


Program in Scotland boosts speed, accuracy of autism diagnosis - Spectrum



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Program in Scotland boosts speed, accuracy of autism diagnosis 
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A 2-year-old girl is not yet speaking. The girl was removed from her original home because of neglect, and her pediatrician suspects her language delay is due to emotional trauma. The girl's adoptive parents suspect their toddler may not be learning to ...

 


Taking Strides For Autism: Thousands Participate In 10th Annual Run-Walk In Sea Isle - CBS Philly



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Taking Strides For Autism: Thousands Participate In 10th Annual Run-Walk In Sea Isle 
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SEA ISLE, NJ (CBS) ? Thousands were taking strides for autism Sunday at the 10th Annual Mike's Seafood Polar Bear Run-Walk in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. This run-walk was founded ten years ago by close friends Mike Givens and Mike Moncheti. ?Mike ...

 


Infant Brains May Hold Key to Diagnosing Autism Early - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth



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Infant Brains May Hold Key to Diagnosing Autism Early 
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Early diagnosis is essential when it comes to autism. Researchers say studying babies' brains may be a critical part of unlocking some of the mystery behind the condition. It could help researchers determine which children may go on to develop autism ...

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NBC 10 Special Report: Autism into Adulthood in Northeast Louisiana - MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)



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NBC 10 Special Report: Autism into Adulthood in Northeast Louisiana 
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Staggering numbers of children are being diagnosed with autism. But what help is there for teenagers and adults.? Many struggle to find jobs, or graduate high schools. Now a program to help adults living with autism, fulfill their dreams has surfaced ...

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Autistic boy gets birthday surprise from 'Army guys' he 'idolizes' | Fox ... - Fox News



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