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Your article on autism ("Hidden in plain sight," 1/1/2012) was clear, interesting, and also insulting to those on the autism spectrum, since it treated these conditions as disorders. I know that, officially, they are disorders, but as someone with a...
Tribune reporterA 15-year-old Calumet City boy with an autism disorder killed by police this week was not shot in the head, contrary to what a family member previously contended, the Lake County, Ind., coroner’s office said today. Stephon Watts of the 600 block of...
ST. CLOUD — The AK-47 attack in one of Osceola County's oldest neighborhoods last month is the latest crime jarring the tranquil image of the century-old community known as "Soldier City," where Civil War veterans settled in the early 1900s. In...
Lizzy Sunderhaus can thank her parents for her caring nature and willingness to volunteer time. The 21-year-old Cedar Crest College senior and star basketball player always gives a shout-out to Stephen T. Badin High School in Hamilton, Ohio, for giving...
A panel of psychiatric experts is reassessing the definition of Autism. Proposed changes would narrow the criteria for Autism and related disorders, such as Asperger's Syndrome. If the definition is changed, it could dramatically reduce the number of...
Tags: Autism, Health, Behavioral Conditions
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Teaching children with autism to "talk things through" in their heads may help them solve tricky day-to-day tasks and could increase the chances of them living independent lives when they grow up, British scientists said Wednesday....
Change of Subject"Bully"is a movie that will save kids' lives. I realize this sounds overwrought, but it's an assessment that's stayed with me since Saturday, when I went to an advance screening of the controversial new documentary at the True/False Film Fest......
ReutersCHICAGO -- Environmental factors may play a greater role in autism than previously thought, tipping the scale away from a strict focus on genetics, two studies released on Monday suggest. In one, a team at Stanford University compared cases of autism...
Tags: Medical Research, Autism, Pharmaceuticals, Biology, Twins
These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...
Q13 FOX News Online & CNNYou know the old saying -- if a deal is too good to be true, then it probably isn't true. That's what happened to a major retailer's online shoppers Friday afternoon. Sears.com inadvertently advertised Apple's 16GB iPad 2 for $69, much less than...
POQUOSON — Krystiann Henton is 18 years old but gets along better with her younger cousins than people her own age. "I knew deep down inside that she wanted to make friends. She didn't know how," her mother, Sue Henton said. She hopes that...
Feb 1, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 6, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 3, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Dec 25, 2011 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Feb 2, 2012 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Jan 20, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
Jan 25, 2012 |Story| Reuters
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Jul 5, 2011 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Jul 7, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jul 16, 2011 |Story| KCPQ-LTV
Jul 28, 2011 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
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