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Hudson Valley Emergency Department Launch new Autism Friendly Service
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Hudson Valley Emergency Department Launch new Autism Friendly Service

HealthAlliance, Hudson Valley, Broadway Campus Emergency Department, New York - is launching a new program to provide autism friendly services to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) when attending the emergency department. HealthAlliance Emergen...
Teachers unprepared for children with autism spectrum disorders
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Teachers unprepared for children with autism spectrum disorders

Auckland, New Zealand-A story from the the New Zealand Herald caught our eye this morning, which stated that teachers and educators in New Zealand schools are unprepared for the challenges of autistic children in their classrooms. A 14 year old buy was rece...
New project will gather biological data from children with autism for largest open-access repository
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New project will gather biological data from children with autism for largest open-access repository

Stanford, CA - Autism researcher from Standford’s School of Medicine Dennis Wall will lead a new project aimed at assembling data for the largest open-access repository of bioinformatic data on autism spectrum disorder. The new program is called The Hartwell A...
Benefit honors Christian Doran co-founder of People for the Pavilion
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Benefit honors Christian Doran co-founder of People for the Pavilion

NEW YORK - Twenty-eight year old Christian Doran founded People for the New York State Pavilion in 2013 along with Matthew Silva, to bring attention to the now crumbling World's Fair icon. Christian Doran died tragically at the age of twenty eight of an as...
Universities get funds to research autism and hypersensitivity to sound
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Universities get funds to research autism and hypersensitivity to sound

Riverside, CA- University of California Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) have been awarded grants to study Fragile X syndrome (FXS).  The UCR Today article states that FXS  is 'the most common inherited cause of intellectual disabili...
Breastfeeding promoted as a way to ‘beat’ autism in the United Arab Emirates
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Breastfeeding promoted as a way to ‘beat’ autism in the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - A campaign for "beating" autism through breastfeeding has been launched in London UK. Spearheded by Emirates doctor, Hessa Kahlfan, the campaign called SHARJAH aims to reduce autism cases by promoting breastfeeding – a shift from earl...
Boston company paving the way in autism health benefit
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Boston company paving the way in autism health benefit

Boston, MA - A Boston company J.P. Morgan Chase and Company is paving the way for other American companies to have health cover for autism. Announced in late November, it means that employees with autistic children will be given financial help to aid with exp...
The National Autistic Society Claim That Sherlock Holmes Could Be Autistic
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The National Autistic Society Claim That Sherlock Holmes Could Be Autistic

The National Autistic Society (NAS), UK – In an article published yesterday Dec16 in the Telegraph, by Hayley Dixon; The NAS claim that the television character of Sherlock Holmes could be Autistic. They state that his ability to solve crimes from minim...
Wilmington and Tewksbury schools share autism awareness
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Wilmington and Tewksbury schools share autism awareness

Wilmington and Tewksbury, Massachusetts‎ - The Tewksbury Crier asked Superintendent of Schools Joanne Benton and Dr. John O’Connor how Wilmington and Tewksbury, address educational support and awareness for its many students. “Wilmington has had specially des...