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‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
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‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

After earning a medical degree at Oxford, Sacks moved to the United States in 1960 and completed a medical internship in San Francisco and a neurology residency at the University of California, Los Angeles. He moved to New York in 1965 and began decades of neu...
The Punishment Gap: Schools Discipline Special Ed Students at Higher Rates
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The Punishment Gap: Schools Discipline Special Ed Students at Higher Rates

By Nate Robson First appeared in Oklahoma Watch here. Reprinted with Permission. In Jenks Public Schools, campus police physically restrained and handcuffed a second-grade special education student. His crime? He ran to the playground to escape a noisy c...
Autism and other physical problems.    Double diagnosis?
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Autism and other physical problems. Double diagnosis?

Can your child tell you when he feels ill or when he is in pain? Or let you know if he was feeling dizzy or faint? If not then you need to be aware of the symptoms and signs of the next three physical problems so that you can get professional advice and hel...
Research finds a way to determine who is at risk of developing either psychosis or autism
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Research finds a way to determine who is at risk of developing either psychosis or autism

Los Angeles --- Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania may have found a way to determine if a young child is at risk of developing either autism, or psychosis. In a study published in...
Study finds girls with mild autism susceptible to treatment-resistant epilepsy
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Study finds girls with mild autism susceptible to treatment-resistant epilepsy

New York --- In a study published in the June issue of Autism Research, researchers at the New York University observed that girls with mild autism are susceptible to what scientists call 'treatment-resistant' epilepsy. It has long been observed by research...
Press Release: Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Mikulski Medical Marijuana Amendment to CJS
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Press Release: Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Mikulski Medical Marijuana Amendment to CJS

Senate Vote Reaffirms Congressional Support to End of Federal Interference In State-Level Medical Marijuana Programs - June 11, 2015 Washington, DC-  Earlier today the United States Senate Appropriations Committee voted for the Mikulski medical cannabis (...
New study researches autism’s connection with epilepsy
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New study researches autism’s connection with epilepsy

Veracruz, Mexico - Doctoral student in Brain Research of the University of Veracruz, Angel Alberto Puig Lagunes is studying the relationship between autism spectrum disorder and epilepsy. World wide 20-30 percent of those on the spectrum also have some form o...