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Study hopes to identify autism in young children before symptoms become evident – w/video
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Study hopes to identify autism in young children before symptoms become evident – w/video

Seattle --- For children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), early intervention is key in helping them achieve their highest potential despite the developmental condition. For parents Charlie and Jenn Di Bona, even earlier diagnosis can make all ...
Local Mums  Set up ‘Aspire’ to help Support Autistic Children and Their Parents
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Local Mums Set up ‘Aspire’ to help Support Autistic Children and Their Parents

Southam, Warwickshire UK - Nikki Rodden and Su Buchholz who are both friends have sons who are on the autistic spectrum and cannot access mainstream school. Both women believe that not enough is being done locally to provide support for both children and pa...
Mothers open up on the struggles of raising a child with autism
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Mothers open up on the struggles of raising a child with autism

Sydney --- Despite the increasing and relentless efforts of advocates and families of children with autism to raise awareness about the developmental disorder, it seems like society still hasn't done enough in helping children struggling with autism spectrum d...
Children with Autism, ADHD, more likely to Suffer Video Game Addiction
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Children with Autism, ADHD, more likely to Suffer Video Game Addiction

A recent study at the University of Missouri shows that children who are diagnosed with autism or ADHD are more likely to become addicted to video games than children without a diagnosis. The study, which was published in the August issue of Pediatrics, su...
Zoo keeper camp held for children with autism in Minnesota – w/video
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Zoo keeper camp held for children with autism in Minnesota – w/video

Duluth, Minn. --- Children with autism in Minnesota were finally given a chance to experience a special zoo keeper camp, thanks to a joint effort between the Autism Society of Minnesota and the Lake Superior Zoo. The 'Zoo Keeper Camp' was tailored especially ...
Indian Institute develops low-cost devices designed to help children with autism
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Indian Institute develops low-cost devices designed to help children with autism

Ahmedabad, India --- Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Ghandinagar (IIT-Gn) have developed low-cost devices designed to help children on the autism spectrum overcome setbacks stemming from their condition. Researchers at the institute were abl...
Autism bill in Georgia finally overcomes hurdle after seven long years
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Autism bill in Georgia finally overcomes hurdle after seven long years

Atlanta --- Georgia State Rep. Richard Smith (R-Columbus) finally gave in and agreed to compromise after consistently blocking a bill that aims to make insurance coverage for children with autism a requirement in the state. The bill--- called Ava's Law, named...