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Number of children with autism soars by more than 50 per cent in five years - Telegraph

Number of children with autism soars by more than 50 per cent in five years  - Telegraph | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
The number of schoolchildren who are classified as being autistic has soared
by 56 per cent in the last five years.
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5 Alternative Autism Therapies You May Not Have Heard Of

5 Alternative Autism Therapies You May Not Have Heard Of | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
When it comes to autism, there are an overwhelming number of unknowns. From what causes it to why it manifests so differently in individuals to if we ...
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Police assaulted boy with autism

Police assaulted boy with autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Metropolitan Police officers assaulted a 16-year-old boy with severe autism by forcing him into handcuffs and leg restraints during a school trip, the High Court rules.
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Jo Whiley: 'People don't have an idea what caring for a disabled person entails' - video

Broadcaster Jo Whiley talks to disability campaigner Nicola Clark about growing up with her sister Frances, who has cri du chat syndrome, a rare genetic disorder...
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Study finds early signs of autism in baby brains

Study finds early signs of autism in baby brains | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Children who develop autism already show signs of different brain responses in their first year of life, scientists said...
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Cash crisis cuts dogs for autistic youngsters - News, Frontpage - Herald.ie

The Irish Guide Dogs association has been forced to close its waiting list for assistance dogs for autistic children.
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A Christmas Eve With My Autistic Son

I was thinking about another time when things didn't work out so well on Christmas. ... Another time that folks had to deal with their "normal" being ripped apart by the "normal" of someone else -- of God.
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Weaving can offer big boost and calm creativity - Manx Entertainment News - iomtoday

Weaving can offer big boost and calm creativity - Manx Entertainment News - iomtoday | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
One island family has discovered the huge benefits weaving can have for someone with autism. Eric and Rosemarie Teare’s son Ivar Teare, 46, spends hours creating rugs and now sells his work.
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iPad game to help children with autism | News | News and events

Children with autism as young as 18 months could be helped to improve their socialising skills thanks to a new iPad app.
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Skoogmusic | Home of the Skoog & Special Needs Music | Music for Everyone

Skoogmusic | Home of the Skoog & Special Needs Music | Music for Everyone | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
The Skoog - a new accessible musical instrument for children and adults alike.
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Wise Words with Helen Andreae | Springwise

Wise Words with Helen Andreae | Springwise | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Helen Andreae is the creator of Auti, a toy designed to help autistic children learn positive play behaviors.
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Children With Autism Have Distinct Facial Characteristics, Study Says | ThirdAge

Children With Autism Have Distinct Facial Characteristics, Study Says | ThirdAge | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
The origins of autism may be better understood by kids’ facial features, according to a new study published in the Oct. 14 issue of Molecular Autism.
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The Ballooning Brain: Defective Genes May Explain Uncontrolled Brain Growth in Autism: Scientific American

The Ballooning Brain: Defective Genes May Explain Uncontrolled Brain Growth in Autism: Scientific American | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Autistic children's brains may grow too big, too soon.
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Sensory Storytimes for Kids April 3-May 8 at Oak Park Public Library — Oak Park & River Forest news, photos and events — TribLocal.com

Sensory Storytimes for Kids April 3-May 8 at Oak Park Public Library — Oak Park & River Forest news, photos and events — TribLocal.com | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Sensory Storytimes at Oak Park Public Library are geared for children with special needs, especially kids who may have a hard time sitting still or focusing in big groups. These free storytimes, best for ages 2 to 6, will be...
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Autism: living with autistic adult children - Telegraph

Autism: living with autistic adult children  - Telegraph | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
In an acclaimed book, Charlotte Moore charted the demands of life with two
autistic sons. But how much tougher is it now George and Sam are adults?
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Mutations in 2 Genes Linked to Rare Autism-Related Disorder - US News and World Report

Research sheds light on Joubert syndrome, which causes physical and mental disabilities...
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Four years to get fully dressed

Four years to get fully dressed | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
We went surfing today. I say we, I mean Archie went surfing while I floundered around being thwacked in the neck by waves and knocked over by my board. I'm a beginner surfer and have a beginner's b...
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Apps give autistic children 'a voice'

Apps give autistic children 'a voice' | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
The touchscreen technology of devices like the iPad is giving children with severe autism a voice - and a new way of learning about the world.
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Insurance News - Autism Speaks Top 10 Autism Research Achievements of 2011

Insurance News - Autism Speaks Top 10 Autism Research Achievements of 2011 | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Insurance News - Autism Speaks Top 10 Autism Research Achievements of 2011...
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Medical Breakthrough: The Viral Link to Mental Illness | Saturday Evening Post

Medical Breakthrough: The Viral Link to Mental Illness | Saturday Evening Post | Everything Autism | Scoop.it
Surprising new evidence has implicated pre-natal infection in conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism.
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Local Pegasus riding program helps children with autism

Local Pegasus riding program helps children with autism | Everything Autism | Scoop.it

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP -- Annmarie McCoy used to be afraid of horses and wouldn't go near a barn.
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