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Autism and Genetics: A Closer Relationship Than We Thought? - Care2.com

Autism and Genetics: A Closer Relationship Than We Thought? - Care2.com | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
A new wide-ranging study involving twins appears to show the clearest evidence yet that autism stems from genetic causes, but why is this kind of research important, and how do we put these findings in context?
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Autism training video integration training autism learning Video

Autism training video integration training  autism learning Video | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
RT @Autismword: Autism training video integration training http://t.co/54yRKxQFjc #USA #Autism #california #us
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Different trajectories identified for autism spectrum disorder in children - Medical News Today

Different trajectories identified for autism spectrum disorder in children - Medical News Today | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Researchers have found a number of different trajectories for symptom severity and adaptive functioning among children with autism spectrum disorder.
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Google And Autism Speaks Team Up To Create Genomic Database On Autism - PSFK (blog)

Google And Autism Speaks Team Up To Create Genomic Database On Autism - PSFK (blog) | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Google and Autism Speaks have collaborated to launch 'Mssng', an awareness campaign to support the development of the world’s largest genomic database on autism.
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Child with autism 'abandoned by the side of the road by taxi driver asking for ... - The Independent

Child with autism 'abandoned by the side of the road by taxi driver asking for ... - The Independent | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
An 11-year-old girl with autism has been abandoned by the side of the road by a taxi driver on her way to school near Manchester.
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What My Family Wants You to Know About Autism

AJ and Garrett are 4-year-old identical twins with autism. Their 6-year-old sister Angelina told us (and Grover!) a lot about her brothers' challenges and triumphs. Mashable is proud to partner...
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Entrepreneurship the Answer for Some With Autism - ABC News

Entrepreneurship the Answer for Some With Autism - ABC News | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurship the Answer for Some With Autism ABC News There are varying degrees of autism, but even autistic people with the greatest capabilities can find it impossible to get a job because they take longer to read or process information, or...
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Protecting Your Child with Autism at Home or Away

Protecting Your Child with Autism at Home or Away | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Though there are extra steps involved, there are things you can do to protect your autistic child—regardless of the environment. (Here are some specific areas to help ensure your autistic child remains safe in and around the home.
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Education: working with an Asperger pupil in secondary schools - | autism | Asperger syndrome |

Education: working with an Asperger pupil in secondary schools - | autism | Asperger syndrome | | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
This information is aimed at anyone working with children with Asperger syndrome in secondary schools: teachers, special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCOs) and especially teaching assistants (TAs).
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Frequent school moves can increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in early adolescence

Frequent school moves can increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in early adolescence | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Frequent school moves can increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in early adolescence http://t.co/U0BGbMOGbF
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Although not an Autism specific article the question of autistic children moving school becomes all that more questionable. 

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NICE: New guidelines on diagnosis and management of autistic ...

NICE: New guidelines on diagnosis and management of autistic ... | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) published its clinical guideline to the national health service on diagnosis and management of autistic spectrum conditions in adults in June 2012.
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Keyboard gives Fishers boy with autism a voice - WTHR

Keyboard gives Fishers boy with autism a voice - WTHR | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Keyboard gives Fishers boy with autism a voice
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For more than a dozen years, a couple in Fishers struggled to communicate with their child who has autism. Jeremy Stutz couldn't talk, so his parents just guessed what he liked and what he wanted.
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Study Reports: Pollution May Be Causing Autism - USFinancePost

Study Reports: Pollution May Be Causing Autism - USFinancePost | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
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Study Reports: Pollution May Be Causing Autism
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Specific conditions that the study links pollution to include: cognitive decline, autism, schizophrenia, and depression.
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Leaves me with more questions than answers. 

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Nikki Reed Reveals Her Personal Connection to Autism - People Magazine

Nikki Reed Reveals Her Personal Connection to Autism - People Magazine | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
"What is important is to treat everyone like an individual and learning not to generalize autism," says the actress
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Professional to lecture on educational technology for children with autism - The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Professional to lecture on educational technology for children with autism - The Lion's Roar Newspaper | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Chris Francl will be presenting a lecture titled “Autism: Identifying Effective Practice” as part of a series designed to create solutions to issues in the field of education.
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Can An Online Autism Spectrum Test Accurately Screen For The Disorder: Am I ... - Medical Daily

Can An Online Autism Spectrum Test Accurately Screen For The Disorder: Am I ... - Medical Daily | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
An online test cannot accurately diagnose people on the autism spectrum, which may not indicate dysfunction as nearly 40 percent possess average to above average intellectual abilities.
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Google Opens Its Cloud to Crack the Genetic Code of Autism - Wired

Google Opens Its Cloud to Crack the Genetic Code of Autism - Wired | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Google has spent the past decade-and-a-half perfecting the science of recognizing patterns in the chaos of information on the web.
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School Lunch Buddies Make a World of Difference for 13-Year-Old with Autism

School Lunch Buddies Make a World of Difference for 13-Year-Old with Autism | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Help with social skills and conversation make Tate Smith feel "like one of the guys," says his grateful mom
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Parents of children with autism warned against ‘unscientific’ treatments

Parents of children with autism warned against ‘unscientific’ treatments | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Schools are refusing admission to children with special educational needs, says study
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Autism in Our Family - Huffington Post

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Autism in Our Family
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Unlike the stereotypes of autism, he wants friends, wants relationships more than you and me. However, navigating through them brings out his biggest frustrations with us "typicals." This boy is amazing.
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Dealing with Autism in Schools

Dealing with Autism in Schools | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
TheSchoolBus welcomes back FreedomCare, who are contributing their second article to our blog, this time exploring how school leaders and teachers can support pupils with autistic spectrum disorder...
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Arman Khodaei – What Would Happen if a Cure for Autism Existed

Arman Khodaei – What Would Happen if a Cure for Autism Existed | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Let's start off with a small disclaimer. I am on the autism spectrum, and in no way shape or form am I advocating for an autism cure. The following blog post is speculation on my behalf. Over and over finding a cure for autism ...
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This sentence particularly caught my attention. "After all, it can be argued that most autistic individuals such as myself offer very little contribution to society."  Arman Khodaei's blog is without doubt thought provoking and a powerful reminder that not all are listened to or heard. 

 

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Mother's fight after autistic son was 'illegally excluded' - The Voice Online

Mother's fight after autistic son was 'illegally excluded' - The Voice Online | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
The Voice Online Mother's fight after autistic son was 'illegally excluded' The Voice Online Kazley also claimed officials at Yakeem's previous special needs school, the Whitefield Schools and Centre, in Walthamstow, isolated the 14-year-old from...
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The Opinion Blog: Autism.

The Opinion Blog: Autism. | High Functioning Autism | Scoop.it
Why Should Autism Awareness be Specific To One Month? Please Read This http://t.co/6lIXT6oUn7
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Indeed, awareness is a life long challenge. 

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Technology Gaining Foothold In Special Education - Disability Scoop

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Technology Gaining Foothold In Special Education
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All students at P.S.
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