maanantai 26. marraskuuta 2012


Autistic boy, 11, handcuffed on school bus in Howard
Baltimore Sun
Howard County school officials are investigating an incident involving an 11-year-old autistic boy who was handcuffed by police officers on a school bus after he allegedly bit several adults and students. The child, who does not speak and has limited ...
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Research Lacking on Drugs for Older Children With Autism, Study Finds
U.S. News & World Report
"The majority of (older) individuals with autism spectrum disorders appear to be taking medications that we have very little evidence for," said the study's lead author, Dr. Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, medical director of the Treatment and Research ...
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Connecting Autistic Behavior to Brain Function
Huffington Post (blog)
Autism is a disorder that is well known for its complex changes in behavior -- including repeating actions over and over and having difficulty with social interactions and language. Connecting these behavioral patterns to an underlying neural ...
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Autistic Camarillo man has a job but aims to get a better one
Ventura County Star
Editor's note: A little over a decade ago, California officials raised an alarm about the growing number of children being diagnosed with autism. The Star examined the struggles of several Ventura County children who were part of that surge in 2000.
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Priyanka Chopra to become the face of autism organisation?
New York Daily News
Mumbai, Sept. 19 -- Priyanka Chopra's portrayal of an autistic person in the recently released Barfi! got her rave reviews. Her role also seems to have touched the lives and hearts of many. The Forum For Autism (FFA), a support group for parents of ...
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School Planning for Autistic Spectrum Disorders in 500 Words Or Less
Huffington Post
A child with an autistic spectrum disorder does not intuitively understand the social world. Severely affected kids may have little apparent interest in people around them. Someone with mild impairment may be quite motivated socially, but lacks the ...
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