Autism in the News

  1. Why Autistic Kids Make Easy Targets for School Bullies

    A new study finds that children with autism spectrum disorders are bullied far more often than their typically developing peers — nearly five ...
    Autistic pupils face far more bullying‎ Omaha World-Herald
    Questions linger with study on autism and bullying‎ Examiner.com
    Almost Half Of Kids With Autism Are Bullied, Study Shows‎ WIBW
    Chicago Tribune Counsel & Heal
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  2. Autism's effects extend to siblings

    Washington Post (blog)
    But for many of us, relating to a sibling who is on the autism spectrum can be complicated. The challenges to a warm, close relationship are ...
  3. Two UNC autism researchers receive $12.6 million in grants from ...

    Two autism researchers in the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have each been awarded $12.6 million grants in the latest round ...
    BU to Establish Autism Center of Excellence‎ BU Today
    $100 million for US autism research‎ Online Journal
    $100 million for U.S. autism research‎ UPI.com
    Opposing Views The Star Democrat
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  4. And the latest cause of autism is . . .

    Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
    Autism, the lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder marked by a range of social and communication impairments, has seen its share of reckless ...
    Q&A: Parasites, Modern Life and Immune Systems Gone Haywire‎ Wired
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  5. Can a gut bacteria imbalance really cause autism?

    The Conversation
    ABC's Four Corners recently aired a controversial documentary (The Autism Enigma) on how gut bacteria might affect autism. Here we review ...
  6. Autistic man shares love of reading with 'book bench'

    “Spencer is an adult with severe autism, intellectual disabilities and is non-verbal," his mother, Kimra Paul, explained. "When he was born, ...

  7. 'Real Housewives of New Jersey': Interview with Jacqueline Laurita ...

    They diagnosed him as Autistic... I have binders full of information on Autism...Autismspeaks.com and did their Autism checklist as well.
    'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Jacqueline Laurita discusses ...‎ Examiner.com
    AUDIO: Melissa Gorga's 'I Just Wanna…'; Plus Jacqueline Laurita ...‎ Reality Tea
    Jacqueline Laurita Opens Up About Son's Autism‎ Gather Celebs News Channel
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  8. Apple devices gain scientific backing for autism assistance

    After several stories have documented the positive effects of Apple's touch-based devices over the last few years, the computer company can ...
    iPod Touch apps help workers with autism‎ Los Angeles Times
    iPod May Ease Transition For Those With Autism‎ Disability Scoop
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  9. Local University Conducts Autism Research

    Local professors and students are getting together to find out why thousands more people are being diagnosed with autism in the panhandle ...
  10. Mother accused of killing autistic son

    SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A woman accused of drowning her 4-year-old autistic son in a bathtub, then driving his lifeless body to a police substation ...
    Woman accused of drowning son to be tried‎ U-T San Diego
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