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ReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) - German software company SAP is looking to recruit people with autism as programmers and product testers, drawing on skills that can include a close attention to detail and an ability to solve complex problems. SAP has asked start-up...
The Hartford CourantBinge eating and hoarding both get their own categories, while Asperger syndrome is no longer recognized as a diagnosis in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders — better known as the DSM-5 — which comes...
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers. Her...
Farmington ValleyOn Friday, April 26, FOCUS Center for Autism held their well-attended "Celebrate FOCUS" dinner. This semi-formal event celebrated the accomplishments FOCUS made over the past year, and raised much-needed funds for FOCUS's programming. During the evening,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - The long-awaited, controversial new edition of the bible of psychiatry can be characterized by many numbers: its 947 pages, its $199 price tag, its more than 300 maladies (from "dependent personality disorder" and "voyeuristic...
A Slatington woman sentenced in March to up to a decade in prison for accidentally shooting her 19-month-old son in the head and killing him while unloading a gun she planned to sell to a drug dealer tearfully asked a judge Tuesday to reduce her sentence....
Tags: Justice System, Behavioral Conditions, Judges, Heroin, Shootings
Data entry is repetitive and hard to do well — that is, quickly and accurately. Shane Foley is great at it. The 21-year-old Ellicott City man works on two computer screens, eyeing images of handwritten sheets on one and clicking the information...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark. Previous studies...
On his own and as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash (and sometimes Young), two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Stephen Stills has taken part in many a benefit concert over the last four decades, but usually his role has been that of rock singer...
WASHINGTON -- The gunman in the Newtown massacre fired 154 bullets from his Bushmaster military-style rifle in less than five minutes, killing 20 first-graders and six adults. He brought with him 10 large-capacity magazines, each holding up to 30 rounds,...
Tags: Gaming, Shootings, U.S. Congress, Firearms, Assault
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - An arsenal of weapons including guns, a gun safe with shotgun shells, a bayonet and several swords were found in the home of the gunman who carried out the Newtown school shooting, according to search warrants released Thursday. ...
Tags: James Holmes, Justice System, Gaming, Judges, Shootings
The Hartford CourantThe father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza met with the parents of one of the children killed Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, his spokesman said Thursday. CBS News first reported that Peter Lanza met with Robbie and Alissa Parker, whose 6-year-...
May 22, 2013 |Story| Reuters
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