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Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the shore, If you see a lion there, Don't forget to roar. This unconventional take on a very familiar song is what parents and their children (grandparents too) heard as they strolled into the lobby of the Ruth...
The mother of an Indianapolis autistic teen who was found Tuesday night after being missing for nearly 30 hours told Fox59, she fears another similar incident. 19-year-old Hunter Valant left his home Monday evening and never came back. Emergency...
The Hartford CourantLots of people throw their banner into the ring as autism advocates. It's easy to do, particularly when the astounding increase in the number of people affected (1 in 50 according to Autism Speaks) constantly casts the issue into the mainstream media....
Tags: Behavioral Conditions, Autism
TollandTeam Inspired Steps is holding a fundraiser at Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt Shop. They will donate a percentage all sales from their 200 Merrow Toad, Tolland store on Tuesday May 14, from 6-8 p.m. There will also be raffle items. Please join us for the fun...
For the Booster Shots BlogIn a finding that points to a link between environmental toxins and autism, a new study shows that children who were exposed to the highest levels of traffic-related air pollution during gestation and in early infancy were three times more likely to be...
Kobe Bryant looked dapper in his tux Thursday night at "An Unforgettable Evening" in L.A. He had to accessorize with crutches, thanks to the torn Achilles that knocked him out of the NBA playoffs, but he seemed to take it in stride as he posed with...
At times, Andy Shih still finds himself overwhelmed by the groundswell of interest in autism apps he's seen in the three years since Apple Inc. released the first iPad. In his role as senior vice president for scientific affairs at Autism Speaks, a...
It seems like every year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announce the results of a new study finding increasing numbers of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. No longer is autism a low incidence disorder. With a prevalence rate of 1:...
Thank you for the front-page story covering the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event (“Concerned about the danger, but still walking,” April 21). In 2002 I was one of a small group of volunteer parents who had this idea of putting on a walk to...
Tags: Behavioral Conditions, Autism
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...
Crosby, Stills & Nash, Lucinda Williams, Ryan Adams, Rickie Lee Jones and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder top the list of musicians taking part in a benefit for Autism Speaks on April 13 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Actor-comedian Jack Black will...
NEW YORK (AP) — A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder. Health officials say the new number doesn't mean autism is occurring more often. But it does...
May 14, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Oct 31, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
May 9, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 8, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Nov 26, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 3, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 30, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 30, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| Glendale News Press
Apr 8, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 2, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 20, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
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