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Orange County Register
Police seeking man, woman accused of pushing a boy with autismThe police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man and woman accused of
Police seeking man, woman accused of pushing a boy with autism
Orange County Register / Posted an hour ago
The police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man and woman accused of pushing and berating a 16-year-old boy with autism. The incident happened around 7:25 p.m. Sept. 17 in the 1800 block of Balboa Boulevard. The boy was sitting in the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Family’s fight for services not rarereally know what’s normal and what’s not,” Jenny said. “I just ran some of thes
Family’s fight for services not rare
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
really know what’s normal and what’s not,” Jenny said. “I just ran some of these things by my aunt, who has a child on the autism spectrum, and she said, ‘Oh, Jenny, none of that is typical behavior for any gender.’” When Lillie turned 3, doctors... Read more
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FOX News
North Korean Defectors Who Became Chinese Brides End Silenceout," Chae said. She said her 25-year-old niece from North Korea had also live
North Korean Defectors Who Became Chinese Brides End Silence
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
out," Chae said. She said her 25-year-old niece from North Korea had also lived with a Chinese man with "a little bit of autism" before she fled to South Korea in 2014. "She said she wasn't beaten by her husband but she ran away wearing only... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Disney movies brought small boy back to his familywatched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability
Disney movies brought small boy back to his family
Brisbane Times / Posted an hour ago
watched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability to walk properly. Owen had developed autism. His parents were told that he would never be able to learn anything or look after himself, even if he recovered some... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
‘Never have five letters cut so deep’11-year-olds who like pizza and soccer, one thing differentiates him from the c
‘Never have five letters cut so deep’
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
11-year-olds who like pizza and soccer, one thing differentiates him from the crowd. He is, as his dad describes, "on the autism spectrum." Clinically, I don't what that means. But as Bob explains it, his son doesn't act like other people all the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Nonprofit looks to change the story on addictionShatterproof akin to the scourge of addiction in the same way as the American H
Nonprofit looks to change the story on addiction
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 hours ago
Shatterproof akin to the scourge of addiction in the same way as the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or Autism Speaks are for their respective missions, coordinating support, serving as a clearinghouse for new approaches and... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
County Work Exploration Program a grand successthe 1990s, there were few options for them. "I think in the beginning, I was t
County Work Exploration Program a grand success
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
the 1990s, there were few options for them. "I think in the beginning, I was the squeaky wheel because my oldest son had autism and his biggest desire in the world was to get a job. He went to Martinsburg High School. I had heard this program was... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Participants go over edge to raise fundsher son graduate from Ursuline High School and provided key assistance to her o
Participants go over edge to raise funds
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 hours ago
her son graduate from Ursuline High School and provided key assistance to her oldest son, who works with children on the autism spectrum in Stroudsburg, Pa., Robin said with pride. In addition, BH gave her a greater sense of stability and... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Odessa boy donates all of his birthday moneyon September 19, all his mom wanted was to make his day. But he's the one who e
Odessa boy donates all of his birthday money
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 hours ago
on September 19, all his mom wanted was to make his day. But he's the one who ended up improving someone's day. O'Rion has autism, his mom said this is why children at school have bullied him in the past. She realized how bad it was recently and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Odessa boy donates all of his birthday moneyon September 19, all his mom wanted was to make his day. But he's the one who e
Odessa boy donates all of his birthday money
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 hours ago
on September 19, all his mom wanted was to make his day. But he's the one who ended up improving someone's day. O'Rion has autism, his mom said this is why children at school have bullied him in the past. She realized how bad it was recently and... Read more
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CBS News
Killer Apppleaded guilty to child rape and communication with a minor for immoral purpose
Killer App
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
pleaded guilty to child rape and communication with a minor for immoral purposes. His lawyer argued Richards has autism, which can be a mitigating factor for several crimes in Washington State. He got a light sentence: three years. “When... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Nonprofit looks to change the story on addictionShatterproof akin to the scourge of addiction in the same way as the American H
Nonprofit looks to change the story on addiction
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
Shatterproof akin to the scourge of addiction in the same way as the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or Autism Speaks are for their respective missions, coordinating support, serving as a clearinghouse for new approaches and... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Odessa boy donates all of his birthday moneyon September 19, all his mom wanted was to make his day. But he's the one who e
Odessa boy donates all of his birthday money
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 hours ago
on September 19, all his mom wanted was to make his day. But he's the one who ended up improving someone's day. O'Rion has autism, his mom said this is why children at school have bullied him in the past. She realized how bad it was recently and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Disney movies brought small boy back to his familywatched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability
Disney movies brought small boy back to his family
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
watched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability to walk properly. Owen had developed autism. His parents were told that he would never be able to learn anything or look after himself, even if he recovered some... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Disney movies brought small boy back to his familywatched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability
Disney movies brought small boy back to his family
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
watched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability to walk properly. Owen had developed autism. His parents were told that he would never be able to learn anything or look after himself, even if he recovered some... Read more
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WA Today
Disney movies brought small boy back to his familywatched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability
Disney movies brought small boy back to his family
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
watched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability to walk properly. Owen had developed autism. His parents were told that he would never be able to learn anything or look after himself, even if he recovered some... Read more
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The Age
Disney movies brought small boy back to his familywatched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability
Disney movies brought small boy back to his family
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
watched in distress as his speech turned into a garble and he lost the ability to walk properly. Owen had developed autism. His parents were told that he would never be able to learn anything or look after himself, even if he recovered some... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Wal-Mart donates new shirts to man with disabilities whose favorite shirt was worn outpleasure in life: a T-shirt. The red-and-white-striped shirt was the only shir
Wal-Mart donates new shirts to man with disabilities whose favorite shirt was worn out
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 hours ago
pleasure in life: a T-shirt. The red-and-white-striped shirt was the only shirt the 24-year-old, who has Down syndrome and autism, wore for the past few months, his dad Greg Nolin wrote in a Facebook post. “Being Autistic is very challenging. He... Read more
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Daily Mail
Letter from Jim Carrey's girlfriend claims actor gave her STDsheadlines. They began a five-year relationship in 2005 and he became a father-f
Letter from Jim Carrey's girlfriend claims actor gave her STDs
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
headlines. They began a five-year relationship in 2005 and he became a father-figure to her son Evan, who suffers from autism. McCarthy, now an outspoken TV host, would later slam Carrey for ‘abandoning’ the boy when they split. She said:... Read more
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News.com.au
Director Moorhouse makes up for lost timeever get. Then she left it all behind for nearly two decades. Her two-year-old
Director Moorhouse makes up for lost time
News.com.au / Posted 6 hours ago
ever get. Then she left it all behind for nearly two decades. Her two-year-old daughter, Lily, had been diagnosed with autism. "That changed my life and nothing else mattered," Moorhouse said. "The film industry seemed extremely trivial... Read more
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express
Ultrasounds pose autism risk during early pregnancy warns researchersthe ultrasound records of the mothers of 100 autistic children GETTYThe resear
Ultrasounds pose autism risk during early pregnancy warns researchers
express / Posted 7 hours ago
the ultrasound records of the mothers of 100 autistic children GETTYThe research does not claim that ultrasounds cause autism but may make the symptons worse Scientists are not claiming ultrasound caused the autism but it did make the symptoms... Read more
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Variety
‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ Wins San Sebastian Festival: Complete List of WinnersWinter” also scooped best cinematography for Ramiro Civita. “The Giant” turns o
‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ Wins San Sebastian Festival: Complete List of Winners
Variety / Posted 9 hours ago
Winter” also scooped best cinematography for Ramiro Civita. “The Giant” turns on a 30-severely deformed man suffering from autism who plays petanque in a desperate attempt to be reunited with his mother. Greek Sofia Exarchou’s “Park,” about teens... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Soccer teams unite for Buddy Walkthat offers a broad range of community services to individuals with development
Soccer teams unite for Buddy Walk
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 hours ago
that offers a broad range of community services to individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and autism. Berkshire County Arc is one of the sponsors of the Buddy Walk, along with a host of local businesses, said Robb, who... Read more
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Boston Globe
Markel, 12, seeks a special family that he can soon call his owndescent. Those who know Markel say he is sweet and has a great sense of humor.
Markel, 12, seeks a special family that he can soon call his own
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
descent. Those who know Markel say he is sweet and has a great sense of humor. Markel is diagnosed on the autism spectrum and benefits from using an iPad for communication, along with sensory tools for regulating his behavior and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Rapist fled after brave student bit his TONGUE during terrifying attacka woman At the time, a judge concluded he was unfit to plead because he had be
Rapist fled after brave student bit his TONGUE during terrifying attack
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
a woman At the time, a judge concluded he was unfit to plead because he had been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and autism. He had suffered from "auditory hallucinations and disordered thoughts". SWNSPolice activity at the area near the... Read more
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Daily Star
Uni student escapes sex attack ambush – by BITING perv's tonguecoat with white toggles were later recovered from Potts' room. Potts who was d
Uni student escapes sex attack ambush – by BITING perv's tongue
Daily Star / Posted 15 hours ago
coat with white toggles were later recovered from Potts' room. Potts who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and autism from "auditory hallucinations and disordered thoughts" was unfit to plead. GOOGLEThe young woman in her 20s was... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
14th annual Autism Speaks Walk held in Stanley Park in WestfieldWESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Western Massachusetts residents are lacing up their s
14th annual Autism Speaks Walk held in Stanley Park in Westfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 hours ago
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Western Massachusetts residents are lacing up their shoes for the 14th annual Autism Speaks Walk in Westfield. Walkers can expect a day filled with music, dancing, and a safe space to be themselves. The Autism Speaks Walk... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Brain-gut connection: Beneficial bacteria, probiotics ingested with food may affect brain functiondisorders, including the following: Anxiety, where feelings of fear and distre
Brain-gut connection: Beneficial bacteria, probiotics ingested with food may affect brain function
Bel Marra Health / Posted 18 hours ago
disorders, including the following: Anxiety, where feelings of fear and distress interfere with normal daily functioning. Autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Night Out held at Paul Nigra benefits Lexington Foundationus. That's what it's all about," Hart said. The transitions program, which tak
Night Out held at Paul Nigra benefits Lexington Foundation
The Leader-Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
us. That's what it's all about," Hart said. The transitions program, which takes place at the center, is for students with autism spectrum disorders and other learning differences. Transitions helps students who may need more social, medical, or... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Teaching assistant gains new life skillsbut unfortunately, I have never been able to take part in Reserves Day due to o
Teaching assistant gains new life skills
Derbyshire Times / Posted 18 hours ago
but unfortunately, I have never been able to take part in Reserves Day due to other commitments.” Tristan works in the autism resource centre at the school supporting students with varying abilities both in the classroom and on a one-to-one... Read more
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walesonline
This autistic man finds peace by climbing Snowdon every weekendclimb up the Eiger in Switzerland. He trains by climbing Snowdon every single w
This autistic man finds peace by climbing Snowdon every weekend
walesonline / Posted 20 hours ago
climb up the Eiger in Switzerland. He trains by climbing Snowdon every single weekend. Jamie was diagnosed with autism when he was 11. The condition affects people in different ways and Jamie finds it difficult to communicate with... Read more
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Times of Malta
Schools prepare to welcome pupils - Year 4 classes to get tabletsthe number of students. The resource centre is aimed at young people, aged 16 t
Schools prepare to welcome pupils - Year 4 classes to get tablets
Times of Malta / Posted 21 hours ago
the number of students. The resource centre is aimed at young people, aged 16 to 22, with intellectual disabilities such as autism. The new areas consist of new classrooms, computer labs, Home Economics labs, science labs, a design & technology hub,... Read more
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Northern Echo
Home for children with autism in Eaglescliffe on the agendaBut neighbours have raised concerns over the care home leading to anti-social b
Home for children with autism in Eaglescliffe on the agenda
Northern Echo / Posted 21 hours ago
But neighbours have raised concerns over the care home leading to anti-social behaviour – despite the fact autism is not linked to criminality in any way – and that the development was not suitable for a residential area. Objectors were also... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Couple Sought in Attack of Boy With AutismA mother of a teenage boy with autism says a couple who attacked her son after
Couple Sought in Attack of Boy With Autism
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 22 hours ago
A mother of a teenage boy with autism says a couple who attacked her son after he took photographs of them wouldn't stop even when she told them about his disability. Beatriz Fox of Newport Beach said 16-year-old Christopher McVay taking pictures of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefoccupational therapy and speech language therapy, plus a developmental preschoo
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
occupational therapy and speech language therapy, plus a developmental preschool and specialized care for children with autism. Todd Denton, who owns Pediatrics with two business partners and his wife, Amy, is also part of a group that is... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
After Sharing Autistic Son’s Heartbreaking Struggle, New Jersey Father Receives Outpouring of Supportwhen a Florida State player sat down next to a boy in the lunchroom who was eat
After Sharing Autistic Son’s Heartbreaking Struggle, New Jersey Father Receives Outpouring of Support
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
when a Florida State player sat down next to a boy in the lunchroom who was eating alone. The boy in that story also had autism, and the reason it was so popular was because it’s unusual. “If that football player had not sat down next to that... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Woman with epilepsy, autism considered missing, endangeredORLANDO, Fla. - A woman with epilepsy and autism is missing and endangered, the
Woman with epilepsy, autism considered missing, endangered
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
ORLANDO, Fla. - A woman with epilepsy and autism is missing and endangered, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Friday night. Lucina Velazquez-Martinez, 44, was last seen about 3 p.m. Friday in the area of Cortez Drive, in Orlando, deputies... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Father of robbery victim helps catch suspectMerk says. We're not using his son's name or showing pictures of him to respec
Father of robbery victim helps catch suspect
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
Merk says. We're not using his son's name or showing pictures of him to respect his privacy but Merk says his son has autism. Seven days a week he has a paper delivery route. And last weekend he decided to use his hard earned money to pay for... Read more
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ajc.com
Does crisis training for cops really work?officers how to recognize those suffering from mental illness, problems of addi
Does crisis training for cops really work?
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
officers how to recognize those suffering from mental illness, problems of addiction and diseases such as Alzheimer’s and autism. The ‘chief’s challenge’ to fund crisis training in Georgia Brookhaven Police Chief Gary Yandura, Georgia Bureau of... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
4-old from SC paired with local service dogPalm City, and 'Canines for Hope'. The organization provides service animals t
4-old from SC paired with local service dog
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
Palm City, and 'Canines for Hope'. The organization provides service animals to people with disabilities. Tyler is on the autism spectrum, and tends to wonder away. The family raised money to help purchase Cookie, who will serve not only as... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Southeast Polk Seniors Elect Four Classmates with Special Needs to Homecoming Courtnominated to homecoming court were possible. She's not the only one crying Frid
Southeast Polk Seniors Elect Four Classmates with Special Needs to Homecoming Court
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
nominated to homecoming court were possible. She's not the only one crying Friday; Rachel Henry's son, Jason, is on the Autism spectrum - and he, too, was voted onto the court. "It makes me proud," Henry said. "Makes me realize that my son will... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
‘Never have five letters cut so deep’: Man takes heartbreaking photo at son’s schoolwhen a Florida State player sat down next to a boy in the lunchroom who was eat
‘Never have five letters cut so deep’: Man takes heartbreaking photo at son’s school
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
when a Florida State player sat down next to a boy in the lunchroom who was eating alone. The boy in that story also had autism, and the reason it was so popular was because it’s unusual. “If that football player had not sat down next to that... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
What's The Prognosis For The Zuckerbergs' $3 Billion Health Plan?four major causes of early death: infectious disease, heart disease, cancer and
What's The Prognosis For The Zuckerbergs' $3 Billion Health Plan?
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
four major causes of early death: infectious disease, heart disease, cancer and neurological disease like Alzheimer's and autism. So a backdrop slogan that sounds like hyperbole actually may be a realistic goal, says Dr. Francis Collins, director... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CHIPS To Offer New Learning Center And CODA Music ProgrammingKelly, founder and owner of CHIPS, will offer education enrichment similar to t
CHIPS To Offer New Learning Center And CODA Music Programming
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
Kelly, founder and owner of CHIPS, will offer education enrichment similar to that they delivered at the Chattanooga Autism Center over the summer. In debut of their new CHIPS STEAM Computer Camp, four young men with Aspergers, from high... Read more
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express
‘Friendless’ teen swamped with birthday cards after father launched social media appealthe Boston Red Sox and international cricketer Niall O'Brien are among the many
‘Friendless’ teen swamped with birthday cards after father launched social media appeal
express / Posted yesterday
the Boston Red Sox and international cricketer Niall O'Brien are among the many who have been in contact with Kyle, who has autism. Miss Smith said: “Stuart put a post out on Facebook and Twitter asking if anyone could send Kyle a card, with a bit... Read more
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Daily Herald
Doughnuts and DeWyze: 5 ideas for the weekendInternational Racecourse's Furlong Fest, 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights
Doughnuts and DeWyze: 5 ideas for the weekend
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
International Racecourse's Furlong Fest, 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. The weekend festival -- which benefits the Autism Society of Illinois -- features food, horse racing (Friday and Saturday only) and a full lineup of music, including... Read more
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Providence Business News
R.I. Hospital receives $1.9M to study early childhood developmentoutcomes altogether. “So, better understanding of how maternal and environment
R.I. Hospital receives $1.9M to study early childhood development
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
outcomes altogether. “So, better understanding of how maternal and environmental influences impact diseases such as autism, obesity and asthma amongst others, will be very important to the health of Rhode Island children and children across... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
NAIOP presents 10 awards to projectson for another 10-year lease at the facility at 4800 E. River Road, completed i
NAIOP presents 10 awards to projects
Finance and Commerce / Posted yesterday
on for another 10-year lease at the facility at 4800 E. River Road, completed in fall 2015. Special purpose: Minnesota Autism Center – Eagan, Ryan Cos. US Inc. Minneapolis-based Ryan completed this expansion project in August. The new,... Read more
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Daily Record
Rockaway Twp. dad's Facebook post about autistic son goes viralTownship of this school questionnaire filled out by his 11-year-old son, Christ
Rockaway Twp. dad's Facebook post about autistic son goes viral
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Township of this school questionnaire filled out by his 11-year-old son, Christopher (shown here at age 9), who is on the autism spectrum and says he has no friends, has gone viral on social media and in the news. (Photo: Courtesy Bob... Read more
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