Autism

One in 44 U.S. children diagnosed with autism, new data suggests

23 hours ago   |   NBC News

New autism numbers released Thursday suggest more U.S. children are being diagnosed with the developmental condition and at younger ages.
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New data suggests 1 in 44 US children are affected by autism

New data suggests 1 in 44 US children are affected by autism

1 day ago   |   WYFF

Experts believe the data reflects more awareness and wider availability of special autism services.
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Police investigate beating of autistic 9-year-old in Gilroy

Police investigate beating of autistic 9-year-old in Gilroy

1 day ago   |   KSBW

In Gilroy, police are looking for the person suspected of brutally beating a 9-year-old boy with autism while he was sleeping at home
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Death of bullied Utah 10-year-old draws anger over suicides, racism

Death of bullied Utah 10-year-old draws anger over suicides, racism

2 days ago   |   WGN TV

DRAPER, Utah - When her 10-year-old daughter tried spraying air freshener on herself before school one morning, Brittany Tichenor-Cox suspected something was wrong with the...
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Missing 17-Year-Old Boy With Autism Found

12 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLS - The missing 17-year-old boy with autism in St. Paul was found Saturday, St. Paul Police say. According to Western District police, the boy was found and safely...
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St. Paul Police Search For Missing 17-Year-Old Autistic Boy

13 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLS - St. Paul police say a 17-year-old boy with autism is missing near the 700 block of Selby Avenue Saturday. According to Western District officers, the boy is about...
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We Could All Use a Jodi in Our Lives

13 days ago   |   NY Times

Jodi Rodgers, who helps people with autism navigate the world of dating on the Netflix show “Love on the Spectrum,” has some lessons for all of us.
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Author, activist Temple Grandin speaks Tuesday in Albany

16 days ago   |   Times Union

When Temple Grandin was born in 1947, she did not speak for the first three and a half years of her life. Later on, she would be diagnosed on the autism spectrum, but at the...
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Gut microbiota differences seen in people with autism may be due to dietary preferences

21 days ago   |   Science Daily

Research suggested that autism spectrum disorder may be at least partly caused by differences in the composition of the gut microbiota, based on the observation that certain...
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My Brother Is Still Unvaccinated Because Our Medical System Is Ableist

25 days ago   |   Time

A recent study showed that adults with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and other mental illnesses are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and having more...
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NU Regents hear no opposition to racial equity plan

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