Human rights of people with autism not being met, leading expert tells United Nations | University of Cambridge | Circa March 31, 2017

The basic human rights of autistic people are not being met, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, a world expert on autism, told the United Nations in New York today, to mark Autism Awareness Week. In his keynote speech, Professor Baron-Cohen, Director of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge, argued that even with the UN […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Autism and Homelessness | Autism Housing Network | November 13, 2017

For the past four years, I worked for 801 East Shelter/Transitional Rehabilitation Program in many roles and completed more than 500 intake interviews/screenings. I observed a majority of those individuals had co-occurring disabilities, i.e., substance abuse and mental health issues. Having interned for Madison House Autism Foundation, I have looked back to those intake sessions and think […]

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New autism study a “shocking wake-up call” for society, say academics | Coventry University | Circa October 23, 2017

People who show characteristics of autism are more at risk of attempting suicide, according to a Coventry University study whose results are being presented to a United States federal advisory committee tomorrow. Researchers found that people who exhibited higher levels of autistic traits were more likely to try to end their lives than people without the traits […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa November 8, 2017

autismDaily update ⋅ November 8, 2017 NEWS  Watertown autism nonprofit gets influential role in Tony-winning playWicked Local WatertownAsperger/Autism Network (AANE)–based at 51 Water St.–has partnered with SpeakEasy Stage Co. in support of the launch of the play “The Curious …Flag as irrelevant  People with Autism Are Filling a Void in the WorkplaceAutism Parenting Magazine (blog)The future job market is looking bright for many […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa March 18, 2017

autismDaily update ⋅ March 18, 2017 NEWS  Experimental autism blood test for children looks promisingCBS News“The test was able to predict autism, regardless of where on the spectrum an individual was,” said study co-author Juergen Hahn, referring to varying …Experimental blood test could speed autism diagnosis, study claims – Fox NewsAutism Blood Test Incorporates Big Data Techniques – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsGrandparents ‘may be first to spot autism in […]

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What unites Trump and RFK Jr. is a scary denial that they’re anti-vaxxers. | Circa January 10, 2017

They present their skepticism of established science as reasonable. And that makes their views even scarier. By SUSAN MATTHEWS JAN 10, 20175:35 PM This post has been updated with new information since it was originally published. President-elect Donald Trump met with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Tuesday morning, a sit-down that might at first seem odd: […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa October 12, 2017

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.com UnsubscribeFri, Oct 27, 2017, 12:05 PM GoogleautismDaily update ⋅ October 27, 2017NEWSPractice night helps children with Autism adjust to trick-or-treatingNBC4i.comBridgeway Academy held it’s annual practice trick-or-treat night for children with autism. Amanda Miller took her child Chauncey to the event. “We get … Autism fight goes to […]