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10 tell-tale signs of autism in toddlers
By Jeramie on October 20, 2010
Autism can hit parents like a ton of bricks. It usually sneaks up on families and takes other people to say something before a parent will finally admit something isn’t right themselves. If you suspect your child has autism, please do the right thing and start helping them now. Denial never helps the situation. 10 signs of auti...

Autism Articles and News

  • Health insurance company breaks law by refusing care to autistic child

    Ruling deals a blow to denials of autistic treatment By Lisa Girion October 27, 2009 A tactic used by insurance companies to deny expensive behavioral therapy to autistic children has been deemed illegal by a Los Angeles judge. In a preliminary ruling, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant found that Kaiser Permanente’s refusal to pay for a child’s autistic treatmen...
  • Autistic student chosen as homecoming queen

    Jenison students elect ‘awesome and nice’ autistic student as Homecoming Queen By Erin Albanese | The Grand Rapids Press October 26, 2009, 12:40PM GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP — When Rachel Slawkowski was crowned homecoming queen, the roar at Jenison High School’s football stadium sounded more like it was for the winning touchdown. Rachel waved her roses like a baseball bat, and cla...
  • Schizophrenia and autism: two sides of the same coin?

    Rare Mutation Dramatically Increases Schizophrenia Risk ScienceDaily (Oct. 25, 2009) — An international team of researchers led by geneticist Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D., of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), has identified a mutation on human chromosome 16 that substantially increases risk for schizophrenia. The mutation in question is what scientists call a copy number variant (CNV). CNVs are are...
  • California lifted ban on thimerosal in H1N1 vaccine for pregnant women

    More than 800 Americans have died from H1N1 influenza this year. The risk of H1N1 related mortality is six times greater among pregnant women - 28 pregnant women have died and another 100 have been admitted to intensive care units. The New York Times recently ran an article, Flu Story, exploring the impact of H1N1 for one pregnant woman fortunate enough to survive. The Centers for Disease Control...
  • Teacher’s aide abuses autistic boy by allegedly waterboarding (VIDEO)

    The mother of a 14-year-old autistic boy has accused a school aide of ‘waterboarding’ her son by forcing his head under a running faucet. A fellow student has also claimed that the boy was also forced to eat his own vomit. Two teacher’s aides have been charged with abusing the boy and other special needs children. Five families have filed charges and they believe that their child...
  • DMSA therapy considered safe and effective for children with autism

    Background This study investigated the effect of oral dimercapto succinic acid (DMSA) therapy for children with autism spectrum disorders ages 3-8 years. Methods Phase 1 involved 65 children who received one round of DMSA (3 days). Participants who had high urinary excretion of toxic metals were selected to continue on to phase 2. In phase 2, 49 participants were randomly assigned in a double-blin...
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