Denver nineteen year old with autism wins Temple Grandin Award

Denver, Col – Nineteen year old Benjamin Tarasweicz was diagnosed with autism as a toddler. He is now a public speaker and ambassador for living with autism. He has received the 2013 Temple Grandin award for raising awareness of autism. The award celebrates individuals with autism who make a difference in today’s world. He has… [Continue Reading]

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Bullying incidents of those with Special Needs incite controversy

Bullying has always been a serious problem in American schools and neighborhoods, especially for those with special-needs. In many ways, our culture seems to be evolving into a more tolerant society, as more states are legalizing gay marriage, and schools across the country are taking pledges to eradicate bullying. Unfortunately, we’ve not come as far… [Continue Reading]

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Study finds that boys whose mothers took antidepressants while pregnant, three times more likely to have autism

Baltimore – Boys, whose mothers took antidepressants while pregnant have been found to be almost three times more likely to have an autism spectrum disorder. The study looked a total of 966 mother-child pairs. Data was collected from the Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and the Environment Study. They found that 492 children had autism… [Continue Reading]

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Transcenence – Johnny Depp may pull in crowds but confusing film

A terminally ill scientist uploads his mind to a computer. This grants him power beyond his wildest dreams, and soon he becomes unstoppable. ~ IMDb It was okay, but I was confused by the story. I had someone explain the ending to me because I didn’t understand that either. I thought Johnny Depp was good… [Continue Reading]

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Acorns For Autism project provides safe haven for children with autism

Armagh, Northern Ireland – A specially designed outdoor space has been developed and created by a group of parents and is set to open in Armagh to provide families with children on the autistic spectrum a safe haven. Chairperson of Acorns for Autism, Helena Kearns has a son, Finlay 12 who is ultra-sensitive to noise,… [Continue Reading]

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Denver nineteen year old with autism wins Temple Grandin Award

Denver, Col - Nineteen year old Benjamin Tarasweicz was diagnosed with autism as a toddler. He is now a public speaker and ambassador for living with … [Continue Reading]

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Study finds that boys whose mothers took antidepressants while pregnant, three times more likely to have autism

Baltimore - Boys, whose mothers took antidepressants while pregnant have been found to be almost three times more likely to have an autism spectrum disorder. The study looked a total of 966 mother-child … [Continue Reading]

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Autism Research: April 11, 2014 Week in review

Paternal obesity potential risk factor for autism  As reported with a more in depth analysis in Autism Daily Newscast yesterday, a breakthrough study has found a heretofore unexpected risk factor in the rising … [Continue Reading]

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