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Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?
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Why has it taken so long for Autism Speaks to announce vaccines do not cause autism?

The big news last Thursday was the statement release in response to the measles outbreak in the US by Rob Ring, chief science officer of Autism Speaks, which finally stated that vaccines do not cause autism, and parents should vaccinate. "Over the last two de...
10 Perks Kids with Autism Get from Bullying
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10 Perks Kids with Autism Get from Bullying

Bullying While the negative effects of bullying in school are real and cannot be pushed aside, there are benefits for peers, staff members, parents, and most importantly—your child with autism if everyone seizes the opportunity to act!  In fact, overcoming bul...
Cyber Bullying and Autism. Parliamentary Meeting with Officials from the Department of Education
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Cyber Bullying and Autism. Parliamentary Meeting with Officials from the Department of Education

December 10, Portcullis House, Westminster, London, UK - A parliamentary meeting took place between party officials from the Department of Education, Chris Flynn, Nigel Fulton and Maria Hutchings and Hayley Smith, who were speaking on behalf of Kevin Healey wh...
Virginia Governor wants change as state has highest record of students referred to police and court
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Virginia Governor wants change as state has highest record of students referred to police and court

Richmond, Va. --- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants changes in policies in the state after it was found that Virginia has the most number of students being referred to police and courts than all other states in the U.S. Gov. McAuliffe has ordered his cabine...
Universities get funds to research autism and hypersensitivity to sound
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Universities get funds to research autism and hypersensitivity to sound

Riverside, CA- University of California Riverside (UCR) and University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) have been awarded grants to study Fragile X syndrome (FXS).  The UCR Today article states that FXS  is 'the most common inherited cause of intellectual disabili...