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April is Autism awareness month and deserves attention and support

Apr 8, 2014

April is autism awareness month, dedicated to the sharing of information people should take the effort to pay attention.
CDC estimates 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder

Mar 27, 2014

March 27, 2014 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 eight-year-olds) in multiple communities in the United States has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This new estimate is roughly 30 percent higher than previous estimates reported in 2012 of...
Autism and Intellectual Disability Incidence Linked with Environmental Factors Such As Pesticides

Mar 14, 2014

March 13, 2014 - An analysis of 100 million US medical records reveals that autism and intellectual disability (ID) rates are correlated at the county level with incidence of genital malformations in newborn males, an indicator of possible congenital exposure to harmful environmental factors such as pesticides.

Autism rates—after adjustment for gender, ethnic, socioeconomic and...

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Legal battle continues between Yuba City Unified School District, mother of son with autism

The mother of an autistic student in Yuba City said all she wants is an appropriate education for her son, which she believes has been denied by the school district.
Air pollution and genetics combine to increase risk for autism

Dec 2, 2013

Dec. 2, 2013 - Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to newly published research led by scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of...
Autism and Alzheimer’s: "The Elephant in the Room"

Sep 29, 2013

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. September 29, 2013 - Local people will tell their stories, and local health care and education experts will offer ways of dealing with autism and Alzheimer's disease in the final segment of "The Elephant in the Room," to be aired t...

UC Davis Researchers Make Autism Breakthrough

Jul 11, 2013
UC Davis Researchers Make Autism Breakthrough

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UC Davis is one step closer to understanding autism.

Researchers from the Mind Institute released a landmark study that suggests women with certain anti-brain antibodies are more likely to give birth to autistic children.

“I always felt something was …
US kids born in polluted areas more likely to have autism

Jun 18, 2013
US kids born in polluted areas more likely to have autism


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On autism, state won’t follow its own edict

Jun 12, 2013

When the state decided to transition low-income kids from state-subsidized private insurance -- known as Healthy Families --to the state-run Medi-Cal program, families of children with autism were promised that their kids' treatment would not suffer. B...

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Capitol Alert
AM Alert: Autism awareness day comes to California Capitol

Apr 17, 2013
AM Alert: Autism awareness day comes to California Capitol

The avalanche of advocacy days continues today with "Stand Up, Speak Out," a push for policies that affect disabled and autistic Californians. Things kick off with an 11 a.m. press conference on the Capitol's west steps featuring autism and special ne...

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