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Study finds association between maternal exposure to agricultural pesticides and autism, other developmental delay

Jun 23, 2014

SACRAMENTO, CA, June 23, 2014 - Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. The associations were...

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My 5 Monkeys
Parenting Girls on the Autism spectrum

Parenting Girls on the Autism spectrum

Parenting girls on the Autism SpectrumJessica Kingsleystand aloneMarch 15 bought I bought this book because 2 of girls have these traits, and are on the spectrum. This book done in a nice easy manner, and with stories , and ideas. Luckily I have been s...

HealthyCal.org
A Class Robot Helps Kids with Autism

Apr 24, 2014
A Class Robot Helps Kids with Autism

By Pamela K. Johnson

An 8-year-old boy with autism ran up to a booth where a small robot named Nao sat on a display table at a technology conference a few years ago. Nao was “looking” around. When the child touched the robot’s shiny white and blue body, its sensors engaged, and it turned its...

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The State Hornet
April is Autism awareness month and deserves attention and support

Apr 8, 2014
April is Autism awareness month and deserves attention and support

April is autism awareness month, dedicated to the sharing of information people should take the effort to pay attention. 



The State Hornet
April is Autism awareness month and deserves student 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. 



YubaNet.com
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...

YubaNet.com
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...

Appeal Democrat
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.

YubaNet.com
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...

YubaNet.com
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...

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