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Cancer and Autism Linked - Medscape

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Cancer and Autism Linked
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Individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have much higher rates of oncogenic mutations but, paradoxically, have substantially lower rates of cancer, a finding that may lead to cancer therapies being "repurposed" to treat autism. In a ...

How To Get Students On The Autism Spectrum To Succeed In College - Huffington Post

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How To Get Students On The Autism Spectrum To Succeed In College
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The increase in the number of young people diagnosed with autism in the last 14 years has been staggering — from one in 152 in 2002 to an estimated one in 68 today. Funding and focus for autism have remained centered on helping younger kids cope.
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Improving reading skills in people with ADHD - Trinidad Guardian

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Improving reading skills in people with ADHD
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Improving reading sWe typically associate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with children and teens but the condition can also affect adults. ADHD is a chronic condition which is marked by persistent inattention, hyperactivity and ...

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Kids With ADHD Do Better With Therapy First, Study Finds - NBCNews.com

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Kids With ADHD Do Better With Therapy First, Study Finds
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Researchers at Florida International University found that kids with ADHD fared much better in their development when their first treatment is behavioral therapy rather than starting immediately on medication. The study published by the Journal of ...

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Students with disabilities on the rise, driven by autism - PBS NewsHour

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Students with disabilities on the rise, driven by autism
PBS NewsHour
But the numbers have real implications for states and localities, which pay by far the largest share of costs for special education students. Virginia is among the states that have seen a large increase in the population of students with autism. At one ...

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How Minecraft is helping children with autism make new friends - New Scientist

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How Minecraft is helping children with autism make new friends
New Scientist
Stuart Duncan got the idea through a popular blog he ran about his own experiences with autism as well as bringing up a son with autism. Other parents with autistic children started telling him that their kids were crazy about a game that let them ...

Bath Time Always Leads to Power Struggles! - Huffington Post

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Bath Time Always Leads to Power Struggles!
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I love highly-spirited children, and believe that in the grand scheme of life, having a strong will can be a terrific asset. There's no need to crush your son's spirit. Shift instead to being the kind and caring Captain who is capable of helping him ...

What does autism awareness mean to autistic people? - PhillyVoice.com

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What does autism awareness mean to autistic people?
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For 25-year-old David Loewenstein, an autistic man living in Narberth, awareness means understanding that Autism Spectrum Disorder "is a massive umbrella term for a whole mess of issues." "You can't go by something you've read about one person with ...
World Autism Awareness Week goes down a treat at Prestwick South ChurchScottish Daily Record
Over £2000 raised for autism awareness as Blackwood dad takes on 10000ft skydiveSouth Wales Argus

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Want to know what it's really like to have a child with autism? - Washington Post

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Want to know what it's really like to have a child with autism?
Washington Post
I'm not always the best spokeswoman for autism. I toggle between wanting people to understand our daughter and wanting to behave like a normal family running errands on a Saturday. Some days I don't feel like having to explain to strangers in line at ...

Depression the curse of gifted kids - Times LIVE

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Depression the curse of gifted kids
Times LIVE
Two out of three intellectually gifted children feel anxious or sad, according to Potential Plus UK. "Many of these children think very deeply and tend to be highly sensitive," said Denise Yates, chief executive of Potential Plus UK. "They are often ...

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