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Efforts to Support Autism Awareness Often Derailed by Vaccine Critics

The fact is that I’m not autistic and I do not have an autistic child.  Therefore, I’m often reluctant to speak out on the subject of autism.   1,387 more words

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Autism Speaks Too Late on Vaccines

Media attention surrounding the current measles outbreak in the U.S. suggests that we may be entering a new age in regard to vaccine advocacy.  As we’ve seen measles cases climb to over… 1,235 more words

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UCSB researchers successfully treat autism in infants

Contact: Andrea Estrada andrea.estrada@ia.ucsb.edu 805-893-4620 University of California – Santa Barbara

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– Most infants respond to a game of peek-a-boo with smiles at the very least, and, for those who find the activity particularly entertaining, gales of laughter. 657 more words

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World Autism Awareness Day: What is Autism? Plus 30 days of Action and Homeschooling Information

It is World Autism Awareness Day, a day I am thinking about so many of my friends and their children.

One challenge in helping kids with the disorder is defining it, but there are three common symptoms, according to Dr. 80 more words

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Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

For some of us, it’s that time of year again. April is Autism Awareness Month, and, just 2 years ago, President Obama asked the nation to recognize April 2nd as Autism Awareness Day, a day to bring light to what is a growing public health concern. 571 more words

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Please Support the Autism Science Foundation

Half the readership of this blog are in the United States. If there is a good cause you are looking to support during the festive season, and you care about science, may I suggest the following. 655 more words

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