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What is autism and what causes it?

Autism is the original name for a group of developmental disorders that impair a child’s ability to communicate and socialize and often include very narrowly focused interests and repetitive behaviors such as rocking, nodding, or repeating words.   305 more words

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'There is more to me than Autism' - report

The Moray Council,  funded by the Scottish Government working with NHS Grampian and Third Sector Partners hosted a superb two-day conference on 11th and 12th June in Elgin entitled… 263 more words

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"Cases of children abusing their parents has soared by 60% in two years"

People have been much exercised over recent weeks by an apparent huge rise in the number of younger and younger children being involved in serious crime; and bundled in with this is the issue of these children’s violence and abuse towards their parents. 434 more words

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Sensory and Feeding Issues in Autism: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help

April is Autism Awareness Month! This month I’ve written several blogs about topics in autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) to help raise public awareness. Over the past few weeks, I’ve talked about how ASD affects language and communication, and how a speech-language pathologist can help. 326 more words

Autism Awareness: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help!

Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? To help raise awareness, we’re dedicating our blogs to topics in autism during the month of April. 382 more words

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It’s Autism Awareness Month! Do You Know the Signs?

Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? To help raise awareness, we’re dedicating our blogs to topics in autism during the month of April. 396 more words

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April 2 is World Autism Day! Light It Up Blue!

Did you know that recent studies have estimated that 1 in 68 children in the United States is affected by autism? Each April, organizations around the world recognize Autism Awareness Month, to help raise public awareness of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). 293 more words

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