Latest Autism Speaks Stories

2013-04-29 23:03:22

Autism affects 1 in 88 children around the world and growing, but yet it is still under the radar of most people. (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Autism has been a dirty little secret in society, quietly sneaking up in relevance. If you asked someone ten years ago about autism, few would know what it was and most would deny knowing anyone effected with the disorder. Today, still many go undiagnosed and categorized as misbehaved, disobedient or just odd. Autism, a disorder characterized by impaired...

2013-04-26 23:03:26

Jacksonville company Incepture aids school for children with Autism. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 The 9th Annual Jacksonville School for Autism (JSA) Charity Golf Classic was held this week to raise awareness of the developmental disorder and provide much needed funds for the school. Incepture, a Jacksonville-headquartered staffing company, was a title sponsor for the event. The event, at Deerwood Country Club, continued despite recent inclement weather and raised more than...

2013-03-31 23:04:48

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, and to promote awareness, WebTeam Corporation is launching a free subscription offer of iLearnNEarn App based program to teach children with Autism that will be valid during the Autism Awareness Month in April. Somerset, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 In conjunction with developing iLearnNEarn 2nd Generation program to teach children with Autism, WebTeam Corporation is also looking to reach out to more people from the autism community through...

One In Ten Parents Still Believe Too Many Vaccines Cause Autism
2013-03-29 11:08:57

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite all the scientific evidence that indicates vaccines do not cause autism, about 10 percent of parents still skip getting their children immunized for fear that the science is wrong. A growing number of parents are also forgoing vaccinations for their babies because they feel they are getting “too many shots, too soon.” Many of these parents are subscribing to a false belief that not vaccinating their children is...

Autism Risk Linked To Men Who Father Kids Later In Life
2013-03-21 13:42:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers has found that men who have children later in life are more likely to have grandchildren with autism. According to the team´s report in JAMA Psychiatry, older men may inadvertently pass on ℠silent mutations´ that increase the risk of disease in their grandchildren. These mutations have no apparent impact on the fathers' own children, but there may be a cumulative interactive effect...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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