Bringing light through autism awareness - Valley morning Star

Zachary, who was diagnosed with autism, attended the 4th Harlingen Area Autism Awareness Day with his family. His mother Jeannette gathers information on resources available to them while Zachary looks on.

Scientists have just made a big Autism breakthrough - Morning Ticker

Everything's been lighting up blue for autism awareness month, and now a new discovery could be a huge boon to the medical community. A major study may have just made an important breakthrough when it comes to autism and how to spot it. Researchers ...

Raising awareness about autism - The Punch

April has been designated internationally as Autism awareness month. April 2 annually is Autism awareness day. Nigeria joined other countries this year to mark the day through various activities including walks, cycling and road shows. From Lagos ...

Kids with autism shift gaze to mouth during emotional topics - Modern Readers

Kids with autism shift gaze to mouth during emotional topics Lack of eye contact is a classical feature of autism. But a new study seems to pinpoint just when children lose eye contact, even when prompted. And that's when they are confronted with ...

Singapore icons glow blue to raise awareness of autism - The Straits Times

The Helix Bridge is among iconic structures and buildings in Singapore that are being bathed in blue light this month to mark World Autism Awareness Day. Other events being held to showcase the abilities of individuals with the condition include ...

Autism Awareness Month: Apps Instill Behavioral Issues - Uloop News

My sister loves to swim. She loves to laugh and play tag with the waves. She loves to smile as she introduces all fifty of her stuffed animal friends to a new person. My sister is hilarious, caring, brilliant, and autistic. Autism is a disorder ...

Eye Movement During Conversation May Help Spot Children With Autism - Tech Times

The focus of the eyes during interactive conversations may help identify children with autism. Those with the developmental disability tend to focus on the speaker's mouth during emotional talks. ( Spencer Platt | Getty Images ). Advertisement ...

Blue Hands United for Autism hosted awareness festival on World Autism Awareness Day - NH Voice

Every year, April is marked as Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day is also celebrated across the world with events at many places. Every year, World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2. On the World Autism Awareness Day, ...

How does a child experience autism? - BBC News

We have two children on the autistic spectrum, which is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them. The autism diagnosis is set on a ...

Autism 2016 News & Update: 3 Intriguing Myths That Parents With Autistic Child Should Ditch - Parent Herald

Autism affects more than three million individuals in the United States and tens of millions globally. Statistics suggest that autism's prevalence rates have increased from 10 to 17 percent annually in recent years. The continuing increase in autism ...

April is autism awareness month - Kern Golden Empire

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - April is Autism Awareness Month and the Kern Autism Network is hosting an evening of comedy for parents raising children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The event is open to all, to help highlight Autism acceptance and awareness.

Treating autistic with love, hope - The Star Online

THE Early Autism Project Malaysia (EAP), an Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) service provider for individuals with autism, recently celebrated World Autism Awareness Day 2016 in UCSI Cheras campus with more than 100 people coming together for the ...

Short gaps between pregnancies 'increases the risk of your younger children having autism' - Daily Mail

Short intervals between pregnancies – in addition to longer intervals – increases the risk of autism, scientists have revealed. Women who space their pregnancies by less than two years are more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum ...

'Autism Speaks' Fails to Support Autistic People - The Oberlin Review

Welcome to April, the time of year that I have affectionately christened “Anger Month” and that others refer to as “Autism Awareness Month,” a project sponsored by the notoriously awful organization Autism Speaks. April is the month when a world that ...

Autism Awareness Month: I Get to Light It Up Blue All Year - Huffington Post

April is Autism Awareness Month. My inbox is filled with “Light it up blue” (#LIUB) emails. Blue light bulbs, shirts, and ribbons are supposed to remind all of us that autism is still a puzzle to figure out, and research is still needed. I guess it's a ...

Number of autistic California students has risen since 2002 - Inquirer.net

PALO ALTO, California — Between 2002 and 2015, the number of public school students in California enrolled in special education due to autism has risen sixfold, according to Kidsdata.org, which released the latest data to mark April as Autism ...

Autistic and Special Needs Children to Rock AttachAvi Foundation's Fashion Show - India.com

AttachAvi Foundation is organizing a fashion and talent show with around 40 autistic and special needs children who will scorch the ramp! By Ammu Zachariah | Published: April 8, 2016 9:51 PM IST Email. 0 Shares. Facebook share · Twitter share · Share ...

Tracking Kids' Eye Movements Might Shed New Light on Autism - HealthDay

Please note: This article was published more than one year ago. The facts and conclusions presented may have since changed and may no longer be accurate. And "More information" links may no longer work. Questions about personal health should always ...

Autism liaisons lead MSU awareness efforts - Mississippi State Newsroom

Mississippi State has begun its Autism Speaks campaign in conjunction with Autism Awareness Month in April. As part of the effort, Light It Up Blue stickers will be displayed across campus and the Starkville community. The effort is being led by MSU's ...

Dr. Yetman talks about autism and the dangers of having a child wander off - KTAL

April is Autism Awareness Month and Steve talked about autism and the dangers of having a child wander off with Dr. Michelle Yetman, from LSU Health. A relatively recently study published in the journal “Pediatrics” found that almost half of all ...