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Autism and the agitator: Jenny McCarthy

What do you call someone who sows misinformation, stokes fear, abets behavior that endangers people's health, extracts enormous visibility from doing so and then says the equivalent of "Who? Me?" I'm not aware of any common noun for a bad actor of this sort.

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Related Topix: Health, Celebrities, Jenny McCarthy, Vaccinations, Mumps

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Mgyerman.com

Scott Lentine: A Millennial with Autism

In October 2013, a young man named Scott Lentine reached out to me to share his poetry, which examines his life with autism.

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Related Topix: Health, Arts, Poetry, Billerica, MA, Merrimack College

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Pathways presents pianist Tony DeBlois

Pathways Inc. will present "An Encore with pianist Tony DeBlois" at 6 p.m. May 17 at the Corning Museum of Glass.

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Related Topix: Health

Ventura County Reporter

Gold mine for the stage struck

When students from the Thousand Oaks-based Gold Coast Theatre Conservatory take to the stage for this season's production of The Gold Rush, it won't be with much fanfare.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Ventura County, CA, Family, Kids, Health

The Whitecourt Star

Luke Hendry photo | QMI Agency file

On page 20 of this week's Whitecourt Star, our reporter Barry Kerton wrote a story about AHS's push to promote immunization.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Canada, Mumps

Lexington Herald-Leader

Roger Guffey: Bogus study, science illiteracy fuel dangerous fear of vaccines

One of my favorite quotes from Mark Twain succinctly summarizes the gullibility of the masses extremely well: "A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes."

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Vaccinations

Denver Post

Boulder teen raises autism awareness by telling own story

"Can I tell you all a joke? What do you get if you cross a golfer and a library?" he asked.

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Related Topix: Health, Boulder, CO

Wed Apr 23, 2014

GlobalNews

The search to find a cure for autism

And even with the advent of genome sequencing, unfortunately, researchers haven't come up with the magic answer.

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Related Topix: Health

The Pordland Mercury

One Day at a Time

Celebrities: They want to be just like us! And this past weekend, some of Hollyweird's finest stepped out to attend the smelly rock fest Coachella , including Leo DiCaprio , who showed up with his new 21-year-old Victoria's Secret model girlfriend Toni Garrn .

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, That '70s Show, Health

Patch.com

Millburn HS Hosting Autism Awareness Program

The Millburn High School Autism Awareness Club is hosting a presentation by a public speaker and author with pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified , a form of autism.

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Related Topix: Health, Millburn, NJ, Family, Parenting

Daily Sparks Tribune

Attacking Autism through 'social thinking'

Tribune photo by Garrett Valenzuela -- Newton Learning Center teacher Katy Nickles helps a student with her language arts material Tuesday afternoon at the facility on Greenbrae Drive.

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Related Topix: Health, Non-Profit, Kids, Family

WFLA-AM Tampa

QUIZ: Find out if you show signs of Autism

These are all key questions in a quiz designed to identify symptoms autism as well as its milder form, Asperger syndrome.

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Related Topix: Health

Knoxville News Sentinel

LEGO Club allows kids with autism to build relationships while having fun

Meghan Davis/Special to the News Sentinel Lydia Brown and her father, Michael, play with LEGO figurines at the Autism Society of East Tennessee's monthly LEGO Club.

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Related Topix: Health, Sports

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Spectrum

Conference offers strategies for dealing with autism

As National Autism Awareness Month concludes, the Southwest Educational Development Center is hosting its 13th annual Autism Conference at Canyon View High School on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Southern California

Easy Reader News

Mira Costa grad with autism pens raw memoir to challenge blanket stereotypes

How she sat perched atop a monkey bar in her elementary school playground and watched her classmates play.

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Related Topix: Health, Marymount University, Loyola Marymount University, Manhattan Beach, CA

CBC News

Families of autistic kids 'uncomfortable' in northern N.B.

Although autism awareness has increased in northern New Brunswick, it still has a long way to go, says a British expert who has a personal connection to the area.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Canada

SILive.com

Early detection, intervention are key in helping children on the autism spectrum

They say a mother always knows when something is not quite right with her child.

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Related Topix: Health, Pediatrics, Family, Kids

SBWire

Paramus Schools Get Fit for Autism

Alpine Learning Group and The Epic School are joining forces to host 'Get Fit for Autism' this Sunday, April 27 at Life Time Athletic, 10 Van Riper Road, Montvale.

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Related Topix: Health, Montvale, NJ, Bergen County, NJ

Intelligencetesting.blogspot.com

Article: Search of: autism spectrum disorders OR autism OR pervasive...

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The Age

Commentary: Autism and the Agitator

What do you call someone who sows misinformation, stokes fear, abets behaviour that endangers people's health, extracts enormous visibility from doing so and then says the equivalent of "Who? Me?" I'm not aware of any common noun for a bad actor of this sort.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Mumps

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