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Names and faces
Singer Susan Boyle says she has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism - and is relieved to finally have the right label for her condition.
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Susan Boyle Reveals She's Been Diagnosed With Asperger's Syndrome
She rocketed to stardom on Britain's Got Talent singing "I Dreamed A Dream" back in 2009, and now Susan Boyle has revealed why her fame was initially very hard for her to understand and comprehend.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Susan Boyle tells of Asperger's diagnosis
SUSAN Boyle has revealed that she suffers from Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism that affects the ability to communicate and interact socially.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Susan Boyle reveals she has Asperger's
Scottish singer Susan Boyle revealed on Sunday that she has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism.
Pacific Daily News
Couric created a faux controversy on vaccine
Is Katie Couric taking Jenny McCarthy's place as the latest celebrity vaccine denier? If her show this week on the vaccine that prevents most types of cervical cancer is any indicator, the answer is "yes."
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Expressive prosody in children with autism spectrum conditions
Journal of Neurolinguistics , Vol. 24, No. 1. , pp. 41-53, doi:10.1016/j.jneuroling.2010.07.005 The expressive prosodic abilities of two groups of school-age children with autism spectrum conditions , Asperger's syndrome and high-functioning autism , were compared with those of typically-developing controls.
Vanity Fair Quietly Wonders: Does Marissa Mayer Have Asperger's?
This recent profile in Vanity Fair is very, very strange, in that it obsesses over Marissa Mayer being very, very strange.
Dating with Asperger's
My friends say I should "just use common sense." But few pieces of advice are more frustrating to a mild autistic There is more of a connection between these two things than you might think.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Vaccine disinformation: Katie Couric on HPV and Jenny McCarthy on autism
WASHINGTON , December 5, 2013 - Yesterday, Katie Couric aired a show titled the "Big Conversation" which devoted almost 30 minutes to the possibility that human papilloma virus vaccinations may be causing deaths to recipients of the vaccine.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Truth In Media: Vaccine Court and Autism
The claims that autism is caused by vaccines have been completely disproven, right? We have all heard that claim, maybe most famously by actress and model Jenny McCarthy.
The Campbell Reporter
Wish Book: Performing arts academy helps disabled young adults shine
Offstage, Maya Naleid can be a bit of a wallflower, staring at her feet, lingering in the corner of the room.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Following a different beat
What's the difference between having a quirky child and having a child on the autism spectrum? Rhen Helling and his ex-wife found out four years ago.
Katie Couric gets called out for promoting bogus science on HPV vaccine
Last year, producers at Katie Couric's daytime talk show "Katie" reached out to journalist and co-director of MIT's graduate program in science writing Seth Mnookin while researching a show to "better inform the public that still questions links between vaccination and autism and need to better understand the scientific truth."
Vaccine Court and Autism
Ben Swann Truth in Media takes a look at Vaccine Court established by Congress in 1985 and what that court has meant for families of vaccine injured children.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Gonzales: A second look at the signs of autism
ACCORDING to Dr. Alexis Reyes, a developmental pediatrician and resource speaker during the 13th Annual Autism Conference held in Manila in October 2013, four criteria under the DSM V must be met before an individual may be diagnosed as having autism spectrum disorder.
FMRP targets distinct mRNA sequence elements to regulate protein expression.
Fragile X syndrome is a multi-organ disease that leads to mental retardation, macro-orchidism in males and premature ovarian insufficiency in female carriers.
Denbighshire Free Press
Llangollen business to give job hope for autistic youths
A FAMILY legacy business is building a new future for young people with autism. A Llangollen mum and her best friend are launching a business, Brythonium, creating family legacies while providing much needed employment opportunities for young people with autism and learning difficulties.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Dalton: Concert to benefit Senior Center
The Friends of the Dalton Senior Center announce that internationally acclaimed pianist and singer Tony DeBlois will perform a fundraising concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Senior Center, 40 Field Street Ext.
Love hormone 'helps autistic brain'
The "love hormone" oxytocin alters the brain activity of children with autism and makes them more social, according to US researchers.
The Huffington Post
Kids With Autism Get 'Sensory Friendly' Breakfast With Santa
There was something different about the Applebee's restaurant in Parole Sunday morning.