Autism

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Kennedy Krieger Initiative Helps Identify Autism Spectrum For At-Risk Infants

It’s Autism Awareness Month, and researchers at Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute have developed a new initiative to help identify autism in infant siblings of children with the disorder.

04/02/2013

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Autism Rates Underestimated In U.S.

A new government report suggests the number of children with autism in the U.S. is underestimated.

03/27/2013

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Big Changes In Psychiatry’s ‘Bible’ Of Disorders

Ten years in the making, the rewritten manual has been embroiled in controversy.

12/04/2012

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TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]

10/26/2012

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Autistic Lawyer With A Prize-Winning Plan

Lisa M. Daly has developed a shield for the elements. But forget wind, rain and fire.

09/17/2012

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Kennedy Krieger Institute Reaches A Major Milestone

The Kennedy Krieger Institute is marking a milestone anniversary Wednesday. For 75 years it’s been serving children with disabilities.

05/09/2012

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ROAR For Autism Race Preview

Kennedy Krieger’s 8th Annual ROAR For Autism Race works to break the silence and misconceptions surrounding autism. The day’s events include cycling, a fundraising walk, a festival and distance participation through SNORE for ROAR. Expect to start early and stay late to take in a fun day in Cockeysville for the whole family.

04/21/2012

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Kennedy Krieger ROARs For Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month.

04/17/2012

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CDC Study: Rise In Autism Cases In Children Due To Better Diagnosis & Screening

Stunning new numbers are out on the rate of autism in America. It is much more prevalent than previous estimates.

03/29/2012

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Program Recruits Families For Autism Study, Therapy

West Virginia University’s Center for Excellence in Disabilities is recruiting families of autistic children for a study and free behavioral therapy training.

02/07/2012

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Video Of Autistic Child’s Attack Posted On Facebook

An autistic child was beaten at a school bus stop while a crowd of children watch—and the whole thing was captured on camera.

01/23/2012

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Montgomery Co. Father Speaks Out About Son’s And Ex-Wife’s Murder-Suicide

Emotional reaction from the teenage boy’s father and what may have driven his mother to desperation.

08/05/2011

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