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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/26/2014

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Sensitive Holiday Events for Children with Autism

Whether it’s a visit to a museum, a holiday film or a visit with Santa, children on the autism spectrum don’t have to be left out this Christmas season. Here are some events in Puget Sound that celebrate the holidays in a sensitive way.

11/20/2012

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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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Carnation’s Jubilee Farm Helps Celebrate WA Autism Day

Autism Day is a free, fun-filled event designed for families touched by autism. It’s a chance to relax in a beautiful setting, meet other families, and enjoy a day of awareness and understanding.

08/09/2012

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Doctors Want to Redefine Autism; Parents Worried

“We’re wanting to use this opportunity to get this diagnosis right,” said Dr. Bryan King, a member of the revision panel and director of the autism center at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

04/05/2012

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Holiday Sensory Friendly Movies for Kids with Autism

AMC Theatres and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly […]

11/29/2011

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Dr. Temple Grandin to Speak in Bellevue

You may have seen the HBO movie that is a semi-biographical sketch of her life, starring Claire Danes. The real Dr. Temple Grandin will be speaking at Meydenbauer Center on Friday, December 2.

11/28/2011

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Walk Now for Autism Speaks at Seattle Center September 17

It’s a national event, walking for autism with Autism Speaks. And Seattle’s event is taking place on September 17 at Seattle Center.

09/01/2011

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“Sensory Friendly” Movies for Kids With Autism

For children on the autism spectrum, sometimes something as simple as going to a movie can be a multi-sensory overload. Now, thanks to select AMC theaters and Autism Society, first-run movies can be a “sensory friendly” experience.

08/06/2011

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Autism Awareness Day at Everett Aquasox

The Everett Aquasox are happy to Twitter that they are hosting their first ever Autism Awareness Day at the ballpark on Sunday, July 31. It’s also Mascot Mania Day, so Nickelodean’s Diego will be there, too!

07/27/2011

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