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Study Shows Treatment In Infants Reduces Symptoms Of Autism

There is new hope in the fight against autism and it starts before a child is even diagnosed.

09/10/2014

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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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