The Autism News | English He drifted from place to place, from job to job, until the Ottawa Mission gave him an education — and a new lease on life By Kelly Egan | The Ottawa Citizen Jonathan Pinchbeck is neither street-battered nor scarred by addiction. Still, his stay at the Ottawa Mission was life-changing, the kind of small victory that alters a man’s prospects. One day this week, past a waiting room occupied by the idle and trampled-looking, he stood before a small crowd in the Mission’s dining room — in cap and gown, the beaming graduate.
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The Autism News | English By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY | News Sun AVON PARK — Seven-year-old Sydney Lanier’s eyes sparkle. She has a delightful gap-toothed smile. Left to herself, she plays happily for hours
Swim classes designed for autistic youth Daytona Beach News-Journal Today, as many as one in every 150 children is diagnosed with autism , making autism more prevalent than Down Syndrome, childhood diabetes and childhood … and more
Attwood to conduct autism and Asperger's conference in Columbia Cheraw Chronicle DALLAS, TX – Dr. Tony Attwood, one of the world's premier authorities on autism and Asperger's Syndrome from Brisbane, Australia, will be in the United … and more
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Autism Speaks reported initial results for the first industry-sponsored Autism Clinical Trials Network study, the Study of Fluoxetine in Autism which showed that fluoxetine was not effective for reducing repetitive behaviors in children and adolescents with autistic disorder as compared to placebo. The study of 158 patients (ages 5 — 17) was carried out in 19 CTN sites.