Saturday carnival to support residents with autism, disabilities

The Capital City Council of the Autism Society of Alaska is hosting its 6th annual Autism Awareness Walk & Carnival from noon to 4 p...Nugget Mall. The event, held in conjunction with Autism Awareness Month (April), is being billed as...
Study: Autism linked to diabetes during pregnancy

...women's chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study.The know about diabetes in pregnancy, autism and the study, published in Tuesday's...percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism than those whose moms didn't have diabetes...
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Success varies by state in improving graduate rates

...include those with intellectual disabilities with significant limitations, but also a wide range of other disabilities such as autism and speech impairments.It's estimated that 85 percent of students with disabilities can do grade-level work, said Katy...
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Rainy Day Reads: Have you heard about poetry? It's really great.

...battles are staged all the sameand we are still mythical:call us by our names." * According to Wikipedia, April was also Autism Awareness Month, Occupational Therapy Month, Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Jazz Appreciation Month, Parkinson's...
Autism wareness

...Child Abuse Awareness Month, April is Autism Awareness Month. And as the month...the Capitol steps; a showing of "Autism is a World," a short documentary by Sue Rubin; and a presentation by autism specialist Dr. Chuck Lester; as well...
Charles Cowan to speak on new findings in the world of autism

JUNEAU - In celebration of April as Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Charles Cowan...pediatrician and medical director of the Autism Clinic at Seattle Children's Hospital...present on what is new in the world of autism from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 24...
Autism bill, other measures set to take effect policies to cover treatment of autism spectrum disorders.All or portions of...North Slope and Cook Inlet.A part of the autism bill took effect earlier, establishing...coverage for the disorder.The debate over autism coverage was one of the most emotional...
Walk for Autism registration open

Walk for Autism registration open The Autism Society of Alaska will host the 3rd annual Alaska Walk for Autism from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 2 at the Dimond Park Field House. Each participant will receive a free water bottle and the first...
Autism families fight for coverage

...been enough to move a bill requiring some autism coverage under insurance plans, but supporters...R-Anchorage, a parent of a child with autism who said he doesn't want other families...Lorri Unumb with the national group Autism Speaks visited Alaska this week for the...
Walk for Autism in Juneau April 2

April is Autism Awareness month. The Autism Society of Alaska is holding its 3rd Annual Walk for Autism, which will take place in Juneau on April 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dimond Field House Track. All recipients will receive a free...


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