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Autism In The News - June 2012 Roundup
Each month we search for articles related to autism, research, biomedical treatment, healthy and green living, and general autism news to share with you in our e-newsletter.
Here's a roundup of all the articles listed in our June e-newsletters:
Jenny McCarthy LIVE at the Samsung Hope for Children Gala
VIDEO: What's Trending, the official livestream partner for Samsung's Hope For Children red carpet event, caught up with Jenny McCarthy to talk about autism and Generation Rescue. Watch Video.
DSM5 Reduces Toddlers' Autism Diagnoses by 48%
A new study has been published, this one by researchers at Louisiana State University, that found a 48% reduction in the number of toddlers with an autism diagnosis using the DSM5 criteria. Can you imagine the number of children who will be denied early intervention services if the DSM5 is adopted? Read & Take Action.
A Dad's Perspective on the AutismOne/Generation Rescue 2012 Conference
Father Cody Jordan shares his experience at AutismOne from the male perspective and shares great insights into the benefits of the sessions he attended and "Dad's Night Out" the yearly event for all the Dad's attending the conference. Read More.
Brain-Bank Glitch Mars Research Into Autism
A freezer malfunction extensively damaged one of the world's largest collections of brain samples for autism research, a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School said Monday. Read More.
Antioxidant May Reduce Irritability In Kids With Autism
Researchers have found that a specific antioxidant, called N-Acetylcysteine (NAC), may reduce irritability in children with autism. Read More.
Less Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Autism, Study Suggests
In a new study of California moms, women whose children had autism recalled getting less folic acid through food and supplements early in their pregnancies than those whose kids didn't develop the disorder. Read More.
Chi-town Girl Jenny McCarthy Hosts Annual Autism Fundraiser
Great article highlighting our Annual Rescue Our Angels fundraiser with Jenny McCarthy in Chicago! Read More.
NEW VIDEO: Nutritional Therapy May Be Key to Stopping Autism
While there are various treatment options available for children suffering from autism, Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, medical director of the National Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers, recently conducted a study that revealed food and nutrient sensitivities play a significant role in the lives of autistic children. Read More.
Foods For Children With Autism
There is a clear connection between the brain and the gut. Supporting the physical symptoms through diet will increase overall health and should reduce the severity of symptoms. Read More.
Most Autistic Kids Diagnosed After Age Five
A new study from the National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], published on May 24, says that many children are screened for Autism Spectrum Disorder [ASD] too late in life. More than half of the kids were diagnosed at age five or older. Read More.