Autism

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UC Davis Scientists Exploring Link Between Autism, Syndrome Found In Newborn Horses

Ivy had what’s called maladjustment syndrome. It’s detachment from the mother, not knowing how to suckle or even lay down on its own. It was long thought the condition was caused by oxygen deprivation during birth, but Aleman and Dr. John Madigan now think it’s something else.

02/19/2015

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Davis Parents Sue School Districts, Bus Driver Over Alleged Molestation Of Autistic Daughter

They say the bus driver abused their daughter multiple times and accuse the school districts of failing to protect her, or watch the video that shows the alleged crimes.

02/18/2015

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Parents Suing School Districts Claiming Autistic Daughter Was Molested By Bus Driver

Emily and William Gutierrez have filed suit along with the Davis and Woodland Unified school districts, along with the bus driver. CBS13 is not identifying the driver since he has not been criminally charged.

02/18/2015

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Women Plan Fairfield Farm To Employ Autistic Adults

She and co-founder Pamela Hale Mitchell say they’re worried about the increasing number of American children diagnosed on the autism spectrum, now 1-in-68. At 22, they age out of the public education system.

01/26/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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UC Davis Researchers Find Farm Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

Always interested in finding clues, Andrew Rigopoulis and his wife took close notice of the autism study that found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/24/2014

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Researchers Find Link Between Pesticides And Autism, Developmental Delay

The puppy had its head stuck through the hub of an automobile wheel when its owner brought it to a Kern County fire station on Friday.

06/23/2014

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UC Davis Finds Link Between Autism, Mental-Health Drugs During Pregnancy

Amy Konold is expecting her second daughter in July, but this pregnancy came with more stressors than it did when she carried 2-year-old Reese.

04/16/2014

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Customers Step Up To Refill Stolen Autism Donations From Turlock Store

The store is collecting the money for Autism Speaks in the name of a 9-year-old boy with the condition. It donated $30 back to the fund after the theft.

04/15/2014

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MIND Institute Helps Parents Find Right Treatments For Autism

The numbers are rising: According to the Centers For Disease Control, 1 in 88 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

02/26/2014

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UC Davis Study: Half Of Kids With 22Q May Be Misdiagnosed As Autistic

A new study though shows a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, or 22Q, does not signal a high risk for autism, as previously believed.

09/18/2013

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Master’s Degree Is Key To Success For Speech Therapist In Sacramento

Felice Clark uses her advanced degree every day as a speech therapist for more than 70 elementary school students.

07/29/2013

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