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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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UPDATED: Body Of Missing Autistic Clearlake Girl Found

The search is on for Mikaela Lynch, who was last seen Sunday when she took off her clothes while playing outside with her little brother. Mikaela is autistic and cannot speak.

05/15/2013

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Mother Of Autistic Boy Taken To Wrong School Upset Over School’s Response

A kindergartner with autism got on the right school bus but ended up at the wrong school, and it’s the way his mother found out about happened to her son that has her worked up.

04/05/2013

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Profiled: An Elementary School Teacher In Sacramento

Sarah Kesty teaches special kids at Oakdale Elementary School. Find out why she loves her job.

03/04/2013

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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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Local Boy’s Treatment Could Lead To Breakthrough For Autism

It is a groundbreaking clinical trial, treating autism using a child’s own stem cells, and one local boy’s own medical miracle gave his doctor the idea.

08/21/2012

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School Assignment helps Autistic Boy Break Silence

Johnny Blair is a 6th grader at Foothill Oaks Elementary School; and until recently, not many people had ever heard his voice.

04/29/2012

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Autistic Yuba City Boy Benefits From Canine Companion

hen Reeve Basile gets anxious he has dangerously run across Highway 99 on many occasions. His new buddy will help keep him out of harm’s way.

04/24/2012

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