Autism

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Redefining Autism Might Prevent Some From Help

The diagnosis for autism is about to undergo a big change, and it could mean the loss of certain services for some children.

01/20/2012

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Autism-Friendly Santas A Hit At Malls, Parties

Visiting the mall to share Christmas wishes with Santa has never been part of Ben Borre’s childhood, a sad but necessary concession to the autism that would make the noise, lights and crowds an unbearable torment for the 10-year-old.

12/21/2011

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MOA Offers Family Movie Time For Those With Autism

For most of us, going to and sitting through a movie is no big deal, but for someone with autism or for their families, it can be downright difficult.

11/04/2011

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Minnetonka Homecoming King, Mascot Beats The Odds Of Autism

When Minnetonka takes on Wayzata Friday night in the “Game of the Week” for WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally, you will note one big fan. He is the Minnetonka mascot, his name is Michael Korn and he is to his community the ultimate friend and fan.

09/30/2011

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Study: Siblings Of Kids With Autism Have Higher Risk Too

A new autism study found that siblings of children with autism have a much greater risk of developing the disorder than first thought.

08/15/2011

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Minn. Family Helps Start Camp For Kids With Autism

Being the parent of an autistic child can be lonely.

05/09/2011

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Autism Fears, Measles Spike Among Minn. Somalis

Health officials struggling to contain a measles outbreak that’s hit hard in Minneapolis’ large Somali community are running into resistance from parents who fear the vaccine could give their children autism.

04/02/2011

CDC, NIH To Study Autism Among Mpls. Somalis

National health groups are joining a study into autism rates among Somalis living in Minneapolis.

01/18/2011

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Investigation: Link Between Vaccine, Autism Unfounded

A groundbreaking study on Autism that linked the disorder to a vaccine for Measles, Mumps and Rubella is now being called a fraud.

01/06/2011

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Anderson Cooper Interviews Autism Study Author

Anderson Cooper spoke to the author of a British study linking autism to childhood vaccines about allegations that his study was fraudulent.

01/06/2011

9/21/10 Chad Hartman 1pm Hour

In his second hour on Tuesday, Chad focused on Autism. First he talked with Alison Singer, President of the Autism Science Foundation, about an an CDC study that claims there is no link between vaccinations […]

09/21/2010

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 6/19/10

Here are some of the highlights from Esme’s show on June 19th: Esme continues her series of interviews with this year’s Gubernatorial candidates as democratic hopeful Matt Entenza joins her in-studio. How does the oil […]

06/20/2010

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