Autism

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Texans With Character: Emma’s House

Emma’s House in Irving provides a place for teens and young adults with developmental disabilities — too old for daycare — to have fun and receive supervision.

01/04/2013

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Study Links Increased Autism Risk With Air Pollution

Whether you’re in Dallas or Fort Worth, you’ve seen the haze. It’s worse in the summer and more noticeable when you’re looking at downtown buildings — but the dirty air may be more than an eyesore.

CBSDFW.COM–11/27/2012

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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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Parents Win Insurance Fight For Autistic Son

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Hayden Neuman is talking, laughing and being a 7 year old. It’s far from where he was more than three years ago. “He was literally speechless,” says his mother Melissa Neuman […]

09/18/2012

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

UNT Opens Special Autism Center

The University of North Texas in Denton is opening the doors to a new facility aimed at helping families overcome the challenges associated with autism.

08/24/2012

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Study Links Autism To Father’s Age

A new report in a medical journal says that it is the age of the father at the time of conception, not the age of the mother, that can raise the risk of autism in a child.

08/23/2012

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Autism Research Needs Teeth

The U.T. Health Science Center is asking for help in better understanding what causes autism.

07/15/2012

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Online Survey Offers Quick Autism Diagnosis

When you suspect that your child might have autism, getting answers as fast as possible can be crucial. Now, there may be a way to unlock the mystery in just minutes.

05/09/2012

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Arlington Developers Hope Their Robot Helps Autistic Kids

With autism now at what some experts call “epidemic” levels, some North Texas entrepreneurs say technology is the key to making treatment more affordable and therefore available to more families.

04/26/2012

A customer tries out the the new iPad 2 shortly after it went on sale. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Plano Mom Creates App To Help With Son’s Autism

Like any Mom, Karen Carmeli is full of pride when she talks about her son, 9-year-old Yair. “He was a great baby… always happy. He was such a joy, and still is.” Yair is also autistic.

04/19/2012

As Autistic Population Grows, So Does Need For Jobs

The Centers for Disease Control now estimates that one child in 88 in the United States is autistic. And there is no cure — only treatment.

04/13/2012

A nine-months pregnant mother poses with her belly before having an examination. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Autism Risk Tied To Mom’s Obesity During Pregnancy

Autism is more likely to occur in children whose mothers were obese while pregnant, new research suggests.

04/09/2012

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