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State Awards $500k To CMU For Autism Treatment

The Michigan Department of Community Health has awarded $500,000 to psychology professors to increase the number of professionals trained to serve individuals in Michigan with autism spectrum disorders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

Walk Now For Autism Speaks

CBS 62’s Guide to the 2013 Walk Now For Autism Speaks

Come out and join CBS 62 as we, once again, team up with our friends at Autism Speaks to Walk Now for Autism Speaks – and support autism research and awareness!

CBS 62–09/09/2013

Mich. Woman Accused Of Trying To Kill Autistic Daughter

A 45-year-old Northern Michigan woman faces charges in what police say was a failed attempt at killing herself and her 14-year-old daughter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

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Study Links Induced Labor To Increased Risk Of Autism

A new study links a common intervention during childbirth to an increased risk of autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

Mich. Rejects Adding Autism, Asthma To Medical Pot List

A panel has given the go-ahead to allow pot to treat post-traumatic stress disorder; but other conditions additions were rejected.

08/07/2013

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Unique Day Camp Caters To Special Needs Kids

There’s a place where even the biggest physical and mental challenges are no match for summer fun.

08/01/2013

Ride For Autism This Saturday

Hundreds of Metro Detroit bikers are gearing up for a big ride this weekend, raising money and awareness for families living with autism.

07/31/2013

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Autistic Kids Can Experience ‘No Sensory Night’ With Fun Jump

Monday night, Skyzone in Canton is throwing open the doors to children with autism and similar disorders for it’s first ever “No Sensory Night.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

Autistic Man Gets Plea Deal In School Bomb Threats

A prosecutor has approved a no-jail plea deal for a 28-year-old man who made bomb threats against Flint-area schools because of the defendant’s mental health disability.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

Judge: Insurer Wrong To Deny Autism Coverage

A federal judge has ruled that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan was wrong to deny coverage for certain autism treatment services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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