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Autism In The News - 01.10.2012

'Biggest Losers' Couple to Keynote Autism Forum Feb. 15 in The Woodlands Phil and Amy Parham, contestants on the NBC TV show “The Biggest Loser” in 2008, will share their experiences as parents of an autistic child when they keynote the Community Autism Resource Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in The Woodlands. Read More.

Warwick mum slams hospital A WARWICK mother has lashed out at Warwick Hospital staff after her autistic son was sent home without treatment and with a sewing needle still embedded in his foot. Read More.

GenomeQuest awards genetic sequencing software grants GenomeQuest Inc., a Westborough developer of sequence data management software for genome-based research, is supporting the use of next generation sequencing (NGS) based tests by giving about $120,000 in software and service grants to six U.S. laboratories. Read More.

Gut Bacteria In Autistic Children Different From Non-Autistic Children Scientists have found that the bacteria in the gut of autistic children is different from that of non-autistic children. Read More.

Bill To Allow Service Animals To Accompany Special Needs Students To School Now Law Legislation to allow students with special needs to bring service animals to school was signed into law Monday. Read More.

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