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1810 Tavern Fundraiser July 17, 2015

1810 Tavern Fundraiser July 17, 2015 Featuring Dan Bubien and The Maybrayz Money Rose: $340

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When Dads Engage Autistic Kids More, Everybody Wins

When Dads Engage Autistic Kids More, Everybody Wins By Rick Nauert PhD ~ 2 min read University of Illinois researchers have found that when fathers read to their kids with autism and take active roles in caregiving, they help the child develop, boost mom’s mental health, and probably feel better themselves. Read More…

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New evidence linking brain mutation to autism, epilepsy and other neuro disorders

New evidence linking brain mutation to autism, epilepsy and other neuro disorders Published: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – 14:04 in Health & Medicine Findings, published today [15 Jul] in Nature Communications, reveal the extent a mutation associated with autism and epilepsy plays in impairing a biochemical process in the brain. The study, led by University of Bristol researchers, could provide a new target for treating neurological disorders. The brain contains billions of nerve cells which communicate via the release of chemicals at connections called synapses. Each nerve cell can have thousands of synaptic connections to hundreds of other nerve cells. The protein Synapsin 1a plays a key role in regulating how synapses operate by regulating the amount of chemical transmission Read More…

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John Morgan and his crew carried out the second annual golf fundraiser and raised 5K.

Thank You!!!!

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Review examines nutritional issues related to autism spectrum disorder

Review examines nutritional issues related to autism spectrum disorder Date: July 15, 2015 Source: American Society for Nutrition Summary: There is consensus that children with autism have selective eating patterns, food neophobia, limited food repertoire, and sensory issues. Researchers now report that there are inconsistent results about the extent and type of nutrient deficiencies. Read More…

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