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NLACRC News and Activities

Holiday Gift Drive Every year NLACRC organizes a Holiday Gift Drive to assist consumers and their families in need during the holiday season. If you are interested in providing gifts for an individual or family, or if you are interested in making a donation of gift cards or new unwrapped gift items, please contact us…
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Candidates’ Forum

Join us and find out where the legislators stand on disability issues OCTOBER 11, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM The Centre, 20880 Centre Pointe Pkwy., Santa Clarita 91350 PLEASE RSVP TO (818) 778-4405 OR RSVP@NLACRC.ORG. Brought to you by North Los Angeles County Regional Center and Family Focus Resource Center.

Girls with autism at high risk of sexual abuse, large study says

Many women with traits of autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) report having been sexually abused as a child, according to a study of 4,500 people1.It’s unclear why girls with these conditions are at heightened risk of sexual abuse. It may be because girls on the spectrum have trouble understanding social norms or recognizing…
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CDC report shows increase in autism rates among children

  OREM, Utah – A new report released by the CDC shows autism rates among children are on the rise. The study shows 1 in 15 children are autistic – that’s up from 1 in 68 in 2014. The study focused on 8- year-olds in 11 states. New Jersey had the highest rate of the…
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Using Cord Blood to Alleviate the Symptoms of Autism

What is cord blood? How is it isolated? Cord blood is the blood left in the umbilical cord following the birth of a baby. The collection process for cord blood is always secondary to the wellbeing of the mother and baby. It is carefully extracted when the baby has been separated from the cord and…
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Researchers Identify Novel Potential Biomarkers for Autism

Published in Molecular Autism, new study data indicated a strong diagnostic association between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and certain plasma and renal biomarkers. In the plasma protein of patients with ASD, investigators identified an increase in certain advanced glycation end products (AGEs), an increase in oxidation damage marker dityrosine (DT), and a decrease in 3-deoxyglucosone-derived hydroimidazolone (3DG-H). The…
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Meet Milo, A Robot Helping Texas Students With Autism

ELGIN (Nexstar) – It used to be difficult for Elgin Middle School seventh-grader Abigail Wise to stay focused during some of her lessons in the classroom. “Sometimes self-soothing and calming was a challenge,” Dr. Shannon Darst, itinerant teacher of students with visual impairments, said. However, after more than a year of using Milo, a robot…
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Young Child Expo & Conference

Only learning and qrowing process  helps us to be BEST company in California????. This time we attended the great event in “Behavior education world” Young Child Expo & Conference where we got plenty of emotions Want to be always aware on autism ? Follow us ???? and enjoy! #Autism #events #autismUSA #expo #BESTE

10 Special Needs Organizations You Should Know About

  In case you aren’t already aware, there’s a plethora of organizations offering programs and services to the special needs community of families. What we’ve done here is narrow the group down to 10 must-see organizations that offer said services to all individuals with disabilities and special needs. If you haven’t checked out these fantastic…
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B.E.S.T. had been held on Career Pathways Expo

We’re excited ???? to be at  ???? Career Pathways Expo ????  yesterday ! Did you meet us there????? If no, see the photos ???? ????