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Biostatistics approach to genetics yields new clues to roots of autism

Researchers have developed a statistical method for genetic screens that improves the classic genome-wide association screen, and, applying to autism,

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Is arthritis considered a disability?

Can I claim dla if iv got mild arthritis I hav jointz pain back pain neck each dayz can be worse thn otherz --- Thanks for raising a good question!

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Amtrak Disability Discount

not sure exactly but is quite a bit.Companion discount also.They were great.Seattle has a red cap service that is pretty special.I enjoyed my trip. Amtrack

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Lauren Has Cerebral Palsy, Her Story In Her Words

Please Help Us Share Lauren's Story My 15-year-old Granddaughter Lauren Walier has Cerebral Palsy. On 10/18/13 she spoke at The American Academy of

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What to get the person who needs everything...

If you want to help a person with special needs but don't know what to get... here's the solution!

It's now possible to give them the opportunity to get the special need products they need.

Gift Certificates are now available from the Special Need Products store - in the amount of your choice.

Hundreds of products are available - disability aids, autism products, special education resources, american sign language resources, special needs clothing and much more.

And, over the next few months, much more will be added too...

Buy a Gift Certificate now from the main US$ store or choose from the smaller selection in the Canadian dollar store.

International Shipping is available.

What if you are hoping someone buys you something from the store?

Easy, just sign up for the Gift Registry! You'll get your own URL that you can provide to everyone who may wish to help you get exactly what you want.

The Gift Registry is available all year round, so use it for birthdays or any other event.

TIP:
Use the Gift Registry to create an instant donations campaign - totally FREE!

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Western Fair

Has a CAP program, much like our Entertainment passes that allows the non-relative worker to get in for a discount or $5 entrance fee.

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lego land

if u cant go tht same year u buy the tickets they will give u another year

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down syndrome risk?

When the Dr say you have 1out of 90 that the baby well have down syndrome it that mean am a real high risk?

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Discount on my Florida electric bill?

hi im moving into a house by myself im on oxygen i live in orlando florida am i egible for a discount on my electric bill?

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Not being told about all benefits you can get and how hard it is to find them

My brother is disabled, his wife was too until she passed away a few months ago. No one told them they could get a break on their electric bill (she was

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Autism and Clothing

When you have autistic children, you are likely to come across all sorts of oddities with clothing. Common quirks include chewing or sucking on sleeves,

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NORTH CAROLINA FISHING LICENSE for people with disabilities

FOR A ONE TIME FEE WHICH IS THE SAME AS A YEARLY LICENSE FEE YOU CAN GET A LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP BY PROVIDING PROOF OF DISABILITY.SAME GOES WITH A HUNTING

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None of My Three Children Are Vaccinated

Hi there I am an 'old hippy'(cruncy granola eating, tree hugging, Birkenstock sandal wearing, home birthing, breastfeeding momma) and none of my three

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Jesemine Jones Starbrite Traveler Destinations for Kids with Special Needs-East Coast Edition

We just completed our second book, Starbrite Traveler Destinations for Kids with Special Needs-East Coast Edition for parents of children with special

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aspergers and mmr

I feel my son was fine until he had his 1st mmr jab,at the time he had a cold and his immune system was low in my opinion. I asked the doctor if he felt

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Having to just accept things the way they are

When my step-son was born, the cord got wrapped around his neck, and he had a stroke. There was minor brain damage to the frontal lobe. If brain damage

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Clothing removal solution for child with autism

I am looking for pajamas my 12 year old autistic child can not remove. Something to keep him from tearing and eating his diapers. ---- Answer from Anna:

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MEETING GUYS

HOW DO I MEET GUYS WILLING TO GO OUT WITH ME? I AM EMPLOYED AS A CASHIER, HAVE SOME OBVIOUS TRAITS THAT PINPOINT ME AS SLIGHTLY SLOWER THAN NORMAL GIRLS.

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Go Talk Single Message Speech Device and Potty Training

For a child who's ready for potty training but unable to talk or sign quickly enough, Go Talk Clip Talkers are a perfect solution. Clip attaches easily

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Autism and violence - is there a link?

Are there links between autism and violence? Are experiences really that isolated? Share your experience here...

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