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06 November, 2013 - SI Live

READ THE STORY AT SI LIVE For years, doctors have struggled with traditional methods of diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease. A team in New York state may be getting closer to finding an answer by using Amyvid and positron emission topography (P.E.T.)...

06 November, 2013 - Economic and Social Research Council

READ THE NEWS RELEASE AT THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL The Dementia Institute at England’s Bournemouth University is exploring new methods for managing the symptoms of dementia, all while letting the patients have fun and play games...

05 November, 2013 - The Globe and Mail

Canada has joined an ambitious global campaign, led by not-for-profit foundation Specialisterne, to see one million people with autism employed around the world by 2020. The project want to change the way society views people with disabilities...

05 November, 2013 - The StarPheonix

READ THE STARPHEONIX NEWS STORY A daycare in Saskatoon wants to teach sign language to every teacher and student at the facility. The goal was prompted by one child, Cassidy, who was born deaf and uses sign language to communicate.  The...

05 November, 2013 - The Vancouver Sun

READ THE VANCOUVER SUN NEWS STORY Temple Grandin, a renowned author and autism activist, says we need more research into how autism affects people’s senses. Grandin was diagnosed with autism at age two and is familiar with the kind of sensory...

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