Developmental disorders

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, a week-old baby lies in a neonatal intensive care unit bay at the Norton Children's Hospital in Louisville, Ky. This particular NICU is dedicated to newborns of opioid addicted mothers, that are suffering with newborn abstinence syndrome. The area is kept dark and quiet due to increased production of neurotransmitters in newborns of addicted mothers, which can disrupt the nervous system and overstimulate bodily functions. A study in Tennessee released on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018, found learning disabilities and other special education needs are more common in young children who were born with symptoms from their mothers' prenatal opioid use. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
August 30, 2018 - 6:52 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Learning disabilities and other special education needs are common in children born with opioid-related symptoms from their mother's drug use while pregnant, according to the first big U.S. study to examine potential long-term problems in these infants. About 1 in 7 affected children...
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August 10, 2018 - 9:35 am
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Police have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy with autism who was reported missing in upstate New York. Authorities say Anthony Blaauboer's (BLAY'-berz ) body was found around 5:45 p.m. Thursday in the Mohawk River in Waterford about 200 feet from where his clothes were...
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August 10, 2018 - 9:14 am
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Police have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy with autism who was reported missing in upstate New York. Authorities say Anthony Blaauboer's (BLAY'-berz ) body was found around 5:45 p.m. Thursday in the Mohawk River in Waterford about 200 feet from where his clothes were...
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August 09, 2018 - 10:19 am
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Police are searching an area where three upstate New York waterways meet for a missing 14-year-old boy with autism. Local media report that the search for Anthony Blaauboer (BLAY'-ber) began Wednesday in Waterford near the confluence of the Erie Canal and the Mohawk and...
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A woman writes a message during a candlelight vigil in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Friday, July 20, 2018, in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in over a dozen deaths on Table Rock Lake. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 21, 2018 - 6:44 pm
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 5:40 p.m. An Indianapolis woman recuperating in a Missouri hospital after losing nine family members in a boating accident says part of the reason the family went on the excursion was for her 9-year-old...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks the Newseum in Washington. Sotomayor is working on a book about kids with “life challenges,” such as attention deficit disorder, autism, blindness and diabetes. She talked about the book on June 8, 2018, during an appearance in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
June 08, 2018 - 7:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke Friday about a book she's working on about kids with "life challenges," such as attention deficit disorder, autism, blindness and diabetes. Sotomayor, who was diagnosed with diabetes as a child, she said she wanted to write a book about...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, Megan Krail helps a 4-year-old boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder practice trick-or-treating at The University of Texas at Dallas' Callier Center for Communication Disorders preschool class in Dallas. According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Thursday, April 26, 2018, the estimate of how common autism is again going up slightly, after seeming to level off for a couple of years. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
April 26, 2018 - 1:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The government estimates that autism is becoming more common, but it's only a small increase and some experts think it can be largely explained by better diagnosing of minority children. About 1 in 59 U.S. children were identified as having autism in 2014, according to a Thursday...
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These undated arrest photos made available by the Shreveport Police Department show Corey Williams under arrest. Defense attorneys are urging the nation's highest court to throw out a case in which they claim Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence that an intellectually disabled 16-year-old boy falsely confessed to killing a pizza deliveryman in 1998. (Shreveport Police Dept. via AP)
April 07, 2018 - 10:00 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A legal team has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its claim that Louisiana prosecutors withheld evidence for a murder trial that ended in a guilty verdict against an intellectually disabled teenager accused of killing a pizza deliveryman. Corey Williams was 16 years...
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French President Emmanuel Macron listens to hospital staff during a visit at the Rouen hospital, Normandy, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Macron is unveiling a long-awaited autism plan for a country that is shockingly behind the curve on providing basic education and care for people on the autism spectrum. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)
April 05, 2018 - 5:16 am
ROUEN, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is unveiling a long-awaited autism plan for a country that is shockingly behind the curve on providing basic education and care for people on the autism spectrum. Yet families and associations say the plan is unlikely to take the giant steps...
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April 05, 2018 - 4:35 am
ROUEN, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is unveiling a long-awaited autism plan for a country that is shockingly behind the curve on providing basic education and care for people on the autism spectrum. Yet families and associations say the plan is unlikely to take the giant steps...
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