Category Archives: autism

Construction Corner: A look inside

Take a look inside the future Golisano Children’s Hospital with these interior photos (and a few good external shots)! Featured in our upcoming Strong Kids newsletter, these pictures take you down the corridor of the third floor, otherwise known as the … Continue reading

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Sun Shines on Construction Site for Summer

The brick is laid. The windows are in. The crane will be taken down soon. From the outside, UR Medicine’s new Golisano Children’s Hospital looks almost done. In reality, a lot more work is ongoing inside, and we need the … Continue reading

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2014 Miracle Weekend Celebrates “Outta Sight” Success

Stroll for Strong Kids Gets Groovy  More than 7,000 Golisano Children’s Hospital supporters filled Genesee Valley Park May 31 for the 18th annual Stroll for Strong Kids Walk and 5K Run. The Peace, Love and Healing-themed event raised a groovy record-breaking total … Continue reading

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Meet Our 2014 Miracle Kids on Our New Instagram!

Are you on Instagram? We are! Follow our account, “@URMed_GCH,” for a sneak peek of our 2014 Miracle Kids, five courageous kids who have overcome great medical obstacles with the support of their incredible families and medical teams. Keep up-to-date … Continue reading

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Autism rate rises to 1 in 68 children

According to a new estimate issued March 27 by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) the number of kids with autism has risen sharply. The data identifies 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) … Continue reading

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Does inducing labor lead to autism?

A new study published this week in JAMA Pediatrics concludes that children born to mothers who had labor induced or augmented (sped up) were more likely to develop autism. Study authors from Duke Medicine said physicians should not hesitate to induce when … Continue reading

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Piano Unlocks Potential of Boy with Autism

When Zachary Slade was an infant, his mother, Maria, knew something was different about him. He was colicky, he did not coo and unlike how other mothers describe locking gazes with their babies while feeding, Zach never made eye contact. In … Continue reading

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Autism Treatment Network Launches Medicine Safety Tool Kit

About twice a month, the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network releases tool kits that contain educational tools designed to support families and providers of children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder or other neurodevelopmental disabilities. Tool kits may also be targeted directly … Continue reading

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Young Man with Autism Spreads Well Wishes through Art

Mike Fess’ passion for art began at a young age. When learning to write his name, Mike focused on the horizontal and vertical structure of each letter and began forming them into blocks. “It was like he was putting together … Continue reading

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Music to Our Ears

When Zachary Slade was barely a toddler, his mother, Maria, knew there was something different about him. In her gut she knew it was autism, but it was Dr. Susan Hyman, Golisano Children’s Hospital’s chief of Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, … Continue reading

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