Day: June 8, 2017

Hope Mills student with autism is now college bound

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) HOPE MILLS, N.C. (WNCN) – A Hope Mills teen with autism who used … …read more

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On the autism spectrum, one man finds a home in the theater

GULFPORT — Steven Brodnick towers over the boy and girl playing his children, and everyone else. He has a kindly air as he speaks to them in French and smiles, inhabiting a character much more assured than reality allows him to be. Steven, 28, has a type … …read more

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“In the Light” Autism Acceptance Concert raises more than $60K

Organizers of last month’s “In the Light” Autism Acceptance Concert and Celebration raised more than $60,000 to establish a musical venue for individuals with autism, as well as fund improvements to Studio 39 in Annapolis. “This concert was a major … …read more

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Autism Spectrum Disorder And The Catboy Pajamas

I noticed that my youngest son needed new warm weather pajamas. We constantly disprove the notion that having two children of the same gender eliminates the need to buy additional clothing. I ventured to the store in pursuit of pajamas. As I shopped, my … …read more

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How You Can Be A Family’s Miracle

If you understand somebody with an autism spectrum disorder such as classic autism or Aspergers syndrome, this video will help you comprehend a bit more about why we are the manner in which we are. vs. Why Is It So Darn Hard to Tell the Difference? …read more

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Runner With Autism Breaks Barriers—And Hurdles Them

Robert Murphy didn’t have the race he wanted at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. But his parents, Lynn and Jeff Murphy, were thrilled just to see him on the track. The time he ran at the national meet means nothing compared to … …read more

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Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised (M-CHAT-R™)

Click the green bar below to take the M-CHAT-R now. The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers-Revised (M-CHAT-R™) is a scientifically validated tool for screening children between 16 and 30 months of age that assesses risk for autism spectrum … …read more

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Autism Response Team

When You Don’t Know Where to Start: The Autism Response Team (ART) is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families and caregivers to information, tools, and resources. Learn the Signs: Are you concerned your child has a developmental … …read more

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My startup is imploding. I mean pivoting.

In the tone of voice a small child would use to respond to an offer to go to Disneyland. I tell him, “I bet the room will be full of kids with Aspergers. Who else takes these tests before high school? You can make friends.” “Mom. People with … …read more

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10th Annual Ride for Autism benefits Aaron’s Acres

Despite the wet, dreary weather 151 riders took part in the 10th Annual Ride for Autism on May 6 from which proceeds benefit Aaron’s Acres for a seventh consecutive year. Together they raised more than $4,600 the highest amount raised to date for this event. …read more

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Sangy Foundation enhances lives of children at Autism Centre

The Sangy Foundation has chosen the Autism Awareness Creation Centre at Kokomelemele for painting to enhance the school’s image and brighten the children’s environment on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The Foundation has changed its project venue from the Wa … …read more

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Tapping into autism unlocks hidden potential in the workforce

A Blenheim man with high-functioning autism says employers are often reluctant to hire him when they discover his diagnosis. David Greer has qualifications in business and computer technology, forestry and agriculture, and holds a licence for driving … …read more

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Autism society unveils new kit

Simply ‘Googling’ autism following a diagnosis can be overwhelming for parents/caregiver, the society noted in a news release. The kit provides an introduction to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), emotions families may experience following a diagnosis … …read more

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To the Hairdresser Who Helped My Son on the Autism Spectrum

They say we affect the universe even when we move a finger. Everything we do has an impact. Anything others do to us has an effect. We are all the product of each other’s actions and our lives are intertwined in ways we might not even know. That is the …read more

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Tips for Keeping Your Kids Active and Engaged During the Summer

Although being on the bus with his big brother should do the trick. If you understand somebody with an autism spectrum disorder such as classic autism or Aspergers syndrome, this video will help you comprehend a bit more about why we are the manner in … …read more

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