Day: June 10, 2017

The Prehistory of Autism

Were individuals with autism influential thousands of years ago? In this ebook we ask what technological and innovative skills, moral qualities and other contributions autism might have brought to human societies, and consider the archaeological and … …read more

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Autism Speaks to Fund Study on Regression Post Vaccination

Autism Sp eaks is funding an autism regression study. Thoughts? A major challenge to studying autism with a suspected vaccine-related regression is children with acute regressive-type symptoms following MMR vaccination; there are no specific codes, tests … …read more

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Does This New Fad Toy Fight ADHD and Autism?

It’s the latest fad toy that’s dominating social media and the classroom. Some say the fidget spinner, a small gadget that can spin quickly between your fingers, is supposed to help children with ADHD and autism learn how to focus. “If you notice you have … …read more

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Firefighter with Asperger’s teaches peers about autism awareness

When Courtney Mills hops into the fire truck, she brings a different perspective along for the ride. The 21-year-old volunteer firefighter from Nova Scotia has Asperger syndrome, a developmental disorder on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum … …read more

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Steps Parents Can Take After An Autism Diagnosis

Don’t panic. Many families fear the dreaded diagnosis of autism, as if it condemns parents and children alike to a lifelong struggle. You can get through this. Autism doesn’t have to stop your child from living a full, satisfying life. Autism affects a … …read more

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Priscilla Arena talks about SASI, autism awareness, ‘Blue Party’

Wading River – Suffolk Aspergers/Autism Support & Information (SASI)’s executive director and co-founder Priscilla Arena chatted with me about the “Blue Party” event that was held in Wading River, which supported SASI. This nonprofit organization was co … …read more

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Autism Risk: Why Are Girls More Protected From Diagnosis?

Jennifer and Sarah Ross are 6-year-old twins, but they couldn’t be more different. Jennifer is quiet, reserved and calm. She likes to dance, do gymnastics and jump on trampolines. She has plenty of friends. Sarah, on the other hand, is all energy. …read more

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New hope for autism kids ‘awesome’

But now, the 10-year-old with autism spectrum disorder might finally be able to receive the treatment she needs, said her mother Randi-Lee Bowslaugh. The provincial government announced changes to its autism treatment programs on Thursday, that includes … …read more

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Jump’n Jacks hosts Autism Night

VALDOSTA — Jump’n Jacks 4 Kidz hosted special hours Thursday to allow for autistic children to play in a more accommodating setting. Family Autism Support Team organized the Autism Night program at Jump’n Jacks 4 Kidz, said Katie Ginn, FAST vice … …read more

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Shore woman paints her face to raise autism awareness

Shore woman paints her face to raise autism awareness Shekira Farrell never fully understood the power of her voice until her son was diagnosed with autism. Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/2se5JJg …read more

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Vogue 73 Questions Tag.

The Diary Of Anne Frank, simply because it was a point of interest, it sparked my love of history, and signalled I had special interests, a hallmark of being Aspergers. All is well. 6. What’s your favourite TV show that’s currently on? This won’t … …read more

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Quay date for Asperger’s Are Us comedy

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How to Recognize the Early Signs of Autism

In our son it was regression and we have covered his and others diagnoses with autism on a few occasions before. This article may be of interest looking at the diagnostic process. However we thought that this video would be of interest to our readers. …read more

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Autism bill: Hope new law may get support from AMs

These are external links and will open in a new window There is hope a renewed attempt to get a bill covering autism treatment will get the support it needs to become law. The proposal, by Preseli Pembrokeshire AM Paul Davies, would see health boards and … …read more

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