Day: June 11, 2017

Wnyt.com: Autism Action Day held at Via Aquarium

Wnyt.com: Autism Action Day held at Via Aquarium

Santabarbara says sensory issues can often cause families of people with Autism to miss out on certain things.

“We’ve accommodated that today, and we hope to see more of this in the community, not just the aquarium,” Santabarbara said. “We hope this will inspire others to do the same, so that families are not blocked out.”

The changes included lowering the lights and getting rid of lines.

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Villages-news.com: Villager sentenced in sexual assault of autistic man at Publix parking lot in The Villages

Villages-news.com: Villager sentenced in sexual assault of autistic man at Publix parking lot in The Villages

Edmund Rossy

A 72-year-old Villager has been sentenced in the sexual assault an autistic man in a Publix parking lot in The Villages.

Edmund Peter Rossy of the Village of El Cortez was arrested Jan. 28, 2016 by Sumter County sheriff’s deputies after approaching the victim Jan. 19, 2016 in the parking lot of Publix at Spanish Plaines Plaza.

The victim said an older man lured him into the car, proceeded through the parking

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Newjerseyhills.com: Caldwell University gala benefits student scholarships

CALDWELL – Caldwell University honored two distinguished professionals at its Presidential Scholarship Gala on Friday, April 21 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. The honorees were Philanthropist Michael Kambourakis and Founding partner of Artisan Wealth Management Edward R. Collins ’98.

The gala is the signature fundraising event for Caldwell University and helps fund scholarships for deserving students.

Kambourakis was integral to the founding of two nonprofits – the SEARCH Day Program in Ocean, NJ, and

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Indiatimes.com: Helping dreams take wings

Indiatimes.com: Helping dreams take wings

Ihave often flown IndiGo and been mildly surprised that the 6E magazine makes only a modest mention of how one can buy a “Women Power” badge and contribute to the company’s girl education programme. The first impression is then that of the largest Indian aviation brand contributing only nominally to the country’s philanthropic pool. Achance opportunity to study the company’s CSR intent and content has helped correct the perception.

Let it then be stated: IndiGo has

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Phillyvoice.com: CHOP looks to brain scans for breakthrough in early detection of autism

Phillyvoice.com: CHOP looks to brain scans for breakthrough in early detection of autism

With a shift in diagnostic criteria raising the number of American children placed on the autism spectrum—and with families and professionals adjusting their approach to conceptualizing the disorder—researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia believe there may be promise in conducting brain scans to enable earlier detection of the condition.

The multi-site Infant Brain Imaging Study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), seeks to determine the predictive ability of functional connectivity magnetic resonance

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Montrealgazette.com: Stu Cowan: Racing helps teen overcome childhood challenges

Montrealgazette.com: Stu Cowan: Racing helps teen overcome childhood challenges

Former kart champion Austin Riley, an 18-year-old from Uxbridge, Ont., who was diagnosed as being high-function autistic when he was 12, poses in the car he is driving as a rookie in the 2017 Micra Cup season. Jason Riley/Racing With Autism / –

Austin Riley loves cars.

I mean, he really loves cars.

He loved cars before he could walk and when he started walking would carry small toy cars with him everywhere he went.

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Thefutureofthings.com: New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

Thefutureofthings.com: New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

Professor Naviaux (Credit: University of San Diego)

Researchers from the University of San Diego in California have used a newly discovered function of an existing drug, to reinstate cell communications in a mouse model of autism, reversing the symptoms of the disorder and giving hope for millions of children worldwide.

Autism is a disorder that results from an abnormal cell communication in the brain. The U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates that about

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Thenational.ae: Autistic boy's work pays off with placement at Dubai accountancy firm

Euan Buenavides is a whizz kid when it comes to computers and, like any other enterprising 15-year-old would, he jumped at the chance to trade school for real-life work in a corporate office.

But Euan is autistic and employment opportunities for people such as him are still rare. That is what makes Euan’s work placement, as a payroll assistant at the Dubai offices of Grant Thornton accounting and advisory practice, so remarkable.

It marks the first time

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Popsugar.com: What an American Airlines Employee Did For a Passenger With Autism Will Make You Cry

Popsugar.com: What an American Airlines Employee Did For a Passenger With Autism Will Make You Cry

Air travel is rarely fun for anyone, but for those dealing with difficult conditions, it can be especially stressful. Russell Lehmann, a man with autism who is a “speaker, author, and advocate” shared a touching personal story on Facebook about his recent experience flying. After having a flight delayed and missing his connection for the second time in two days, he succumbed to what he described as “the worst meltdown” of his life at the

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Brain scans may predict autism in high-risk newborns

Washington D.C. [USA], June 11 (ANI): A team of researchers has revealed that a specific magnetic resonance imaging procedure of six-month-olds may help in predicting which babies are at a high risk of developing autism disorder by age two. Autism is a … …read more

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Treatment for autism

I wonder whether the local Autism Parents Association is aware of recent good news about this previously not understood and untreatable brain function abnormality. A small American trial on boys with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has found that a single … …read more

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EXCHANGE: Center a lifeline to those affected by autism

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) – Not so very long ago, Southern Illinois had few options to offer the families of those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. There was home, which could be “a nightmare;” or there was an institution. But families like the Manns … …read more

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An Autism Act for Wales?

Eye on Wales asks what progress has been made on services for people with autism and what difference a new law make could make as Assembly members are asked to back an Autism Act. …read more

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Missing Man With Autism Found Safe

MN United Looking To Bounce Back Against Sporting KCAfter taking a few days off earlier this week, the Loons have been back at work looking to get back on track. Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Radish RecipesThey’re all over the Farmer’s Markets, so Dara … …read more

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With wildlife expert Chris Packham

He’s a man with a mission – wildlife expert, Chris Packham, from BBC’s Springwatch speaks to Cathy about his passion for conservation and living with Aspergers. Terrorist attacks have once again put the spotlight on the radicalisation of young men in the UK. …read more

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