Day: June 27, 2017

Wtnh.com: Roses for Autism showered with support after vandalism

Wtnh.com: Roses for Autism showered with support after vandalism

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GUILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Roses for Autism in Guilford has received thousands of dollars in donations to repair their sensory garden, which has been vandalized twice since the beginning of June.

The non-profit has received new plants as well as financial contributions totaling

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Fox4kc.com: Burglars steal from non-profit that helps children with autism, OCD, ADHD and other disorders

Fox4kc.com: Burglars steal from non-profit that helps children with autism, OCD, ADHD and other disorders

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Workers at a non-profit organization called ‘The Joshua Center’ discovered damage left behind by a burglar and thief Tuesday.

The burglar or burglars damaged doors inside the building and also took television sets and a laptop.

“I think it’s sad; one of those things people don’t

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Nhregister.com: Outpouring of support renews hope for Guilford sensory garden

Nhregister.com: Outpouring of support renews hope for Guilford sensory garden

GUILFORD >> An outraged community has showered Roses for Autism in Guilford with donations and goodwill since the devastating news broke last week that vandals had twice destroyed their newly planted sensory garden. The outpouring of support includes both floral and financial contributions totaling more $22,900.

“To say that we

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Silive.com: Former St. Teresa's convent will be residence for adults with autism

Silive.com: Former St. Teresa's convent will be residence for adults with autism

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The unused convent at St. Teresa’s R.C. Church in Castleton Corners will soon undergo a multi-million dollar renovation to be used as  a residence for individuals with autism.

ArchCare, the health care system of the New York Archdiocese, plans to lease the former convent and create a residence

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Mom.me: What We've Been Getting Wrong About Older Dads

Mom.me: What We've Been Getting Wrong About Older Dads

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There is a reason women are attracted to older men. Supposedly, they are distinguished and typically more mature than their younger counterparts (though there’s plenty of evidence to the contrary). In any case, their influence on children—especially boys—extraordinary and researchers have started figuring out how and

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Corowafreepress.com.au: Eden hits back at cheap autism comment

A tweet by Federation Council Administrator Mike Eden has been retweeted hundreds of times and received mostly positive comments in response to One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson’s recent attack on children with autism.

Senator Hanson said during parliament debate on the Federal Government’s Gonski 2.0 funding deal last week that

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Wdbj7.com: Students with autism participate in sensory program complete with first responders

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) The Danville Fire Department and Life Saving Crew gave a group of elementary school students a quieter look at their jobs Tuesday.

Eighteen students who are a part of an autism program got up close with fire trucks and ambulances.

Because loud sirens can upset children with

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Spectrumnews.org: Webinar: Brian Scassellati explores robotics in autism research

Spectrumnews.org: Webinar: Brian Scassellati explores robotics in autism research

Webinar: Brian Scassellati explores robotics in autism research | Spectrum | Autism Research News

News The latest developments in autism research.

Profiles Portraits of scientists who are making a mark on autism research.

Toolbox Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.

Spotted A roundup of autism papers and

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Littlethings.com: 7 Signs Of Autism In Babies And Toddlers Every Parent Needs To Know About

Littlethings.com: 7 Signs Of Autism In Babies And Toddlers Every Parent Needs To Know About

What Is Autism?

Laura Caseley for LittleThings

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, “Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological and developmental disorder that begins in early childhood and lasts throughout a person’s life. It affects how a person acts and interacts with others, communicates, and learns.”

Many

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Latimes.com: A journey through autism

When he was in preschool, freshman Ethan Hirschberg memorized every part of a fire truck including their hundreds of gauges and, his favorite, the deluge gun– which squirts hundreds of gallons of water at a time. He attributed his heightened ability to memorize to his autism.

Autism is a condition

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Rocklintoday.com: Autism Grant Aims to Improve Schools Practices

$1.4 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences

(Sacramento, Calif)- The UC Davis MIND Institute has received a 3-year, $1.4 million grant to study how to build a statewide network to improve use of evidence-based practices for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

The grant, from the Institute of Education

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Khaleejtimes.com: Summer camps will help build autistic children's confidence

Parents with autistic children are being encouraged to enroll their kids in summer activities as it gives them long-lasting benefits, a therapist has said.

Summer activities can help children with autism make friends. It also helps build their confidence, Adam Griffin, head of occupational therapy at Autism Rocks, told Khaleej Times.

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