Day: June 29, 2017

Blog:The Silent Wave- The 'Golden Rule' isn't always golden

You’ve probably heard the old adage, “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

That’s known as “The Golden Rule”.  And it is indeed regarded as golden…

…in a neurotypical world, by neurotypical people, that is.

At first glance, it appears universal, an undisputed truth, a law of human nature.  Every major world religion teaches some version of this concept.  Even those who don’t subscribe to any religion or belief in any

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Ctpostchronicle.com: Bocce tourney in Hamden raises $4000 for children with autism

Now in its third year, the Team Giancarlo Bocce Tournament, held at Brooksvale Park in Hamden, raised over $4,000 for Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. The tournament, founded by Hamden residents Carlo and Melody Lucatino and sister-in-law Kelley Lucatino of North Haven, nearly doubled in

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Benzinga.com: Center for Autism and Related Disorders Opens Eight New Treatment Centers

The new centers join 140 others as part of an expansive network providing treatment options for families with autism.

Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2017

WOODLAND HILLS, CA – June 29, 2017 — Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) today announced the opening of eight new treatment centers,

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Sciencedaily.com: Children with autism should be checked for DCD, study recommends

UTA researchers are recommending in a new study that children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder should be checked for developmental coordination disorder since the two maladies are linked.

In an article published this month in the journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Priscila Caçola, an assistant professor of kinesiology; UTA

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Thedailynews.cc: PHOTOS: Opening the Right Door

Thedailynews.cc: PHOTOS: Opening the Right Door

Members of the Right Door Board of Directors, employees of the Right Door Belding facility, and local and statewide government officials including Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Rep. Julie Calley, R-Portland, and Rep. Thomas Albert, R-Lowell, celebrate the ribbon cutting of the Ionia County Right Door for Hope, Recovery and Wellness’

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Dallasnews.com: North Texas needs more housing options for adults with autism and similar disorders

Dallasnews.com: North Texas needs more housing options for adults with autism and similar disorders

Our fellow citizens with intellectual and developmental challenges, such as Down syndrome, autism and other disabilities, want to pursue their right to live as independently as possible in their communities. 

About 100,000 adults in North Texas have an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) or autism. These adults will not be able to depend forever on their parents

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Thesun.ie: Dublin parents of child with severe autism speak of their agony at being 'abandoned' by health …

Thesun.ie: Dublin parents of child with severe autism speak of their agony at being 'abandoned' by health …

THE parents of a severely disabled child have spoken of their agony at being “abandoned” by Irish health services.

Edel and Anton Dooley’s son Jacob lives with severe autism and is non-verbal and doubly incontinent.

Edel and Anton Dooley

Jacob, 8, also lives with pervasive developmental disorder, mixed expressive

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- I wanna give you a big hug if you're okay with that

Anonymous asked: I wanna give you a big hug if you’re okay with that

I am definitely (unfortunately?) not a friendly hugger. Here are some alternatives to hugs that I might appreciate, please feel free to pick any one (1):

Head pats for me, high fives for you, me gently headbutting you in the back and then running away, you bringing me something really soft to touch, us watching Kiki’s Delivery Service, cooperative cat petting.

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- Hi! I'm the anon who you asked about fanfic, and I'm absolutely honoured–thank you! I write Ylvis fanfic under the name Routcliffe on AO3, and I first encountered your work through Youtube when I was doing research for it. If you read fantasy and you don't mind longer works, I'm proudest of the Fortryllelse og Bakverk stories, and I don't think you need to be familiar with the source material (although it helps with some of the in-jokes). But either way, thank you so much!

chromalogue asked: Hi! I’m the anon who you asked about fanfic, and I’m absolutely honoured–thank you! I write Ylvis fanfic under the name Routcliffe on AO3, and I first encountered your work through Youtube when I was doing research for it. If you read fantasy and you don’t mind longer works, I’m proudest of the Fortryllelse og Bakverk stories, and I don’t think you need to be familiar with the source material (although it helps

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