Day: July 1, 2017

Brisbanetimes.com.au: Fallout from Pauline Hanson autism remarks teaches us plenty

Brisbanetimes.com.au: Fallout from Pauline Hanson autism remarks teaches us plenty

Senator Pauline Hanson certainly put the cat among the experts and the holier than thou brigade with her statement suggesting children with autism should be removed from mainstream classrooms so that other students are not held back. Sure, Senator Hanson’s comments constituted a catch-all statement that missed the mark by

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Can't brace for shockwaves

I’m sitting on the couch in the living room.  My partner, the more physically coordinated and adept of us two, is in the adjacent kitchen, preparing dinner.  I know I should be helping, and to ease my conscience, so as not to feel lazy or ungrateful, I asked if he needed any help early on in his preparations, to which he answered “nope, it’s all good”.  (Part of me accepts this on its face as

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Heraldscotland.com: Agenda: A chance to make a real difference to young disabled

Heraldscotland.com: Agenda: A chance to make a real difference to young disabled

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UBLIC Health Minister Aileen Campbell and Social Security Minister Jeanne Freeman have launched an important new £5 million fund aimed to help young people with disabilities be active and included in their communities. The Independent Living Fund (ILF) will provide short-term awards for young people between the ages of

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Staffordshirenewsletter.co.uk: Stone youth club supports people with autism in colourful style

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A STONE youth group marked Autistic Pride Day early with a colourful procession through the town.

Autistic Pride Day, a worldwide celebration of people with autism and their contributions and potential, was last month.

And members of Whych Youth Club, which meets on Friday nights at Stone Youth

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Daijiworld.com: Measuring protein levels may help early diagnosis of autism

Daijiworld.com: Measuring protein levels may help early diagnosis of autism

New York, July 1 (IANS): Researchers have identified two proteins that may help diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially in boys, with 82 per cent accuracy.

Autism is a neuro-developmental disorder that is characterised by social interaction and communication challenges, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviour.

The findings, led by researchers

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Rgvproud.com: One Local Organization and UTRGV Are Partnering Up To Help Kids With Austism Spectrum

Rgvproud.com: One Local Organization and UTRGV Are Partnering Up To Help Kids With Austism Spectrum

EDINBURG, Texas – Every Friday during the summer, the hallways of UTRGV’s Education Complex are filled with the voices of children singing and playing.

Walk into one of the rooms, and you’ll see kids learning how dance. Walk into a different room, you’ll catch them snacking on something while

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Standard-journal.com: Autism advocates

MONTANDON — Steve McAnnaney was inspired by his younger brother, Evan, to start an organization to serve individuals diagnosed with autism. Aaron and Janell Weaver were inspired by their son, Cullen, to start an effort that gives back to organizations serving those with autism.

On Thursday evening, the Weaver’s

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Bellanaija.com: Valerie Obaze, Gyankroma & Edwina Akufo-Addo join Forces with Glam Africa to support Children with Autism

Bellanaija.com: Valerie Obaze, Gyankroma & Edwina Akufo-Addo join Forces with Glam Africa to support Children with Autism

Three sisters, Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, Valerie Obaze, and Edwina Akufo-Addo, with diverse experiences and skills, have come together to put the spotlight on autism and support scores of children on the Spectrum, cared for at the Autism Awareness Care and Training Centre (AACT) in Accra, through their foundation My Sisters Keeper.

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Knowridge.com: Possible early diagnosis of autism

Knowridge.com: Possible early diagnosis of autism

Measuring a set of proteins in the blood may enable earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study from the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

The research found that the levels of two proteins previously identified as potential markers for ASD

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Thecomet.net: Stevenage early years centre for children with autism given outstanding Ofsted rating

PUBLISHED: 10:00 01 July 2017

Centre coordinator Sara Campbell, deputy headteacher Alice Lynch, headteacher Jane Wagstaff-Smith, and teaching asistants Rebecca and Claire.

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A specialist early years centre for children with autistic spectrum conditions has been judged to be outstanding by Ofsted.

The centre, run

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