Day: July 1, 2017

Prnewswire.com: doTERRA(r) Donates to High Hopes 4 Autism Annual Fundraiser

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, July 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Founded in 2009, High Hopes 4 Autism is an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program in Alabama designed to empower children with autism and other developmental or behavioral challenges. Part of a Catholic school in Elberta, High Hopes 4 Autism strives to help

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Iran-daily.com: People with autism avoid eye contact to limit unpleasant brain stimulation

If you know someone with autism, you’ve probably noticed that they rarely look people in the eye. Now, new research suggested why that is so.

Quoting to Study coauthor Dr. Nouchine Hadjikhani, UPI reported, “Contrary to what has been thought, the apparent lack of interpersonal interest among people with

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Greenvilleonline.com: SC autistic children wait for therapy due to low Medicaid rates, advocates say

Greenvilleonline.com: SC autistic children wait for therapy due to low Medicaid rates, advocates say

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A new South Carolina Medicaid program for autistic children offers promising and unlimited therapy but rates so low many providers have backed away from adding new clients, advocates say. Wochit

The rate for kids with autism has risen to 1 in 45 in 2017.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto)

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Cbslocal.com: Mansfield Police Find Teen With Autism Who Wandered Off

Cbslocal.com: Mansfield Police Find Teen With Autism Who Wandered Off

UPDATE: Matthew Denton, 16, was found safe.

MANSFIELD (CBSDFW.COM) – The Mansfield Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a missing 16-year-old with autism.

Police said Matthew Denton walked away from the Wesley Mission Center at 777 N Walnut Creek Dr, which is in the parking lot of the First United

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Broadwayworld.com: Stages St. Louis presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of SEUSSICAL

Broadwayworld.com: Stages St. Louis presents Sensory-Friendly Performance of SEUSSICAL

Continuing STAGES St. Louis’ commitment to making theatre accessible for all, STAGES held a Sensory-Friendly performance of its Theatre for Young Audiences production, Seussical, on Tuesday, June 27th at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights. This special performance provided students on the autism spectrum or with other sensory

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Delawarepublic.org: Sen. Carper worries Medicaid cuts would hurt autism programs

Delawarepublic.org: Sen. Carper worries Medicaid cuts would hurt autism programs

Sen. Tom Carper visited an autism services center in Lewes Friday to discuss how a Senate Republican healthcare plan would impact that organization’s programs.

Carper said the GOP’s proposed cuts to Medicaid could end some of the programs at Autism Delaware that train adults with autism to enter the workforce.

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Tapinto.net: Passaic County Sheriff's Offers Autism ID Program

Tapinto.net: Passaic County Sheriff's Offers Autism ID Program

A new program has been launched by the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office to provide identification cards to children and adults living with autism. The program is aimed at organizations, groups, and educational institutions that work with autistic populations. People with autism may have trouble communicating, understanding directions, and

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Pacbiztimes.com: Coding Autism wins MIT entrepreneurial competition

Pacbiztimes.com: Coding Autism wins MIT entrepreneurial competition

Coding Autism co-founder and CEO Oliver Thornton and adviser Mike Panesis, executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at California Lutheran University, celebrate after Coding Autism won the Startup Showcase on June 19.

Some familiar faces showed up for the Startup Showcase hosted by the MIT Enterprise Forum

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