Day: July 3, 2017

Wcpo.com: Norwood aims to reduce stress of police encounters for people with autism, Alzheimer's disease

Wcpo.com: Norwood aims to reduce stress of police encounters for people with autism, Alzheimer's disease

NORWOOD, Ohio — From lights and sirens to loud radios, encounters with police can be distressing for people with autism spectrum disorders and Alzheimer’s disease.

Norwood’s police chief said he hopes a new program will make those encounters a bit less stressful.

NICE, or Norwood Identifies Citizen Encounters, is a

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Digitaljournal.com: Shema Kolainu's Workshop: Teaching Yoga and other physical activities to children with Autism and Developmental Delays

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – July 03, 2017) – Shema Kolainu – Hear our voices held its 8th free autism workshop at Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City on Tuesday, June 27th. June’s workshop focused on how to teach Yoga and other physical activities to children with Autism and developmental delays.

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Trendintech.com: Is Prozac the Next Big Drug for Treating Autism?

Trendintech.com: Is Prozac the Next Big Drug for Treating Autism?

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In a new study performed by researchers from Hiroshima University and the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Saitama, Japan, specially bred mice with autism were given breast milk dosed with Prozac, generically named fluoxetine, and displayed a significant change in communication patterns, social interactions and other hallmark behaviors of

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Knutsfordguardian.co.uk: Goostrey woman supports national autism charity in mental health research

Goostrey woman supports national autism charity in mental health research

A GOOSTREY woman with autism is leading a national campaign to change the public perception of mental health.

Megan Hughes, 26, is working with a team of 40 to raise awareness of the condition, and recently contributed to a report

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Goodhousekeeping.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness' wife reveals their four-year-old twins have autism

Goodhousekeeping.co.uk: Paddy McGuinness' wife reveals their four-year-old twins have autism

Paddy McGuinness and his wife Christine have revealed their children have autism via a poem posted on Christine’s Instagram account. Celebrating the pair’s birthday, Christine writes candidly about the ‘daily challenges’ they facing with the twins including dealing with ‘sensory overload,’ ‘meltdowns’ and ‘the temperamental time for bed.’ ‘Today you both turn

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Is Asperger's / autism a mental health issue? [Mental Health Monday]

(Beginning note: this post uses a lot of “we” and “us”.  I must qualify that with my usual disclaimer that I’m not trying to speak for everyone on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum.  I’m merely aggregating and distilling the information I’ve gathered through my own experiences, coupled with what I know of that of many Aspergian/autistic people I have personally interacted with or read thoughts from.  Moving on…)

My answer to the $64,000 question posed in the

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Cornish-times.co.uk: Researchers develop help for people with autism

The Welcome Research Hub – comprised of academics from the School of Psychology, Plymouth Institute of Education and Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) – is working alongside a number of families living with autism to identify where support is lacking, and will base plans on the research findings.

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Iflscience.com: People With Autism Are Better At Making Rational And Consistent Decisions, Study Finds

Iflscience.com: People With Autism Are Better At Making Rational And Consistent Decisions, Study Finds

People with autism are often associated with having difficulty making everyday decisions. However, a new study has shown that adults with autism spectrum conditions actually make more consistent and rational choices in higher-level decision-making tasks. This means they were less susceptible to cognitive biases and could even be less fooled

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Ledger-enquirer.com: Columbus undocumented immigrant faces deportation, worries about Autistic son

Ledger-enquirer.com: Columbus undocumented immigrant faces deportation, worries about Autistic son

A Columbus woman who says she was brought into the United States illegally as a child faces deportation after trying to renew her work permit.

The 31-year-old mother of six U.S.-born children — including a 15-year-old Autistic son — said officials at the Homeland Security office in Atlanta denied her

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