Day: July 4, 2017

Asianscientist.com: Serotonin Makes 'Autistic' Mice More Sociable

Asianscientist.com: Serotonin Makes 'Autistic' Mice More Sociable

AsianScientist (July 3, 2017) – Scientists at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute have linked early serotonin deficiency to several symptoms that occur in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Published in Science Advances, the study showed that increasing serotonergic activity in the brain during early development led to more balanced brain

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Lancashiretelegraph.co.uk: Barnoldswick grandmother to sky dive 11000ft to raise money to help Autistic grandson get …

Lancashiretelegraph.co.uk: Barnoldswick grandmother to sky dive 11000ft to raise money to help Autistic grandson get …

A GRANDMOTHER whose grandson has Autism is set to tackle a sky dive to raise money to help him live with his disability.

Ruth Clarkson, from Barnoldswick will jump out of a plane at 11,000ft to get six-year-old Michael Bond an Autism assistant dog.

Little Michael’s autism means he has

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Manchestereveningnews.co.uk: 'My 13-year-old son was paralysed by Spice he was given at the park', claims mum

A mum who claims her 13-year-old autistic son was given Spice in a playground is urging other parents to be vigilant.

Sarah Skillen was horrified when she spotted her son Harry smoking what appeared to be a joint on Brookdale Park in Newton Heath on Thursday.

She claims her vulnerable

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Video:invisible i- Autism and The Hairdressers | invisible i

Video:invisible i- Autism and The Hairdressers | invisible i

Not all disabilities are visible.

My name is Katy and I have Asperger’s Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. I try and post regular videos about my lifestyle and experiences whilst learning to live with my diversities and disabilities.

Hope you come along for the ride!

Other places to find me :
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/invisibleikaty
Twitter : https://twitter.com/invisible_i
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/invisible_katy/

Helpful links :
National Autistic Society : http://www.autism.org.uk/
Fibromyalgia info page : http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/arthritis-information/conditions/fibromyalgia.aspx
HeadsMeds (Mental Health Medication info) : http://www.headmeds.org.uk/
Young Minds (Mental Health Support) : http://www.youngminds.org.uk/
Tourette’s Action : http://www.tourettes-action.org.uk/

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Autism.org.uk: All aboard for autism

Autism.org.uk: All aboard for autism

Will you be a Really Useful Engine? Join our Thomas & Friends themed sponsored walk and get free tickets to Drayton Manor Theme Park!

Perfect for families and Thomas enthusiasts alike, All Aboard for Autism is a short 3k sponsored walk around the perimeter of Drayton Manor Theme Park,

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Video:Lookyus- Ottawa Lions hosts Canadian National Championships this week at Tommy’s home track!

Video:Lookyus- Ottawa Lions hosts Canadian National Championships this week at Tommy’s home track!

Tommy visited Mooney’s Bay track Monday to train and pick up his race kit for this week, and got to see all the exciting changes set up as the Ottawa Lions home track is hosting the Canadian National Track and Field Championships this week! Tommy’s Para 1500m race is Wednesday July 5 at 5:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to come cheer! The Para events are today through Wed, and then all other events take place Thursday to Sunday. Spectators from Thursday to Sunday can purchase a $50 pass to watch which includes beer, wine, food, and the Ottawa Lions receives their donation! A charitable tax receipt is provided! Come out and watch Canada’s first fastest and strongest athletes!
Tommy is an Athlete with Autism who loves Disney!
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Tommy’s mantra is “I’m going to be the First Fastest Runner in the World!” Thank you for sharing his inspiring, joyous message

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Washingtonpost.com: 'Owen's turn': For autistic Westfield student, relief comes in form of Fourth of July race

By Joshua Needelman,

The assignment was to run four laps, but Owen Nuttall completed his four and kept going. After it became clear that Nuttall wasn’t going to respond to calls to stop running, the gym teacher at Westfield High School didn’t put up a fight. Four laps turned into

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Neconnected.co.uk: Stockton Autism Ambassador Alison Crowned a Teesside Hero

Neconnected.co.uk: Stockton Autism Ambassador Alison Crowned a Teesside Hero

Teesside deputy head teacher Alison Tasker has been recognised as a Teesside Hero for her passionate voluntary work as an ambassador for autism and “truly inspirational lady”.

While her role at Stockton’s Rosebrook Academy covers pupils with special needs, it is Alison’s commitment to going above and beyond the call

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Ktvq.com: Parents advise watching film on CDC and vaccines – KTVQ.com | Q2 | Continuous News Coverage …

Ktvq.com: Parents advise watching film on CDC and vaccines – KTVQ.com | Q2 | Continuous News Coverage …

A group of parents concerned about studies on vaccines encourage viewing a film next weekend in Billings.

“Vaxxed: From Cover up to Conspiracy” will be shown on Sunday.

The group says the film focuses on a Centers for Disease Control study that showed a link between the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

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Businessnewswales.com: Major Education and Care Provider Orbis Sold in Deal Worth PS28million

Businessnewswales.com: Major Education and Care Provider Orbis Sold in Deal Worth PS28million

Andrew McCarthy, the founder of Orbis Education & Care (Orbis), has sold the company after growing it into one of the UK’s leading providers of education and care for those living with autism.

Sold via Garrison Barclay Equity to Cardiff-based August Equity in a deal worth £28 million, Orbis will

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