Day: July 6, 2017

Psychcentral.com: Study: Older Dads May Have 'Geekier' Sons

Psychcentral.com: Study: Older Dads May Have 'Geekier' Sons

A new study appearing in the journal Translational Psychiatry suggests that sons of older fathers tend to exhibit traits often associated with “geekiness,” including greater intelligence, social aloofness, and a strong focus on personal interests.

The findings shed light on the relationship between higher paternal age, autism, and characteristics typically seen

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Insidermonkey.com: 6 Best Homeschool Curriculum and Online Resources for Asperger's and High-functioning Autism

Insidermonkey.com: 6 Best Homeschool Curriculum and Online Resources for Asperger's and High-functioning Autism

If you are still struggling to find reliable online resources and curriculum for home schooling your child, you should take a look at our list of the best homeschool curriculum and online resources for Asperger’s and high function autism where you will definitely find an answer. Many parents of children

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Nih.gov: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Definition

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the name for a group of developmental disorders. ASD includes a wide range, “a spectrum,” of symptoms, skills, and levels of disability.

People with ASD often have these characteristics:

Ongoing social problems that include difficulty communicating and interacting with others Repetitive behaviors as well

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Video:Autism Wessex- The Big Kids Sports Day

Video:Autism Wessex- The Big Kids Sports Day

Join our a foam-filled “It’s a Knockout” style day with inflatable games, stalls and a barbecue.
By getting involved you will be helping to fund a dedicated multi-sport area at Portfield School.
www.autismwessex.org.uk

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Video:Heather Baird- Autism. Life. Time with the typical kids. Mud Bath.

Video:Heather Baird- Autism. Life. Time with the typical kids. Mud Bath.

The typical (I’m not offended by the term regular but some are) kids make so many sacrifices when there is a special needs sibling. We try to make it as normal as we can and often take turns staying with Joe. Of course it is important to get Joe out, but it’s also important to get out without Joe. It’s a constant struggle for balance.

So we went to a local park that includes a dog park. We met some sweet ladies and sweet pups. Ginger loves messy and wet. Pumpkin loves clean and dry. He stepped out of his comfort zone today.

Ginger had a blast and created a little crazy.

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Blog:The Silent Wave- The Aspie gypsy

I’m feeling reminiscent today.  Maybe it’s because the calendar has swung around to the right marker in time.  Or maybe the temperature has reached a particular zenith.  I’m not sure, and might never be.

If you live in Canada, from Winnipeg on west, or you’ve traveled there in the summer in the past 40 years, you know me.  You don’t know me, but you know me.  You wouldn’t recognize my face, for we were always

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Huffingtonpost.co.uk: Mum Writes Touching Post About Why Her Son With Autism Bringing Her A Fork Meant So Much To Her

Huffingtonpost.co.uk: Mum Writes Touching Post About Why Her Son With Autism Bringing Her A Fork Meant So Much To Her

A mum has shared why she cherishes the moment her son, who has autism, brought her a fork.

Chrissy, from California, US, who blogs at Life with Greyson and Parker, explained that the moment represented just how far eight-year-old Greyson had come.

The mum credited his progress to using Applied

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Exitevent.com: UNC Autism Experts' Startup Frees Teachers to Help Special Ed Students Succeed

Exitevent.com: UNC Autism Experts' Startup Frees Teachers to Help Special Ed Students Succeed

NC IDEA announces six North Carolina startups as spring grant winners and recipients of a collective $300,000. This story is part of a series of profiles on the winners.

When teachers are loaded with federally-mandated paperwork and case reports, the pressure to fulfill daily administrative procedures can send a sincere

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Video:Purple Ella- My Movie 23

Video:Purple Ella- My Movie 23

The Autism Show 2017

Links:-
Sarah Wild;- www.limpsfieldgrange.co.uk
Katy from Invisible I :- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2_a05o1pW4fr9SzlyMv8OA
Connor from Connopolis:- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCR0sGyrQN800DkQbhCbLDA
Dan from The Aspie World:- https://www.youtube.com/user/AspieWorld1

Hi I’m Purple Ella and my family is an autism family with three out of five of us on the autistic spectrum. So life can be a challenge but also a lot of fun.

Find me at
www.purplella.com
https://www.facebook.com/purpleella/

https://www.instagram.com/purpleella/

Helpful links
The National Autistic Society – http://autism.org.uk
Headspace Meditation – https://www.headspace.com
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Liverpoolecho.co.uk: Anne Williams golfers to fundraise for autism in memory of brave Hillsborough mum

Dozens of amateur golfers are set to tee off once again to raise money in memory of a courageous Hillsborough campaigner.

The 5th Anne Williams Memorial Golf Day will take place at Huyton and Prescot Golf Club tomorrow with a record number of 68 competitors.

The annual golf day honours

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Geneticliteracyproject.org: What might autism researchers learn from schizophrenia?

The general features [of autism] are nearly identical to those of another heritable condition: schizophrenia. The pattern is so distinctive and so precisely matched that coincidence is unlikely. Also, the two conditions share genetic risk factors.

Over the past decade, the primary engine for discovery in human disease genetics

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Healio.com: Study identifies VR treatment response predictors in autism

Greater activation in brain regions associated with social abilities predicted better treatment response among young adults with autism receiving virtual reality therapy.

“We found that when participants showed more brain activation in certain regions within the social brain network, while viewing digitally represented biological motion — motion that symbolizes something

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Thedailystar.net: Saima Wazed made WHO goodwill ambassador for autism

Thedailystar.net: Saima Wazed made WHO goodwill ambassador for autism

Saima Wazed Hossain, Chairperson of Bangladesh National Advisory Committee for Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders, has been made the Goodwill Ambassador of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for autism in South-East Asia Region.

Terming Saima a globally renowned champion for the cause of autism spectrum disorder, WHO in a statement today

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