Day: July 8, 2017

Lex18.com: Body Of Missing 8-year-old Louisville Boy With Autism Recovered From Pond Saturday

Lex18.com: Body Of Missing 8-year-old Louisville Boy With Autism Recovered From Pond Saturday

BROWNSBURG (WTHR) – The search for a missing 8-year-old boy with autism in Brownsburg, Indiana ended in heartbreak Saturday morning.

The NBC affiliate out of Indianapolis WTHR reports that first responders found him in a retention pond — not more than 100 yards from the home where he was staying,

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Dailymail.co.uk: I tried to hire a call girl to teach my shy autistic boy the joy of sex, says KATHY LETTE: Desperate …

Dailymail.co.uk: I tried to hire a call girl to teach my shy autistic boy the joy of sex, says KATHY LETTE: Desperate …

Mother reveals why she considered hiring a sex worker to help her son’s love lifeKathy Lette’s son Julius has autism and she wanted him to experience romance She said when he was at school, girls his own age would call him a ‘spaz’

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Wfla.com: Police: Man attacks deaf teen with autism known as 'Minneola superhero'

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. (WESH)— A man with autism known as the “Minneola superhero” was attacked by somebody who told investigators he wanted a fight with Superman, deputies said.

The 19-year-old victim is deaf and autistic, and he dresses as Superman and waves at cars from the same street corner every day,

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Cbs4indy.com: Update: Police search construction site Saturday morning, looking for missing autistic boy in …

Cbs4indy.com: Update: Police search construction site Saturday morning, looking for missing autistic boy in …

× Authorities find body of missing 8-year-old Shalom Lawson in pond

BROWNSBURG, Ind. – Indiana Conservation Officers recovered the body of missing 8-year-old Shalom Lawson Saturday morning after he was reported missing on Friday afternoon.

During Saturday morning’s search, authorities returned to the retention pond that was searched Friday.

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Kron4.com: MISSING: Autistic teen from Hayward

Kron4.com: MISSING: Autistic teen from Hayward

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HAYWARD (KRON) — Hayward police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing, autistic teen.

Oscar is 17-years-old and is non-communicative.

He left home around 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning, police said.

Police describe Oscar as 5’2″ tall with a slim build and short,

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Nydailynews.com: Deaf, autistic man dressed as superhero beaten up on Florida street corner

Nydailynews.com: Deaf, autistic man dressed as superhero beaten up on Florida street corner

A Florida man with autism, who dresses as a superhero and waves at passersby from a street corner, was attacked by someone who said he wanted to fight Superman, deputies said.

The victim, Rae Pitt, 19, is deaf and autistic. He earned the moniker “Minneola Superhero” by donning a Superman suit

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Braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk: Pedal power raises PS50k towards a new school

Braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk: Pedal power raises PS50k towards a new school

The Anderson Foundation’s annual charity bike ride has raised a staggering £50,000 for the National Autistic Society – with 150 cyclists proving pedal power really can make a real difference to young people’s lives.

The foundation, set up by Chelmsford-based construction firm Anderson Group, will be putting the money towards

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Japantimes.co.jp: 'Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8': 'The Reason I Jump' author returns with new English collection

Japantimes.co.jp: 'Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8': 'The Reason I Jump' author returns with new English collection

The accomplishments of Japanese poet, novelist and essayist Naoki Higashida are impressive. He’s published more than 20 books in Japanese, pens a popular blog and is seeing the release this month of his second book in English — all before his 25th birthday in August.

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Scientificamerican.com: Using Big Data to Hack Autism

Scientificamerican.com: Using Big Data to Hack Autism

It’s been 10 years since Michael Wigler had a breakthrough revelation in autism genetics—one that arguably launched the field as we know it.

In April 2007, Wigler and his then colleague, Jonathan Sebat, reported that ‘de novo’ mutations—those that arise spontaneously instead of being inherited—occur more often in people with autism than in

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Irishtimes.com: The best of young adult fiction

‘Ginny Moon’ by Benjamin Ludwig

“I don’t know where I’m going. I don’t know where a girl who doesn’t belong anywhere should go.” Benjamin Ludwig’s debut novel introduces us to Ginny Moon (HQ, £12.99), an endearing if at times frustrating narrator who recalls both Katherine Paterson’s Gilly Hopkins and Mark

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Lhvc.com: Temple Grandin School makes strides

Since 2011, a school in Gunbarrel has been helping students with a variety of neurological disorders ranging from autism to Asperger’s.

Co-founded by Jennifer Wilger and David Hazen, the school began when a void was created for an increasing need in the community.

“There was another private school in town

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