Day: July 10, 2017

Video:Autism Family- Autism & Church: Go or Stay Home?

Video:Autism Family- Autism & Church: Go or Stay Home?

A lot of people with ASD kids have a hard time going to church and other social functions. We provide tips to help those who are struggling and offer others to share tips as well. We aim to make this video as broad as possible to help people of any faith or congregation.
Links about our faith: https://www.lds.org/?lang=eng
https://www.lds.org/church/temples?lang=eng

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- [Image: Two gifs. Both show a light skinned Metis person with…

[Image: Two gifs. Both show a light skinned Metis person with short hair and green eyes from the chest up.

In the first gif I am looking off camera with an unimpressed expression, make brief eye contact with the camera, and then press my lips together and look down and away as if speechless. In the second gif I am shaking my head and rolling my eyes exaggeratedly.]

I made some reaction gifs!! I call

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- I'm a psych major (im not nt for what it's worth) and you're 100% correct. 1.) the ableism is baked into the material, from beginning to end. I have to actively try to not get angry in class because it's Bad(tm). 2.) in one of my classes we had to answer a question “why you want to be a psychology major?” and almost everybody said “to find out how the human mind works” and only me and two other ppl said “to help people”. be very wary of those people. Very. Wary. Indeed.

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Anonymous asked: I’m a psych major (im not nt for what it’s worth) and you’re 100% correct. 1.) the ableism is baked into the material, from beginning to end. I have to actively try to not get angry in class because it’s Bad(tm). 2.) in one of my classes we had to answer a question “why you want to

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- *headbutts?*

I’m Amythest and this is where I blog about Autism, neurodiversity, and disability.

I am a Métis, Autistic, and multiply disabled writer, public speaker, artist, advocate, and activist.

You can find my Ask an Autistic series on my Youtube channel, and my t-shirt designs at my Redbubble portfolio.

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Blog:Neuro Wonderful- Hi Amythest, I don't know if you're much of a podcast person but I've been listening to In Sickness + In Health lately, and it's really interesting. It's all about living with chronic illness and disability, and people's experiences with different conditions, doctors, healthcare etc. It's a really good listen, and I thought some of your followers might be interested

creature-of-the-deep asked: Hi Amythest, I don’t know if you’re much of a podcast person but I’ve been listening to In Sickness + In Health lately, and it’s really interesting. It’s all about living with chronic illness and disability, and people’s experiences with different conditions, doctors, healthcare etc. It’s a really good listen, and I thought some of your followers might be interested

Ah, thank you! I’m not very good at processing auditory information, so I

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Medicalxpress.com: Oxytocin improves social abilities in some kids with autism, study finds

Medicalxpress.com: Oxytocin improves social abilities in some kids with autism, study finds

Spacefilling model of oxytocin. Created using ACD/ChemSketch 8.0, ACD/3D Viewer and The GIMP. Credit: Wikipedia.

Children with autism showed improved social behavior when treated with oxytocin, a hormone linked to social abilities, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Children with low

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Irishmirror.ie: Dr Miriam Stoppard: Possible link between exposure to lead and autism in children needs exploring

Over the years, I’ve kept my eye on research that throws light on the cause of autism . In a new study, scientists say being exposed to lead while in the womb or just after being born might possibly increase a child’s chances of becoming autistic.

Lead exposure has previously

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Healthday.com: Can a Spritz of 'Love Hormone' Help Kids With Autism?

Healthday.com: Can a Spritz of 'Love Hormone' Help Kids With Autism?

MONDAY, July 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Social skills of children with autism appeared to improve slightly after a nasal spritz of oxytocin, the so-called “love hormone,” researchers report.

However, the study was small, and it’s not clear if the typical improvement in “social responsiveness” was significant enough to be

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Standard.co.uk: Giving 'cuddle hormones' to children with autism can improve social skills, scientists say

Standard.co.uk: Giving 'cuddle hormones' to children with autism can improve social skills, scientists say

Giving children with autism doses of “cuddle hormone” can improve their social skills, research has suggested.

Scientists conducted an experiment where they gave some children doses of oxytocin twice a day for a month.

And they discovered that it could make it easier for some engage socially with other children

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Spectrumnews.org: Oxytocin spray boosts social skills in children with autism

Spectrumnews.org: Oxytocin spray boosts social skills in children with autism

Sniff test: Children with the lowest blood levels of oxytocin benefit most from a nasal spray of the hormone.

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Treatment with the hormone oxytocin improves social skills in some children with autism, suggest results from a small clinical trial. The results appeared today in the Proceedings of

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Standing at the intersection of Asperger's / autism and depression (?) [Mental Health Monday]

And I’m not sure which light is which.  I can’t tell what’s green, what’s yellow, and what’s red.  I can’t tell which way I should go, which street I should cross, which path I should take.

All I know is that there is walking to do and designated crosswalks to guide me, but I don’t feel like walking just now.  And I’m not sure when I will again.

I’m not sure of anything.  I’m not

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Iflscience.com: “Love Hormone” Improves Social Skills In Some Children With Autism

Iflscience.com: “Love Hormone” Improves Social Skills In Some Children With Autism

A trial of administering oxytocin to children with autism has reported positive effects for some recipients, and provided insight into which children are most likely to benefit. In the process, the researchers got a surprising hint at the workings of the placebo effect, which despite its importance to science is

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Globenewswire.com: Engage Behavioral Health Offering Complimentary Capitol Tour to Children with Autism

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Engage Behavioral Health, a leading healthcare organization offering unique Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children with autism and related disabilities, today announced it is offering a private Capitol tour for children with autism who live in Northern Virginia.Founded in 2008 by

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Cbslocal.com: Registered Sex Offender Sought, Accused Of Assaulting 2 Boys With Autism

Cbslocal.com: Registered Sex Offender Sought, Accused Of Assaulting 2 Boys With Autism

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — Police in Westmoreland County have issued an arrest warrant for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting two boys with autism.

Greensburg Police say they are charging 38-year-old Robert Petrill with eight counts of indecent assault and two counts of corruption of minors.

(Source: City of

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