Day: July 13, 2017

Insideedition.com: Teen with Autism Collects 15,000 Crayons and 1,500 Coloring Books For Children's Hospital

Insideedition.com: Teen with Autism Collects 15,000 Crayons and 1,500 Coloring Books For Children's Hospital

Headlines by Inside Edition 6:18 PM EDT, July 13, 2017

Playing Teen with Autism Collects 15,000 Crayons and 1,500 Coloring Books For Children’s Hospital

A 15-year-old with autism has collected an astounding number of crayons and coloring books to help sick kids in the hospital.

Read: Autistic Starbucks Barista Serves

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Wpxi.com: Police capture sex offender accused of assaulting 2 boys who have autism

Wpxi.com: Police capture sex offender accused of assaulting 2 boys who have autism

Updated: Jul 13, 2017 – 5:31 PM

City of Greensburg Police Department

PHILADELPHIA – Authorities in Philadelphia have arrested a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting two Greensburg boys who have autism, police said. Watch Channel 11 News now to find out what we’ve learned about his capture.

Robert

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Blog:Life Asper Margo- My One And Only

Anyone who knows me well knows that banal things make me laugh the most. Someone being silly can have me laughing nonstop making others wonder how something so ridiculous can be so entertaining. What excites most people bores me: sports, clubs/bars, beaches, the high life, and car toys. I need something deeper in my life: meaning. Everyone needs meaning but not everyone actively pursues it. I’ve been feeling very unfulfilled and unaccomplished for the longest

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Blog:Married: With Aspergers- #Autism Eclipse – The Dark Side of Passing

A Facebook post earlier got me thinking about the effort we expend in passing as non-autistic. The lengths we go to to conform. And what that costs us.

What is “Passing”?

Passing is a term deriving from the phrase to pass for, as in being accepted as something you’re not. In this case it’s when an autistic person isn’t seen as autistic, when the typical, instinctive behaviours are successfully masked.

It’s acting, mimicking the behaviours

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Benzinga.com: Center for Autism and Related Disorders Partners with the New York Mets for Autism Awareness …

CARD presents a night of Major League Baseball on Saturday, July 15 benefitting autism awareness.

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 13, 2017

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) announced today that it will team up with Major League Baseball ‘s New York Mets to host Autism Awareness Night as

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autistickanaya:

Let’s talk about the astounding similarities between cats and autistic people, and how we should make them the official autism mascot instead of that godawful puzzle piece

Oh man, now you’ve got me going!

Firstly, cats stim. They purr, swish their tails and knead their paws against pillows, blankets, and other soft things. Many cats actively seek out sensory experiences, like listening to birds singing, lying in a sunbeam, rolling against the grass,

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Bcm.edu: Researchers study possible carnitine deficiency, autism link

Bcm.edu: Researchers study possible carnitine deficiency, autism link

Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D.

Researchers are always looking for new clues to the causes of autism, with special emphasis on prevention or treatment. At Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Arthur Beaudet has been following clinical and genetic clues in patients with autism spectrum disorder and experimental results in animal models

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Aspph.org: Columbia Study Shows Autism Risk Linked to Fever During Pregnancy

Aspph.org: Columbia Study Shows Autism Risk Linked to Fever During Pregnancy

Fever during pregnancy may raise the risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the child, according to a study led by scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. The effect was most pronounced in the second trimester, raising odds for ASD by

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Babble.com: Kind-Hearted Teen with Autism Donates Thousands of Crayons and Coloring Books to Sick Kids

Babble.com: Kind-Hearted Teen with Autism Donates Thousands of Crayons and Coloring Books to Sick Kids

It’s pretty easy to feel depressed by all the negativity swirling around us 24/7 these days — you need only flip on the news or scroll through your Facebook feed, and there it is. But if you’ve been wondering just what exactly happened to good old fashioned kindness and altruism, allow

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Usmagazine.com: Katie Price Is Considering Hiring a Prostitute for Her Autistic Son When He Turns 18

Usmagazine.com: Katie Price Is Considering Hiring a Prostitute for Her Autistic Son When He Turns 18

British TV personality Katie Price wants her son Harvey to experience sex when he turns 18. The reason she’s involved: Harvey has severe autism.

“Harvey is 15 now. Naturally at 15 you go through puberty and it’s natural to experiment with yourself,” the former model said on the July 12

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Brown.edu: Using arts to understand autism, from the inside out

Brown.edu: Using arts to understand autism, from the inside out

A summer performance camp organized by the Brown-based Miracle Project New England uses the arts to help young people with autism engage, socialize and communicate.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] —On a Thursday morning in late June, a young man belted out the lyrics to Neil Diamond’s classic “Sweet Caroline,” accompanying

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Autismspeaks.org: The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network

Autismspeaks.org: The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network

The Autism Treatment Network (ATN) is a collaboration of Autism Speaks® and some of the finest children’s hospitals and academic institutions in North America, specializing in multi-disciplinary medical care for children with autism. Together, they work to develop evidence-based protocols and standards of care for many of the most

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