Day: July 13, 2017

Metro.co.uk: Katie Price and Kathy Lette are wrong. Here's why I'd never consider hiring a sex worker for my …

Metro.co.uk: Katie Price and Kathy Lette are wrong. Here's why I'd never consider hiring a sex worker for my …

Katie Price and son Harvey on Loose Women (Pictured: Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

In a frank conversation on Loose Women about her son Harvey’s autism yesterday, Katie Price admitted that she’d considered hiring a prostitute for his eighteenth birthday.

Disturbingly, this seems to be an off-the-cuff remark that Katie’s seen fit

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Blog:The Silent Wave- 'We' and 'us' vs 'I' and 'me'

When I first realized that I’m on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, it became paramount to find out more about autism as it relates to females, and those of adult age at that. 

I already knew what the Powers That Be wanted me to know about autism.  I knew what the charity organizations were touting.  Their “awareness” campaign worked, for their purposes.  The images of the most “severe cases” were etched into my mind. 

In discovering my

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Slate.com: We Know Ways to Teach Kids With Autism

Slate.com: We Know Ways to Teach Kids With Autism

Liuna Virardi for Spectrum

This article originally appeared on Spectrum and is republished here with permission.

There’s no single way to teach children with autism. Regardless of which method a school adopts, though, it’s no mystery what helps them to thrive: calm, not chaos, in the classroom; one-on-one attention

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Nutraingredients.com: Carnitine deficiency linked to mild form of autism

Confirmation of the hypothesis could have revolutionary implications for the prevention of certain types of autism.

“10-20% of cases of autism could be prevented by changes in infant nutrition,” wrote Arthur Beaudet, the Henry and Emma Meyer Chair and Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine,

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Medicalxpress.com: Researchers investigate possible link between carnitine deficiency and autism

Medicalxpress.com: Researchers investigate possible link between carnitine deficiency and autism

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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

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4-traders.com: Guaranty Trust Bank : GTB – Championing Awareness Against Autism

With about one million children and teenagers living with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank’s Orange Ribbon Initiative are raising awareness to bring more knowledge to tackling the scourge.With a scary statistics showing that over one billion people around the world are living with neurological disorders, representing one

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Dailymail.co.uk: The child who was pleased to get a visit from the boys in blue: Autistic boy, 11, who spent his last …

Dailymail.co.uk: The child who was pleased to get a visit from the boys in blue: Autistic boy, 11, who spent his last …

Police paid a visit to an autistic boy whose mum pleaded for cards on FacebookBen Jackson, 11, was visited by a number of Police officers outside his homeBen was allowed to jump in the front seat of the car and tried on police clothing Lisa Jackson detailed the social effects of

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Independent.co.uk: Should disabled people experience sex surrogates?

Independent.co.uk: Should disabled people experience sex surrogates?

The debate surrounding whether disabled people should be able to hire sex surrogates is a divisive issue. Concerns surrounding sexual consent, equal human rights and barriers to sexual expression for disabled people can cause people to take diametric views on what should be done.

The controversial topic has again made

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Insidermonkey.com: 10 Companies that Hire Adults with High-functioning Autism or Asperger's

Insidermonkey.com: 10 Companies that Hire Adults with High-functioning Autism or Asperger's

If you are looking for a job but are not sure which companies hire adults with high functioning autism or Asperger’s this list of 10 companies that hire adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s will definitely help you find your answer. Finding a secure employment and having a dream job

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Syracuse.com: Syracuse Chiefs break out Star Wars, autism jerseys; What do they look like?

Syracuse.com: Syracuse Chiefs break out Star Wars, autism jerseys; What do they look like?

Syracuse, N.Y. — The Syracuse Chiefs will wear two new specialty jerseys against Pawtucket this weekend and NBT Bank Stadium.

Saturday is Star Wars Night, with the Chiefs sporting garb appropriate for that theme.

Courtesy of Syracuse Chiefs 

The jerseys will be auctioned off to raise money for Charity for

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Delconewsnetwork.com: Media author releases book about relationship with son struggling with autism

MEDIA>> The road has been a long one of sleepless nights, behavioral and communication issues, medical complications, educational system stumbling blocks and developmental delays. And that’s just for starters. For eighteen years, Cheryl Borrelli has been a part of her son Nicky’s struggles with autism, day in and day out,

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Jpost.com: Haifa psychologists suggest why people with autism recoil at physical contact

Jpost.com: Haifa psychologists suggest why people with autism recoil at physical contact

A boy with autism stands in his room. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Psychologists at the University of Haifa have come closer to an explanation of why many people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) don’t like to be touched. The study, by Prof. Simone Shamay-Tsoory and doctorate student Leehe Peled-Avron, has just

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