Day: July 13, 2017

Vcstar.com: State agency investigates death of autistic man on Highway 118 in Simi Valley

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on eastbound Highway 118 in Simi Valley, causing traffic delays in the area, officials said.(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL)

A Simi Valley group home is under investigation by the California Department of Social Services after the death of one of

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Disabilityscoop.com: For Those With Autism, Behavioral Crises May Have Warning Signs

Disabilityscoop.com: For Those With Autism, Behavioral Crises May Have Warning Signs

Many kids and teens with autism exhibit challenging behaviors, but new research suggests that certain risk factors separate those that end up needing inpatient treatment.

Everything from co-occurring conditions to sleep problems, autism severity and the level of supports an individual has at home appear to impact the likelihood of

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Thewesternstar.com: Sons of Ned performing at various provincial venues to promote autism awareness

Thewesternstar.com: Sons of Ned performing at various provincial venues to promote autism awareness

The five-piece cover band, of which two members are autistic, have a wide repertoire of mostly folk music, mixed with alternative rock and a strong catalogue of Canadian artists. Members are Mike Schooley (vocals, guitar, harmonica, saxophone); Matthew Vlasblom (piano, vocals); Jake Schooley (drums, percussion); Emilie-Rose McBeath (vocals, bass); and

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Reflector-online.com: Exhibit gives insight to how children with autism view of the world

While many local children are soaking up sun rays and enjoying time away from their studies, some are capturing timeless moments on camera.

Diana Outlaw, associate professor of biological sciences at Mississippi State University, received a grant from the Starkville Area Arts Council which funded activities to help children

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Standard.net.au: Parliamentary Inquiry into services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder show a shortage of support services in regional areas.

PEOPLE with Autism in rural and regional areas face multiple and more intense challenges compared to their city counterparts, a new report has found.

A Parliamentary Inquiry into services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has found there was a shortage of ASD services in regional areas and extensive travel to Melbourne or another

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Thisdaylive.com: GTB: Championing Awareness against Autism

Thisdaylive.com: GTB: Championing Awareness against Autism

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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. Martins Ifijeh writes

With a scary statistics showing that over one billion people around the world are living

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Blog:Married: With Aspergers- Family, Like Home, Is A Feeling

Some places feel right. They’re comfortable, they support you and suit your needs. They feel like home, even if you don’t live there. There’s even an expression, to “feel at home” that expresses this emotion of being where you belong.

Belonging is the key. The word itself derives from an Old English root with the sense of being held. That can be ownership (the book belongs to me), but it can also mean being within

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Chicagotribune.com: Autism Center at Rush Seeking Participants for Social Skills Study

Chicagoland families and providers with children on the autism spectrum are invited to enroll in a groundbreaking social skills study. The Autism Center at Rush University Medical Center is actively recruiting children ages 8-11 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to participate in a study evaluating how behavioral therapy and

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Emory.edu: How young children perceive world is guided by genetics and disrupted in autism

Emory.edu: How young children perceive world is guided by genetics and disrupted in autism

Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine, Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found striking evidence for the role of genetics in shaping a fundamental feature of human behavior: how children pay attention to the world—what they look at, and

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Wdtv.com: Helping those with autism

Wdtv.com: Helping those with autism

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) – Many of you in the past have told us that working with children can be rewarding.

That’s exactly what we heard on Wednesday, from masters students who are working with children who have autism.

These students are not only making a difference in these childrens’ lives,

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