Day: July 15, 2017

Thetimes.co.uk: Review: Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8 by Naoki Higashida, trans. David Mitchell and Keiko Yoshida

Thetimes.co.uk: Review: Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8 by Naoki Higashida, trans. David Mitchell and Keiko Yoshida

A Japanese man’s account of living with autism is a revelation, says Helen Rumbelow

Helen Rumbelow

The autistic writer Naoki Higashida describes being non-verbal as “agony”JUN MUROZONO

At the age of 11 a little boy in Japan won first prize in a national fairytale-writing competition. This was startling because

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Getwestlondon.co.uk: Police 'growing increasingly concerned' about missing Westminster woman with autism

The Metropolitan Police have issued an appeal for information on a missing Westminster women who has autism.

Natalie Jerdi, 22,who was last seen in the Croxley Road area, is described as white, 5ft tall, of large build with brown hair.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “Officers are growing

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Blog:Pharaohs World!- Blurb! Living in the fog.

This is weird. 

And I do mean weird. Strange. Odd. All of those. 

I’m having new treatment for fibromyalgia. So far it’s done, partially, what was intended in that the fatigue, that gnawing muscle ache has reduced. 

So far, so good. 

I can still feel the pain in my joints and there’s still a lot of stiffness, a dull tiredness in my limbs  and although I physically feel a bit brighter I am still very

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Montclairlocal.news: MHS graduate does 4500 mile cross-country bike ride for autism awareness

Montclairlocal.news: MHS graduate does 4500 mile cross-country bike ride for autism awareness

COURTESY TIM KENNEDY Tim Kennedy stops to take in the scenery on his cross-country bike trip. He spent two months biking from Virginia to Oregon to raise money and awareness for autism research.

By ERIN [email protected]

Tim Kennedy, a 2008 graduate of Montclair High School, decided that he would go on

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Mainepublic.org: Mainers With Autism to Participate in Landmark Study

Mainepublic.org: Mainers With Autism to Participate in Landmark Study

Maine is a clinical site for a landmark study about autism. 

Maine Behavioral Healthcare was recently selected as the northern New England recruiter for the SPARK study, which is trying to obtain 50,000 genetic profiles of people with autism. 

Dr. Matthew Siegel, the principal investigator in Maine, says collecting such

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News.com.au: Two autistic teens missing in Victoria

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Two autistic teenage brothers have gone missing in Melbourne, with one boy disappearing five days ago.

Harrison Street, aged 16, has been missing since July 10. His brother Bryce, 15, was last seen on July 13 in the

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Indiatimes.com: Kerala capital to have a world-class institution for autism and related disorders

Under the leadership of G Vijayaraghavan, first CEO of Technopark and former member of state planning board, a world-class centre for autism and related disorders is being set up in the state capital.

The facility- Centre for Autism and other Disabilities Rehabilitation Research and Education (CADRRE) is being set up

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Ozy.com: This First-Person Shooter Is Putting Autism in the Game

Ozy.com: This First-Person Shooter Is Putting Autism in the Game

This First-Person Shooter Is Putting Autism in the Game

Who says video games are unhealthy? Overwatch, with more than 30 million players, offers a wholesome twist. It’s boosting much-needed autism awareness by featuring a character named Symmetra, who misunderstands social cues during gameplay and craves rigid structure. There’s also Ana, 60, a one-eyed

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9news.com.au: Experts push for autism hub to deliver support and treatments to families

9news.com.au: Experts push for autism hub to deliver support and treatments to families

Medical experts are pushing to develop a new autism hub in Sydney that will provide support and credible treatments to families.

The project is a collaboration between the Children’s Hospital in Westmead and the Brain and Mind Centre in Camperdown and aims to fill the void of an under-researched condition

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Video:Jason Love- Autism Potty Training Accident

Video:Jason Love- Autism Potty Training Accident

Our 4-year-old autistic son, Frumpkin, doesn’t make it to the toilet.. because oh no.
It is potty training week for him & things were going great until he pee’ed himself.

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Dailyrecord.co.uk: Scottish Autism's Cafe Kudos re-opens after extensive refurbishment

Cafe Kudos, the popular cafe in Carluke run by Scottish Autism, has re-opened its doors to the public following extensive refurbishment.

Over £26,200 was raised during a fundraising campaign led by Scottish Autism’s Fundraising Team with generous donations from trusts, individuals and community groups.

The official re-opening took place to

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