Day: July 15, 2017

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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Thehindu.com: Touch of empathy

Staff Reporter Thiruvananthapuram, July 15, 2017 07:53 IST

Updated: July 15, 2017 07:53 IST

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Bemidjipioneer.com: Missing Beltrami County teen quickly located thanks to tracking tech

Bemidjipioneer.com: Missing Beltrami County teen quickly located thanks to tracking tech

Chief Deputy Ernie Beitel told the Pioneer that, at about 9:30 p.m. that Saturday, the sheriff’s office received a report of the missing 13-year-old, who has autism. Deputy Lee Anderson went to the scene and used equipment from a program called Project Lifesaver to track the girl’s location. She was

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News-medical.net: Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with day-to-day tasks, study finds

July 14, 2017

Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with real world planning, organization, and other daily living skills, according to a study published in the journal Autism Research.

Led by researchers within the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Health System, the National Institute

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