Day: July 15, 2017

Jweekly.com: Romantic comedy heralds 'Change' through autistic lovers

Like one of her favorite romantic comedies, “Crossing Delancey,” writer-director Rachel Israel’s narrative feature debut “Keep the Change” is a New York love story with a tangible Jewish undercurrent.

The romantic duo in the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival’s opening-night selection readily self-identify as Jewish, but they share another quality

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Thehollywoodgossip.com: Katie Price: Maybe I'll Hire a Prostitute for My Autistic 15-Year-Old!

Thehollywoodgossip.com: Katie Price: Maybe I'll Hire a Prostitute for My Autistic 15-Year-Old!

In a talk show appearance, television personality and former model Katie Price suggested that she’d consider hiring a sex worker for her autistic son, who is currently only fifteen.

There is so much to unpackage here. Because there’s so much wrong, here.

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Wcpo.com: Police remove child with autism found covered in feces from home filled with 'trash, filth'

Wcpo.com: Police remove child with autism found covered in feces from home filled with 'trash, filth'

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Police performed an emergency removal of a 10-year-old child with autism they said was found living in a filthy Middletown home.

Police were called Wednesday afternoon after the child, wearing a diaper covered in feces, walked into a residence on Tytus Avenue.

“I could see how badly

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Whnt.com: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office trains officers on how to deal with cases involving special needs …

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. –  The DeKalb County Sheriff’s office held a training session teaching officers how to handle cases that may involve a person with autism.

“People with autism see things a little bit differently. It doesn’t mean they’re any different from you or

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Eveningexpress.co.uk: Autistic boy's mum launches group to help tackle loneliness during school holidays

Eveningexpress.co.uk: Autistic boy's mum launches group to help tackle loneliness during school holidays

A Facebook group launched by a North-east mum to help parents of children living with additional support needs tackle loneliness has attracted hundreds of members.

Jo Gowie’s son Jack Petrie, 7, was diagnosed with autism four years ago and ADHD last year.

Although there were a range of autism-friendly groups

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Duncanbanner.com: Groundbreaking program at USAO to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Through generous donations and a $100,000 grant from the Inasmuch Foundation, The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) will implement a new support program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) beginning Fall of 2017. 

USAO is the first university in Oklahoma to implement this type of

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Ft.com: Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight by Naoki Higashida and The Valentine House by Emma …

Naoki Higashida and his translators, KA Yoshida and her novelist husband David Mitchell, surely jumped for joy at the surprise success of The Reason I Jump: One Boy’s Voice from the Silence of Autism. This revel­atory Japanese memoir, published in the UK in 2013, entered the bestseller lists and has

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Powerofpositivity.com: 7 Behaviors That Show A Child May Be On The Autism Spectrum

Powerofpositivity.com: 7 Behaviors That Show A Child May Be On The Autism Spectrum

“Autism is a severe neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by social withdrawal, by repetitive behaviors and by some kind of focal attention in its classic form. Basically, it’s an inability to relate to others.” – Harvey V. Fineberg

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is not as mysterious as it used to

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