Day: July 26, 2017

Bbc.com: 'Lack of understanding' about autism, BBC probe finds

Bbc.com: 'Lack of understanding' about autism, BBC probe finds

A lack of understanding about the way autism affects families has seen people inappropriately sent on parenting courses, a BBC investigation has found.

Autism can affect how a person interacts and communicates.

The Welsh Local Government Association said councils were reforming services to ensure people were supported.

Anna Reynolds, from Conwy county,

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Bbc.co.uk: Parents 'blamed' for children with autism's behaviour

Bbc.co.uk: Parents 'blamed' for children with autism's behaviour

A lack of understanding about the way autism affects families has seen people inappropriately sent on parenting courses, a BBC investigation has found.

One mother said she feared being reported to social services daily because people confuse her son’s symptoms with neglect.

Autism can affect how a person interacts and communicates.

The

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Bdnews24.com: Saima received International Champion award for work on autism in South-East-Asia

Bdnews24.com: Saima received International Champion award for work on autism in South-East-Asia

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Fox13now.com: Duchesne Co. mom sues Sheriff's Office for excessive use of force against boy with autism

Fox13now.com: Duchesne Co. mom sues Sheriff's Office for excessive use of force against boy with autism

Please enable Javascript to watch this video DUCHESNE, Utah — A Duchesne County family is suing the sheriff’s department after an encounter with their 13-year-old son with autism.

It was back in April that the 13-year-old boy, who we’re not identifying for privacy reasons, took his hamster out for

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Educationhq.com: Real insight on Autism, for lifelong impact

Educationhq.com: Real insight on Autism, for lifelong impact

As the demands of the classroom evolve, Torrens University Australia is providing innovative courses to assist educators meet their students’ needs including those with autism. Through co-designing the course with people on the autism spectrum, Torrens has found a way to bring lived experience of the condition into their Graduate

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Blog:Losing It Slowly- Is this real?

Blog:Losing It Slowly- Is this real?

I read an article today on cracked where it made fun of people with self diagnosed Asperger’s, calling them “ass burgers” and saying how people latch onto this diagnosis cause it allows them to be spoiled brats and have everything be not there fault.  How its only real if you get a diagnosis.

I am sure, for some people that is true.  There are some people who will latch onto any passing fad.  What I

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Triblive.com: Monroeville Girl Scout's summer camp offers safe space for kids with autism

Triblive.com: Monroeville Girl Scout's summer camp offers safe space for kids with autism

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Victoria Huff of Monroeville had numerous surgeries growing up.

The 17-year-old Girl Scout ambassador has Charge syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects several parts of the body, including the heart, eyes, ears and reproductive organs.

The surgeries have left a number of malformations on the teen’s

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Shareably.net: Teen with autism and movement disorder applies to Starbucks, can't stop dancing when he gets job

Shareably.net: Teen with autism and movement disorder applies to Starbucks, can't stop dancing when he gets job

Sam always dreamed of being a barista. But because of the sporadic uncontrollable movements that his autism causes he never felt that it would become a reality.

That’s until he met a Toronto, Canada Starbucks manager named Chris. The two met at a camp for kids with autism.

“Sam really

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Blog:Spectrum Women- Why We Are Not Puzzle Pieces – Renata Jurkevythz

Blog:Spectrum Women- Why We Are Not Puzzle Pieces – Renata Jurkevythz

So, let’s talk about the dreaded puzzle piece. The community of autistic adults is hurt by it because we perceive it as offensive. On the other hand, non-autistics who have autistic people in their lives, be it a family member, friend, colleague or client, consider it not harmful because it just represents their wish to “figure autistics out”. My goal here is to address both sides and explain why in the end it does hurt

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Medicaldaily.com: Autism And Pain Sensitivity Relationship Revealed In Brain Scans

Medicaldaily.com: Autism And Pain Sensitivity Relationship Revealed In Brain Scans

Those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are anecdotally known to be sensitive to pain, but now new research suggests a link between the two.

In an effort to understand pain perception among high-functioning adults with ASD, a team of researchers studied participants’ brains to figure out what’s going on when they

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