Day: July 27, 2017

Echo.net.au: Autism and Neurodevelopment centre opens in Tweed Heads

Echo.net.au: Autism and Neurodevelopment centre opens in Tweed Heads

Brock and Nicky Shanks. Brock has an autism diagnosis and has using the type of treatments offered at AusCan with astounding results. AusCan aims to provide broader access to its services so more children can benefit. Photo supplied..

Tweed Heads has recently seen the opening of the first Australian Centre for Autism

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Tapinto.net: Popcorn for the People Gets a New Home, Courtesy of a Caring Business Community

Tapinto.net: Popcorn for the People Gets a New Home, Courtesy of a Caring Business Community

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – 1 in every 68 children in the United States has some form of autism. 500,000 autistic students will graduate from American high schools in the next five years. 90% of adults with autism will not be employed.  These startling statistics are reported by Let’s Work for Good the East Brunswick

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Wickedlocal.com: New Beverly cable series educates public about autism

Wickedlocal.com: New Beverly cable series educates public about autism

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A new public access television program is opening some new doors and creating plenty of opportunities for individuals with autism.

“Amazingly Autistic” is not only allowing individuals on the autism spectrum to educate the public about their abilities, but it is also providing them with television

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Gazette-news.co.uk: Photographer with autism, J Shu, takes stunning snaps at Jimmy's Festival

Gazette-news.co.uk: Photographer with autism, J Shu, takes stunning snaps at Jimmy's Festival

A BUDDING photographer with autism took more than 200 snaps at the famous Jimmy’s Festival.

Jordan Shults, 19, from Colchester, was given a rare opportunity to visit Jimmy’s Farm in Ipswich by event organiser Alistair McMillan.

He was able to take pictures of acts playing music, including X Factor’s

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Ucsb.edu: An Expansive Vision

Ucsb.edu: An Expansive Vision

In a world where a child’s social skills are limited by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a small gesture — say, a toddler smiling at his parents for the first time — becomes a tremendous feat.             

Such moments are prized by researchers at UC Santa

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Genomeweb.com: Stanford Team Launches SensOmics in China for Early Autism Diagnostics

Genomeweb.com: Stanford Team Launches SensOmics in China for Early Autism Diagnostics

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – A group of Stanford University researchers has spun out a startup that will be headquartered in California, but also have Hangzhou, China-based operations, and that is focused on using exome sequencing to diagnose neurological disorders, with autism a particular focus.

Mike Snyder, a cofounder of SensOmics

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Medscape.com: The Environment and ASD Risk: Putting It Together

Medscape.com: The Environment and ASD Risk: Putting It Together

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Psu.edu: Penn State to host National Autism Conference from July 31 to Aug. 3

Psu.edu: Penn State to host National Autism Conference from July 31 to Aug. 3

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Educators, service providers and parents will gather at Penn State during a four-day national conference to share best practices on how to improve language and self-advocacy skills for children with autism.

“We want to help students become more independent and use the skills they have to

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Dealwithautism.com: Atypical – Why Netflix's new Series on “Autistic” Sam might be Worth your Time

Dealwithautism.com: Atypical – Why Netflix's new Series on “Autistic” Sam might be Worth your Time

Introducing an upcoming series for a new generation of Netflix viewers that broaches the topic of understanding autism! Watch the trailer of this upcoming Netflix show – Atypical!

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The first season of Atypical is scheduled to go on air by August 11th.

The television series stars Keir Gilchrist,

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