Day: July 29, 2017

Theargus.co.uk: Student midwives tour laboratories

Theargus.co.uk: Student midwives tour laboratories

THE UK’s largest stem cell banking and processing company has welcomed five student midwives from Brighton University to its premises in Burgess Hill as part of Cord Blood Awareness Month.

The midwives spent the day touring the Cells4life laboratories discovering more about the growing list of benefits and the significant

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Blog:The Unabashed Autist- Did you just roll your eyes at him?

Blog:The Unabashed Autist- Did you just roll your eyes at him?

I’m home for the weekend.  I knew I wouldn’t make it the whole two weeks uninterrupted.  S. stayed in Denver to visit with a family she knows.  Now that I’m home, I feel like I exhaled after holding my breath for too long.  I like the energy in Denver, but I don’t know how to relax there (yet).  I had fun this morning on our nature walk.  I asked them to notice any patterns.

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Cbslocal.com: 77-Year-Old Man Accused Of Sexually Battering Autistic Woman

Cbslocal.com: 77-Year-Old Man Accused Of Sexually Battering Autistic Woman

FREMONT (CBS SF) — A 77-year-old registered sex offender has been charged with kidnapping and sexual battery for allegedly taking a developmentally-challenged woman from a McDonald’s restaurant in Fremont and molesting her in his car, police and prosecutors said Friday.

Fremont police Officer Anita Silva wrote in a probable cause

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Globalaccessibilitynews.com: Penn State to host National Autism Conference from July 31 to Aug 3

Globalaccessibilitynews.com: Penn State to host National Autism Conference from July 31 to Aug 3

Americas Jul 29, 2017

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

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Spectrumnews.org: Dim light casts shadow on mouse sleep, behavior

Spectrumnews.org: Dim light casts shadow on mouse sleep, behavior

Restless night: Using electronic devices at night may exacerbate sleep problems in children with autism.

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Exposure to a dim light at night disrupts sleep patterns and worsens repetitive behaviors and social difficulties in a mouse model of autism. Melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep, normalizes sleep patterns and eases

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Cbc.ca: Neighbourhood hip hop, classics for kids with autism top weekend arts list

Cbc.ca: Neighbourhood hip hop, classics for kids with autism top weekend arts list

There’s more to see than just La Machine this weekend, as Ottawa’s Chamberfest continues with music for every audience.

There’s also an urban arts festival at Britannia Woods and a monstrous sculpture revealing itself at Gallery 101.

Music for all

When a string quartet is performing, the audience is meant to sit

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