Day: August 4, 2017

Patheos.com: God, Gays, Autism and Embodiment

Patheos.com: God, Gays, Autism and Embodiment

What’s it like raising a child on the autism spectrum? Or being married to an adult on the spectrum? In an extended special segment, Amy and Christian Piatt talk about living with these and other realities, as well as how Church deals (or sometimes doesn’t) with special needs. We look into

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Gloucestershirelive.co.uk: Autism friendly screenings are coming to Gloucestershire cinemas

Gloucestershirelive.co.uk: Autism friendly screenings are coming to Gloucestershire cinemas

Autism friendly screenings are coming to Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud.

250 Cineworld cinemas across the UK will be holding the autism family friendly screenings, as well as Vue cinemas too.

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And Gloucestershire families won’t have to travel too far afield to attend these, as they’ll be coming right

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Donegaldaily.com: Surf's Up! – Donegal boy with autism films the benefits of Liquid Therapy

Donegaldaily.com: Surf's Up! – Donegal boy with autism films the benefits of Liquid Therapy

Noah Clinton, aged 9, has published his first vlog to show how ‘awesome’ surfing is with the Liquid Therapy school.

The Manorcunningham boy is a talented filmmaker and avid surfer who has autism. He has been surfing with Liquid Therapy for the past three years and this year he has created a

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Blog:The Silent Wave- Depathologizing Asperger's / autism ~ The strength vs 'lacking' edition

Blog:The Silent Wave- Depathologizing Asperger's / autism ~ The strength vs 'lacking' edition

In her book “The Autistic Brain”, right there on page 122, Temple Grandin introduces a new term to my world: “local bias” – the ability to zero in on a tiny detail.  Shortly thereafter, she goes on to describe two separate-but-equal methods of thinking: top-down vs bottom-up thinking (page 124).

This revolutionizes my world, for too many of the conventionally-authoritative information sources on Asperger’s/autism appear to take great liberties in pointing out all that is

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Video:invisible i- My Views on Atypical?! | Q&A

Video:invisible i- My Views on Atypical?! | Q&A

This Week’s Videos :

Autism and Stimming : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjvE40ZtEtI

invisiVLOG : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slf1CSzj8pw

Previous Q&A : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00ZlD8QS5aA

Atypical Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieHh4U-QYwU

Not all disabilities are visible.

My name is Katy and I have Asperger’s Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. I try and post regular videos about my lifestyle and experiences whilst learning to live with my diversities and disabilities.

Hope you come along for the ride!

*Disclaimer – I am not an expert and have no formal training. Anything that I speak about is purely from my own experience and my own research. Please seek the help of a healthcare professional if you are concerned about your health*

Other places to find me :
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/invisibleikaty
Twitter : https://twitter.com/invisible_i
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/invisible_katy

My lovely channel art is designed by Tracy Henderson from Aspie Doodles – Check out her other work and etsy store here : https://www.etsy.com/shop/AspieDoodles

Helpful links :
National Autistic Society : http://www.autism.org.uk/
Fibromyalgia info page : http://www.arthritisresearchuk.org/arthritis-information/conditions/fibromyalgia.aspx
HeadsMeds (Mental Health Medication info) : http://www.headmeds.org.uk/
Young Minds (Mental Health Support) : http://www.youngminds.org.uk/
Tourette’s Action : http://www.tourettes-action.org.uk/

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Irishexaminer.com: Dr Temple Grandin: Focus on strengths rather than deficits in children with autism

Irishexaminer.com: Dr Temple Grandin: Focus on strengths rather than deficits in children with autism

Autism advocate and animal specialist Temple Grandin tells Helen O’Callaghan it is important to focus on strengths rather than deficits in children with autism

Dr Temple Grandin, renowned American animal scientist recommends one-one-one interactive teaching for 20 hours a week as early as possible.

WHEN Temple Grandin says you

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Learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk: Autism-friendly shopping coming your way

Learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk: Autism-friendly shopping coming your way

Hundreds of thousands of people living with autism stand to enjoy an improved shopping experience in the autumn with ‘autism hours’ taking place across the country.

A week long campaign being led by the National Autistic Society will see the UK’s busiest shopping centres and retailers turn down their lights and

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Learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk: Autism 'off-switch' coming to shopping centres

Learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk: Autism 'off-switch' coming to shopping centres

Hundreds of thousands of people living with autism stand to enjoy an improved shopping experience in the autumn with ‘autism hours’ taking place across the country.

A week long campaign being led by the National Autistic Society will see the UK’s busiest shopping centres and retailers turn down their lights and

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Wigantoday.net: Autism group's grand plans

Wigantoday.net: Autism group's grand plans

An autism support group has revealed plans to turn into a registered charity to help bring services “into the 21st century”.

Autistic Wigan Hub will adopt a dynamic charitable model that will combine leisure programming with social development and greater mental health support.

Darren Duddle, Autistic Wigan project co-ordinator,

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Spectrumnews.org: Autism unsurprised; diagnostic camouflage; Neanderthal legacy and more

Spectrumnews.org: Autism unsurprised; diagnostic camouflage; Neanderthal legacy and more

A pair of studies underscores the possibility that sequencing may become the first stop for diagnosing certain childhood conditions. Improvements in techniques for screening samples in bulk have greatly enhanced the diagnostic yield of these tests. These improvements may make them more feasible and cost-effective as first-tier tests, as the

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Spectrumnews.org: Innovative tool allows for virtual experiments on mouse brain

Spectrumnews.org: Innovative tool allows for virtual experiments on mouse brain

Innovative tool allows for virtual experiments on mouse brain | Spectrum | Autism Research News

News The latest developments in autism research.

Profiles Portraits of scientists who are making a mark on autism research.

Toolbox Emerging tools and techniques that may advance autism research.

Spotted A roundup of autism papers

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