Day: August 13, 2017

Hamlethub.com: Yellow Finch Project Awarded $2000 for Dramatic Arts Programs for Kids with Autism

Hamlethub.com: Yellow Finch Project Awarded $2000 for Dramatic Arts Programs for Kids with Autism

Senator Terrence Murphy is pleased to announce the Yellow Finch Project has been awarded a $2,000 grant from ArtsWestchester that will help kids with special needs reach for the sky. The grant will support their dramatic arts programs for children and teens,   particularly those with autism.

The Yellow Finch

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Blog:Well Owl Be- not yet ready

Blog:Well Owl Be- not yet ready

I have shut myself in this stuffy little room

because, I fear

I am not yet ready for people

~

Slipped downstairs quietly – like floating

and started to clean – others still snoring

when a book caught my eye

~

Frozen still by words I stood

my heart wrenched captive

perhaps the “Book of Best Poems” was more for me than my kids.

~

Clump and Creak

down the stairs

carrying soiled sheets and

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Medium.com: ARKit and Autism: New Futures

Medium.com: ARKit and Autism: New Futures

ARKit and Autism: New Futures

In September the new operating system for mobile Apple devices, iOS 11, will likely be released, and with its release will come a new world of apps that build on the new development platform that Apple has created, ARKit, which puts unprecedented opportunities to develop augmented reality

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Video:Connopolis- Autistic Person Reviews Netflix’s “Atypical” Series 1

Video:Connopolis- Autistic Person Reviews Netflix’s “Atypical” Series 1

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Dailyedge.ie: A Supermac's worker in Athlone bought a brilliant present for a long-term customer with autism

Dailyedge.ie: A Supermac's worker in Athlone bought a brilliant present for a long-term customer with autism

EOIN MULLIGAN HAS been working in a Supermac’s in Athlone for the past two years.

Every day, Francis – who lives above the Supermac’s – drops down for a chat about their shared passion in life: Everton Football Club. Francis has Asperger’s syndrome, and has been a die hard Everton

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Thenorthernecho.co.uk: Autism's Got Talent to return in 2018 – here's how to apply

Thenorthernecho.co.uk: Autism's Got Talent to return in 2018 – here's how to apply

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Irishtimes.com: Carers left 'humiliated' by Fota Wildlife Park entry policy

Irishtimes.com: Carers left 'humiliated' by Fota Wildlife Park entry policy

Parents of children with disabilities were left “embarrassed, upset and humiliated” after identification cards giving them access to Fota Wildlife Park were rejected by staff.

The cards permit free or reduced rate entry for at least one carer at multiple attractions nationally and internationally including Tayto Park, Dublin Zoo and

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Wpxi.com: Police: Man used Pinterest to send porn to 12-year-old with autism

Wpxi.com: Police: Man used Pinterest to send porn to 12-year-old with autism

Updated: Aug 11, 2017 – 8:25 PM

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A sexually violent predator used Pinterest to befriend a 12-year-old girl with autism and send her child pornography, police said.

According to a criminal complaint, the girl’s mother contacted police when she found that Earl Crumb of East Pittsburgh

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Fosters.com: Waban's new autism therapy wing headed for October opening

Fosters.com: Waban's new autism therapy wing headed for October opening

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Dailymail.co.uk: Boyfriend is found guilty of murdering woman's autistic teenage son whom he'd starved, beaten …

Dailymail.co.uk: Boyfriend is found guilty of murdering woman's autistic teenage son whom he'd starved, beaten …

Matthew Christenson, 45, convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 killing of Otto SmithSmith was 18 years old at the time of his death, but because of his severe autism functioned at the level of a 2-year-old Christenson starved Smith and his 13-year-old brother, made them exercise for hours because he

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Westword.com: DA Compares Child With Autism to Sandy Hook Shooter in Assault Case

Westword.com: DA Compares Child With Autism to Sandy Hook Shooter in Assault Case

As Westword wrote on July 17, Logan Thompson, a child with autism, was charged with third-degree assault and harassment after an October 2015 altercation with another student in a Douglas County school.

In the lawsuit between the Thompson family and the 18th District Attorney’s office, a deputy district attorney compared the

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